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AveryC
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Mar 5, 2018
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Updated 3/22: The next production run is live! The estimated ship date for this batch is August 16.
This drop will close at 43,050 units sold.
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Hey everyone,
We’re excited to announce we’ve worked with Sennheiser to continue production on the HD 6XX and launch more units! We will likely be able to open up a couple of limited quantity drops over the next few months.
The first of these runs is available today, with 1,000 units (until 42,050 units sold). The estimated ship date for this production run is August 13.
Thanks to everyone for helping us make the HD 6XX a success!
Mar 5, 2018
Huello
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Mar 5, 2018
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Come to papa!
Thanks for another drop
Mar 5, 2018
DenonFanboy
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Mar 5, 2018
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I got in at the very first job, absolutely amazing that Massdrop is up at 42,050 units in a little over a year. Thanks for bringing awesome products and hope to see more!
Mar 5, 2018
chrone
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Mar 6, 2018
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Will Indonesia be supported in the shipping countries?
Mar 6, 2018
Music-head
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Mar 6, 2018
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I do not think so. I think this drop does not ship to ASEAN.
Mar 6, 2018
hug.h
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Mar 6, 2018
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Yeah, i'm in Vietnam and pretty much every drop is unavailable. Have to use third-party services.
Mar 6, 2018
Music-head
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Mar 6, 2018
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Thanks but How to? Which third party service do u use?
Mar 6, 2018
chrone
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Mar 6, 2018
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Thanks for the info.
Is the HD 6xx (650) has the same sound signature like HD 660 S? I test drove HD 660 S and like its sound signature. Too bad the HD 660 S is sold around USD 656 here in Indonesia.
Mar 6, 2018
Music-head
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Mar 6, 2018
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Sorry, I cannot answer ur question since I do not have any of these.
Mar 6, 2018
hug.h
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Mar 6, 2018
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That's depend on which countries you live in. I'm just using local services really.
Mar 6, 2018
Aravindhan
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Mar 6, 2018
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I don't find India in the shipping list which was available during last time, the drop was active ! Any change to the shipping country list ?
Mar 6, 2018
Evshrug
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Mar 6, 2018
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The HD 660 S has a more lively, bright signature even though the treble isn’t actually louder overall, and more transparent like closer to actually having musicians performing for you. The HD 6XX is more relaxed and rounded, still detailed and natural but softer impact. They will sound like they are siblings in the same family.
Mar 6, 2018
Mark_M
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Mar 6, 2018
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I'm curious about the 660S but the price is too high for me. At least right now. I do have 6XX coming by the end of the month. 😁
Mar 6, 2018
Evshrug
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Mar 6, 2018
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No problem! Just sharing some quick impressions, since not everybody has heard both.
Mar 6, 2018
Gizzmicbob
Mar 6, 2018
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August? Damn, I'm not that patient... Still tempted to get these though. Argh, decisions :P
Mar 6, 2018
Painless
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Mar 7, 2018
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Hi, Can I change the shipping address after drops over?
Mar 7, 2018
chrone
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Mar 7, 2018
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I see. Thanks for the comparison. I think at this price, HD 6XX is a great deal then.
Mar 7, 2018
Tech22
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Mar 7, 2018
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Once it hits 42,050 units sold, will I not be able to purchase them?!?!
Mar 7, 2018
EnticeMyRice
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Mar 7, 2018
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You can! You just have to reach out to their support. I had mine changed pretty easily.
Mar 7, 2018
Ovation
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Mar 7, 2018
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You won't be able to purchase them today. However, if you've placed them on your request list, you should receive an alert when they do return (in a post above, it says they will have several batches over the next few months).
Mar 7, 2018
Gronk
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Mar 7, 2018
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Excellent, I managed to be lucky, roll on Aug.. or when ever it comes. Thanks Massdrop.
Mar 7, 2018
Tech22
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Mar 7, 2018
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Ok thank you for clarifying!
Mar 7, 2018
B1gdee05
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Mar 9, 2018
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Just recieved notification that my order is the next batch and is now with the manufacturer...
Can't wait....
