How not to set up cans for auditioning...
post-1473026
Thread Starter
Post #1 of 2

sgrossklass

Headphoneus Supremus
Joined
Dec 3, 2004
Messages
2,803
Reaction score
19
Joined
Dec 3, 2004
Posts
2,803
Likes
19
Imagine you went into a large electronics store and discovered a wall with a good two dozen cans hanging there, most of them playing - HD580, HD600 and HD650 included (along with HD497, MDR-CD480, DJX1 and more). The curious headphone geek will naturally approach and take a listen - only to be greeted by totally overdriven bass, shrill highs, in other words: sound as crappy as it gets, on all cans. Too bad, I never heard any of these before. I don't know what they were fed with (reminded me of a crappy PCDP with the bass boost jacked up), but I doubt a lot of headphones are sold there...
 
     Share This Post       
post-1473116
Post #2 of 2

Jahn

Headphoneus Supremus Prolificus
Joined
Jul 2, 2004
Messages
21,331
Reaction score
26
Joined
Jul 2, 2004
Posts
21,331
Likes
26
Sounds like the "Wall of Shame" at J&R Music World here in New York City. Most of those places have the most horrible setups you can imagine. It's far better to go to a store which lets you set up a can the way you want, or even hook in stuff you bring in.
 
     Share This Post       

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Top