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Feb 12, 2014 at 11:42 AM Post #1,173 of 1,464
I still have not received the LCD XC. The package tracker says that it should be here tomorrow. I will enjoy them this weekend then send them on their way on Monday. I'm really looking forward to it and I am super excited to be a part of this tour. Thank you so much.
Feb 12, 2014 at 12:11 PM Post #1,174 of 1,464
^ I mailed it out on a Saturday, could have been delayed by the winter storm. I tracked it too...scheduled for delivery tomorrow.
Feb 13, 2014 at 9:33 AM Post #1,175 of 1,464
The HD700 was delivered to HPiper Tuesday afternoon so it's close to the end of it's long journey.
Feb 13, 2014 at 4:01 PM Post #1,178 of 1,464
  What did ya think?

Loved them.  Probably the most comfortable headphone I've ever had and that's saying something.  Ran them out of my vintage Pioneer Spec stack and they sounded awesome with excellent bass.  I'd buy them for the right price for sure. 
Feb 13, 2014 at 4:05 PM Post #1,179 of 1,464
Look what was on the porch!

They assured me that a signature would be required!

Oh well, at least they arrived safely!
Feb 18, 2014 at 8:22 PM Post #1,183 of 1,464
The LCD-X arrived today and I've been listening to it for a few hours as of this moment. Gear-wise, I'm using the LCD-X with a balanced Norse Audio Reign cable on my Audio GD Reference 8/Master 8 stack.
As I've mentioned earlier with the LCD-2, the stock yoke rods are a bit tight on my head, but the softer pads and headband negate that somewhat. Comfort would be much improved with the extended yoke rods currently installed on my LCD-3. At $1700, Audeze should just ship every pair with the 1" longer yokes instead of forcing big headed people like me to shell out an extra $30. 
Soundwise, the LCD-X is airier with more tipped up treble than it's older brother. It's the better all-rounder and worth looking into if the wife is forcing you to cut back on your headphone collection.
The LCD-3 is truer to what I feel is the traditional Audeze sound - a linear frequency response with a solid amount of bass and laid back treble. It provides a better complement to headphones like the HD800, T1, and HE-6. While it doesn't smack you in the face with detail, it's all there if you listen closely enough. 
I'm off to do some more listening and will update with additional thoughts. 

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