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  1. Mike Scarpitti

    Why does my vinyl sound bad?

        https://youtu.be/Cjjsz14hL48   "I bought a Stereo! Wow! With two speakers! But then I heard the quad with the four speakers and I was like this is it, so I got rid of the stereo and got the quad. I'm listening to this thing and I'm like 'Hey this sounds like shiiit!' So, I got rid of...
  2. Mike Scarpitti

    Why does my vinyl sound bad?

        Yeah, I got really tired of all the hassles. Even the best LPs (usually Japanese) had flaws. Eccentricity, warps, ticks, pops, dirt attracted by static electricity, non-fill, pre- and post-echo. I had a British import copy of Sandy, and in the song "Quiet Joys of Brotherhood", the pre-echo...
  3. Mike Scarpitti

    Why does my vinyl sound bad?

    LOL   Sorry, I'm just fed up with all the hipsters claiming vinyl is so good....it sucks.
  4. Mike Scarpitti

    Why does my vinyl sound bad?

    Phonograph records are grossly inferior to the best CDs. It's not even close. Don't drink the Kool-Ade.   http://www.oregonlive.com/music/index.ssf/2014/11/does_vinyl_really_sound_better.html   http://pitchfork.com/thepitch/29-does-vinyl-really-sound-better/
  5. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony MDR-D77

    Quote: Does anyone here have a pair of MDR-D333 headphones? The ear pads may be about the same size as those of the MDR-D77.
  6. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony MDR-D77

    Quote:     Does anyone know where I can get replacement ear pads for these, or ones that will fit?
  7. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony mdr-cd900st - Anybody evaluated these?

    Quote: Originally Posted by PeterR I have both. In short, treble on the 900ST is less in your face and somewhat more refined. Bass is much dryer, with deep bass totally AWOL compared to the 7506. If you're looking for polite and easy to listen to, the 900ST may be your thing, while the...
  8. Mike Scarpitti

    "Bright" Can Recommendations

    Sony MDR-V6 or 7506 (Pro version)
  9. Mike Scarpitti

    Soon to own 3rd MDR-D77

    Quote: Originally Posted by speakerhead I have a pair of these somewhere in a box what's so special about them? Evaporated diamond diaphragms!
  10. Mike Scarpitti

    Soon to own 3rd MDR-D77

    Quote: Originally Posted by Nagasaki_Kid MDR D77 are eggos right? Are they better than the d66 Yes. Evaporated diamond diaphragms!
  11. Mike Scarpitti

    Soon to own 3rd MDR-D77

    Friends, I just scored a third MDR-D77 Sony Eggo phone from Germany on e-bay, with a Sony MZ-R3 minidisc recorder, both for for under a hundred bucks! WOO! WOO! I pity the fools out there who don't have even one... I saw a man who had no MDR-D77...and walked quickly by wearing mine... I...
  12. Mike Scarpitti

    Soon to own 3rd MDR-D77

    Friends, I just scored a third MDR-D77 Sony Eggo phone from Germany on e-bay, with a Sony MZ-R3 minidisc recorder, both for for under a hundred bucks! WOO! WOO! I pity the fools out there who don't have even one... I saw a man who had no MDR-D77...and walked quickly by wearing mine... I...
  13. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony Altus Stereo Headphones MDR-D777LP

    Quote: Originally Posted by Tiramisu From my personal experience, I was about to buy the Altus D777SL (short cord 0.5m + ext. 1.0m) Japanese version but after reading extensive reviews on both D777LP/SL here, google...the sound quality isn't as amazing as its stated specs. It's lacking...
  14. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony Altus Stereo Headphones MDR-D777LP

    Quote: Originally Posted by Esidarap IIRC jjcha has a pair, you might want to drop him a PM. I found a thread using the Search function. Are these at all similar to my MDR-D77's? Do they have the evap diamond diaphragms?
  15. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony Altus Stereo Headphones MDR-D777LP

    Anybody have any experience with these? http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTE...me=specs&var2=
  16. Mike Scarpitti

    Most analytical headphone around?

    Quote: Originally Posted by Advil For some strange, morbid reason.. I'm dying to listen to something ice-cold. Something extremely analytical. What headphone should I try?! Whats the "coldest" headphone around in your opinion? I think it would be interesting to listen to some types of...
  17. Mike Scarpitti

    Sennheiser EH350 Burn

    Quote: Originally Posted by dw6928 I am burning in a pair of EH 350 headphones for my parents. I am more used to the length of burn in on 701s etc. How long is appropriate for this level of headphone? I want to make sure it is optimized when I give it to him (He's 87) 200...
  18. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony headphone repair?

    Quote: Originally Posted by 450 http://eservice.sony.com/webrma/web/index.do Put in your model number (MDRD77) and your zip code and it will tell you what you need. When I input my zip and MDRD77 it said it was $58 + taxes. Hope it helps! I sent them in and they said...
  19. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony ES minidiscs

    Quote: Originally Posted by Oliver :) Boy, Bluetin & their freakin' broken website, I *hate* it. MarcusL, collectibles? I have quite a number of 'em. Paid off when I actually got to know a girl with MD, me being able to make gifts on ES ...but what a waste Nice nice discs...
  20. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony ES minidiscs

    Quote: Originally Posted by MdRex The last time I check (which was a few minutes ago) bluetin.com has them for USD$2.31 ea. Hope it helps! They don't take VISA!!!!????
  21. Mike Scarpitti

    Sony ES minidiscs

    Anybody got any to sell? These are the white ones.
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