Originally Posted by Sonido
Lol I can understand how to some the P7 is the best mobile headphone. I'll even accept the P7 may have a unique sound that makes it the best for some songs, though that's really pushing it. But there is no way it can play with the big boys. Compare it to a desktop rig and it can't hold a candle to. I really do like the M500, but there's plenty in my desktop rig that I can't unhear and the M500 doesn't come close. I guess what irks me is hearing praise that makes it sound like the P7 is the best headphones anyone has ever heard. I'm sure it is for some, but with the same amount of money, you could get a better sounding desktop rig. I think this kind of praise spreads misinformation for some to believe that getting the P7 and you're set for your audiophile journey. Eh I guess that ignorance would save wallets though.
"Once you hear it you cannot un-hear sadly" - that's a statement that should be reserved for the best rig you've ever heard.
Learn to read and reign it in
it was a nice discussion about merits of P7 vs M500 straight out of smartphone and class -db rig. Very relevant to many readers. Having had home listening time with three of the big names in this category I stand by my opinion fully (see Flickr link in sig).
If you have no experience maybe research and then demo for yourself before speaking, just a thought.
No-one is talking about desktop rigs except you and incredibly strange how you mis-read an innocuous post. Disagree fine but not because you cannot read. I do not see how anyone will think I am comparing to my HD600 or TH900 on home rigs. For the avoidance of doubt: I am not