Whoopee 🎉 🎉
Mar 9, 2018
g6100s
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Mar 10, 2018
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Probably gonna be the same as the previous drop. Don’t give up. Use a forwarding agent
Mar 10, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 11, 2018
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Mine shipped on March 9th. I received the email saying they were in the warehouse on March 6th. Looks like we'll all see our headphones a good 2 weeks early. Yipeee!!!!
Mar 11, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 11, 2018
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Bingo. You'll NEVER get a pair once 41,050 units have sold. You'll be forced to either buy a pair of HD650 for $320+ or find a used pair that's all beat up. Better save up those pennies while these are still available.
Mar 11, 2018
Zeddy
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Mar 12, 2018
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They might not be here tomorrow. They might not be here the next day, or the day after that or even the day after that, but maybe a couple months from now they are coming back.
Mar 12, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 12, 2018
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Oh I know they will. But at a certain point Sennheiser won't do these special buys since it takes away sales from other vendors.
Mar 12, 2018
Zeddy
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Mar 12, 2018
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Eventually they will stop, I hope they don't before at least 100k units are sold. The more people discocer quality sound the better
Mar 12, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 14, 2018
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Yes I agree with you on that. And hopefully another by product is the price of the HD 660S will drop. With the 6xx selling @$199 here I'm positive MANY people that were possibly eyeing the HD660S as their first serious Sennheiser headphone decided to go with the HD 6XX. It's what happened with me.
Mar 14, 2018
MrBig
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Mar 14, 2018
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Should I have a tracking #? People are telling me I should by now as part of the Dec-Jan group but I don't know where to find one.
Mar 14, 2018
Lekoguy
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Mar 14, 2018
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Click on the "Person" icon at the upper right to get to your transactions page. You will see the details of your transaction, including your tracking number. You can use it to track your shipment through whatever delivery service is listed.
Mar 14, 2018
MrBig
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Mar 14, 2018
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No tracking # yet. Looks like they're staggering out the tracking info this week.
Mar 14, 2018
Mark_M
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Mar 14, 2018
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I checked that and mine says "order placed with vender". No tracking number yet.
Mar 14, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 15, 2018
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Yes. I ordered on Nov 30th. I received my tracking # Friday afternoon. I SHOULD have received my package Tues. FedEx had my package at their local hub Mon morning. We had a snow storm Tues so they held off the handoff to USPS for safety reasons. It was slated as guaranteed for Wed. Now LAZY ASS USPS pushed it back to Thurs. I stayed home so I could be here when it arrived. Not sure I can do that tomorrow. :(
Mar 15, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 15, 2018
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That means Massdrop ran out of headphones before they could fulfill your order. I thought I was going to have to wait until the next train but I was sent my tracking # Friday.
Mar 15, 2018
Mark_M
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Mar 15, 2018
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Hmm okay. Well mine is still supposed to ship by the 28th of March. Would have been nice to get them before my b-day which is the 27th.
Mar 15, 2018
Jeff-D
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Mar 15, 2018
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I just keep checking every day hoping the delivery date got moved up XD. Its only been a week but I just cant wait till august lol.
Mar 15, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 15, 2018
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I had an original ship date of March 28th. Not sure how that determine who to bump up and week b gets left behind. Maybe you ordered a few minutes later than me? I know I joined in he be last few minutes of the drop end.
Mar 15, 2018
MrBig
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Mar 15, 2018
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I think it means they just didnt process your part of the final shipment yet, and they still have them.
They said in the email the last of the November-January shipment was in. There's not "more" coming for the March.
Mar 15, 2018
Newbsicle
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Mar 15, 2018
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Since everyone is putting their shipping date I thought I would put mine as well.
I placed my order December 23, 2017 and they shipped March 12, 2018. According to FedEx, I should receive my headphones by this Saturday, March 17.
Mar 15, 2018
JayBabay
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Mar 16, 2018
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My headphones shipped on March 13 but have an arrival date of March 21, they already got from New Jersey to New Mexico so I'm hoping it gets delivered early. Can't complain though as I ordered them on January 19!
Mar 16, 2018
Newbsicle
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Mar 16, 2018
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I got my headphones a day early. Right now I'm just using the onboard sound from my Z97 G45 Gaming motherboard and it sounds pretty good. I tried plugging these headphones into different audio sources and the sound is ok, but it's definitely much better on my computer, especially after I adjusted the surround sound room correction settings in my audio manager.
