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I believe one can get into a little hot water recommending a 650 around these parts. That said, I would agree with you on this - although there are many who prefer the 600 over the 650. Current exchange has messed things up a lot. The 6xx landed from Drop will be around R5k (not so long ago it would have been R4k). They do come up from time to time on AVF as well - around R3500.
To be honest the recommendations around AudioGd r2r11 and Sennies you have made where spot on for me.
Had the 600's and bought a set of 650's for the wife.
Liked hers more and could not persuade her to swop (she liked the color of the 650's more).
Hd600's are also good, but after hearing the 650's I preferred them, enough to sell the 600's and order my own.
Each to their own I suppose as its subjective, but the your recommendations to date (for me) have been great.

I Also ended up buying a couple of in-ears , the Tin T4, P1 and a 1more triple I bought on impulse from a takealot sale.
End up using the 1more (cheapest of the bunch) the most, as it sounds the best without an amp so its with me the most.
T4's also great but the P1 really needs power to make it sound good. (Dragonfly red to the rescue)
Will eventually need to sell some of the stuff I bought because in retrospect (after writing this) I have too much :)

Scratch out that lcd2 Ive been drooling over on AudioHead | Online High-end Headphone Store in South Africa for the last 6 months.
 

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To be honest the recommendations around AudioGd r2r11 and Sennies you have made where spot on for me.
Had the 600's and bought a set of 650's for the wife.
Liked hers more and could not persuade her to swop (she liked the color of the 650's more).
Hd600's are also good, but after hearing the 650's I preferred them, enough to sell the 600's and order my own.
Each to their own I suppose as its subjective, but the your recommendations to date (for me) have been great.

I Also ended up buying a couple of in-ears , the Tin T4, P1 and a 1more triple I bought on impulse from a takealot sale.
End up using the 1more (cheapest of the bunch) the most, as it sounds the best without an amp so its with me the most.
T4's also great but the P1 really needs power to make it sound good. (Dragonfly red to the rescue)
Will eventually need to sell some of the stuff I bought because in retrospect (after writing this) I have too much :)

Scratch out that lcd2 Ive been drooling over on AudioHead | Online High-end Headphone Store in South Africa for the last 6 months.
Hey, might be interested in the Tin P1 if you decide to sell.

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To be honest the recommendations around AudioGd r2r11 and Sennies you have made where spot on for me.
Had the 600's and bought a set of 650's for the wife.
Liked hers more and could not persuade her to swop (she liked the color of the 650's more).
Hd600's are also good, but after hearing the 650's I preferred them, enough to sell the 600's and order my own.
Each to their own I suppose as its subjective, but the your recommendations to date (for me) have been great.

I Also ended up buying a couple of in-ears , the Tin T4, P1 and a 1more triple I bought on impulse from a takealot sale.
End up using the 1more (cheapest of the bunch) the most, as it sounds the best without an amp so its with me the most.
T4's also great but the P1 really needs power to make it sound good. (Dragonfly red to the rescue)
Will eventually need to sell some of the stuff I bought because in retrospect (after writing this) I have too much :)

Scratch out that lcd2 Ive been drooling over on AudioHead | Online High-end Headphone Store in South Africa for the last 6 months.
Thanks dude. I remember your joy! (it very much reminded me of how I felt when I first heard that combo). We all navigate our path as best we can, and learn from past experiences, good or bad (hopefully). The reason why I passionately recommend that synergy (650 and R2R11), especially for rock and EDM, is because it was my gateway drug - but it was also the gateway drug for some BIG audio enthusiasts I know. There is some magic in the synergy that the 650 and R2R11 share. It's a superb choice for someone passionate about music and wondering what wonders there are to be experienced. There are many other (and similar) gateway drugs - but I don't really know them. Acid did make a valid comment though, that budget must come into play. It's not easy to lay out R8-R10k for a starter kit like that (especially in these times).
 
