1. christox1234

    Ultrasone edition 8 or sennheiser hd700, which is better?

    I am searching for a pair of headphones that works good, usually, i hear house, chillwave, inditronice and indie pop. I like the senn hd800, but they are more expensive and need a good amp to move them. Then i check the hd700, that does'nt need a powerfull amp like the hd800, but a friend talk...
  2. D

    Ultrasone Edition 8 too much treble? Will an amp dramatically change the sound profile?

    I recently bought a pair of the Ultrasone Edition 8s. I also bought the Woo Audio WA7 but it's backordered so I haven't received it yet. For now I'm listening to the Ultrasone's plugged directly into my Macbook Air.   I'm finding that the sound has far too much treble for my taste. The...
  3. whoelse

    Polling Time : King of close back headphones still in production

    Gathered from this link previous: http://www.head-fi.org/t/656475/quick-king-of-close-back-headphones-still-in-production#post_9281010   These are the nominated most potential King of closed headphones still in production. Vote for your own king starts now!
  4. fmlfml

    Help!! Anyone knows how to recable Edition8?

    I just can't open it and can't find any tutorial 
  5. Fluffy Muffinz

    Best closed Headphones within $300- $450

    Hey Head-Fiers!    im looking for a pair of headphones with preferably a detachable cable. I don't own a amp/dac so that may have to be included within the budget.     The type of music i listen to is hardcore/post-hardcore, alternative, metal/alternative metal, rock, techno, i do...
  6. bassgroove

    Ultrasone Edition 8 Limited, Schiit Bifrost, Icon Audio HP8 MK II.

    For people interested in any of these components, here's a quick review:   retina MacBook Pro using Fidelia and ALAC files S/P DIF optical output Schiit Bifrost DAC Icon Audio HP8 MkII headphone amp with upgraded tubes and Jensen Capacitors Ultrasone Edition 8 Limited   I was...
  7. fmlfml

    Anyone know how to open up Edition 8?

    Hi, I'm trying to recable my ed8 but can't get the can open.. Can anybody offer some help?
  8. mc21

    ~$300 for Edition 8 alternative

    I've done a bit of research and read up on a lot of older threads but still haven't quite found the answer so I'm turning to you guys/gals for some help. I'm looking to spend around $300-$400 for a used pair of headphones. Thanks in advance!   I've previously owned the Edition 8 and I loved...
  9. stickersteve

    Need some advise on a high end portable headphones

    I know opinions are like earholes, everyone's got one, but I need some advise. I want a high end portable headphone. I just got the Ultrasone Edition 8 which sound amazing, but kill my ears after a while. The pads are very soft, but not shaped like an ear. I am going to send them back so now I...
  10. Operculate

    Opinions needed before I go listen to/buy Schiit Asgard & Bifrost, Im using Ultrasone Ed 8 (also, need comment on weakspots on my rigs ;) )

    I've been a lurker here for years and this is my first post. I've been enjoying my Ed 8's for 1 1/2 years now, very satisfied customer! (Although the right earpad recently lost its grip with the double sided tape..) I'll just ramble on and will be thankful for any insights on my thoughts here :)...
  11. DavidMahler

    Battle Of The Flagships (58 Headphones Compared)

  12. HeadphoneNoooob

    Need help choosing a pair of over-ear headphones under 200, mostly for pop and electronic.

    I'm a high school student looking for a pair of over-ear headphones that will be used when I'm on the way to school, in library, when I'm traveling, and studying.    Basically my point is ... -Under 200 over-ear, prefer detachable cords and not too long -Not too ugly looking, and closed...
  13. RCBinTN

    New Member

    How great - a site/org only for headphone enthusiasts!  Never heard of head-fi before today.  Found it while browsing for headphone reviews.  I live outside Nashville, TN.  Current favorite cans are Ultrasone Ed 8 on just about any music on the planet.  Glad to be here!! RCBinTN
  14. Duncan_McCloud

    Ipod Classic + Fiio E17 (Alpen) + Ultrasone ED8 & Yuin PK1

    Hi everyone, I think it's time for me to have a portable\small rig, for work (Yuin PK1) and for some home listening when i don't want to use the main rig).   - Ultrasone ED8 will be fine for home using i guess (need a semi-portable closed can) - Yuin PK1 will be fine for work ? I can't...
  15. DoomForce

    Value for money portable amp for Ultrasone Ed8

    Hey guys, I'm quite new to the world of high end headphones and for some strange reason I purchased a pair of Edition 8s. I understand those are easy to drive (I am using a smartphone as source, galaxy nexus/s3), but I would like to know if I could achieve a substantial acoustical improvement...
  16. SmettMark

    Where can I try out the edition 8 in New York?

    If anyone knows, please say so. Does B&H photo have it for display?
  17. PedroH

    Lost my Ultrasone ed.8... What should I buy now?

    Liked the Ultrasone ed.8 and used them mostly for travelling, connected to a Mac or iPad. Great sound isolation - was able to use them at high volume inside a plane on a night flight without any complains from the other passengers.   Ended up leaving them on a plane :-(   What should I...
  18. howay96

    Is edition 8 earpads detatchable?? How???

    same question as the title... Is edition 8 earpads detatchable?? How??? do I just pull it??? Can I put it back on?
  19. howay96

    Edition 8 extension cable

    I recently purchaced a pair of edition 8.... I wanted to recable it with a better cable... but after recieving the headphone, I could not dare to open them up..... SO I was thinking about buying a extension cable... When I use a better extension cable, is there any chance of the sound...
  20. rfbassi

    Virgin - Needs Advice - Never had a Headphone

    I have a problem.  My system includes a McIntosh C2300 PreAmp, 2x McIntosh MC352, MartinLogan Prodigy and other “stuff”.  All this stuff has followed me around the world to various locations.  Wife of course has always hated the look of the 5.5 foot MLs.  Next assignment – London.  Hmmmm no...
  21. daniel521

    mid-fi open can vs high-fi closed can.

    I was currently thinking about purchasing a beyer dt880 600ohm which is a midfi closed can and an ultrasone signature pro which is a high-fi closed can. I would normally think the the dt880 would sound better since its open (I listen to rock and metal mostly so I don't need so much bass...
  22. HeyWaj10

    uDac-2(se) --> RSA Predator: Worth it?

    Hey all,   In my venture to move into the portable world (will be starting to travel 60%+ per week soon), I'm trying to gauge the value in upgrading a headphone amp/dac.  I currently have the Nuforce uDac-2, which is nice...I've been plenty happy with it.  I have the ability to get the...
  23. DoomForce

    Amping Edition 8s... worth it?

    Hey guys, I am wondering, for someone who is using a laptop/phone for portable music (flac), is it worth investing up to 120 euros/150dollars on a portable amp (and maybe DAC) to use with ed.8s? (Quick info: I am definitely not an audiophile, long way to go still.. but I appreciate good gear...
  24. bmichels

    Searching high-quality Audiophile "non leaking" Headphone

    One question gentlemen:  Besides my "open headphone", I need to buy a closed headphone, just because sometimes I can not afford to have sound leaking to (or from) outside.     So.. I am looking for a very-high-quality Audiophile headphone with large soundstage and musicality close to an open...
  25. BaileyAblaze

    Beyerdynamic T5p vs Ultrasone Edition 8

    I am currently debating between the Ultrasone Edition 8 or the Beyerdynamic T5p...which one overall has better sound quality coming off of an iPod or MacBook Pro?