Would something like Audio G-d's R2R-11 for $400.00 shipped be overkill? I plan on getting one other audiophile grade set of cans, maybe even two.
Mar 16, 2018
peterbrookes
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Mar 16, 2018
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From the research I have done, this seems to be a highly recomended DAC/amp. http://en.auneaudio.com/index.php?s=Home/Article/detail/id/97.html
Mar 16, 2018
theCgamer1
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Mar 16, 2018
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i got this one and its a really good dac /amp
Mar 16, 2018
nsonnson
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Mar 17, 2018
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Some people say x1s doesn't have enough output power to drive HD650, anyone who have tried x1s mind share your opinion?
Mar 17, 2018
mindhead1
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Mar 17, 2018
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I got my 6xx today and am listening via my X1s which I bought specifically for this purpose. The X1s is driving the 6xx well. I am listening comfortably between 12 & 3 and can get to uncomfortable levels in the 3 to 6 range. I am listening to Google Play Music and FLAC (via VLC) on a Macbook Pro. That said, my understanding is that the 6xx scale well. I'm definitely interested in hearing them through a more powerful Amp.
MBPr -> GPM/VLC FLAC -> X1s -> 6xx.
Mar 17, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 17, 2018
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I have a Schiit Uber stack and a Little Dot MK II. The HD 6XX sounds great on the Schiit stack. With the Little Dot MK II the sound signature is a touch warmer with a touch more emphasis in the lower regions with a little warmth added to male vocals. The highs are a bit elevated and get a touch splashy with certain tracks but that could be the fault of the preamp tubes. Overall the sounds signature is great with a detailed but subdued treble. I understand why it's said this headphone scales with your equipment changes. Any change in the signal chain is conveyed by the headphones. I have about 20 hours cook time on them now and want to get 50 hours on them before I do any serious listening. So far I'm very impressed. Cook time updated to 30 hours and I think I can start listening to them but I'll still play them for 4 or 5 hours per day for the next week when not listening to them.
Mar 17, 2018
Raj786
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Mar 17, 2018
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I already ordered 6xx. first few days it was showing on my transaction list but now its not . I don’t know what went wrong . what should i do ??
Mar 17, 2018
theCgamer1
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Mar 17, 2018
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contact suport
Mar 17, 2018
theCgamer1
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Mar 17, 2018
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do you have the 5th or the 6th gen? or in other words the old x1s or the newer 10 year anniversary one the differences is the power outage the old has 80 mW and the new has 200 mW at 300 ohms
Mar 17, 2018
mindhead1
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Mar 17, 2018
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I have 10th Anniversary edition.
Mar 17, 2018
Evshrug
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Mar 17, 2018
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I keep getting more and more addicted to my HD 650, ha! Though I stopped for lunch and dinner, I literally wore mine for like 8-9 hours yesterday!
This said as someone with more headphones than is reasonable for one person to have. The HD 650 does not get all my head-time, and it’s not my top headphone either, but I love it and enjoy the no-fuss musical nature of it :D
Mar 17, 2018
fooffoof
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Mar 18, 2018
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Schiit stack is in and set up, now I wait to get my 6XXs. Ah the humanity...
Mar 18, 2018
Cika
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Mar 19, 2018
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Hi! Do you know when will we have the next drop?
Mar 19, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 19, 2018
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Good choice. I'm adding a Magni 3 to my collection. How can you not for the price? It would be easy to accidently spend $115 on a bunch of crap.
Mar 19, 2018
fooffoof
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Mar 19, 2018
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Oh definitely. You have a Modi as well?
Mar 19, 2018
Deathbed
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Mar 22, 2018
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I bought that drop which suppose to be ship out by August, why this drop now ships at April 4th?! Could you kindly please explain? Thanks.
Mar 22, 2018
duo202
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Mar 22, 2018
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Whats going on i bought 2 drops ago and to be shipped 13th july but this drop is shipping apr.... yes PLEASE explain
Mar 22, 2018
Deathbed
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Mar 22, 2018
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Its kinda funny.. Im sure they are aware of this drop date and the previous dates and it seems like they dont bother to state even a bit explanation and expect us all to just accept it. What soccery is this...
