1. T

    Etymotic er2xr vs er3xr

    Hi, I'm looking for a good, isolating, non fatiguing iem under 200. After some research I've came down to the Etymotic er2xr, er3xr, and the er4xr. I plan on using these during study sessions in my school library and stationary listening. These will be plugged into my phone (iphone 11) for...
  2. fufula

    Something between HD650 / X2HR?

    There's a lot of things that I like about the HD650s and the X2HRs, but then there's this one thing in each case that drives me mad. I could live with the smaller soundstage and less bass of the HD650 if it wasn't for its terrible headband (I'd like to keep my headphones stock). The X2HR are...
  3. W

    Affordable (<200€) open-back studio headphones

    Dear Head-Fiers, after having had to leave behind my piano when moving, I will be getting a MIDI controller for Christmas and therefore I'm in need for a great pair of headphones. I plan to use this opportunity to experiment with other kinds of sounds in a DAW as well. Specifically, this means...
  4. Grado Diesel

    DAC make a difference?

    Ok so I’ve been into audiophiling for a little over a year now. I started out with a FiiO X3 ii, a Schiit Vali 2 and a pair of HIFIMAN HE-400i’s. Since then I’ve also picked up the new Schiit Magni 3. Last Christmas I anticipated getting a Schiit Modi Multibit and bought a custom made coax cable...
  5. T

    Sibilance only on my Headphones?

    Could someone test out this video clip and tell me if there is harsh sibilance for you too.