Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 58X Jubilee Review & Measurements

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by jude, Dec 20, 2017.
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  1. sirkuttin
    Does anybody who reviewed or tested the 58X know if the driver housing is the same size and layout as the hd600 or 650? driver swapping would be nice since i like the colors of the 58x a lot.
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  2. project86 Contributor
    I'm waiting for an HD1000 Charleston version with whatever drivers they can shoehorn in there...

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  3. allhifi
    Now there is a design of merit !

    Look like anything out there today (basic design architecture) ? There's a reason the finest cans have such a basic 'design' -headphone manufacture is not (as some seem to envisoin) rocket-science. There's valuable lessons to be learned from the past -moving forward.


    Does anybody know when this Sennheiser HD-5/6XX madness will ever end ? lol

    Happy 2018 to all ...

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  4. allhifi
    Those "puffy" balls (those individual headband "foam pads" attached to the headband) on some Senn's (including Mass-poop's -oh, I mean drop's- 58X Jub. is the correct way in this type of headband design -as opposed to the single foam piece.
    (After time, the single foam type pads will compress so much it will impact the headphone's performance and listener's comfort level -that will deteriorate significantly.)

    Just a heads-up (pun) for any considering headphones with/without this design detail.

    Happy New Year,

    P.S> I edited this reply for clarity -hope it helped.
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  5. pietcux
    Hi Pj,
    What's up man? I don't get anything from your post except the Happy New Year.
    Same to you!

  6. RoMee Contributor
    Cooooool.. That will go great with my jacket
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  7. MarkF786

    BTW, you’re missing a parentheses.
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  8. project86 Contributor
    At least he remembered the important stuff - bolding, italics, and underlining. I don't consider his posts successful until they have all three.
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  9. allhifi
    Lol. Where's the missing parentheses ?


    Lol. Touche' !

    What a great start to 2018 ... (you guys are great -and funny) !

    Point taken.


    .... That and a Michael Jackson mask (oh, and the gloves) ...


    Hi Peter: The individual headband foam pieces -is there 4-6 on the headband ?

    That is a much better design than the single foam/sponge/padding on the headband -I don't know what to call it ? (Headband padding ?)


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  10. AxelCloris Administrator
    Let's please bring the discussion back on topic. Thanks everyone.
  11. salaca
    I just sold my HD580 to regret it immediately, and the drop arrived in due time. Can't listen to Grado's 325 after my beloved Senns.
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  12. Sound Man
    Would the 58X make a good first pair of open back headphones or should I consider something else first?
  13. DavidA
    Depends on what you are looking for and what you currently use. I'd say its probably a better choice than the HD600/HD650 since they are easier to drive but since I haven't heard them yet I can't give firm yes or no answer.
  14. Sound Man
    Thank you for the insight.
  15. allhifi
    Koss 'Porta-Pro'.

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