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That happens with both of the ear cups on my pair. Solution? Roll up some rubber bands tight on the slider bars under the bottom edge of the cups! Not pretty, but sets them where you need them to stay! Earlier post a few pages back has a pic....

 

Edit- here.

 

Yep I saw that. In fact that is a good idea. I am still trying other solution though..

post #152 of 836
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The left ear piece start to sliding down by itself .. So this is a precaution for other user not to use them while lying down or even fell a sleep with those on ,

 

Man I cant believe you fell asleep with these things on!!! I just sit and listen at my desk and don't walk about with them on. That's disappointing about the build quality....poor! I can see the sliders doing this after a short while.

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No it doesn't disappoint. That cymbal is the only problem I hear but its not a really brigh headphone. So since it sounds less bright than the yamaha on first listen but then I heard that tssss makes me want to figure it out more

That's weird, I haven't noticed this at all. I'm gonna have listen for it tonight......I haven't heard anything offensive like that.

I have been getting headaches from listening too loud and maybe the fit. It has so much headroom it's easy to loose how loud it is. I've never had to mess with the volume so much between tracks.....wish they were a bit harder to drive!.


It's very hard to imagine these having poor build. I wouldn't try sleeping with any 500+ headphone. Plus the issue seems fixable. IMO these are worth the $$.

The cymbal was loud to me on one song that made it pop out really loud but the other songs I had no issue with. It also wasn't painful had it been another hp it would have hurt.
These hp's aren't painful at all I can turn it up without squinting. It's pretty cool that I can do that even though these sound forward. It's prob revealing the mix o that song that other hp's have hidden as these are very detailed and clear. I'll try and figure it out today with some better material
post #153 of 836
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It's very hard to imagine these having poor build. I wouldn't try sleeping with any 500+ headphone. Plus the issue seems fixable. IMO these are worth the $$l
Yeah that's not quite the right term. I mean poor design I guess. It's an easy fix but now u have an expensive headphone with an elastic band on it. You wld think when testing them somebody might have picked up on this. That guy at vmoda has the right idea with his testing!
Not noticed any give in my sliders yet tho....still doin the job very well : ) and they sound pure sweeeet.....heyho.
post #154 of 836
True I will have to find some stylish band to put on it somehow if I run into that. I have a problem with not being able to keep a hp no matter how good it is so I will see if I do keep it. One thing I can say is that unlike others it doesn't sound overpriced. I am very curious how the th600 sounds next to this but I shy away from bright hp's
Edited by grizzlybeast - 3/6/14 at 10:37am
post #155 of 836
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True I will have to find some stylish band to put on it somehow if I run into that. I have a problem with not being able to keep a hp no matter how good it is so I will see if I do keep it. One thing I can say is that unlike others it doesn't sound overpriced. I am very curious how the th600 sounds next to this but I shy away from bright hp's

Hah, I can appreciate that. I came on here for 1 pair of decent headphones but there are loads I keep wondering how they sound! Started looking at the for sale pages a lot...... .

post #156 of 836
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Hah, I can appreciate that. I came on here for 1 pair of decent headphones but there are loads I keep wondering how they sound! Started looking at the for sale pages a lot...... .

We are all in the same boat :biggrin:

post #157 of 836
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True I will have to find some stylish band to put on it somehow if I run into that. I have a problem with not being able to keep a hp no matter how good it is so I will see if I do keep it. One thing I can say is that unlike others it doesn't sound overpriced. I am very curious how the th600 sounds next to this but I shy away from bright hp's


Any way to slide a piece of shim stock up along where the adjuster rod comes through the ear cup to increase the friction?

post #158 of 836
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Any way to slide a piece of shim stock up along where the adjuster rod comes through the ear cup to increase the friction?

it doesn't look like it. but it goes up easy and pulls down hard so I think it would take a while before I have any issues with it slipping.

post #159 of 836

Actually a single layer of masking tape or any tape should do the job, It does stop the sliding problem.. But do this only when the slider start to slide by itself.. Easy fix and I am happy now :D

post #160 of 836

deleted I post impressions to early. 


Edited by grizzlybeast - 3/6/14 at 6:29pm
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Anyone in the UK/EU looking to sell your pair please send me a PM asap.
post #162 of 836

The french Amazone (www.amazon.fr)  still offers it if You are interested. Unfortunately they charge the full price (799 Euro)  though  ...

post #163 of 836
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These are now £285.67 at amazon.co.uk. Wish I had the money... Best deals are available always when I'm broke!  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Final-Audio-Design-Pandora-Headphones/dp/B00HSHEU7M/ref=sr_1_4?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1392972127&sr=1-4&keywords=headphones

I am so, so vexed i missed this, i've wanted these from day 1 and had the money ready, i can't justify paying well over double what i could have paid for them now, so i'll unfortunately have to move on and live through you guys. Truly gutted though.
post #164 of 836

Man - I do understand You ! 

I was able to get a terrific deal on the PHVI - therefore I am pretty relaxed about the earpad issues. 

post #165 of 836
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I am so, so vexed i missed this, i've wanted these from day 1 and had the money ready, i can't justify paying well over double what i could have paid for them now, so i'll unfortunately have to move on and live through you guys. Truly gutted though.
That was an accident. It was never supposed to be listed like that and they pulled it.

They are not ever supposed to go below 699.
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