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Originally Posted by Hawaiibadboy View Post

Audiophile can?







Unless...






This is have you're cake (bass) and eat it too (overall build and response curve)
start saving bro:D  




I meant an open backed audiophile can to complement the SZ1K... Tho I am gonna try the TH-900 in 9 days at a meet, so who knows? Could just fall in love!
post #2222 of 2232
Cb3723 was banned?

Anyway, I enjoy reading this thread. I have a hfi580 myself, no bass cannon but they're alright on the right songs. Good stuff. Thanks for the videos. smily_headphones1.gif
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Originally Posted by justaname View Post

Cb3723 was banned?

Anyway, I enjoy reading this thread. I have a hfi580 myself, no bass cannon but they're alright on the right songs. Good stuff. Thanks for the videos. smily_headphones1.gif


I had them

 

 

Good stuff off a iphone or something but chokes and pukes at amped 30-45Hz signals like A LOT of cans.

Clamping force was vice like but that coulda been fixed. They just wouldn't go into basshead mode (it no like amp)

 

The next bass can list is still be worked on

 

Thanks for the comment

post #2224 of 2232
Thread Starter 

JVC HP-DX1000

 

 

 

 

This got skipped over cuz it was a dream crushed as I wanted these someday but have reserved myself to the thought of a T1 as my audiophile can when my life hits relax in a chair mode.

 

I'm not even close to that yet

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The Denon series is not on the list coming soon as they are like the Dx1000....solid bass and generally good lines (response)

I have seen other threads where a paper test was mentioned but not shown cuz it looks like the vid above. We really just moved along quickly cuz there is nothing to see there.....literally nothing to see.

 

The Fostex brothers have shown audiophile cans CAN blast your head.  You can feel and you can see it proving you can indeed feel it. That's not the case with the DX1000 or any number of Denon. Do they (Denon) give a ****? Surely not. I doubt they were designed to slap your face anyway.

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TOP 10  September 2014 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1. J.V.C HA-SZ2000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 55mm "Sub-woofer"/ 30mm CNT  

Impedance:16 Ohm

Amp Headroom: Exceptional +30dB @45Hz

EQ: Needs

Genre' (anything)

Weakness: Veiled , Poor stock pads.
 
 

DAP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 


2. FOSTEX TH900

 

 

Driver size: 50mm dia Nd magnet

 

Impedance 25 Ohm

Amp Headroom: 

 

EQ: Needs (raise bass only)

Genre' Anything

Weakness:...Price?
 
 
 
 
AP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 

 

 

 

 


3. FOSTEX TH600                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: Driver:50mm dia Nd magnet / bio-dynamic diaphragm

 

Impedance 25 Ohm

Amp Headroom: 

EQ: Needs (raise bass only)

Genre' Anything

 
Weakness:.

 

 

 

 

AP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 


4. J.V.C HA-SZ1000   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 55mm "Sub-woofer"/ 30mm CNT                                                                                                        

 

 

 

Impedance 16 Ohm

Amp Headroom: Exceptional +30dB @45Hz

EQ: Needs

Genre' (anything)

Weakness: less veiled than sz2k but veiled , Poor stock pads.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DAP: ipad

 

EQ:

"Equalizer" app

42Hz Q 1.000 +7.9dB

51Hz Q 1.000 +7.7dB

78Hz Q 5.000 +2.8dB

 

 

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

5. JVC HA-MR77x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 57mm Mylar (PET)

 

Impedance 46 Ohm

Amp Headroom: Good/Great 16-20dB @45Hz

 

EQ: Needs (to raise mids)

Genre' (Hip-Hop)

Weakness: mids sound like ass.
 

DAP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 

 


6. Sony XB1000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 70mm Mylar (PET) 

Impedance 24 Ohm

Amp Headroom: ?

EQ: Needs 

Genre' (HipHop/EDM/?)

Weakness:Pillow pads absorb too much of the hit.
 

