Finally, got my 701s!!! Why so hard to drive???
Mar 14, 2006 at 1:03 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 5

silence57

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They have a different sound. I can tell that right away. Right now they seem to have a soft sound with great ability to hear new insturments and detail --- maybe soft because breaking in is the key with these phones. My initial impression on these unbroken in phones is tha the bass is a bit weak but tight --- at least right now and compared to 650s.

But why do phones with relatively low impedence need an amp turned on relatively high --- say the Emmerline sr-71. I can always switch to my Channel Islands amp and power supply which I suspect will make the 701s sound great --- once they are broken in.

A proud member of the 701 Club.

P.S. Where is the number?
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Mar 14, 2006 at 1:31 AM Post #4 of 5

Bill Ward

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Quote:

Originally Posted by silence57
A proud member of the 701 Club.

P.S. Where is the number?
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Above the right headphone cup at the base of the headband.
 
Mar 14, 2006 at 2:03 AM Post #5 of 5

Kirosia

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Volume needed depends on your source player, the recording itself, and your ears. With my cd deck and sr-71, if I go past 8 o'clock the 701 gets real loud. Round the same amt as the HD650 (stock).
 

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