Originally Posted by Sovkiller
Yep, but electrostatic has another functioning principle.
Also, looking into the RP5 a little closer, wouldnt it be more of a hybrid? It has a tube input stage and a solid state output stage...
Anyways, I didnt want my original comment to be taken as an attack at Nik or anything, just a thought. I'm sure these are both amazing headphones and I wish I had half the gear that Nik does.