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To be honest the recommendations around AudioGd r2r11 and Sennies you have made where spot on for me.
Had the 600's and bought a set of 650's for the wife.
Liked hers more and could not persuade her to swop (she liked the color of the 650's more).
Hd600's are also good, but after hearing the 650's I preferred them, enough to sell the 600's and order my own.
Each to their own I suppose as its subjective, but the your recommendations to date (for me) have been great.

I Also ended up buying a couple of in-ears , the Tin T4, P1 and a 1more triple I bought on impulse from a takealot sale.
End up using the 1more (cheapest of the bunch) the most, as it sounds the best without an amp so it's with me the most.
T4's also great but the P1 really needs power to make it sound good. (Dragonfly red to the rescue)
Will eventually need to sell some of the stuff I bought because in retrospect (after writing this) I have too much :)

Scratch out that lcd2 Ive been drooling over on AudioHead | Online High-end Headphone Store in South Africa for the last 6 months.
I was running the sound magic E11c's for over a year until they magically disappeared at ukzn as my in-ear monitors and for the price they are amazing and I recommend them to anyway as pair you wouldn't mind losing. They perform WAY above their price level and with a SA distributor now they're about R900. Now after that prelude, The 1 More tripple's are in a completely different class. They're now my Daily's too.
 

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I Also ended up buying a couple of in-ears , the Tin T4, P1 and a 1more triple I bought on impulse from a takealot sale.
End up using the 1more (cheapest of the bunch) the most, as it sounds the best without an amp so its with me the most.
T4's also great but the P1 really needs power to make it sound good. (Dragonfly red to the rescue)
Will eventually need to sell some of the stuff I bought because in retrospect (after writing this) I have too much :)

Scratch out that lcd2 Ive been drooling over on AudioHead | Online High-end Headphone Store in South Africa for the last 6 months.
I was fortunate enough to listen to the Tin P1 on Friday - a friend brought it round. Beautiful mid-range! It sounded well balanced overall and was a really engaging listen (based on the few songs I listened to).
 

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I was running the sound magic E11c's for over a year until they magically disappeared at ukzn as my in-ear monitors and for the price they are amazing and I recommend them to anyway as pair you wouldn't mind losing. They perform WAY above their price level and with a SA distributor now they're about R900. Now after that prelude, The 1 More tripple's are in a completely different class. They're now my Daily's too.
Dude those E11's are mini power houses for dirt cheap money (for what you get)! I still have my pair that I bought years ago. Have never been able to get myself to sell them. Although I've moved to wireless IEM's for now (WF-1000), but only because they suit my needs better for the moment.
 
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Dude those E11's are mini power houses for dirt cheap money (for what you get)! I still have my pair that I bought years ago. Have never been able to get myself to sell them. Although I've moved to wireless IEM's for now (WF-1000), but only because they suit my needs better for the moment.
They won several what hifi awards for a reason. I really hope mine weren't stolen, unlikely, I haven't seen frequency charts of them I loved the sound stage. I just checked now and the non-c version is R760! poor ignorant people with their airpods.
 

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So after many months of toying with the idea of getting new headphones, and trying to decide if I want a gaming headset or HiFi headphones plus an external mic, and how expensive to go, and whether I need a fancy mic with an audio interface or a cheapy USB mic, and generally getting myself all tied up in knots of confusion - I just did the only logical thing possible given the circumstances:

I bought an E10K :LOL:

And now I definitely need better headphones because this little thing really deserves it.
 

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So after many months of toying with the idea of getting new headphones, and trying to decide if I want a gaming headset or HiFi headphones plus an external mic, and how expensive to go, and whether I need a fancy mic with an audio interface or a cheapy USB mic, and generally getting myself all tied up in knots of confusion - I just did the only logical thing possible given the circumstances:

I bought an E10K :LOL:

And now I definitely need better headphones because this little thing really deserves it.
Congrats!! Bold is the man who peeks into the rabbit hole...
 

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