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post #1996 of 8476

So have you guys tried Sennheiser HD8? The bass sounded absolutely fantastic to me. I'm considering buying them.

post #1997 of 8476
Thread Starter 

 

 

     

                        

TOP 10 for August 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2. FOSTEX TH900

 

Driver size: 50mm dia Nd magnet

 

Impedance 25 Ohm

Amp Headroom: 

EQ: Needs (raise bass only)

Genre' Anything

Weakness:...Price?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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:.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

5. 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.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6. Sony XB700

 


 

 

Driver size: 50mm Mylar (PET)

Impedance 24 Ohm

Amp Headroom: Good +18dB @45Hz

EQ: Needs

Genre' (Hip-Hop/EDM)

Weakness: Pillow pads absorb too much of the hit. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8. 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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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9. V-Moda M100

 

 

Driver size: 50mm Mylar (PET)

Impedance 32 Ohm

Amp Headroom: (?)

EQ: Needs (raise bass only)

Genre' (Anything)

Weakness:stock pads shallow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10. ATH - PRO 700MK2

 

 

 

 

Driver size: 53mm  Mylar (PET)

 

 

Impedance 38 Ohm

Amp Headroom: ?

EQ: Needs (raise bass only,?)

Genre' (Hip-Hop/EDM/?)

Weakness: Pad depth. Different pairs very different sound?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HARDWARE USED 

 

 

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%

 

* All cans tested using identical hardware and setting by 2 different Head-fi'ers  besides Yamaha Pro 500

 


Tracks used

 

 

 

An additional Bass mega mix created by cb was used for a final battle between the sz2k and the TH900

 

 


Notes & Thoughts

 

 

 

Never saw the "TH" Bash brothers coming. I have heard and been impressed but it took an owner to put them through the motions to confirm that they are not only epic audiophile cans they have enormous low end power.

If you're a basshead and want your cake (bass) and eat it too (Hi fidelity sound along with it)...the TH series wait for you...and your money;)

 

 

Every can on this list is owned by a single owner and were compared in exactly the same manner. On the ear to confirm what the Paper test shows. That's a nice visual to enjoy. The settings were identical. Personal bias was overcome. I know 1 user who would have loved to have seen those hand glazed cups at #1. Never think this is about anything but bass. Lotta work and communication goes on that you never see.  Most thought out comprehensive, accurately compared list of bass cans on the internet by a very wide margin.

 

Enjoy.

 


 

NOT TOP 10, BUT STILL RECOMMENDED!

IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER
 


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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 cb3723 - 8/8/14 at 7:03pm

 

 

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

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.

post #1998 of 8476

RE "Drivers: 89mm"
That is impresive.

 

But still would consider(repeat) (since something like XB910 got recomendation)

- Takstar HD5500, cleared sound by droping low mids [those were recommended by some bass fan on the takstar thread; I own them but still preferer the Pro80/HD6000)

- Somic MH489, somewhat warm/muddy + subwoofer like, but the mids are strong, and it provides somewhat good soundstage (like 3dness, and general space)

 

And since Mixr is on the list, I would consider

- Takstar HD6000, since those headphones do everything (IMHO) better that mixr's (maybe mixr are more lively)
 

And why no Denons D600 or D7100 [especially considering they are on sale for some time]

post #1999 of 8476
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hawaiibadboy View Post

Love the wave form and accurate eq below. Can consider the far left bar to be 20Hz

Good stuff!


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Nah...just "Rah" that ****...(cuz I can't get into music without lyrics) Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)




The original bass can killa:veryevil:

If your a new SZ owner you need to amp this and listen for the whole track

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Edited by cb3723 - 8/23/14 at 9:12am
post #2000 of 8476
Thread Starter 

 

 

Million dollar cans..... cuz he can:D

 

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Weezy becomes the solo act with the most Hot 100 appearances. Now with 109 entries under his belt, Weezy passes Elvis Presley, who totaled 108 entries between the chart's 1958 launch and 2003.

 

 

He is the symbol of excess but society paid for them diamonds...not weezy.

 

 He raps over some is the sickest beats ever...get it.. beats....ya see what i did there:D 

 

 

 

You guys got your club mixes and stuff but I'm Hip Hop or 70's rock (I know...big gap right there) till they bury me!!!

 

Bring on the Kraken!!!!

 

:deadhorse:

post #2001 of 8476
Sorry for the delay. Filming kraken video now @Hawaiibadboy
post #2002 of 8476
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post #2003 of 8476
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hawaiibadboy View Post

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He is the symbol of excess but society paid for them diamonds...not weezy.

He raps over some is the sickest beats ever...get it.. beats....ya see what i did there:D tumblr_inline_n1j2eeC2ga1r27wta.gif
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You guys got your club mixes and stuff but I'm Hip Hop or 70's rock (I know...big gap right there) till they bury me!!!

Bring on the Kraken!!!!

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The Perfect Mix?
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Mix The Perfect?


It's Tricky!

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Originally Posted by NewWaveAudio View Post

Sorry for the delay. Filming kraken video now @Hawaiibadboy

Guess that my cue to fire up my RELOOP's (what have I let myself in for eek.gif)

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Originally Posted by DisCHORDDubstep View Post

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Edited by cb3723 - 8/23/14 at 7:05pm
post #2004 of 8476

Razer Kraken Pro

 

 

Cut in half sheet of fresh out the pack A4 printer paper used

No tape used - paper placed over left earcup with right ear cup holding/sealing.

