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  Reply # 1518119 23-Mar-2016 08:24
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Saw Sennheiser Urbanite plum and black for $139 or so.

http://products.noelleeming.co.nz/search?w=137247%2C+137248&view=list

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  Reply # 1518140 23-Mar-2016 08:50
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$99 at Harveynormancool

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/event/free-delivery/sennheiser-urbanite-on-ear-heaphones.html


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1518214 23-Mar-2016 09:55
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YJ:

 

$99 at Harveynormancool

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/event/free-delivery/sennheiser-urbanite-on-ear-heaphones.html

 



Good spotting. Are these any good?

I've currently got the Sony Bluetooth noise cancelling ones (MDR-ZX770BN) but they're nowhere near as good as I was hoping. 

 

They do cover my ears nicely, but their noise cancelling ability is rubbish really.  Also they don't appear very good on the lower end at all.


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  Reply # 1518420 23-Mar-2016 13:37
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Jaxson:

 

YJ:

 

$99 at Harveynormancool

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/event/free-delivery/sennheiser-urbanite-on-ear-heaphones.html

 



Good spotting. Are these any good?

I've currently got the Sony Bluetooth noise cancelling ones (MDR-ZX770BN) but they're nowhere near as good as I was hoping. 

 

They do cover my ears nicely, but their noise cancelling ability is rubbish really.  Also they don't appear very good on the lower end at all.

 

 

 

 

No personal experience by Tyll seems to like them:

 

http://www.innerfidelity.com/content/great-headphone-kids-sennheiser-urbanite#jYcdx2uFIPvb9E0x.97


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  Reply # 1519979 26-Mar-2016 11:39
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Massdrop are doing another Fostex TH-X00 drop, with purpleheart wood this time

 

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/fostex-x-massdrop-th-x00-purpleheart-headphones?mode=guest_open

 

Due August 2016 though :/


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  Reply # 1522174 29-Mar-2016 12:31
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Just got my Geek Out V2 and my AKG 7KXX Black and Red Massdrop Edition headphones.  I wasn't blown away by the combo when I first plugged it in.  Now that they've had about 150 hours of burn-in they are sounding amazing!


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  Reply # 1524954 3-Apr-2016 00:11
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Defying Gravity by Rachel + Kurt from Glee. I have listened to this 100 times, and tonight I tried it with my T1's and a Borrowed IFi DSD Micro. Wow. Just WOW. 

 

Say what you like about Glee, but there was a lot of seriously talented singers on that show!

 

 


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  Reply # 1525418 3-Apr-2016 22:19
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We are off on a 12 hour flight x 12 with our two young kids. The headphones supplied by the airline are massive, and they fall off so much. Anyone know of reasonably priced kids headphones?

 

 


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  Reply # 1526847 6-Apr-2016 11:48
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networkn:

 

 

 

Defying Gravity by Rachel + Kurt from Glee. I have listened to this 100 times, and tonight I tried it with my T1's and a Borrowed IFi DSD Micro. Wow. Just WOW. 

 

Say what you like about Glee, but there was a lot of seriously talented singers on that show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

I listened to it on Spotify with the hi def setting on.  It did sound good.  Great clarity.

 

 

 

In regard to kid sized headphones I recommend IEMs that come with changeable tips.  This works if the kids are at least 4.  Younger than that is just hard.


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  Reply # 1526849 6-Apr-2016 11:53
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hamstring:

 

networkn:

 

 

 

Defying Gravity by Rachel + Kurt from Glee. I have listened to this 100 times, and tonight I tried it with my T1's and a Borrowed IFi DSD Micro. Wow. Just WOW. 

 

Say what you like about Glee, but there was a lot of seriously talented singers on that show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

I listened to it on Spotify with the hi def setting on.  It did sound good.  Great clarity.

 

 

 

In regard to kid sized headphones I recommend IEMs that come with changeable tips.  This works if the kids are at least 4.  Younger than that is just hard.

 

 

 

 

Both my kids listen to TV on my RS170's without too much trouble and they are HUGE, so maybe I won't worry about it.

 

 


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  Reply # 1526889 6-Apr-2016 12:26
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networkn:

 

hamstring:

 

networkn:

 

 

 

Defying Gravity by Rachel + Kurt from Glee. I have listened to this 100 times, and tonight I tried it with my T1's and a Borrowed IFi DSD Micro. Wow. Just WOW. 

 

Say what you like about Glee, but there was a lot of seriously talented singers on that show!

 

 

 

 

 

 

I listened to it on Spotify with the hi def setting on.  It did sound good.  Great clarity.

 

 

 

In regard to kid sized headphones I recommend IEMs that come with changeable tips.  This works if the kids are at least 4.  Younger than that is just hard.

 

 

 

 

Both my kids listen to TV on my RS170's without too much trouble and they are HUGE, so maybe I won't worry about it.

 

 

 

 

If you fly with Air NZ they had great headphones, ok better than average, so I wouldn't worry there.  Most kids seem to do ok with them anyway.  They'll complain about fidelity though since they're used to your RS170s ;)

 

 


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  Reply # 1566905 7-Jun-2016 10:04
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Seems pretty quiet here lately. 

 

My latest acquisition is the iDSD Micro Dac/Amp. 

 

I am also having another go at finishing the speedball upgrade for my crack amp.

 

I also replaced my Black Box M10 Noise Cancelling Headphones for the Limited Edition Triple Black QC25 Bose. 


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  Reply # 1566963 7-Jun-2016 11:07
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Economy is flat

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  Reply # 1594252 17-Jul-2016 23:49
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Anyone have a pair of HD800 or HD800s (preferably) they would let me beg borrow, steal or rent?

 

 


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  Reply # 1594536 18-Jul-2016 15:48
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networkn:

 

Seems pretty quiet here lately. 

 

My latest acquisition is the iDSD Micro Dac/Amp. 

 

I am also having another go at finishing the speedball upgrade for my crack amp.

 

I also replaced my Black Box M10 Noise Cancelling Headphones for the Limited Edition Triple Black QC25 Bose. 

 

 

 

 

Still loving my Final Audio Sonorous VI which was the last purchase I made other than the slightly disappointing Centrace DacPort revision...I have gone back to using my original one due to the small, but noticeable and persistant noise-floor/hiss on the new one.

 

 

 

 





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