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  1. jclinton46

    Help - Are these components well matched?

    I hesitate to ask this because I know how zealous some folks can get with their opinions. Oh well, here goes. I am a firm believer of the "weakest link" theory, i.e. the best sound you can expect is only equal to the lowest quality component. So I am asking for advice to ensure I have a...
  2. jclinton46

    Koss Porta Pro - cheap

    Looking around my local Circuit City for some new tunes I wandered by the headphone display and saw the Koss Porta Pro on sale for $19.99! Don't know if this is a closeout, mistake or what but since many on Head-Fi like the Porta Pros at $40, it might be worth a trip to your local CC. As usual...
  3. jclinton46

    Sennheiser HD 555 - Comments??

    I had someone (mailorder) recommend the HD555 after I told him my tastes and requirements. (I listen to a wide variety from classic rock to classical to lite Jazz and I want good phones for portable use but under $200). I have been reading most posts for several weeks and have seen posts for...
  4. jclinton46

    Live headphone tryouts?

    I am interested in what I would call mid range phones like the Sennheiser HD497 and HD555, Etymotic ER6 and ER4P and maybe Shure ER4C. Yes I know these are vastly different but I have need for both isolation and open back so I can hear what is going on around me. My problem is I can find no...