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what headphones with Buchla 200e

Post by amnesia » Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:40 am

Just out of interest what headphones do people listen to when using the 200e

I love my Sony MDR V6 I find them to be very uncoloured

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Post by ndkent » Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:26 am

I like variety of monitoring options not one in particular. Especially considering the 200e has 4 channel options. Generally I monitor out my audio interface with some not top of the line but decent mid 1990s Sennheisers - if it's stereo. I generally do the patching with monitors.

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Post by Lyonel » Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:33 am

Will listen to it with a MDR CD3000 Sony, i have an Ultrasone, but it sounds kind of strange to me.

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Post by amnesia » Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:51 am

i was thinking about getting some of the top notch Grados..

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Post by timmah » Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:18 am

grados arent that flat in terms of freq response. also they can be uncomfortable.

I prefer sennheiser HD650 or 600s. great headphones and super comfy.

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Post by amnesia » Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:51 am

HI Timmah

I am just about to get on the plane back to Melbourne :-)

I had some Grados once , the lower end models and they were great sounding but agree they were really uncomfortable

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Post by LDT » Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:59 am

great sounding but agree they were really uncomfortable
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Post by prscrptn » Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:37 am

I use Sony MDR - v6; they are very comfortable and have a flat response.

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Post by wetterberg » Sun Aug 02, 2009 8:46 am

I agree with prscrptn, the Sony MDRs are monitor-grade, nice and flat response, and they'll take all the bass you can throw at them, quite unlike open headphones - for subby stuff you need good isolation.

I use the Sony MDR 7509, and they're INCREDIBLY comfortable, yet they'll boom like nobodys business. They're also loud enough to use on stage :sb:

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Post by antennafarm » Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:38 am

i don't have a 200e (shame on me!), but i've been using a pair of sony mdr-7506's for something along the lines of nine years and they've really taken a beating (literally: travels in the US and europe, afghanistan, iraq) and still sound great (actually, i think they've kinda gotten better). they look a little ratty now but are extremely comfortable.

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Post by amnesia » Sun Aug 02, 2009 11:04 pm

my MDR V6s have been with me now for 5 years and i have changed the pads over to the velvet, real nice i remember trying sennheisers and the sonys when buying them in singapore and went with the mdrv6 because they seemed most accurate...i did own some AKG 770s but they added too much bass...i dont understand why people would want anything but an uncoloured sound???

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Post by Lyonel » Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:03 am

amnesia wrote:my MDR V6s have been with me now for 5 years and i have changed the pads over to the velvet?
you're lucky , my MDR CD3000 Pads disaggregate and it seems there is nothing i could do. :despair:

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Post by amnesia » Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:24 am

Beyer DT250 velour pads.

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Post by Lyonel » Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:36 am

Thanks Ross, will try that after vacation. :boat:

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Post by rlainhart » Mon Aug 03, 2009 1:17 pm

I use the Sony MDR-V900, which I'm very happy with - they're comfortable and accurate, as far as I can tell. I don't think they're made anymore, but I believe the MDR-V900HD is the current incarnation.

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Post by Reptil » Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:38 am

rlainhart wrote:I use the Sony MDR-V900, which I'm very happy with - they're comfortable and accurate, as far as I can tell. I don't think they're made anymore, but I believe the MDR-V900HD is the current incarnation.
yes, I have those too.
the emaphasis is on the high freq. range, compared to my sennheisers (various HD25) and AKG (K301). Erikah Badu used these Sony headphones for her last album, appearantly they alow female vocalists to focus on their voice better.
oh I don't have a buchla, but some nice studio stuff.

I'm going to get some Beyerdynamic DT-770 they sound very good to me (freq. response is balanced inbetween the HD25 and the MDR)

take care you got the right impedance to match with any headphone amp. (lower ohms is easier to drive from amp)
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Post by amnesia » Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:24 pm

i had some DT 770 they added too much bottom end

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