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Originally Posted by Ashade View Post

Now that you mention... how would you compare the Q701 with the HD650? Specially in the detail department.

 

Hmm... I'm not very good with descriptions but I will give it my best. The Q701 outdoes the HD650 in terms of treble detail, especially the highs. I feel that the HD650 has more timbre and really details the mids and bass well. That gives the HD650 a more full, less analytic sound which is attributed to the Q701.

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Does anyone know if the 1/4" adapter works for any 1/8" jack? I looks like it screws off so I'm not sure.

post #1413 of 2810
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Originally Posted by Skipshrike View Post

Does anyone know if the 1/4" adapter works for any 1/8" jack? I looks like it screws off so I'm not sure.
It screws off but it doesn't really work for other cables as the plug is too deep and the threads block other plugs.
post #1414 of 2810

That's too bad. Well, Monday is start of what I hope is a beautiful friendship with the AKG.

post #1415 of 2810
Mine may arrive Monday too! I promise to leave first impressions if you do too!
Not my first rodeo with AKG though, good times with them so far.

Going to play with my re-acquired Sound Blaster Recon3D USB, Rock & Glass tube amp, and Q701's today!
Edited by Evshrug - 9/12/13 at 9:03am
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^^ interested in hearing from both of you Monday smily_headphones1.gif
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I´ll keep an eye on this as well. :rolleyes:

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I look forward to both of your impressions.  I find the K712 Pro to be a excellent headphone especially so with great source material.

 

I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

post #1419 of 2810
I'm curious bout how my sound card will handle them. In particular, how they pair with the SBX.
post #1420 of 2810

Strange new gel-pads for the k's:

http://www.thomann.de/dk/akg_k_702_gel_ear_pad.htm

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Strange new gel-pads for the k's:

http://www.thomann.de/dk/akg_k_702_gel_ear_pad.htm

 

Can't wait to to try these! They're not yet available though. It looks like AKG is listening to people. Alternate types of pads are a good idea.

That website even ships to the USA. Cost is around $62 USD.

 

Anyone remember these?

http://www.head-fi.org/t/266192/beyerdynamic-manufakturs-gooey-gel-ear-seals-770-880-990

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Originally Posted by Dafo View Post
 

Strange new gel-pads for the k's:

http://www.thomann.de/dk/akg_k_702_gel_ear_pad.htm

 

Are those angled pads or do they just look that way in the pic?

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Originally Posted by devhen View Post
 

 

Are those angled pads or do they just look that way in the pic?

 

They look angled to me too

post #1424 of 2810

Someone should email Thomann and ask if that's really a GEL pad.  Maybe it's a listing error or it's actually just the memory foam ones.

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I haven't heard good things about the Beyer gel pads...
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