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    Audio Technica ATH-L5000

    Sure, the Utopia headphone's sound signature has thicker imaging while sacrificing some scale of the sound stage. It's frequency distribution is more pyramid shaped compared to L5000, more emphasis on the lows and less extended on the highs. L5000 is quite the opposite, the sound imaging is...
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    First Watt F1J

    I will eat the PayPal fee, shipping will be on the buyer, comes with original packaging and manual.
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    1964 Ears Adel IEMs

    Listened to U18 and Tia at CanJam, placed order for A18. 
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    CanJam NYC 2017 Impressions Thread!

    Bests of the show IMO    IEM - 1964 U18 and Tia Fourte System - Innuos Zenith -> Aqua La Scala MKII Optologic -> LTA mz2-s -> HD800s Headphone/AMP Combo - Hifiman Shangri-La 
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    MICROZOTL2 Tube Headphone Amp and preamp: a breakthrough device

    Looking forward to your impressions. To me Joule v5 is warmer while illuminati is ultimately transparent exposing more nuance and details.  Also I am interested in how are 18ECCs compared to 7062s? 
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    MicroZOTL2 Upgrade Discovery Thread.....

    Great review, I share a lot of impressions you had. I am curious what's your take on HE1000 vs Utopia? I am guessing that you are using after market cables for them cuz Utopia come with 1/4" instead of 4pin XLR. 
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    HE1000 V2 and EDX V2 Are Coming Soon

    Thanks for the explanation, I guess I don't usually regard headphones as investments or trade them that often so I failed to realize this. 
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    HE1000 V2 and EDX V2 Are Coming Soon

    What's all the hates about? If you want upgrade service, call your headphone dealer they will contact HFM about it. If you only want the cable or pads they are available for purchase. If you want the upgrade for free try your luck in the free upgrade program. If you don't think it will worth it...
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    MicroZOTL2 Upgrade Discovery Thread.....

    Glad to hear, that's basically what I said in my impression, it's all about transparency.  
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    Breaking News: HE1000 V2

        Thanks for the impression, can't wait to get mine!   Definitely let it burn........-in   
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    Breaking News: HE1000 V2

    Startup headphone companies are having similar issues, quality control, supply issue, rapid versioning, etc. That's more in the nature of how their business model works, you get less "mature" products from them compared to big companies (Sony, Pioneer etc.) or companies that been in the market...
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    HE1000 V2 and EDX V2 Are Coming Soon

    So here are the HE1000V2 pads, looks like they're compatible with v1... https://www.headamp.com/order/hifiman-ultrapad-v2/ BTW, just ordered my HE1000V2, probably 7-10 days before I get it. Will post some impressions.
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    The Official Sony MDR-Z1R Flagship Headphone Thread (Live From IFA 2016)

    BTW, there is a signature version coming out for pre order on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01KOE8DKU Supposed to have engineer's signature on them.
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    The Official Sony MDR-Z1R Flagship Headphone Thread (Live From IFA 2016)

    Where? Didn't hear amerikajin, only okyakusama(customer).
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