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  Reply # 947817 9-Dec-2013 09:33 Send private message

Lol a dark can as reference but I guess by definition you are referencing to a specific can rather than the theoretical flat

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  Reply # 947818 9-Dec-2013 09:37 Send private message

I don't mean as a flat reference, though I find it relatively neutral, I mean as a reference headphone to compare others with. I compared it with the HD650 not that long ago, I can hear a difference but not as much as I expected.

I think some people let their expectations and what they spent influence their ears.




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  Reply # 947819 9-Dec-2013 09:41 Send private message

How is the bass compared to 650?

Like I mean a proper bass heavy track



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  Reply # 947821 9-Dec-2013 09:44 Send private message

joker97: How is the bass compared to 650?

Like I mean a proper bass heavy track


LCD-2 Vs HD650 for bass? The LCD-2 destroy the 650 there, no comparison. Better extension, better weight, infinitely better texture. For me the LCD-2 aren't a very good reference headphone apart from the bass, where they are pretty much THE reference (I prefer the HE-6 bass myself, it's tighter and faster and has better slam, which matters for the genres I care most about, without giving up much in terms of weight/texture).




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  Reply # 947824 9-Dec-2013 09:46 Send private message

I'd have to check my notes, but from memory the bass of the LCD2 was stronger and lower. I found the two headphones had a different signature but both were detailed and enjoyable.




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  Reply # 947826 9-Dec-2013 09:48 Send private message

timmmay: I'd have to check my notes, but from memory the bass of the LCD2 was stronger and lower. I found the two headphones had a different signature but both were detailed and enjoyable.


Yep, they're both very good, while I'd easily give the LCD -2 a nod for bass over the 650, that isn't really a knock on the 650 which are very good in their own right.




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  Reply # 954333 18-Dec-2013 14:30 Send private message

Just as well I checked my email last night before bed, only just saw that Computer Lounge had 15% off Sennheiser headphones yesterday only. Just barely managed to squeeze in at 11:59pm and snag some HD800.

Incidentally, when I went in today I notice they are really expanding their audio offerings - now they have Audeze and high-end AKG joining their already good stable of headphone brands (Sennheiser, Grado, Beyerdynamic, Ultrasone). Can't be many other places to audition the LCD-2 in NZ, and they tell me the LCD-X and LCD-3 are coming sometime soon too!




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  Reply # 954373 18-Dec-2013 15:06 Send private message

To let y'all know the westone 3 driver iem is less than half price at amazon with free global shipping us159 :)



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  Reply # 954376 18-Dec-2013 15:08 Send private message

Incidentally, how is this thread not stickied in this forum section? Demolishes the stickied threads for actual activity...




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  Reply # 954865 19-Dec-2013 14:24 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Just as well I checked my email last night before bed, only just saw that Computer Lounge had 15% off Sennheiser headphones yesterday only. Just barely managed to squeeze in at 11:59pm and snag some HD800.

Incidentally, when I went in today I notice they are really expanding their audio offerings - now they have Audeze and high-end AKG joining their already good stable of headphone brands (Sennheiser, Grado, Beyerdynamic, Ultrasone). Can't be many other places to audition the LCD-2 in NZ, and they tell me the LCD-X and LCD-3 are coming sometime soon too!


OMG we MUST catch up early new year!!!!


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  Reply # 954872 19-Dec-2013 14:30 Send private message

Wow a computer shop doing this? Awesome



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  Reply # 954874 19-Dec-2013 14:32 Send private message

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NZtechfreak: Just as well I checked my email last night before bed, only just saw that Computer Lounge had 15% off Sennheiser headphones yesterday only. Just barely managed to squeeze in at 11:59pm and snag some HD800.

Incidentally, when I went in today I notice they are really expanding their audio offerings - now they have Audeze and high-end AKG joining their already good stable of headphone brands (Sennheiser, Grado, Beyerdynamic, Ultrasone). Can't be many other places to audition the LCD-2 in NZ, and they tell me the LCD-X and LCD-3 are coming sometime soon too!


OMG we MUST catch up early new year!!!!



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  Reply # 954875 19-Dec-2013 14:32 Send private message

joker97: Wow a computer shop doing this? Awesome


Yeah, it's great, I would think the only place in NZ offering so many high-end headphones for audition.




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  Reply # 955289 20-Dec-2013 09:01 Send private message

HD650's for $380 USD Delivered.

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/sennheiser-hd650?mode=guest_open&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=aud1216&utm_campaign=Audiophile%20Product%20Announcement%202013-12-19&utm_content=A

Get in quick.

I can't highly enough recommend them. Even people with much higher end headphones, keep a set of these around.

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  Reply # 955291 20-Dec-2013 09:03 Send private message

Avalon Audio currently has the KEF M500 on special for $300 which is a steal.

The M500 are sonically excellent and easy to drive, so would be a good choice if you want to listen to music on an iPhone etc. without using an amp.

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