Previously known as Ayytwice
- Sep 16, 2016
Clear is probably closest to the HD600 of the three sets you mention. Between the ZMF cans, Auteur are going to be closer to the more neutral HD600 tonality while the Aeolus will exhibit more of the 'ZMF house sound'. Both ZMF sets will be warmer and have bigger bass than the Clear, but (much?) more pronounced from Aeolus.
Keep in mind that ZMF tunings change some depending on the wood used. This seems particularly so for Auteur, although opinions vary as to how significant the differences are, and Zach downplays the effect to some extent.
Never had any ZMF , but to me the Clears are a super HD600 on steroids with the resolution of a HD800.
Thanks for your replies. So the Clears seems like they are a direct upgrade for the HD600, but I'm just afraid they might be too fatiguing due to the resolution. Are the Clears also neutral-slightly warm similar to the HD600 as well? They're just so comfortable to use for long periods of time which is why I haven't upgraded for the last couple of years.