Mar 22, 2018
MrGrey
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Mar 22, 2018
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Mar 22, 2018
Assimilator702
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Mar 22, 2018
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I have A Modi 2U and a Magni 2U with a Magni 3 on it's way. I'll have it either Saturday or Monday.
Mar 22, 2018
fooffoof
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Mar 22, 2018
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Nice! I've got a Magni 3 and a Modi 2, and I'm about to get the 6XXs so I'll be doing my first listening session tonight when I get home. I can't wait!
Mar 22, 2018
theCgamer1
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Mar 22, 2018
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just got mine today aswell and the 2015 aune x1s drives them really good
Mar 22, 2018
InfiniteOutlaw
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Mar 22, 2018
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I received mine today and am really impressed with how solid the build is for $200. My FiiO Q1 is not powerful enough to drive these, so I have a Jotunheim w/ multibit DAC arriving this Saturday...life is good!
Mar 22, 2018
SnakePlissken
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Mar 22, 2018
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660s is has same drivers as HD700 but different tuning, both have issues when it comes to natural sounding cans, the HD6XX is more refined, laid back and dark 660s is easier to drive but you will need a good amp to tame the treble as it can be peaky
Mar 22, 2018
BorA
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Mar 22, 2018
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So excited for this, but sad I have to wait till august. Maybe I can try to forget they are coming. Probably not. . Can't wait! Thanks Massdrop!
Mar 22, 2018
Deathbed
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Mar 22, 2018
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Yo haha
Mar 22, 2018
JT134
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Mar 24, 2018
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Why the change in shipping date? I signed up as it stated a shipping date of April 4th. Now it is 4+ months later in August?
Mar 24, 2018
TreeFrogs
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Mar 25, 2018
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I was going to ask this as well but I assumed I just read it wrong since I joined early the first day from my phone. Glad I’m not crazy.
Mar 25, 2018
Grog
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Mar 25, 2018
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They stated multiple times in the comments here that the April shipping date was caused by a "technical bug" when the drop opened. It was already fixed by the time I joined the drop. If you don't want to wait, you'll probably have to contact somebody at Massdrop. This is one of the various earlier comments from Will: "Hey Everyone,
There was a technical bug this morning that resulted in an incorrect ship date being listed on this drop. These will not ship in April, these will ship in August (est ship date Aug 16), after the units from the previous drop are fulfilled. If this changes your desire to purchase, you can modify yout order from your "my transactions" page. Thanks for your interest in this collaboration and our community!"
Mar 25, 2018
JT134
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Mar 25, 2018
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When i signed up, i read the main page and then proceeded to give my payment. It's not really standard practice to go reading through the discussion to see if they screwed up their post? They should have fixed it.
Mar 25, 2018
vasichkin
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Mar 25, 2018
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WTF.. Joined, because i don't want to wait until other headphones on the way..
Mar 25, 2018
Kennypt
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Mar 29, 2018
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Is it August already?
Mar 29, 2018
ScubaManLakeHuron
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Mar 29, 2018
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Welcome to the MassDrop "purgatory". May I ask: did your credit card (or PayPal) get charged for your order? I ordered at the beginning of March. ETA approximately mid-August. Patience, eh. Up here in Toronto, the HD650 is selling for $700-800 (if you can find them). Even with the CDN-USD conversion rate, it's still cheaper for me to do this drop. Small comfort, I know., @vasichkin . I'm dying too. My headphone amp's woefully overpowered for my current cans. Sigh...
Mar 29, 2018
ScubaManLakeHuron
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Mar 29, 2018
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@Kennypt ... Nope. We're still getting freezing rain here in Toronto. August = my HD6xx arrive. August. Yeah... f@@k. <:-)
Mar 29, 2018
PotfOra
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Mar 30, 2018
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Hi, I've joined the last drop and I was already charged (few hours after the drop has ended).
Mar 30, 2018
ScubaManLakeHuron
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Apr 1, 2018
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okay!. That’s good. You‘ll Get a set (that happened to me too, once that drop ended). I‘d Print up a receipt (or save it as a PDF)... and now.... the waiting begins.
Apr 1, 2018
awgian
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Apr 3, 2018
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When will the next drop happen?
Apr 3, 2018
MustachioTheGreat
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Apr 3, 2018
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Right meow!
