Koss Portapro Thread
Jan 22, 2012 at 8:10 PM Post #331 of 1,243

chrislangley4253

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Oh, my issue with comfort is the pressure they put on my ears now.  Kinda smashes them.  Though it is not a bother unless I am listening to them for quite a long time.
 
I REALLY do like the sound now.  I was surprised it made such a difference. 
 
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bend the headband! 
 
 
 
Jan 23, 2012 at 5:14 PM Post #334 of 1,243

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Have you tried removing the foam pads and cleaning anything that might be touching the drivers first? I had a similar problem and cleaning them worked for me.
 
Jan 23, 2012 at 8:36 PM Post #335 of 1,243

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Have you tried removing the foam pads and cleaning anything that might be touching the drivers first? I had a similar problem and cleaning them worked for me.



This. You probably have a hair sticking in the front grille, or maybe in one of hte small holes in the back of the driver... I've had that happen before. Give them a good look 
 
Jan 30, 2012 at 11:43 AM Post #336 of 1,243

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Domo-Kun
 

 
 
 
Domo-Kun has something coming out of its head
 

 
 
 
Domo-Kun wearing Koss "GradoPros"
 

 
(Ooops, Domo-Kun is wearing them backwards!)
 
 
 
 
Found this Domo-Kun bag super cheap on eBay.  Perfect size for my PortaPros!  Ha.
 
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Feb 9, 2012 at 4:05 PM Post #337 of 1,243

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I currently own two pair.  One is just a backup in case I need to send the first back for a replacement.
 
They have such an amazing, airy realness that I have found lacking in much more expensive equipment.  They will still surprise me occasionally while I'm listening to something.  I'll be thinking "Damn!  What's on my head again?"
 
Maybe the most satisfied I've ever been with a purchase.
 
Feb 27, 2012 at 5:38 PM Post #339 of 1,243

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Hi, does anyone know if the Sportapro has the same drivers as the Portapro?  I thought they did but are they the exact same size too?  I ask because I have the KSC75 and did the headband mod with the Parts Express headband and may want to do the same with the Sportapro drivers.  The KSC75 was simple to snap off the clips and snap into the headband but I was not sure if that could be done with the Sportapro drivers too if I don't like the headband it comes with.  And do the Sportapro's sound and fit very similarly to the Portapro's or are there large differences between them?
 
Also, I was thinking of getting the yellow Senn 414 pads for the KSC75 I have but are those very easy to swap on and off with the pads the KSC75 comes with?
 
Thanks.
 
Feb 27, 2012 at 11:04 PM Post #340 of 1,243

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Hi, does anyone know if the Sportapro has the same drivers as the Portapro?  I thought they did but are they the exact same size too?  I ask because I have the KSC75 and did the headband mod with the Parts Express headband and may want to do the same with the Sportapro drivers.  The KSC75 was simple to snap off the clips and snap into the headband but I was not sure if that could be done with the Sportapro drivers too if I don't like the headband it comes with.  And do the Sportapro's sound and fit very similarly to the Portapro's or are there large differences between them?
 
Also, I was thinking of getting the yellow Senn 414 pads for the KSC75 I have but are those very easy to swap on and off with the pads the KSC75 comes with?
 
Thanks.


IDK much about the sportapro, so take what I'm about to say with a lot of salt, but from my reading around, they are the same as the PortaPro, as far as I can tell.
 
Regarding the pads though, its easy to swap, the only thing you have to be careful with is to not rip it apart on the "teeth" that holds the foam onto the housing. Just pinch and raise the edge of it carefully and pull it off. Its hard to describe it in words, but when you try it, you'll know, hopefully.
 
 
May 2, 2012 at 5:34 PM Post #341 of 1,243

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Well I just have to necro this thread back up. So after I got HD414 and did teh quarter mods and reverse mount it, I found that it lost too much bass, mids a little bit shouty in a bad way and the highs are a little too piercing. Intrigued by this so called "bass lens" from the MDR-F1, I tried fashion a crude one from a felt vase base liner. And what do you know, bass do come back. Of course I need more time and refinement to come to a better conclusion but this is an interesting find if I say so myself. Oh this post inspired me.
 
Oh and everything on the portapro itself is still unmodded.
 
May 29, 2012 at 12:01 PM Post #343 of 1,243

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I'm trying to figure out if its possible to take the koss portapro guts and putting them in a skullcandy pair.  I love the look of skullcandy but hate the sound.  So for me,  It would be the best of both worlds.  Do you guys think it would be possible to do such a thing?
 
options
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skullcandy-Agent-Over-Ear-Headphones-Lifetime-Warranty-Multiple-Colors-/320913403790?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item76c2502afc#ht_1465wt_1139
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skullcandy-Skullcrusher-Over-Ear-Headphones-Lifetime-Warranty-w-Subwoofer-/221011470083?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item791773f9f1#ht_1592wt_1139
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skullcandy-Hesh-Over-Ear-Headphones-Mic-Feature-Lifetime-Warranty-5-Colors-/221003440790?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item7917543bbc#ht_1537wt_1139
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skullcandy-Icon-2-Ear-Headphones-w-Mic-Lifetime-Warranty-Multiple-Colors-/221033622893?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item7917d25249#ht_1537wt_1139
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skullcandy-Uprock-Ear-Headphones-w-Tangle-Free-Flat-Cable-Lifetime-Warranty-/320912948077?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item76c24df059#ht_1420wt_1139
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Skullcandy-Lowrider-Ear-Headphones-Lifetime-Warranty-Multiple-Colors-/230793044765?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item7b69f0c45a#ht_1321wt_1139
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-2XL-Shakedown-Ear-Headphones-Skullcandy-Multiple-Colors-/320900216596?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item76c2206037#ht_749wt_1139
 
Jun 25, 2012 at 11:14 PM Post #344 of 1,243

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Just ordered some PortaPro's and PX200 pads, anxiously awaiting the arrival. 
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