Concerning the 3d are there any other headphones better than K340?
Mar 21, 2006 at 6:45 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 22

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My AKG K340 gives me great 3d feeling but I am just wondering if there are any other headphones that betters the K340 in this way? Thanks.
 
Mar 21, 2006 at 6:53 PM Post #3 of 22

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Yeah, the K1000 has a larger soundstage than the K340. Still, the instrument seperation and imaging of the K340's can't be beat by any headphone that I have heard.
 
Mar 21, 2006 at 7:03 PM Post #4 of 22

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I think a large part of the 3D imaging has to do with the fact that instruments and voices are given more weight, i.e. it is not simply strings on a violin or acoustic guitar but you can hear the body of the instrument, the resonances of the various wood bodies. I can get this on some of my better home audio set-ups but this is so far the only headphone that gets it right. That's not to say that I won't buy a K1000 when I get a chance as I am having trouble stopping with the 7 new headphones I have purchased since January of this year.
 
Mar 21, 2006 at 9:07 PM Post #5 of 22

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Thank you guys.
So is that all what we ca say... Did anyone have an experience with other brands/models?
 
Mar 21, 2006 at 9:21 PM Post #6 of 22

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The most 3d can I have heard is the sony r10.

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Mar 21, 2006 at 10:43 PM Post #7 of 22

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Quote:

Originally Posted by vpivinylspinner
I think a large part of the 3D imaging has to do with the fact that instruments and voices are given more weight, i.e. it is not simply strings on a violin or acoustic guitar but you can hear the body of the instrument, the resonances of the various wood bodies. I can get this on some of my better home audio set-ups but this is so far the only headphone that gets it right.


Now that is a very good way of putting one of the things I love about the K340's. Nice work.
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Mar 22, 2006 at 12:56 AM Post #8 of 22

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In order for anyone to answer this question with accuracy, he/ she would have to have heard the K340 and almost every other high-end headphone out there.

From my experience, having never heard the K340, I'd say that the Omega II is a step beyond the K1000 when it comes to horizontal soundstaging and imaging.
 
Mar 22, 2006 at 7:16 PM Post #9 of 22

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r10 and omega 2 have superior 3d capabilites compared to akg340. My modded ps-1 as well.

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Mar 22, 2006 at 7:23 PM Post #10 of 22

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Quote:

Originally Posted by NotoriousBIG_PJ
r10 and omega 2 have superior 3d capabilites compared to akg340. My modded ps-1 as well.

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Are you saying your Grado has more soundstage than a K340?
 
Mar 23, 2006 at 1:23 AM Post #12 of 22

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Originally Posted by NotoriousBIG_PJ
r10 and omega 2 have superior 3d capabilites compared to akg340. My modded ps-1 as well.


Yeah, we'll see on Sunday buddy!
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Mar 23, 2006 at 1:35 AM Post #13 of 22

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Quote:

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Are you saying your Grado has more soundstage than a K340?


It has better, and a bit more soundstaging than my K340, and is probably about even with phil's(
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Mar 23, 2006 at 1:42 AM Post #14 of 22

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My name is not ****ing PHIL!!!
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Hmmm... well, I guess I will have to hear it to believe it. I can't really concieve of how a Grado could have as much soundstaging as the K340. What about its imaging?
 
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It has better, and a bit more soundstaging than my K340, and is probably about even with phil's(
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Impressive!
 

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