 

 

Test Conditions


Source: HTC One M8 with BoomSound playing
Test tracks: cb3723 Brutal Bassegeddon Headphone Test Mix


Amp: FiioE11 with 2nd bass boost switch on, gain: 11db
Recommend:
Play video on full screen to check paper vibrations with fullest detail
post #2005 of 8476
Quote:
Originally Posted by NewWaveAudio View Post

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Razer Kraken Pro
Cut in half sheet of fresh out the pack A4 printer paper used


No tape used - paper placed over left earcup with right ear cup holding/sealing.


Test Conditions



Source: HTC One M8 with BoomSound playing

Test tracks: cb3723 Brutal Bassegeddon Headphone Test Mix



Amp: FiioE11 with 2nd bass boost switch on, gain: 11db
Recommend:


Play video on full screen to check paper vibrations with fullest detail





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ANYMORE!!!!!!



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Edited by cb3723 - 8/23/14 at 1:56pm
post #2006 of 8476

I just jumped in here to say that WalMart of all places has Velodyne vTrue headphones on line for $138. Velodyne is the preeminent world leader in home subwoofers. I bought these phones and the bass is fantastic! Low, tight fast and detailed. Not muddy at all. They sell everywhere for $250 to $400. The mids and highs are about average but the build quality is second to none.

post #2007 of 8476

Hi all,

 

I've been enjoying my SZ2000 (HA-M55x pads)+FiioE12+Hexagon QDSP6V5A DAC combo for some time. Still EQing the **** out of her, still pounding head till visual distortion. 

 

I have noticed there are some 60+ pages added to this thread since I've received the SZ2ks per HBBs recommendation. Do these still sit at the top of bass mountain? Is there anything else out there that can match the EQ'd bass of the SZ? Are there any better pads than the HA-M55x in regards to bass?

 

(mini note: I had a few other friends try my setup out. Most people are completely blown away, but I have some co-workers who are 'audiophiles'. One rocks the HE-400s (which I love), other rocks the DT990s. They tried the SZ setup out, with Bass-EQ, and without; Told me they were expensive 'kid-toy headphones'... huh.. to each their own I suppose. They told me using EQ is unnatural, ruins the intention of the artists composition. Feels bad man.) 

 

I listen to very little non-electronic music- so I can see where they are coming from, but meh. 


Edited by kswo - 8/23/14 at 3:23pm
post #2008 of 8476
Sorry for delay fight fans - all my devices need charging -
but during this interval please check & wreck the Extreme Bass Club Mashup Mix smily_headphones1.gif


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Edited by cb3723 - 8/23/14 at 4:27pm
post #2009 of 8476
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by kswo View Post
 

Hi all,

 

I've been enjoying my SZ2000 (HA-M55x pads)+FiioE12+Hexagon QDSP6V5A DAC combo for some time. Still EQing the **** out of her, still pounding head till visual distortion. 

 

I have noticed there are some 60+ pages added to this thread since I've received the SZ2ks per HBBs recommendation. Do these still sit at the top of bass mountain? Is there anything else out there that can match the EQ'd bass of the SZ? Are there any better pads than the HA-M55x in regards to bass?

 

(mini note: I had a few other friends try my setup out. Most people are completely blown away, but I have some co-workers who are 'audiophiles'. One rocks the HE-400s (which I love), other rocks the DT990s. They tried the SZ setup out, with Bass-EQ, and without; Told me they were expensive 'kid-toy headphones'... huh.. to each their own I suppose. They told me using EQ is unnatural, ruins the intention of the artists composition. Feels bad man.) 

 

I listen to very little non-electronic music- so I can see where they are coming from, but meh. 

In order of bolded parts

 

Yes Full list on the top of this page or 1 page back. Updated monthly re posted weekly

 

 

Whu? Expensive? Kid toy? The **** does that mean? A large multi genre' listening community would strongly disagree and they own some very very expensive kid toys. The # of owners is growing almost daily bro. Anyone with DT990 saying anything besides holy **** wow at the power of the sz is just being butt hurt. send em over here where we actually test stuff.

 

Sure, you think they were checking into the mastering deck room to ensure all sliders filters and compressors were off when their music was being created? 

 

Get new friends with open minds .common sense and confident in what they like and happy for you in what you like instead of picking it apart with dated childish critique. They sound like ********.

 

Anyway...long time no see:D

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by NewWaveAudio View Post
 

Razer Kraken Pro

 

 

Cut in half sheet of fresh out the pack A4 printer paper used

No tape used - paper placed over left earcup with right ear cup holding/sealing.

 

 

Test Conditions


Source: HTC One M8 with BoomSound playing
Test tracks: cb3723 Brutal Bassegeddon Headphone Test Mix


Amp: FiioE11 with 2nd bass boost switch on, gain: 11db
Recommend:
Play video on full screen to check paper vibrations with fullest detail

 

 

Epic:beerchug:

 

 

Is that back part of the paper leaning on the wall?? Just asking for clarification.

 

EDIT:@NewWaveAudio

Nevermind I could see the back was free clearly on the sinewave tests and after. Nice work bro. Those hammer real nice!!:L3000:

 

Note to others rec'ing cans. That is for the wiki (link in my sig)  We test cans...our cans....your cans in here. Please remember this list is built on events and opinions not just opinions and they are done with specific parameters and shared and confirmed and listed. No can gets on the list in this thread just because somebody said it slams.......show us or sit back and relax. There is another thread for general bass talk for amps,cans and everything. This is for the 'hands on crew"

 

Look at the vid above. All info given under test for others to try and mimic. That's what this thread is for.


Edited by Hawaiibadboy - 8/23/14 at 7:41pm
post #2010 of 8476
@Hawaiibadboy No, just looks like it in the video. Kind of an optical allusion
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