Tip/Advice for a proud new owners?

Headphones, Headsets, Earbuds, Canalphones - stuff that goes on, around or in your ears.
Post Reply
sarithp2
Lurker
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:37 am

Tip/Advice for a proud new owners?

Post by sarithp2 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:53 am

YES! Just Got my ATH-AD900 Delivered !!!!
Sooo freaking excited! I love how comfy they are! I LOVE that the cord is 3m long XD

This whole "Open" feeling will take some getting used to. My previous pair was a Klipsch S4i canal phone.

So, guys, What tips/Advice would you have for a new user? Any Do's and Donts?
Last edited by sarithp2 on Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:53 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
Belial
Devotee
Posts: 1150
Joined: Fri Mar 24, 2006 12:26 pm
Location: Canberra

Re: Tip/Advice for a proud new owners

Post by Belial » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:52 am

Do: listen to music. Lost of it. Sometimes with alcohol.

Don't: read about gear; buy more gear; think about buying more gear*.

Ben

*at least until the shiny new feeling has worn off
MS-Pro, DT880, DT531, DT250, MS-1, A31s
Behringer UCA202 -> Octavart O1
Nexus 4

http://benrhughes.com

sarithp2
Lurker
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:37 am

Re: Tip/Advice for a proud new owners

Post by sarithp2 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:56 am

Belial wrote:Do: listen to music. Lost of it. Sometimes with alcohol.
Yes i've told my GF not to worry if i dont come out of my room for the next few days. Stocked up on necessities and bought some new albums !
Belial wrote:Don't: read about gear; buy more gear; think about buying more gear*.
but but but :( i was thinking of buying a Nu Icon as a DAC in about 2 months :( my laptop is a Dell Studio, as soon as i put these headphones on, i hear a very slight noise....
Belial wrote: Ben

*at least until the shiny new feeling has worn off

User avatar
Drubbing
Lost Cause
Posts: 4651
Joined: Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:14 pm
Location: Perth, WA

Re: Tip/Advice for a proud new owners

Post by Drubbing » Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:24 am

Belial wrote:Do: listen to music. Lost of it. Sometimes with alcohol.

Don't: read about gear; buy more gear; think about buying more gear*.

Ben

*at least until the shiny new feeling has worn off
This ^

Just enjoy them and your music. Add beer regularly - it's the most significant audio upgrade available.

Ah yes. If you're getting noise, then the lappy sound is probably at fault. A budget DAC/amp would be worthwhile.
These aren't the memes you're looking for

User avatar
GougMan
Enthusiast
Posts: 428
Joined: Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:27 pm
Location: Perth, WA

Re: Tip/Advice for a proud new owners?

Post by GougMan » Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:32 am

Yep agree with the others. Music is meant to be enjoyed so just sit back, relax, and listen to your favourite tracks. Add a beverage of your choice (beer or wine always works for me) and you're set :D

Also, don't listen to people who might tell you to "burn-in" the headphones with any kind of noise other than your regular music - over time, the headphones will settle down by themselves.

If you do get noise from the source, then yeah maybe have a look at a DAC/amp as Drubbing has mentioned.

Oh and treat the headphones well (like not wrapping the cable tightly around the earcups or not throwing them around/dropping them/letting your pets get to them, etc...) and they should last a while.

User avatar
Marcus
I Recommend It!
Posts: 15824
Joined: Mon Nov 15, 2004 5:59 pm
Location: Perth
Contact:

Re: Tip/Advice for a proud new owners

Post by Marcus » Thu Nov 17, 2011 10:58 am

Belial wrote:Do: listen to music. Lost of it. Sometimes with alcohol.

Don't: read about gear; buy more gear; think about buying more gear*.

Ben

*at least until the shiny new feeling has worn off

Ben's spot on here :)

Find more music, broaden your listening tastes!
Headphonic
http://www.headphones.com.au
Ph: (08) 9207 3666
Don't forget to Like us on Facebook!

tglasson
Lurker
Posts: 15
Joined: Mon May 16, 2011 10:59 pm

Re: Tip/Advice for a proud new owners?

Post by tglasson » Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:38 am

Definitely Marcus, don't limit yourself and experience everything

Post Reply