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post #5911 of 7198

Noble B-day sale.  20% off all IEM's and CIEM's for 24 hours.  Starts June 30 11:59pm PST.

 

http://nobleaudio.com/

 

 

:biggrin:

 

HS

post #5912 of 7198

That refurbished DT 770 premium 600ohm that was listed earlier got lowered to $119. 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301220162670

post #5913 of 7198
That's insane. If I wasn't trying to thin the heard a little I'd be all over that.
post #5914 of 7198

The Beyerdynamic DT 880 Premium 600 ohm from Sonic Sense for $250 and free shipping:

 

http://www.sonicsense.com/shop-by/headphones/studio/beyerdynamic-dt-880-premium-600-ohm.html

post #5915 of 7198

Beyer's are so comfortable. You all are making me want to go on  a beyerbinge. 

post #5916 of 7198
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Originally Posted by Tranman409 View Post
 

That refurbished DT 770 premium 600ohm that was listed earlier got lowered to $119. 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301220162670


I wonder if there are any channel imbalances (if the refurb are replacement of one driver).

post #5917 of 7198

Did any of you pick that Momentum sold by VMInnovations on Amazon.com new for $199 last week? Mine arrived in a bag, smashed packaging and were refurbs. VMInnovation is paying to ship them back but what a crappy experience. 

post #5918 of 7198

The Fostex TH600 Headphones with ST300 Headphone Stand Bundle from Sonic Sense (free to sign up) member price of $672:

 

http://www.sonicsense.com/shop-by/headphones/studio/fostex-th-600-headphones-with-st300-headphone-stand-bundle.html

post #5919 of 7198
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Originally Posted by cCasper TFG View Post

That's insane. If I wasn't trying to thin the heard a little I'd be all over that.

 

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tranman409 View Post
 

That refurbished DT 770 premium 600ohm that was listed earlier got lowered to $119. 

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/301220162670

 

 

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Originally Posted by Soundsgoodtome View Post
 


I wonder if there are any channel imbalances (if the refurb are replacement of one driver).

Buy first think later.  I got them.

post #5920 of 7198
I'll think about it. Tempting
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Buy first think later.  I got them.
post #5921 of 7198
Thank GOD I didn't check again. I would've bought them again at that price. lol
post #5922 of 7198
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Originally Posted by imackler View Post
 

Did any of you pick that Momentum sold by VMInnovations on Amazon.com new for $199 last week? Mine arrived in a bag, smashed packaging and were refurbs. VMInnovation is paying to ship them back but what a crappy experience. 

Really? Wow. Didn't think they would be like that.

Are they going to ship you new ones? 

post #5923 of 7198

For interested Canadian's I was in a local London Drugs and they had the Marshal Major on sale for $69. Not sure if they have them listed on their website at that price but they did not have a Manager's special sticker so they may be an unadvertised national sale.

 

In regards to their sound. I had a quick listen to a pair they had on the wall before grabbing them. I remember trying this same headphone in the past and not being that impressed but they sounded very nice today. When I got the pair I bought I noticed they were not quite as full sounding and were not as detailed so I suspect they will need burnin to sound their best.

 

Also note in my store the demo model had a leather headband but the pair I bought actually has a cloth headband. The picture in the box actually showed the cloth headband but I missed that before buying. So if you want leather you might be out of luck (or check that picture on the bottom and you might get lucky. I bought black but they also have a white version for those interested.

 

At their regular retail I am not sure these are worth the price, but at $70 I think they offer a an excellent value.

 

Signature is a slightly warm midrange centric sound. These do not isolate a ton but at the same time didn't seem bothered by the wind outside. So if you want less isolation these are a good choice. Finally the pair in the store did not clamp to much but my bought pair has slightly stronger clamp than I like. So I suspect these may need to be stretched over a box slightly larger than your head while burning them in to speed up the comfortable feeling a bit. Having said that the clamp was not unbearable so if you want to just use them without burning them in you will likely be fine.

post #5924 of 7198
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Originally Posted by dweaver View Post
 

For interested Canadian's I was in a local London Drugs and they had the Marshal Major on sale for $69. Not sure if they have them listed on their website at that price but they did not have a Manager's special sticker so they may be an unadvertised national sale.

 

In regards to their sound. I had a quick listen to a pair they had on the wall before grabbing them. I remember trying this same headphone in the past and not being that impressed but they sounded very nice today. When I got the pair I bought I noticed they were not quite as full sounding and were not as detailed so I suspect they will need burnin to sound their best.

 

Also note in my store the demo model had a leather headband but the pair I bought actually has a cloth headband. The picture in the box actually showed the cloth headband but I missed that before buying. So if you want leather you might be out of luck (or check that picture on the bottom and you might get lucky. I bought black but they also have a white version for those interested.

 

At their regular retail I am not sure these are worth the price, but at $70 I think they offer a an excellent value.

 

Signature is a slightly warm midrange centric sound. These do not isolate a ton but at the same time didn't seem bothered by the wind outside. So if you want less isolation these are a good choice. Finally the pair in the store did not clamp to much but my bought pair has slightly stronger clamp than I like. So I suspect these may need to be stretched over a box slightly larger than your head while burning them in to speed up the comfortable feeling a bit. Having said that the clamp was not unbearable so if you want to just use them without burning them in you will likely be fine.

http://www.londondrugs.com/Marshall-Major-Headphones/M0003361,default,pd.html?dwvar_M0003361_color=Black&start=1&q=Marshal%20Major

 

I live about 45 mins from London :), decent deal but I wont be picking them up

post #5925 of 7198

Thanks for finding the link :-)

 

Not going to be everyones cup of tea. Heck I might even return mine if I decide I don't like them after a couple of days of burnin. But if you like a mid-centric sound they are not bad.

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