Best bass-head open back headphones
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Closest contenders I can think of are Focal Elear and Audeze LCD2 Classic - which seem similar in quality to me.

Is there anything on the market that offers more extension, and, particularly - impact?
 
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Used Hifiman HE-400 or HE-500 are among the ones with great bass extensions based on multiple articles I've read. Personally have the HE-500 and they can extend pretty low when needed with great quality as well.

I think the Philips X2 are also known for good bass impact, but extension I'm not so sure and you may need to read up on it.
 
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Bass-head means too much bass to me. But the Philips Fidelio X2 might have the bass you like. A more costly option is the Klipsch Heritage HP3.
 
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I wonder how the LCD2C compares to the Audeze Mobius. They both have 100 mm planarmagnetic drivers.
 
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Mobius have good bass but they cannot match the bass quantity and quality of LCD2C.
I had the LCD2C for a few months but sold them due the weight but thinking of getting them back as I love the bass and none of the headphones in $1000 seem to match the bass of LCD2C.
 
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Mobius have good bass but they only have single sided magnet array and cannot match the bass quantity and quality of LCD2C (dual sided magnet).
I had the LCD2C for a few months but sold them due the weight but thinking of getting them back as I love the bass and none of the headphones in $1000 seem to match the bass of LCD2C.
I'm not sure. The Amazon listing for the Mobius says "Double-sided magnet arrays delivers a uniform driving force across the entire diaphragm for near zero distortion. "
 
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I'm not sure. The Amazon listing for the Mobius says "Double-sided magnet arrays delivers a uniform driving force across the entire diaphragm for near zero distortion. "
Yes, the Amazon feature pic shows double sided magnets. May be they are not as thick.
 
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Yes, the Amazon feature pic shows double sided magnets. May be they are not as thick.
Maybe there are twice as many. Maybe they are 83.2 times as powerful. Who knows?
 
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Abyss. Done. HE-6 on a budget.
 
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He-6 modded with classic hifi amp...

The very best i've heard is really the Lcd4 100ohm first version with ear Yoshino tube amp hp4 + chord dave.
 
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iFi iDSD + iCan + HE Edition X = BBBBBBASS
 
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