Beyerdynamic T1 3rd Gen out now
Jul 28, 2020 at 6:26 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 1,067

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Impressions start here


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Inside the T1 by @kman1211

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Jul 28, 2020 at 6:31 AM Post #2 of 1,067

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This is exciting. Where did you hear this, if I may ask? Any more info?
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 6:54 AM Post #3 of 1,067

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If the 3rd generation of the T1 is scheduled for release this year, it stands to reason that the 3rd generation of the T5p might be arriving, too. :thinking:

Now, that's something worth waiting for!
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 7:19 AM Post #4 of 1,067

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I truly love my T1.2. Such a great headphone that can be had 2nd hand for very reasonable prices. Excited to see what the T1.3 has to offer!
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 8:13 AM Post #5 of 1,067

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No additional info for now. No idea how it looks or if they use a new or improved driver.

We will find out soon enough.

No idea about a T5p 3rd gen but we all know it will happen after this one.
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 8:16 AM Post #6 of 1,067

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I truly love my T1.2. Such a great headphone that can be had 2nd hand for very reasonable prices. Excited to see what the T1.3 has to offer!
Agreed. They can also be bought for a very reasonable price on the outlet page of the Beyerdynamic site, at least in Austria and Germany.
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 8:18 AM Post #7 of 1,067

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If the 3rd generation of the T1 is scheduled for release this year, it stands to reason that the 3rd generation of the T5p might be arriving, too. :thinking:

Now, that's something worth waiting for!
Hopefully they'll solve the cup issue on the T5p...:fingers_crossed:
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 8:32 AM Post #9 of 1,067

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Makes a lot of sense. That way, consumers spend more of their budget on the cans and less on the amp! Also, they become relevant to high-end DAP users (practically nobody other than the absolute hardcore enthusiasts stack portable sources and amps anymore).
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 8:46 AM Post #10 of 1,067

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This reaffirms the trend of TOTL headphones going high sensivity or being easier to drive. Hifiman somewhere mentioned this being one of their fundamentals going forward. Proof is the HE-1000SE
Wonder if we will see a further decline of high empedance amps like OTLs? Or will there be an eventual Renaissance on high empedance headphones in the distant future, like vinyl today?
 
Jul 28, 2020 at 8:56 AM Post #11 of 1,067

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I think the trend will go towards headphones like the DEVA, Ananda BT, Penrose. Basically connect wirelessly to your smartphone, DAP, console, PC. Transportability and almost universal connectivity. Less wires, less clutter, easy to setup, more freedom of movement.

Also we will see more personalization through measurements of the ears. Yes, for the mass market.
What Creative for instance does with the Super X-Fi Sony will do too for their Tempest 3D Audio Engine.

I also believe that more brands will turn towards the gaming market.

Enthusiast market will always be there but the grand mass of money will be elsewhere. *

*what I mean is those who want to stay with desktop solutions. Many High End users already switch to DAPs, e.g. for headphones like the Empyrean, HEK SE etc
 
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I hope it looks more like the 1990 then t1
 

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