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  1. billqs liked tcellguy's post in the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    In use the Eikon pads with the dekoni attenuators. Sound is about the same as stock pads but way more comfortable.

    Nov 12, 2019 at 12:05 AM
  2. billqs liked Pharmaboy's post in the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    Funny! It feels odd to defend Massdrop, but I kinda have to, for 2 reasons: Specific to the E-Mu Teaks, the only way I could get a 3M...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 11:48 PM
  3. billqs replied to the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    Thanks, phtora! I've owned a set of the THX00 Mahogany for awhile and I had exchanged the pads for the Dekoni Sheepskin with Attenuator...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 11:42 PM
  4. billqs liked phthora's post in the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    There's some info about pad swaps here: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/e-mu-wooden-series-headphones.781884/page-56#post-13909486 You...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 11:37 PM
  5. billqs replied to the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    They just dropped again today though it’s the nondetachable cord version. As fate would have it I just bought a used pair with...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 9:41 PM
  6. billqs liked edstrelow's post in the thread Damping Mechanical Energy Distortion of STAX and other phones with SORBOTHANE and other materials..

    Some years back when I first went back to the SRXIII I bought a low bias model that came with a beat-up looking foam earpad.  I  bought...

    Nov 11, 2019 at 12:07 AM
  7. billqs replied to the thread What Makes "Great Detail" in TOTL Headphones?.

    That's the basic argument for Electrostats which I love.

    Nov 7, 2019 at 10:02 PM
  8. billqs liked kkl10's post in the thread What Makes "Great Detail" in TOTL Headphones?.

    There's more to sound quality than FR and low distortion. Backwave reflections and resonances create odd colorations and contribute to...

    Nov 7, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  9. billqs replied to the thread I have Focal Clear and Elex... Which One to Keep?.

    I do think the Clear is my favorite of the two. Seems like it yields better detail. But the differences are subtle.

    Nov 7, 2019 at 3:54 PM
  10. billqs posted a new thread.

    I have Focal Clear and Elex... Which One to Keep?

    So, I received a Focal Clear that I got and I love. It so happens I also won an auction for a Focal Elex. I've been going back and forth...

    Forum: Headphones (full-size)

    Nov 7, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  11. billqs replied to the thread Focal Clear headphones.

    I just got my Focal Clears in and all I can say is "Wow!" It's neutral yet inviting at the same time. And this was on laptop built-in...

    Nov 5, 2019
  12. billqs replied to the thread The Entry Level Stax Thread.

    I'm sorry you ran into trouble with used STAX. I don't know what broke on the original Lambda's but as long as the driver was intact,...

    Nov 5, 2019
  13. billqs replied to the thread The Entry Level Stax Thread.

    Yes, that's the one. It sounds just like they describe in the brochure. Smooth articulate and amazing. Granted, this was the first pair...

    Nov 5, 2019