The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
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The lambskin is thicker than the OEM and hugs the head tighter as well. It gives a better seal, which is why i'm hearing more low end bass.
I bought mine from amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/Geekria-Repl...ds=geekria+hd800+earpad&qid=1589852100&sr=8-3

From the Lawton Audio lambskin angled ear pads, sheepskin feels softer and more supple, which makes less grip on the skin made by clamping. Other than that, the Accessory House Global leather ear pads look to be very similar to the Geekrias.
 
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Hi Lawton, Warmer and a bit more bass is what I want from my HD800, so which are the best lambskin pads I should go for? I also need to check if they are available in Amazon AU or not.
From the Lawton Audio lambskin angled ear pads, sheepskin feels softer and more supple, which makes less grip on the skin made by clamping. Other than that, the Accessory House Global leather ear pads look to be very similar to the Geekrias.
 
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From the Lawton Audio lambskin angled ear pads, sheepskin feels softer and more supple, which makes less grip on the skin made by clamping. Other than that, the Accessory House Global leather ear pads look to be very similar to the Geekrias.
That particular pad was out of stock until a few weeks so I splurged and paid $10 more for Geekria.

quite happy with the purchase.
 
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Did the earpad swap to lambskin.
First thing I noticed was an increase in low end bass quantity
Second, overall signature is warmer
Third, lambskin earpads are much more comfy

Can somebody recommend headband replacement? The HD800 I bought has headband that's at the end of its life.
Might try the Dekoni nuggets.
 
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Did the earpad swap to lambskin.
First thing I noticed was an increase in low end bass quantity
Second, overall signature is warmer
Third, lambskin earpads are much more comfy

Can somebody recommend headband replacement? The HD800 I bought has headband that's at the end of its life.

I use this to contain the tiny specks coming off and provide more soft grip on my hair, just button it with the flap over the back of your head:

https://www.amazon.com/Headphone-Se...6&sprefix=geekria+headband+&sr=8-3&th=1&psc=1
 
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I bought a replacement headband (to contain the tiny specks coming off...lol).

I could only find one place where I could easily purchase it -- some guy from England on ebay. what, Sennheiser?

The package is still on its way to me. It is supposed to be a Sennheiser part.
 
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I recently tried these Accessory House Global sheepskin ear pads out on my HD800:

https://www.amazon.com/Replacement-Sennheiser-HD800-HD800S-Sheepskin/dp/B07MXB8XKQ

and felt the same way as you with your Dekoni Elite Sheepskin ear pads. If the HD800 drivers and earcups were not sensitive with amping, then ear pad thickness would not matter to me, which is why I picked the Accessory House Global sheepskin ear pads. Oh yeah, they are $40/pair, too. :)

How is the comfort of the AHG pads? I recently purchased a set of AHG pads for my D2000 and they turned out to be really uncomfortable (too hard)...I could only use them for 10-15 minutes (ZMF Ori pads solved the problem).
 
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