fitted out my Sennheiser HD600s with new earpads and headband. upgraded them with a Lavricables 14-core silver litz cable whilst i was at it (please don't harangue me about whether or not fancy cables do anything, the originals were wrecked). capped it off with a Viablue 6.35mm headphone jack.
the hd600s are probably the most classic all-round headphone of the last 25 years imo. i’ve had in-ears that sound better with less input (i.e. for phone or office listening), and no doubt there are finer options if you want to spend silly money nearer $1000. but rig these things up to an amplifier and the sky is the limit. they seem to go to higher and higher plateaus of fidelity, the more juice you give them. the only downside is that without proper amplification they can sound a bit gauzy and flabby.
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