BLON BossHifi B8 Wooden Headphones
BLON BossHifi B8 Wooden Headphones
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Looking for a pair of wood headphones that won’t break the bank? The BLON BossHifi B8 is that and more Read More

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mattris
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Mar 20, 2020
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Having previously posted in these discussions and been asked about the BLON B8 compared to the Sivga SV006, I acquired a new (revised model) B8 and can confirm: The B8 is identical to the SV006 - just unbranded. The original B8's headband-too-large issue has been corrected with this updated model, which also has a narrower sound-stage compared to the original model. The only catch is, the uncomfortable and sound-hindering stock pads absolutely must be replaced. After experimenting with over a dozen pad models, I recommend the Brainwavz Angled PU Leather Pads, which result in a large soundstage and overall balanced sound. Although they lack in the aspect of ventilation, these synthetic 'pleather' pads don't sound bloated or dark, as with real leather pads . Honorable mentions:
  • The 'dark grey velour' pads from a brand called misodiko (Amazon item B07QWZYTGF). These pads provide a good center-image - excellent with vocal tracks - but somewhat tame the bass response.

  • Brainwavz' Micro Suede Pads breathe result in a rather dry sound, with a smaller sound-stage... but everything about the sound is under control and precise.
The best pads for the original 'too-large-of-a-headband' B8 are the 'Velvet' pads from a brand called LTYIVABHTTW (Amazon item B07FN78WBS). They keep the bass and treble in check, but the real benefit is sound-stage magic! (I've never heard such a specious sound from a closed-back headphone. And these pads also sound great with the currently-sold B8.) I'll go out on a limb and say that the BLON B8 is among the best general-purpose, wired, closed-back headphones under $500 - as long as you pad-swap.
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Mar 20, 2020
spooko
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Jul 10, 2020
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Jul 10, 2020
mattris
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Jul 10, 2020
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Nah, I wouldn't get pads made for the CD900ST, which have small openings that would significantly reduce the sound-stage. If you buy directly from BrainwavzAudio.com, you can take advantage of a 30% off sale they're running on most of their pads... and free shipping on orders $50 and over. I recommend these ones: PERFORATED protein leather (increased treble and soundstage, reduced bass) Micro Suede w/ Gel layer (overall solidity, controlled treble) Hybrid (a mix of materials and sonic attributes. These can sound great but are 'less predictable' than the other two models... if that makes any sense.) Each of these would offer a different sound signature, as well as varying levels of 'breathability'. If you got all three, you could change the pads to suit your mood, the ambient temperature, and the music you're playing. (And when you undoubtedly get more headphones, the pads could be used with them!)
Jul 10, 2020
cap7ainskull
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Mar 18, 2020
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Drop you really have horrible timings
Mar 18, 2020
NoobTato
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Mar 17, 2020
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guys can this connect with the V-Moda Boompro
Mar 17, 2020
NoobTato
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Mar 17, 2020
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Like is it 3.5mm jack connector for the headset to the wire
Mar 17, 2020
cap7ainskull
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Mar 18, 2020
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yes you can
Mar 18, 2020
NEXONUS
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Mar 17, 2020
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They're perpetually $60 on AliExp. I don't see why anyone should buy it here
Mar 17, 2020
DeHanack
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Nov 30, 2019
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I got these from Aliexpress during the 11/11 sales. Build quality on these HP are actually quite solid. I gave it a quick listen then immediately swapped out the earpads as suggested by the community. The soundstage widens very noticibly, without loss in bass and the fit on my head improved!! Get them simultaneously with the earpads. Here are the ones I got, https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/OqLWW3ZO

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Nov 30, 2019
pigdoyou2000
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Nov 26, 2019
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rowaihi.11
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Nov 25, 2019
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Do these sound just like the Sivga sv006? I saw Zeos's review on them and I'm tempted to get them. If they do I'll jump on em. (the Sivga's on aliexpress go for 95usd)
Nov 25, 2019
MZKMXCV
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Nov 25, 2019
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Just got mine, very good, only con is a loss of SPL ~8kHz (noticed doing a sine sweep, not listening to music). It’s pretty light too. EDIT: Vocals sound a bit echoey. But for the price, I didn’t expect wonders.
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Nov 25, 2019
pigdoyou2000
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Nov 25, 2019
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Which balance cable should I use?
Nov 25, 2019
NEXONUS
106
Nov 25, 2019
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Alright, Drop will ship 27th of Dec, and Black Friday is coming (Nov 29). These will be on sale for $60 on AliExpress. Just buy them there, and you'll probably get them before Drop even ships. ($58 if you count the $2 coupon AliExpress gives on Black Friday). Or heck, they're $65 right now, so you can just pick them up now you're in a hurry. Whenever you buy anything China from Drop, always check other sites for prices. Often times, you can buy them at the same, if not, cheaper price without having to wait as long. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32871306960.html
Nov 25, 2019
NEXONUS
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Nov 25, 2019
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Hmm, doesn't seem to be working for me. Where did you get the coupon? I'm from SEA, maybe it's region specific?
Nov 25, 2019
pigdoyou2000
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Nov 25, 2019
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It doesn't matter where you are. I live in Korea. If you sign up with the link I sent you, you will get a coupon.
Nov 25, 2019
Jbug
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Oct 28, 2019
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I'm very happy with these. I added the microsuede Brainwavz pads, some Dekoni Nuggets that I had lying around, and let them burn in for 36 hours on shuffle of all my music. So I'm basically into them for $100, and they sound and feel great. The Nuggets (stick-on pad cushions) help the fit with my smaller head and are super comfortable.
Oct 28, 2019
Mark_M
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Feb 17, 2020
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How well do those things stick to the headband? I've seen mixed reviews about that on the Amazon page.
Feb 17, 2020
Jbug
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Feb 17, 2020
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Mine are fine so far, and I remember the adhesive seeming pretty sticky when I put them on.
Feb 17, 2020
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