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Thanks Jon. The HD540II can plug into my Bitzie and allow for comparisons against two different pairs of speakers.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fatmangolf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 May 2018 at 8:38pm
Glad to help Ash and thank you for the excellent restoration you did on these HD540/II's and on the HD250/II's I have kept.

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I have purchased a new reference headphone, which succeeds my low serial number AKG K1000. It is none other than the MySphere 3.1, from the same engineer team that produced the K1000, although they are now part of LB-Acoustics in Austria. The purpose of the project was to revive the core concepts of the K1000 but produced with modern materials and manufacturing techniques and with much higher design tolerances that were simply not possible thirty years ago. This is all combined to achieve a consistent and high performance product. Here's a mugshot showing the fit to my head. More info to come soon.


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Wow, Ash! 
   They even look they sound good. 
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Glad you persevered Ash and hope the Mysphere sound is an entrancing as you found the K1000's.
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They even work with my beanie hat... LOL Wink so they're secure if I lie flat. Great after a long day at work when I want to relax. They use the proximity effect for low bass so its extension is variable depending on the ear-to-driver distance. Frequency response is pretty much as flat as a pancake.
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