The JPS Labs: Abyss AB-1266 Impressions Thread
Jul 18, 2017 at 12:56 PM Post #5,611 of 18,831

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Phi for me is a bit more dynamic,definitely more detailed...better separation of instruments with the same incredible bass and soundstage....i am impressed
 
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Abyss AB-1266 Phi review in Stereophile Magazine...

https://www.stereophile.com/content/gramophone-dreams-17-abyss-ab-1266-phi-headphones

And a short video to explain my reference to fruit smily_abyss1.gif.
 
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Jul 23, 2017 at 10:17 PM Post #5,616 of 18,831

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IMHO the new abyss Phi is better than the Utopia...I have both
 
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Is there any chance there's a place in Phx that I could listen to these?
 
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is better than the Utopia...I have both

Did you previously own the regular abyss? how would you compare that one against utopia?
 
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better in all respects!.....
 
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I am!That is my opinion only of course I do not state it as fact.....the downside of the Abyss is the difficulty fitting it....that said if you can over that it has incredible bass,is detailed and dynamic and has a wonderful soundstage...again my take only
 
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I am!That is my opinion only of course I do not state it as fact.....the downside of the Abyss is the difficulty fitting it....that said if you can over that it has incredible bass,is detailed and dynamic and has a wonderful soundstage...again my take only

Cool, just making sure i understood you correctly, because at first it sounded like you said the Phi is better in every respect, so got me wondering if to your ears the Utopia had some things over the Abyss which the Phi improved on.
But you've cleared it up, you just love the abyss :) Utopia be damned.

And that's fine.
 
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Please do not get me wrong,the Utopia and the LCD-4 are both incredible HP's and both could easily be considered the best...in this league it is all subjective
 
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Please do not get me wrong,the Utopia and the LCD-4 are both incredible HP's and both could easily be considered the best...in this league it is all subjective

Totally understand, recently did up a review between HE1000v2, LCD3, Abyss, Utopia. among them i find the utopia and abyss the best, they trade blows. but Abyss takes the edge in SQ.
 
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you need to test the LCD-4 not the 3...no comparison there
 

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