 

 

DAP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 


7. Superlux HD631

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 51mm Mylar (PET)

Impedance 40 Ohm

Amp Headroom: Good +18dB @45Hz

EQ: Needs

Genre' (Hip-Hop/EDM)

Weakness: mids

 

 

DAP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 


8. Tt eSPORTS Signature Dracco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 50mm Mylar (PET)

Impedance ?

Amp Headroom: (?)

 

EQ: Needs (?)

Genre' (Anything)

Weakness:Mids like ass?

 

 

DAP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 


9. HPH Yamaha Pro 500

 

Driver size: 50mm Mylar (PET)

 

Impedance 32 Ohm

Amp Headroom: ?

EQ: Needs (raise bass only)

Genre' (Anything)

Weakness:Pad size (shallow)
 

DAP: COWON iAudio10

 

EQ:

5 Band (Flat)

 

JetEffects :

BBE+8

Mach3Bass +9

Volume: 34

 

 

AMP: FiiO e12

 

Bass Boost "on"

Gain switch "on"

Vol 50-60%

 

 


10. RAZER KRAKEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 40mm  Mylar (PET)

 

 

Impedance 32 Ohm

Amp Headroom: ?

EQ: Needs (raise bass only,?)

Genre' (Hip-Hop/EDM/Gaming)

Weakness:Mids like ass?

 

 

 

 

 


Configurations used

 

 

 

 

  • Source

Cowon iAudio10

flat eq,

Mach3Bass +9

BBE+8

 

AMP

Fiio E12 - 16db gain,

bass boost on,

 

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  • Source

Sony NWZ E473

Clear Bass +3,

flat eq,

 

AMP

Fiio E12 - 16db gain,

bass boost on,

 

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  • Source

Apple Ipad

App - "Equalizer",

eq,

42Hz Q 1.000 +7.9dB

51Hz Q 1.000 +7.7dB

78Hz Q 5.000 +2.8dB

 

AMP

Fiio E12 - 16db gain,

bass boost on,

 

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  • Source

HTC ONE M8

BoomSound "on"

 

AMP

Fiio E11 - 11dB gain,

bass boost on,

 


 

Notes & Thoughts

 

 

 

The bass paper test is just a visual of what is heard and felt on ear.  It's pretty damn accurate. The cans you think will do well usually do and the ones that you don't think will... often don't.

 

Thanks to the folks that participate and take the time to show new ways to get to basstopia.

If I had a set of cans that hit harder than one on the list I'd do it in a heartbeat, share the exact settings and let my vid replace 500 words of stuff already said about can "A".

 

If you can lounge around threads talking about not too much really... you could put a face to the bass. I'll eventually get to em' anyway .

 

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Oh I'm not playing that game...it's dumb

 

or

 

**plays dumb game...kicks major azz .....and waaaalks away laughing**

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I'd do the 2nd one cuz I'm competitive like that.

 

 

Folks..

There wasn't a wiki or a list to even argue about much less anyone even trying to be creative with an easy to mimic way of showing low energy force.  Nada. Just words.

 

If you disagree with the list be a productive member and shave 5 minutes off your life showing something.  If you're not a basshead you should just enjoy the view. I don't troll Stax threads or any other thread that is not in my range of interest. This thread is 149 pages of non flaming and name calling. It's been great sans 4 events and one needed a mod and 3 were worked out among adults and self edited. If you have a bad moment I'll ask you to get a hold of yourself

(it happens...we all get wound up sometimes) if you don't edit I'll flag ya and the folks who need to know ...they know this thread is clean. It will stay that way. You have the tracks and EXACT settings from multiple hardware sources. You can enjoy the view or play along. It will get put on the list if exact settings are shared and it can be confirmed. This list....it sells. I'm not even trying to do that but my PM gets filled up.Folks wanna see. They know what they are looking at and you can even hear ****ty mids in the vids. The 57mm all have asstasstic mids..??? Why? Dunno but many of them hammer.

 5 months deep and still digging for gems

 

Bass in your face:D


 

 

 

This is a collection of the hardest hitting cans. Nothing more.

Nobody is claiming anything besides the fact that these 10 will thump your head.

