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I plan on posting a review soon, possibly a detailed comparison with the 580s. Right now, I'm surprised at how similar they sound. Does anyone have any thoughts on whether they would find it more useful to read about a comparison to the 580s or Ety 4s? I don't think I'd do a good enough job of just reviewing them, but comparing I think I can handle.
 
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Compair to the 580s please.
 
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Compare them to the 580's making sure that your amplification and source components are up to snuff.
 
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I'm going to be using my META42 for amplication, and I'll use my H/K CD player as a source (though it is certainly not high end) -- that's the best I can do.
 
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What kind of META amp is it? Is it the "All out META?" If it's not, your comparison results may be skewed by less than stellar components.
 
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Definitely compare to 580. Ety 4 is too different of a product Someone who is buying a HD590 is more likely going to look at the HD580 as an alternative purchase.
 
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Bifcake,

I think I am going to start a HD590 fan club, would you like to join?.

I look forward to this comparison. I just got my RS-1's but my 590 is in route back from Sennheiser and so I haven't been able to compare it with the Grado. Soon I hope.

I sold the HD600's. You should have bought them from me.





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I'm sorry to say this, but today I just bought myself a pair of HD600s. Right now I'm listening to them from a Headroom Total Airhead amp that's connected to my Sony D-EJ1000 CD Walkman player. Going back to my HD590s... Their sound is a bit incoherent! The lower mids from my HD590s dominate over the upper mids - and the upper mids are recessed in comparison to the highs! And the HD590s are only slightly more efficient than my new HD600s. And the HD600s sound much more coherent, to boot.

You can see a full comparative review from me in a few hours.

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It is by no means an " all out" META42. It's a portable, AD845s, 9v. I would imagine any bias from subpar amplification would be in favor of the 590s. I am very happy with the amp. The source is what concerns me most. I'll use both my H/K and Toshiba DVD player (6200, if you care).

To further complicate things, I have a Vision 1 that I could use with the 590.

Since I'm used to listening to the 580s, I believe I will just put in some general non-critical listening on the 590s this weekend, and start comparing them to the 580s next week.
 
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Bifcake,

I think I am going to start a HD590 fan club, would you like to join?.

I look forward to this comparison. I just got my RS-1's but my 590 is in route back from Sennheiser and so I haven't been able to compare it with the Grado. Soon I hope.

I sold the HD600's. You should have bought them from me.

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Brian



Brian,

I'd love to join your 590 fan club! I'll serve as the voice of reason. It'll be like being back in kindergarten again. I'll be like the teacher:

"Now, now kids... put away your 590 toys. We're going to have a serious music listening lesson now. Brian, I know you want to play with your toy... yes, I know you like it... No Brian, you may not take it for critical listening... Yes, I know you think they sound good, but this is serious time now. Play time is over... If you're a good boy, I'll let you play with Etymotics later."
 
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Hey Brian,

I took the liberty of making an Avatar for you. Enjoy.
 
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Here it is:
 
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Bifcake,

You are nuts! Your saving grace is that you are also very funny.





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Brian,

I'd love to join your 590 fan club! I'll serve as the voice of reason. It'll be like being back in kindergarten again. I'll be like the teacher:

"Now, now kids... put away your 590 toys. We're going to have a serious music listening lesson now. Brian, I know you want to play with your toy... yes, I know you like it... No Brian, you may not take it for critical listening... Yes, I know you think they sound good, but this is serious time now. Play time is over... If you're a good boy, I'll let you play with Etymotics later."


 
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Quote:

Originally posted by bifcake
Brian,

I'd love to join your 590 fan club! I'll serve as the voice of reason. It'll be like being back in kindergarten again. I'll be like the teacher:

"Now, now kids... put away your 590 toys. We're going to have a serious music listening lesson now. Brian, I know you want to play with your toy... yes, I know you like it... No Brian, you may not take it for critical listening... Yes, I know you think they sound good, but this is serious time now. Play time is over... If you're a good boy, I'll let you play with Etymotics later."


[size=medium]ROTFLMAO!![/size]


Now that reminds me of the experience that I have had debating with Magicthyse over his so-called virtues of those Sony you-know-whats.
 
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