Verum Audio - Exciting high performance DIY planar

Discussion in 'Headphone Measurements' started by cskippy, May 24, 2018.

  1. Mngnt

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    Whoops, someone already said what I'd posted.

    Nothing to see here I guess, other than that I've been sharing the KS with friends. Hoping to share the miserable wait, followed by the excitement of getting them with others. Looking forward to it!
     
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    It happens in every campaign and there are always lurkers (like myself) waiting to fill the empty spots of the former early backers to save some coin, so you'll lose some backers and win new ones or people will try to get the early bird spots. I have saved several euros just buy managing my pledge in several items. This was back in the day when KS actually didn't have such a big number of scammers and bad products.

    People drop for a number of reasons, obviously the main one is they start realizing they actually will have to pay for the item(s). Things may have changed during the month and they may not be able to afford it anymore.
     
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    New update was posted HERE. He talks about finishing cutting all the headband pieces for 650 headphones, 1300 total pieces. Here are the pics he posted up.


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  4. Garuspik

    Garuspik Tovarisch Ukrainian Terminator MOT - Verum

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    Do we have some caballeros on SBAF?



    All I understood thank to Google Translate is that headphones are 1) very very ugly 2) comfortable 3) good sounding :D

    p.s. And several reviewers mentioned that Verum 1 has noticeable distortion on high SPL. Verum 1 itself can deliver clean sound even at 110 db, BUT! many portable amps has Clipping cause they can't deliver enough current on low ohm load. Please don't forget about it.
     
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    I'm Portuguese so i can check it later if there's no native speaker here (i am pretty sure that there are several members here that are).

    Edit - Actually that was easier than i thought because he has a little calm tone to his voice and articulates really well so i will share what i thought was the most important:

    - He explained where they came from, talked a little about you and your goals regarding the HP (objective, one-man show, etc...). Referred that they were a pre-production model. Said that the aesthetics are questionable and definitely not to everyone's taste but that the main focus of the designer was the sound and keeping it affordable, which he believes it was successful achieved.

    - He noticed the cable was also a pre-production sample and may be subjected to change.

    - The border of the cups, while they can't cut, are a little to edgy/sharp in the pre-production model (which he reminded again about not being a final model).

    - The confort is simply great and the sound is amazing and not only for the price but in general.

    - The sound is overall balanced, giving props to the mids, highs and bass control.

    - He enjoyed them specially listening to Metal thanks to the presentation of the electrical guitars. He said they are not for bassheads, in particular, but for everyone, in general.

    - The negative side (and he made sure to refer that he was just being picky) it's regarding low frequency. Sometimes low frequencies sounded a little bit more congestioned comparing to the other frequencies.

    - Enjoyed the magnetic cups.

    - They are comfortable but a little bit on the heavy side. He had no problem thanks to the design that distributed the weight evenly enough to avoid pain or discomfort (he mentioned listening for more than 4 hours).

    - Picked a phone and a bunch of not-pricey amps and said they all drove it very well.

    - He made sure to say that this was an unique opportunity for a great product, at a low price, and that people will regret not buying it.
     
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    @Garuspik Very short resume:

    - Questionable aesthetics (he put it in a nice way, also said that aesthetics are not important compared to sound)
    - For the sound quality/price ratio, it feels like it's a steal instead of a purchase, should cost at least twice based on sound quality.
    - Impressive one man achievement, "what he could do with a team if he can do this by himself?"
    - Very comfortable, he liked the generous earpad openings, it's still a heavy headphone but comfort is high.
    - Balanced sound, very clear mids and highs but with great slam and control in the bass, he said that they're the bomb for metal music. Also very revealing but not sibilant.
    - Just the slightest congestion in the lows, shows off the Focal Elear for context (2.5x the price) and said "don't even think about it", giving it the context of an extreme nitpick.
    - Great allrounder, not for bassheads, for his tastes, no neeed for EQ.
    - Easy to drive.
    - Unique chance to get a bargain (price will increase after KS), but even at a higher price it's still a bargain.
     
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    @9suns trying to steal my thunder.

    Kidding.

    One thing i didn't realize before, until this video, is that it will allow a very easy level of customization with those screws/ thumbscrews.
     
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    @Walderstorn LOL haven't seen your post edit, sorry man :D
     
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    Not a problem, i was editing and eating and editing and eating. Trying to multitask cause my gf says that men are bad at it.

    That will show her.
     
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  10. Garuspik

    Garuspik Tovarisch Ukrainian Terminator MOT - Verum

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    Thanks guys for clarifying! I've been studying Spanish for 3 years! And (almost :D) all I know is: hermosa chica, yo habla el espanol un poco and... REBAJAS!!!! Last word I've studied when I was on vacation in Spain ;)
    By the way, is there a problem with communicating between Portuguese and Spanish citizens or languages are so close there is no problem at all?
     
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    They use some old words that we stopped using "hundreds of years ago" but even though we stopped using them we learned them at school, as an example "olvidar".

    In general we understand them better than they understand us but, with a little spicy rivalry in-between, we get along and like to tease one another. Between Portugal and Spain there are some villages that actually talk a in-between language because they are so close to the border and they have very close relations with each other.

    I must say though, every Portuguese thinks he can speak Spanish and no, they can't, but the result is quite hilarious for those of us who can actually speak properly, even if it's a little bit. Sometimes Spanish tourists are left speechless trying to understand that "Portunhol" (as we comically refer to it) when it would just be easier to speak calmly in regular Portuguese.

    Funny enough i moved to Sweden and it's the same "very close but not quite the same language" situation all over again, now between Sweden and Norway.
     
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    You've described exactly the same situation as between Russia and Ukraine. Including "here are some villages that actually talk a in-between language". In fact, half of Ukraine speaks that in-between language.
     
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    I assume the sharp metal edges will be made less so in production?
     
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    Donde esta el bano
    is also a key Spanish phrase to learn.
     
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    I thought it was, Donde esta la biblioteca? cono, I guess that's the difference between cuban spanish and the rest of the spaniards.
     
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    LOL! My wife said the samething. I feel knowing where the bathroom is is way more important than the library, especially when motezuma's revenge hits!
     
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    I'll teach you two most important phrases in Russian:

    1. Ya propuschu (I'll skip this) - you'll need that when you attend some parties ;)
    2. Ya sin deputata! (I'm a son of senator!) - use this in any dangerous situation including meeting with police.
     
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    Reminds me of this: (NSFW)

     
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    That's much closer to the truth :D
     
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    I love Bert Kreischer! That dude is hilarious.
     

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