JVC HAR-X700 and 900. Two of the best dynamics? Am I nuts?
May 26, 2009 at 1:26 AM Post #962 of 1,224

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I do plan on it but I'm enjoying the way they sound currently

Making an impedance adapter is as simple as butchering an extension cable (I had a junk one hanging around one night and got bored) and adding a resistor to each channel. I made sure to pair my resistors within .1 of an ohm.
 
May 26, 2009 at 3:34 AM Post #963 of 1,224

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I'm sure many of you know this, but all you new owners should consider the felt mod once you burn them in and get used to the sound. I am a true amateur when it comes to headphones, and sibilance really bugs me so I was skeptical -- but removing the felt noticeably improved the highs without making them harsh.
 
May 27, 2009 at 8:06 PM Post #965 of 1,224

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Just out of curiousity - what was the average retail price for the RX900 when this thread started? Not that I find them terribly expensive, but I do feel they could have been cheaper some time ago.
Thanks in advance!
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May 27, 2009 at 9:11 PM Post #967 of 1,224

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Just out of curiousity - what was the average retail price for the RX900 when this thread started? Not that I find them terribly expensive, but I do feel they could have been cheaper some time ago.
Thanks in advance!
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I think they were $57 on Buy.com when I got mine.
 
May 27, 2009 at 9:49 PM Post #968 of 1,224

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I just got the rx700's today and they sound pretty good but I have a problem. There is too much clamping force, especially below my ears. It even hurts a little bit. What could I do to reduce the clamping force? I was thinking that maybe I could leave it on something that is slightly wider than my head for a day to stretch it out but I'm not sure if there are better ways or if that would even work.
 
May 27, 2009 at 11:22 PM Post #969 of 1,224

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For most pairs, they recommend bending the metal bit out bit my bit by hand. i.e. grabbing the sides of the wire going over the pad(?) and bend it back until you feel it stretch slightly and then test fit it. Repeat. It's what I did with my Grados and its what I constantly see being recommended here.
 
May 27, 2009 at 11:40 PM Post #970 of 1,224

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I stretched mine with a pillow while burning it with pink noise
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May 27, 2009 at 11:59 PM Post #971 of 1,224

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Thanks Emooze, that definitely helped. I still need to adjust it some more so it puts less pressure below my ears, but for now I'm just going to let it burn in for a while. I think I also made it a bit asymmetrical so i need to work on that too.
 
May 28, 2009 at 2:15 AM Post #974 of 1,224

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can someone compare RX700 to Koss UR-40? I am fond of UR40 and was wondering if anyone listened to RX700 also.

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the ur-40 has more detail and balanced sound. the rx700 has forward mids and mid bass, and much more of it than the ur40
 
May 28, 2009 at 11:28 AM Post #975 of 1,224

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the ur-40 has more detail and balanced sound. the rx700 has forward mids and mid bass, and much more of it than the ur40


I feel better now since I have UR40 already. thanks for the input.

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