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    Final modification applied to the headband of my SRH440. I trimmed the pleather from the stock abomination they called a headband, and stitched it to the ledges of the HD650 headband cushion. The earpads are SRH940's pads.
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    My pair of Shure SRH440 with the SRH940's velour pads. This picture shows the foam insert that deepens the back of the cup. Note that there is no foam at the front of the cups, angling the driver forward.
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    My Shure SRh440 with SRH940's velour pads. This shot shows the foam inserts that deepens the back of the cups.
  4. jmorgan127

    Little Dot 1+ for Shure 940s - What do you think?

    Let me start by saying I love the detail my Shure 940s bring and not looking to change cans.  BUT, they can tend to be a little clinical and lack engagement.   So, I was thinking... If I paired them up with a little Dot 1+ or Mk II, I could get the best of both worlds.  The warmth of the tubes...
  5. gopanthersgo1

    What are the worst comparisons you've ever heard?

    Today I was on our school bus going to a football game, and my friend asked to try on my monoprice 8320's, ho said that his 20 dollar ifrogz toxic iem's were better, because they didn't have a high pitched noise like mine did, I tried his on to see what he was talking about, and his had almost...
  6. MRiNiCK

    Looking to get another pair of headphones. Help is needed

    Right now I'm using my custom IEM from 1964 triple driver. as my portable headphone. I also own Sennheiser HD 650, Brainwavz HM5, Ultrasone Pro 900 for home use. Now the headphones i want to get will replace or be my backup for my custom IEM. As I might get them upgraded to 6 drivers..But here...
  7. AtlanticMadness

    Need ideal home setup under $500 (Headphones + DAC/Amp)

    Hello guys. (TL;DR below) I'm pretty new to audiophile gear, but I'm looking to get a somewhat good home setup going for under $500. Seeing as it's Black Friday weekend. I figured it would be a good time as any. My old setup was simply plugging my m50's straight into my desktop's headphone...
  8. headlong

    headphones for mixing

    hi all,   im looking for a pair of headphones for mixing. it seems the most popular are the athm-50, beyerdynamic 770 and 880, and akg 271, the shure 840 and 940, and a handful of sennheisers.   i own the hifiman hd400s. i understand they are not a mixing headphone, but the quality is...
  9. xnor

    Headphones sensitivity, impedance, required V/I/P, amplifier gain

    The following table is based on measurements, not manufacturer specs.   Target SPL is 110 dB SPL. The source is assumed to output 2 V. The amp is assumed to be a voltage source (0 ohm output impedance). Voltage, current, power are RMS figures.   What do the columns mean? S@1V is the...
  10. ArcticPhones

    Best mid/vocal headphones I can find broken?

    Ok, so normally I'd just search the form for one of the numerous threads for "Best mids or Best vocal headphones" and I'd get a bagillion posts, but there's a problem.   The problem is that the headphones recommended are too good. By this I mean their probably over $200 and anyone buying...
  11. Daniel4IEM

    Advice on closed earphones

    Hi all,   Up until now my adventure with headphones has been limited to IEMs. Started off with a pair of Shure's and upgraded about a year or so ago to Westone 4's, which I've loved every minute of. Now I'm looking for something to wear at work to block out noise but can take off and put on...
  12. sofastreamer

    Its getting hot --> i need a decent set of on ear (not over ear!) headphones

    As it is getting warmer in germany, i am in the need for an on ear headphone. I noticed that all my over ears get to warm, so that i cannot wear them while sitting in the sun. I already own the m80, but it does not isolate well enough and i would like to get better detail and soundstage depth...
  13. RugbyPlayer

    Need Some advice

    Hello all, i hate to post a new thread like this however in the big ol 1500+ page long thread I was getting pretty limited feedback   I am looking for a headphone to pair with my incoming cowon Z2 player. I also use a recently aquired Sansa clip which is rockboxed and an ipod classic.  ...
  14. ahhchill

    Good headphones for techno and or screamo music?

        Hey guys, I'm pretty inexperienced when it comes to headphones so can anyone suggest any headphones for the genres listed above? My budget is 300 or less. By screamo i mean bands like bring me the horizon and asking alexandria.  For techno artists like devin martin and crystal castles are...
  15. llamatimelord

    Closed Headphones for Classical, Rock, and Jazz

    Hi, as my title states, I am looking for some new closed headphones. I listen to about 40% Classic Rock, 40% Jazz, and 20% Classical. For these particular genres, in my opinion, good headphones would need to have: good detail and clarity/good sound stage. I also would like the headphone to be...
  16. reddiger

    Help me narrow and critique my selections for personal headgear audio please.

    I am completely new to quality personal audio equipment and after a bit of searching and impromptu research, I have narrowed my choices. First off, the use will be for personal home audio use in a fairly noise environment while listening to music, movies, and occasional video games without the...
  17. esphorizon039

    Headfiers, need your wisdom, looking for the most analytical cans to use for mixing

    I've been eyeing on the shure SRH940 for quite sometime. Every bit of its info seems to match exactly what I've been always searching for. I was so into this headphone that numerous times I was about to pull the trigger and something would happen in the when I finally want to go...
  18. iEar

    Recommendations please

    Hey everyone, I'm in the market for a new set of full size phones.   I've read all about and sort of fallen in love with the Shure SRH940 but think the romance is doomed failure if the plastic cracks up - that would completely piss me off after spending the dollars on them!   So, it...
  19. antikryst

    Looking for a new IEM. $300-$500 budget.

    was a mainly using IEMs before (shure e3c, e4c) then i moved to cans (shure srh840, 940). suddenly missed IEMs and i dont have my old ones anymore.   got a pair of westone UM1s yesterday and they are just meh.    i listen to all types of music but more of light...
  20. AzureBeat

    $200 for one can to rule them all. Sub $300 shootout?

    So, that's my objective. I currently have $200 for headphones. I may get more sometime, but at this moment I'm not sure. If I do get more, than I'll have $300 to play with, so I'd like to see a sub $300 can shootout. (I did search for one, and didn't see such a thread.) So here's what I'd love...
  21. Minstrel59

    Female voice and piano? Closed back up to £375

    How do these 3 headphones seem to respond to the challenge of: Portray convincingly real female voice and piano? Warm with a soft treble? Shure SRH1540 Shure SRH940 Beyer DT 770 250 ohm Please suggest any other headphones that might be better suited for the: Low volume needed playing...
  22. jackstack10

    Help me find velour earpads for my M4U1

    I just ordered the shure hp aec940 velour earpads for the psb m4u1, and they are way too big unfortunately as they are very comfortable compared to my leather stock ones.  Can anyone help me find a good pair that won't take away too much bass.  Please help!
  23. ndee3

    What's the best headphone for under 200?

    Hey this is my first post, Looking for your opinions, I am going to invest in my first pair of good headphones, I had dre solos but I got the iPhone 5 and the new headphones that come with them had more bass, I love bass and I like when it has depth and I like hearing the music on a bunch of...
  24. korewest

    I miss my old headphones, HELP!

    I used to have my beloved headphones called AKG K840 KL However, after being let down by the lack of bass in those headphones, I decided to sell them. Now as I continue to pursue my enthusiasm for headphones, I miss the treble extension and the bright sparkly details in my old AKG cans...
  25. Ignoxio

    Buying 300$ range over ear headphones

    Hello everyone,   I'm looking for a pair of  over ear headphones for around 300$ (I'll be buying in € but whatever). This will be my first pair of headphones so I can't tell you what characteristics I like. After reading similar threads and reviews I've narrowed it down to these: AKG...