Apr 3, 2018
DevonSevrens
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Apr 3, 2018
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So..... I'm buying them in early april for them to arrive in august?
Apr 3, 2018
MustachioTheGreat
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Apr 3, 2018
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That appears to be correct.
Apr 3, 2018
DylanGallagher
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Apr 3, 2018
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I bought them in February and my estimated ship date is August 13th. How is this production run roughly the same ship date. Kinda frustrated because I would be waiting almost 2 months more, though after watching some reviews, I heard them mention that they do come "a couple months early". Honestly can't wait.
Apr 3, 2018
MustachioTheGreat
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Apr 3, 2018
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I couldn't stand having to wait 4-5 months to receive them, which is why I opted to order mine on eBay last week. Paid about $20 more and I'll have them in a couple days. Usually Massdrop orders are quick, but not for these cans!
Apr 3, 2018
SnakePlissken
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Apr 4, 2018
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I bought mine tomorrow and got them yesterday
Apr 4, 2018
hug.h
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Apr 4, 2018
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Maybe the production just gone quickly than anticipated so instead of shipping them earlier they just open another drop with new estimated shipping date that just a few days after the previous batch. That make sense to me since they open new drop EVERY DAMN WEEKS now.
Apr 4, 2018
SnakePlissken
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Apr 4, 2018
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No what they do is a maximum production run due to costing of running the run The more they get the better it is for Senheisser to stay partnered with MD These cans sell for $500 cheapest where I live, getting them for $280 landed puts a dent in the retail market so maximising profits is what is it all about Senn do this by batch runs of large quantities, not small I know all this because I work as an FBI agent
Apr 4, 2018
hyperlinked
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Apr 4, 2018
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Good to have you on our side then, Snake. BTW, I have a question for you. How do I get out of New York. I also need some tips on escaping LA too. Someone told me you might be able to help.
Apr 4, 2018
SnakePlissken
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Apr 4, 2018
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Just read the script, it tells you what to do
Apr 4, 2018
vasito
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Apr 4, 2018
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I would really like to join this drop but I won't be able to. Do you guys think there will be another one?
Apr 4, 2018
hyperlinked
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Apr 4, 2018
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Read the message at the top of this discussion area. They say exactly as much.
Apr 4, 2018
Charles_Andrew
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Apr 7, 2018
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Cant ship to philippines???
Apr 7, 2018
sparky1725
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Apr 9, 2018
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Hope they’re not counterfeit. eBay is full of fakes, I wonder if the Chinese have copied the 6XX yet.
Apr 9, 2018
MustachioTheGreat
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Apr 9, 2018
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Counterfeiting the "knock off" of the 650's, that's funny. But not unrealistic! They were brand new in box and everything I've identified points to them being real. Always good to be cautious on there. I've noticed a trend that many 6xx's are sold on eBay around the time people start receiving their drops. So people buy a few extra and try to flip them for a little profit.
Apr 9, 2018
Evshrug
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Apr 9, 2018
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If there’s another drop that follows up fast after a previous drop and ships faster, it’s far more likely that they are extra unsold units from the production batch of the last drop.
Apr 9, 2018
Evshrug
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Apr 9, 2018
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Snake? SNAAAAAAKE! <<Time Paradox, GAME OVER>>
Apr 9, 2018
Bradum
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Apr 29, 2018
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Unlikely to be many unsold units seeing as they're manufacturing based on the order.
Apr 29, 2018
fooffoof
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May 2, 2018
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you guys hustled on this one, the 6xx is a resounding success. now, uh, maybe bring back the Hifiman HE-500? or the Elex but at $500, that would sell as well, and I don't think it's a stretch as you can have an Elear for easily $550 on a good day used.
May 2, 2018
ScubaManLakeHuron
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May 14, 2018
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Hello @AveryC ... Re: March 5 paid orders. Would you be able to provide a May 2018 update to the discussion group? Thanks, eh.
May 14, 2018
MarcSpence
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May 18, 2018
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Yep.. he500s would sell well one would hope...just dont build them like the he560 with plastic yoke...
May 18, 2018
ScubaManLakeHuron
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May 26, 2018
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I received an update, as of May 26th. An early delivery!? Sounds promising. (Check your inboxes, eh).
May 26, 2018
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