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Monoprice Monolith M1060 and M560 Planar Headphones

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by wordfool, Sep 13, 2016.
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  1. IBJamon
    If you don't want to drop $150 like some of these suggestions, I did this and it helped a ton:

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  2. Shroomalistic
    i hate you guys!! Been contemplating a new headband for a while. Still can justify spending 300 on can, 150 on headband and 80 on pads when i could have just got audeze's
  3. westyjeff
    Where's the fun in that? i do understand though,,,
  4. IBJamon
    As much as I like these headphones, I can't make that justification. I'm willing to spend ~$50 on mods, sure. But not >$200. I would rather just buy some better headphones at that point...

    I don't want to rain on anyone's parade, but I just wanted to provide a counterpoint to some that are willing to spend so much on mods.
  5. OldDude04
    Well, the reason I have no problem putting money into the M1060 is that I've owned LCD2.2 Pre-fazors, HE-560, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow open as well as some dynamic driver sets like the Focal Elear and they've all been sold off. I just like the M1060 better, so spending the money to make them much more comfortable and sound even better makes perfect sense to me.

    I understand others might not feel the same way, I'm just explaining why I myself have done the more costly mods.
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  6. DrSchnickistein
    Hmmm... I wonder if I can make an adaptor so it can use modhouse's head strap... This way people won't have to pay for 150 bucks. I know I wouldn't
  7. IBJamon
    That looks like a nice strap! The foam cover mod I mentioned earlier looks very similar in comfort, but maybe the leather is nicer.
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  8. DrSchnickistein
    Yeah, they're very nice upgrades for T50RP and are standard on Argons. If we can integrate them... Particularly the deerskin
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  9. DrSchnickistein
    The resistor ladder dac I have in mind is Soekris 1021 to pair with m1060 but then again I like everything DIY(you can get them in modhouse too!) :D
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  10. quisxx
    Same. Glad I'm not the only oddball around here
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  11. OldDude04
    Nope, you're not alone. I like my M1060 enough that when they had a sale I bought another pair as a spare, lol.
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  12. jotaku
    Yeah I've owned and demoed a lot of headphones and keep coming back to the M1060. Price to performance just can't be beat in my opinion.
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  13. westyjeff
    I put some speaker grill cloth under the printed back covers, the grill screws are holding it in place, I think it helped the bass a bit. I was just trying to hide the driver but it has made a difference. So unlike the original foam that was in between and touching the driver the grill cloth is right behind the grill.
  14. OldDude04
  15. westyjeff
    Yup, ask and you shall receive,,


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