Originally posted by macdaddy I am encouraged by your suggestion that one of the benefits of the "break-in" period is improved low-end response.
Originally posted by bryant Fewtch, I wouldn't expect too much from that "booster". The only spec they mention is frequency response and 20-20k +/- 2 dB is not exactly hi-fi for an amp. But, it is .
Originally posted by bryant Okay, it's not , but I highly recommend this product. I have never listened to it, but I use another (non-portable) headphone amplifier (no pre) that has the same processor to "eliminate the blobs in your head" and it's great.Maybe you can find one on eBay! http://headphone.com/layout.php?topicID=3&...ctID=0010010001
Originally posted by SometimesWarrior So bryant, which headphone amp do you use? I've got a crummy 5mW portable player, so the sound is mushy and the bass is non-existent if I use big headphones.And if anyone actually has used the AirHead amp and is willing to comment on it, I'd love to hear from them. I'll check the popular headphone discussion forums in the meantime.
Originally posted by ff123 I have Grado SR325, and I performed two hearing tests with them separated by about a year. The first time the headphones were about a month old. The data I have seems to suggest that Grado's do improve in bass with use. See:http://ff123.net/audiogram.htmlff123
Originally posted by macdaddy I am encouraged by your suggestion that one of the benefits of the "break-in" period is improved low-end response. I just took the plunge into the world of Grado, purchasing the sr-125 model. The reason I stepped up from the 60s and 80s was supposedly superior bass. However I have only listened to them for approximately 2 hours total...The mids and highs sound fantastic, but I prefer my bass a little more thumpin'-hopefully breaking these in will do the trick...
Originally posted by JonPike BTW macdaddy.. about the 125's, I have read are ones that will benefit from an amp.. might be part of the low bass problem. And yes, bass seems to be an area that improves with putting some hours on headphones.I've heard it suggested to "hurry" the break in process, to throw them in your sock drawer (or just put them in a room far from you) while playing fairly loud wide range music for a day or two straight..