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Takstar Pro 82 Review, impressions and discussion thread

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by BenF, May 14, 2017.
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Which headphones do you want Pro 82 to be compared with?

Poll closed Jun 13, 2017.
  1. Brainwavz HM5/Yoga CD-990/NVX XPT100

    25.6%
  2. ATH-ES700

    2.6%
  3. Isk HP2011

    25.6%
  4. JVC HA-S400

    5.1%
  5. JVC HA-S680

    2.6%
  6. JVC HARX900

    12.8%
  7. Bosshifi B8

    30.8%
  8. B&O H6

    17.9%
  9. B&O H7

    10.3%
  10. Creative Aurvana Live!

    23.1%
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  1. peskypesky
    Haha! He almost blew up MY headphones!
     
  2. LaughMoreDaily
    What's so special about those Sony CD900ST's vs other models/brands like the Beyerdynamic DT990?
     
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  3. dhruvmeena96
    Sony CD900st is like shure srh840 and 940 in between with bass extended down

    So comparing it with DT990... DT990 is open back treble piercer.

    CD900st is as natural it gets with HD800 level of detailing and bass like audeze.
     
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  4. atmosfearz
    Here's what I found: you can buy B-Stock O2 from JDS Labs (-30$, It says minor cosmetic inperfections, but who cares about it at all?). So, it would seem :) Really can't wait to listen with Idea.
    upload_2019-6-9_14-11-5.png
     
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  5. peskypesky
    My brother owns the Beyerdynamic DT990s, so I'm looking forward to comparing them with the Takstar Pro 82s.
     
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  6. goodiex

    What about Sony MDR-7506 compared to takstar?
    https://www.amazon.es/Sony-MDR-7506...o&qid=1560102148&s=musical-instruments&sr=1-1


    I have 120 euros, so before ordering takstar if you know any other better option under 100-120€?

    Thanks.
     
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  7. atmosfearz
    If it's correct CD900ST one - around 160$.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/SONY-MONIT...m=123262639498&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851
     
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  8. goodiex
    I have ordered Takstar pro 82 and some impedance adapters.

    searching info about my current mobile headphones, a sony pair, i found they have 50mW max power limit. I have used them sometimes with my dekstop and no problem using them responsibly and not turning the volume up so much.

    Thanks for your help.
     
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  9. sov73811
    Sorry it took me so long to get back but here are the measurements again with 1/12 smoothing and the specified limits. This time, I went ahead and just took a screenshot as it should be a bit easier to read this way?

    CM Measurements.PNG
     
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  10. Sgt. Ear Ache
    My Pro 82's finally arrived. They came well-packed and appear to have made it to Canada unscathed but for a couple squished corners. Lots of foam padding inside so the cans are all good (I ordered without the aluminum carry case). I'm at work and can't listen to them yet but I note in the little manual they came with that the impedance is listed at 26ohms +/-3db and the max power input is 40mw. I think that's different than what is listed on Aliexpress. Also, sensitivity is 98db +/-3dbs. These things should be very easy to drive...
     
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  11. BenF
    Weird - in your measurements bass is falling below 100hZ, in mine rising below 200hZ. Also, there is a 3khZ peak in yours.
    Is that the result of the "revisions" you made?
     
  12. goodiex
    Great for lower impedance, but max power input is going down with each takstar pro revision or what is happening?
     
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  13. BenF
    That's just a misprint in the Pro 82 v2 manuals.
    Here is mine from 1.5 years ago:
    upload_2019-6-11_11-29-24.png
     
  14. Sgt. Ear Ache
    yes that's exactly the same as mine.

    Had a chance to give them a good listen last night. These things sound very very good! They aren't as crazily detailed and open as my HE400i's, but they definitely have a rich, full sound and nothing feels like it's missing at all. They also isolate very well. I was sitting right next to the noisy window AC unit in my apartment with the TV on and the Takstars blocked out pretty much all of it, which adds a certain intimacy to the music. Afaic, the lowest bass setting is all I need. I was using my Fiio M6 dap which I believe puts out 70mw and with the volume at around 75-80% they were nice and loud but certainly not so loud as to blow up, lol. Oh, and yes they are super comfy! At less than $90cdn these are a real steal...
     
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