All vegan version of the Focal Elegia, but fully vegan, no real leather (headband) and microfiber earpads, to complement the Massdrop X Focal Elex (which has a leather headband). Made with Drop style, like the Elex was made from mostly the Elear and Clear. Similarly priced, closed-back alternative to the Elex.
Possible additional options: interchangeable cups with a variety of wood, something new to Focal headphones. Woods: Gaboon Ebony, Purple Heart, English Walnut, Mahogany, Zebrawood, Desert Ironwood, Australian Buloke, Bubinga, Rosewood.
Other cup options: Carbon Fiber, Gorilla Glass...
Please make. Let's hear support. 🙏
I am new here and noticed Sennheiser is producing HD6xx for this group,... in fact I have ordered a pair. I would love to be able to buy the original Sennheiser PX 100 compact headphones. They sounded amazing and the replacement products have not been as good. How does this work?
Lets make this happen, a baby Orpheus for the modern audiophile world. We have the Sennheiser HE 1, but no other electrostatic from the company for the audiophile that's looking for the Sennheiser sound at an (way more) accesible price. The system should be based on the HE 60 project, an electrostatic with price-consciousness in mind, as the then HE 90 (Orpheus) was too expensive just as the HE 1 is actually. And just like the 600 series it should have a good build quality but using the famous plastic that Sennheiser is known for, which we still have from the 580 Precision and it is still rock solid. And most importantly, great sound quality paired with an energizer that can deliver (more than) enough power to drive the electrostatic driver. I would suggest the name to be HE 0X (Zero X), as it's a baby HE 1 and an 'X' has always trailed on Massdrop x Sennheiser collaborations. I had previously seen that Will from Collaborations said they had already pitched Sennheiser for the HE X0,...
I've recently went through the process of removing the attached cables on my Sony MDR-V6/7506 headphones and replacing them with female audio jack. Once I got the hang of what to solder, the process was fairly straight forward. I needed to use a Dremel tool to widen the hole for the audio jack. I got some minor scratching around the area but I think it came out looking pretty good.
In addition to being able to use any audio aux cable to attach the headphones, I found that a Bluetooth transceiver works just as well. Once synced up to my phone, the transceiver effectively makes the headphones wireless. The transceiver even has a microphone so I can answer calls on my phone.
I was wondering if anyone else out there has worked on a similar type project. I'd be curious to know what headphones you detached the cable from and how much effort was involved. I'd be interested in hearing both successes and failures alike.
The next pair of headphones I plan on attempting this...
Im a little frustrated, my item is going to the wrong address and it seems like i cannot change it.
i had provided the correct shipping address on the account and when i made the purchase.
This correct address was confirmed to me in the receipt i had received from drop. I have a downloaded pdf and email to prove this.
However i can see on DHL tracking that it has listed an incorrect address, it has reached my country and now a new carrier Yodel will be taking over. I have contacted DHL (bot) and they have told me i need to contact the supplier (DROP) to get the address changed.
Ive also tried contacting Yodel (my package goes to Yodel after i pay customs ). Yodel has told me that they cannot change the address it is going to unless a failed attempt has been made at the address or they can put the item into their network and i can re-order from the supplier ( ive no idea how this works)
Obviously i want my item and i don't want it going to the incorrect address when this...
So I just got the HD6xx and the Schiit Heresy and Modi stack. I put in my RCA cables from the Modi to the Heresy and then plugged in the usb from the Modi to my pc. I plugged the headphones in and everything sounds great. However, there is this static and some pops in the left driver of my headphones when I'm using it. I don't want to jump to conclusions and think I have a faulty unit so I'm wondering if something is wrong with how I set everything up.
I payed 45 dollars for one day shipping on the 16th and my package is set to be delivered on the 21st, I have read other forum posts recently of people saying they are not receiving items or response from drop. I got a refund for the shipping, and 10 dollar credit (thank you drop) I would just choose the free shipping for now even if you need a package ASAP.