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#1 Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016 11:16:59 PM(UTC)
 
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  I know, I know, what the hell would you have a headphone thread for at a Carver Site? But, now and then, I use headphones for listening, comparing, even trouble shooting. So here is what I found. Some guy out there thinks a bit like I do, and wondered why headphones were made as though our hearing is all the same for both ears, for each person, and so on. So I found his product at 'EVEN Headphones' or something like that. The idea is to take sort of hearing test with these headphones to get a jist of how your hearing really is. Then put that information into a small module that is included with the headphones that he sells. Don't take me word for word on this, but I did bite, and have a set of these to try out, on the way to my door. I would like to hear if there is enough difference for from before and after. If so, they may be well worth the $179 (shipping included). Perhaps some you have heard of this company?
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#2 Posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016 1:16:19 AM(UTC)
 
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Good luck with them, let us know what your results and impressions are.
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#3 Posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016 3:21:27 AM(UTC)
 
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This is 'room correction' for your ears. I like the premise of personalizing headphones to a specific listener. Slightly OT, but microphones have unique characteristics, and my HT testing seems to indicate that it is relevant to 'tune' these devices.
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This is 'room correction' for your ears. I like the premise of personalizing headphones to a specific listener. Slightly OT, but microphones have unique characteristics, and my HT testing seems to indicate that it is relevant to 'tune' these devices.
 
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My wife has digitally corrected hearing aids. Now she's always trying to tell me what needs to be tuned in on our systems......
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#6 Posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016 5:10:53 AM(UTC)
 
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  I talked a guy that had those sort of hearing aids. Could even get a wireless signal from his TV or phone. Not bad if that is what you need. Just pony up $6500. and bingo, your the talk of the town.
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That sounds about right. Get wifi from the movie theater directly, have a remote for switching programs for driving, working, music, ignoring the husband...., Apparently have 3 direction microphones in each one. 
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These headphones were discussed in another forum I frequent just a few days ago.  I find the concept of auto-equalization an interesting feature that might also help me enjoy headphones.  I wear hearing aids.   So I look forward to your critique. 

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Man, those guys are fast! Phones came in today. Here is a shot of them. This is pretty much something that when I compared it to my other phones and buds, there was no comparison for me. A bit heavy on the bass, yet most phones are the opposite.
 
 
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  And, to complete the outfit, I am using a Xonos X1HA-EPC battery powered headphone amp. It has a crosstalk feature that I don't use much, but the sound is effortless to drive this new set of phones. Ok, that's about it. Oy, I might as well mention that my old phones were Sennheiser HD520, and the ear buds were Ultimate ear. Both are more than 10 years old if that makes any difference.
 
 
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