Originally Posted by commando
Thanks PA. I've read on AudioCubes too that the new system isn't as good. The old ones were really great. Is there much difference in the sound?
From the one comparison I've read, comparing the A900 to the A900X, it was about 50/50, each had their positives over the other.
But...... the A900 was well broken in and the A900X was brand new.
My A900X's audio quality improved after a few weeks of use, so my best "guess" is you will at least like the A900X sound a little better then the A900, after the A900Xs break in.
I'm going to "guess" the A900X will have more bass then the A900s, not sure by how much.
When I first bought the ATH-A900Xs, I was so unhappy with the wings (for headphone that cost me $256) I was thinking of returning them.
But I could not find every piece that came in the box and did not want to have to pay a restocking fee, for the box missing a few minor things.
So I decided to just keep them for a few months, thinking I can always sell off used, thought I could get to get enough money for them that it would be close to the same
amount I would have gotten back from returning them, figuring in the restocking fee and return shipping cost.
But after "fixing" the wing issue and lots of break in time, they became my "number one" closed headphone.
The A900Xs has more bass them my (used $315) Beyerdynamic T70s.
If my A900Xs ever broke (like stepped on), I would have no problem reordering them for the current $170 price.