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This is ...a headphone

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Pros: Lightweight. Fairly Comfortable. Comes in Bright Primary Colors.

Cons: Sound. Build Quality.

Sears had a large clearance sale on Nakamichi audio this past weekend. As I needed an excuse to get out of the house following the Alberta Clipper that just hit Chicago, I purchased around $18.00 worth of clearance headphones at my local Sears for in-store pickup. At steep discounted rates, $18 was eight (8) headphones; three of them were the Nakamichi KN850 Fashion Headphone in Blue, Green, and Black. These are my subjective impressions of this particular model. As always, YMMV, etc. etc.    I opened these headphones up this afternoon. The headphones are very light and are very comfortable. However, because of the way that the cups articulate and the shape of the pads, they...
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Review: Focal Spirit Professional

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Pros: Neutral Sound, Punchy and Dynamic, Aesthetically Pleasing

Cons: Headband and Swivel Construction, Didn't Pay For Itself

Introduction and Context:   On October 27th, 2013, I posted a question in the Sennheiser Amperior Appreciation Thread: (http://www.head-fi.org/t/612632/sennheiser-amperior-appreciation-thread/405#post_9926794)   Quote: Originally Posted by AustinValentine  I have my own question for this fantastic group of Amperior enthusiasts: can anyone recommend a circumaural (open or closed) headphone with a sound signature similar to the Amperior? I have a pair of V-Moda M-100's with XL pads and a Sennheiser HD580 (600 grills/custom cable) and while I like them both quite a bit, I still find myself going back to the Amperior around 60% of the time. Both of my other...
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