Mr. Speakers AEON

Discussion in 'Headphones' started by mscott58, Jan 29, 2017.

  1. TonyNewman

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    OK - some folks like the Focal sound, some don't. Ditto Audeze. I sold my Utopia and LCD-X: not a fan. I prefer the sound signature of the Aeon (or HD800S or HEKv2) over the Utopia or LCD-X. YMMV.

    Not sure you would get many takers for the HE560 over the Aeon, but to each their own.

    It would be a much less interesting hobby if we all had the same tastes / preferences.
     
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  2. Resolve

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    Just got my AFO. I was seriously considering the 660s but found that it's just too uncomfortable with the clamping force. The sound on the AFO is pretty good so far, even without burn-in, very tight and present sound. I do notice there's a touch of sibilance. Does that go away after burn-in? or should I start putting some of the tuning pads in? I find myself actually on the more sensitive to sibiliance side of things. Also I find the clamping force to be just a touch tight. Should I try bending the nitinol headband? I'm worried about breaking it.
     
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    You're not supposed to try to bend the headband according to Mr. Speakers because you can damage it. I would just try the tuning pads if you find it sibilant without, it can't hurt to try it and it only takes a few seconds to take them in or out.
     
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    Do not bend the head band. The clamp will lessen when the pads compress and settle in.
     
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    Yep, good call. It's definitely more comfortable now. Thanks for the heads up.
     
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    Yup that was my experience - felt like the whole bottom half of the music was gone. Tried them for 2 weeks with burn-in, pad adjustment, blah blah blah and sent them back. Replaced them with the HD600 and TH-X00 mahogany and it's a great replacement
     

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