Sennheiser 800 S. Different options with bass

Discussion in 'High-end Audio Forum' started by Ekul61, Nov 20, 2017.
  1. Ekul61
    I have the sennnhieser 800S paired with the violectric 280. Amazing clarity.
    Could you give me some ideas of a headphone under $2500. That I could audition to see if I prefer the more bass less analytical sound?
  2. nvfan
    MrSpeakers Ether Flow
    Used Focal Utopia.
    Focal Clear
    Oppo PM-1
  3. D2Girls
    I think I heard focal utopia is on sale on moon audio for 2.5
  4. Whitigir
    Sony MDR Z1R in addition to the above. Definitely check that Utopia out
  5. Swiftfalcon
    Audeze LCD 3/X
  6. SaddleSC
    Another vote for the Audeze retains a lot of clarity but adds more low end.
  7. ubs28
    Oppo PM-1 is an other candidate. It's a laid back headphone without any harshness. Not analytical at all. Personally I didn't like the rolled off treble, but maybe you can test it out if you like it.
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2017
  8. FastAndClean
    check the new LCD 2c
  9. jmac1516
    ZMF Atticus for closed HP

    ZMF Auteur for open.
  10. GodsInHisHeaven
    Vanilla HD 800 with a powerful amp + balanced cable and a lot of EQ power makes them slam as good as my Edition X V2, while having presenting more detailed bass.
    Swiftfalcon and kazsud like this.
  11. Witcher
    Less bass version? then just try the HD800.

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