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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #15 on: June 23, 2017, 10:00AM »
Sorry to hear about the HE-400i's.
 I already signed up for Monday's HD 6XX

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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #16 on: June 23, 2017, 10:14AM »
Reviews of the HE 400i seem to be in line with what you are experiencing out of the box. Hifiman recommends 150 hours of break in. Some have heard a good bit of difference after aprox 5 hours. Like you stated, give it some more time before returning.
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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2017, 10:32AM »
Sorry to hear about the HE-400i's.
 I already signed up for Monday's HD 6XX

Not shipping until Dec though.   :Angry

Reviews of the HE 400i seem to be in line with what you are experiencing out of the box. Hifiman recommends 150 hours of break in. Some have heard a good bit of difference after aprox 5 hours. Like you stated, give it some more time before returning.

I'll run them over the weekend and see how they sound before the Sennheiser drop on Monday.  The brightness has definitely settled a bit over the 2 days but maybe planars are just not for me.   :cool:

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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2017, 11:21AM »
150 hours

That is like 5 days of non-stop playing.
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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2017, 11:23AM »
Actually more than six!!! :bigL
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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #20 on: June 26, 2017, 09:06AM »
Sorry to hear about the HE-400i's.
 I already signed up for Monday's HD 6XX

Did you get in on the drop?  I snagged one.

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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #21 on: June 28, 2017, 11:43AM »
looks like I did. Not shipping till December though.
Same for you?
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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #22 on: June 28, 2017, 11:44AM »
Looks like there is a drop fro 700's now? Yikes!
What do you think?
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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #23 on: June 28, 2017, 11:52AM »
Yeah, the shipping in Dec is what caused me to end up canceling the order.  I'll take a chance that they'll go on sale at some point before then.  If not, I'm sure something else will have gotten my attention by then.  Hmmm, the Fostex TH-X00 look interesting  :pirate

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Re: Fostex T-X0 on Massdrop
« Reply #24 on: June 28, 2017, 12:00PM »
Looks like there is a drop fro 700's now? Yikes!
What do you think?

The HD700's seem to be a love em, hate em situation.  I'd definitely want to try them first considering we can't return stuff to Massdrop if we don't like it.

I haven't returned the HifiMan HE-400i yet and I'm not sure that I will.  I let them break in over the weekend and the sound has changed quite a bit.  Bass has gotten better, highs have smoothed out and the mids have opened up.