Pros: Comfortable, never fatiguing, and with the right recordings the lows can really shine
Cons: Treble a little too slow, bass could be a smidgen punchier
I moved from IEMs to full sized headphones, and the HD650s were my first real investment. My first "real" audiophile big can was actually the Audeze LCD-2s, but I never had proper amplification back then. As a result, I never experienced what the LCD-2s could actually deliver. I ended up selling my LCD-2s and then going back to IEMs, all the way until this year when I took the dive and tried to buy the safest, most solid cans set I could. I went for the most famous, solid buy and went hunting for the best amplifier match. This, of course, led me to the Sennheiser HD650s.
My chain ended up looking like this:
Foobar2000 with WASAPI Event, FLACs > Schiit Modi DAC >... (read more)