Now that Amazon is retailing them at 899 (as opposed the the 1249 launch price and lower than the previous 999 retail), we should be able to drill the price down even lower than the last Massdrop price (820), no? That's when I last bought a pair.
Asking because if we can, it would let me buy another pair at potentially less than the replacement cost of the two buds I've got.
Specialist iFi audio ZEN DAC Signature now on sale on Drop!
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iFi audio launch TODAY on DROP exclusive CAN to maximise your Sennheiser HD 6XX headphones!
We have been working hard to bring you an exciting new product which is our ZEN CAN Signature 6XX which is a custom version of our soon to be released ZEN CAN. This will initially be sold exclusively via Drop.com. Our ZEN CAN is a remarkably capable yet affordable desk-top size analogue headphone amp. The exclusive Signature version takes the concept further and includes a unique feature – an optional EQ circuit specifically designed to optimise performance with one of the most successful high-quality headphones on the market, the Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX.
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I bought AKG K7XX 'limited edition' in 2017. Good headphones. A bit cumbersome for travel. Good for at home use.
At the start of 2020 I noticed the elastic that is meant to pull the ear cups upwards to counter their weight and to fit heads smaller than max size, this elastic has totally fallen apart. It has no spring anymore. So now the ear cups sit too low. It's uncomfortable and affects the sound quality.
I am very disappointed considering it is such a simple component to get right... just don't cheap out on it.
I would post a photo but that will have to come later as I am on my PC.
What can be done to fix this??? Warranty? DIY?
Thanks for your thoughts.
Im into records and the price on line of good stuff has been sky rocketing so much so that it’s difficult to buy 1st releases of popular titles in mint or near mint condition, so I’ve had to start looking at VG+ on down with all the clicks pops and crackle that comes with these gradings. Back in the 1980’s some tech guys were looking at gadgets to remove unwanted noises from vinyl but it seemed they never could get it right and the music suffered but now this company Sweetvinyl, using the latest tech seems to have kicked a goal. They have these Sugar Cube models; SC 1 which removes the noise using Analogue to Digital conversion then Digital to Analogue conversion or DAC so the music comes out unaltered but those annoying noises are gone and SC2 which does the same but also allows recording and has a screen showing info on the album. If your on any kind of a budget like me it means you can get those hard to pay for titles at affordable prices so...
Why Doesn't Massdrop offer any DACs capable of rendering MQA files?
Especially for those of us who subscribe to TIDAL Masters, it would be nice to have an MQA option. For those who think MQA is snake-oil, fine, you don't have to buy it. But for those of us who believe MQA offers real benefits, it would be nice if Massdrop provided one or two MQA rendering DACs among the several dozen DACs it offers.
Does anyone know for how long the "DROP + HIFIMAN HE-35X HEADPHONES"(https://drop.com/buy/drop-hifiman-he-35x-headphones) are going to be for sale(75€), if they are at this price just for BF our if they have been at this price for a while?