There are no links provided. We do not do sales by proxy. Find your own links.

You proceed with the knowledge that nothing is better than a personal listening experience.

 

 

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Drivers: 40mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 8Hz-30kHz

Sensitivity: 115dB

Impedance: 95 ohms

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Drivers: 40mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 20HZ-20KHZ

Sensitivity: 110db

Impedance: 32 ohms

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Drivers: 40mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 20Hz-23kHz

Sensitivity: 110dB

Impedance: 16 ohms

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Drivers: 40mm

Form: On Ear

Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: Not Specified

Impedance: 32 ohms

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Drivers: 40mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 10Hz-20KHz

Sensitivity: 110db

Impedance: 64 ohms

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Drivers: 50mm:)

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 5Hz-30KHz

Sensitivity: 107db

Impedance: 32 ohms

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Drivers: 50mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 10Hz-22kHz

Sensitivity: 100dB

Impedance: 24 ohms

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Drivers: 50mm

Form: On Ear

Frequency Response: 3Hz-28kHz

Sensitivity: 106db

Impedance: 24 ohms

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Drivers: 57mm

Form: On Ear

Frequency Response: 5Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: 108dB

Impedance: 64 ohms


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Drivers: 57mm

Form: On Ear

Frequency Response: 5Hz-30kHz

Sensitivity: 107dB

Impedance: 64 ohms


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Drivers: 50mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 5Hz-32kHz

Sensitivity: 115dB

Impedance: 32 ohms


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Drivers: 53mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 5Hz-35kHz

Sensitivity: 106dB

Impedance: 68 ohms


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Drivers: 50mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 10Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: Not specified

Impedance: 32 ohms


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Drivers: 40mm

Form: On Ear

Frequency Response: Not specified

Sensitivity: Not specified

Impedance: Not specified


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Drivers: 89mm

Form: Over Ear

Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz

Sensitivity: Not specified

Impedance: 8 ohms


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Drivers: 50mm

Form: On Ear

Frequency Response: 6Hz-40kHz

Sensitivity: 106dB

Impedance: 32 ohms


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Edited by Hawaiibadboy - 9/14/14 at 2:26am
post #2227 of 2232
I have been thinking about getting the SuperLux, but I notice that they are on ear. Would my Kraken pads fit on them?
post #2228 of 2232
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Originally Posted by NewWaveAudio View Post

I have been thinking about getting the SuperLux, but I notice that they are on ear. Would my Kraken pads fit on them?

http://www.ebay.tv/sch/i.html?_sacat=0&_sop=10&_nkw=superlux&_frs=1

 

they seem to be about the size of the 700mk2 and apparently have an aftermarket so they are changeable. Not sure if they could be switched with Kraken?

 Going for 30 bucks right now.

Superlux is a really trippy company. I have heard garbage and greatness from them (actually most companies do that:D)

post #2229 of 2232

Do any of the Audeze cans qualify? Like LCD 2? 

post #2230 of 2232
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by magiccabbage View Post
 

Do any of the Audeze cans qualify? Like LCD 2? 


 

 

They are audiophile cans and outstanding in their own right. Folks like gelocks and other current/former owners have mentioned them being outstanding at detail retrieval but a bit less so in moving air when compared with other dynamic driver cans which blow lots of air but suck in a sonic comparison with Audeze. These are just being judged on force/impact/level of low frequency energy reached before audible distortion.

Many a happy bass head with 2.2's I am told.

 

Who would take a Superlux over an Audeze? HiFiMAN?

Nobody who's not nutz  but this thread isn't about anything except bass:D

post #2231 of 2232

Sorry if it's been asked guys - does anybody know of replacement pads for the Krakens? I feel like X55's may fit but I'm looking for something more soft like velour.

post #2232 of 2232
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Originally Posted by s5300 View Post
 

Sorry if it's been asked guys - does anybody know of replacement pads for the Krakens? I feel like X55's may fit but I'm looking for something more soft like velour.


I'm pretty sure @NewWaveAudio can square you away. He might have a pic of the pads off?

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