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Old 24-12-2012, 11:33 PM   #16
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Only hooted ckm500is without trying and now already collecting dust. Waiting for ad2000x
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Old 25-12-2012, 01:15 AM   #17
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Wheeeee... Awesome thread

Starting ATH fan here... Currently a student so $$ to buy more gear.

Entered the head-fi world when my bro passed me his ATH-ES55 when he upgraded to the ES7 in March 2012. When I first listened to it, it was heaven. But after a while, I craved for more. So I went to listen to various headphones of different brands and realised that I really loved the Audio Technica sound signature. Could not resist the tempation and finally hooted a used ATH-ES10 on 1st November despite me originally planning to buy a new headphone only in March 2013 to protect my wallet a bit. Then I realised that I have to protect and take proper care of my investment. So I bought a used AT-HPP5 on 5th November as well as a microfibre cloth from daiso to wipe the headphone after use. Soon found the earpads to be abit bian, and ESW11LTD just released, so kanna poison to get the lambskin earpads as replacement (lucky stocks not in yet) After the headphone meet on Sunday, I fell in love with the ODAC+O2 combo and just hooted a used one on Christmas Eve. Well, it has been a rough journey this 2 months, hope that my wallet can finally take a long deserved break. (But considering the fact that I still don't have a DAP... I'm not really sure...) My brother would be using the ODAC+O2 first until he goes into Army in a few months =D

Setup:
Laptop > (ODAC+O2) > ES10
Sony Xperia Neo V > ES10

Gears in my house:
ES10 (+AT-HPP5)
ES7
ES55
ODAC+O2
Xperia Neo V

I think my next hoot would be the full sized Art Monitors or Air Dynamics for home use =D

Also would want to try ATH in ears as well as their amps next time.

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Old 25-12-2012, 01:17 AM   #18
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I think maybe we should start posting some pictures of our ATH gears and maybe share some reviews, knowledge, information, etc... about the ATH gears...

Maybe bro Randius can compile all the sharing and information in the first thread?
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Old 25-12-2012, 01:42 AM   #19
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Headphone/Earphone
DAC/AMP
DAP
Used to own

19 Members:

Randius
  • ATH-W1000
  • ATH-W1000X
  • ATH-ESW11 Ltd
  • ATH-EW9
  • ATH-EC700
  • ATH-CK9
  • ATH-CK10
  • AT-HA26D
  • ATH-ESW9

Desktop Rig: Macbook Air > AudioQuest Forest USB > Musical Fidelity V-Link II > AudioQuest Forest Optical > ATH-HA26D > W1000/W1000X/ESW11

shsh91
  • ATH-W3000ANV
  • ATH-ESW11LTD
  • ATH-CK100
  • ATH-ES7

postfix
  • ATH-A500
  • ATH-CK100PRO

I_M_TOMMY
  • ATH-W3000ANV
  • ATH-ESW11LTD

Haonan
  • ATH-AD1000PRM
  • ATH-W100
  • ATH-ESW9
  • ATH-FC700 (Red)
  • ATH-FC700 (White)
  • ATH-CK100PRO
  • ATH-CK100
  • ATH-CK9
  • ATH-CM700Ti
  • AT-PHA05BT LTD
  • AT-PHA10
  • GOLDLINK series interconnects

bobby29
  • ATH-ESW11LTD
  • Cowon Z2

guan22
  • ATH-ESW9 (TWag2 cable)

jacktaris
  • ATH-ES7
  • Fiio E17
  • ATH-M50

weng
  • ATH-CKM500iS

LongBigBronzeElephantFish
  • ATH-ES10
  • ATH-ES55
  • JDS Labs ODAC+O2 Combo
  • Sony Xperia Neo V
  • AT-HPP5

Laptop Rig: Laptop > ODAC+O2 > ATH-ES10
Portable Rig: Sony Xperia Neo V > ATH-ES10

LongBigBronzeElephantFish's brother
  • ATH-ES7
  • JDS Labs ODAC+O2 Combo
  • Sony Xperia Neo V

Laptop Rig: Laptop > ODAC+O2 > ATH-ES7
Portable Rig: Sony Xperia Neo V > ATH-ES7

xbfloater
  • ATH-M50
  • ATH-CKM55

nekatrall
  • ATH-ES7 (Heavily modified)

LemonT
  • ATH-ESW10JPN
  • ATH-ESW11LTD

Dle4e_2005
  • ATH-CK100
  • ATH-CK10
  • ATH-CK7
  • Sony Walkman Z1070

kentgh
  • ATH-CK100PRO

InSpy
  • ATH-ES7
  • ATH-CKS90LTD
  • ATH-CKS1000

yello_bird_fly
  • ATH-CKM500iS
  • ATH-CKS99
  • ATH-A900X
  • ATH-M50s/LE

NY__chickenpie
  • ATH-M50

kusanagivn
  • ATH-M50
  • ATH-AD700
  • ATH-AD900
  • ATH-AD2000
  • ATH-W5000
  • ATH-ESW10JPN
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Old 25-12-2012, 02:50 AM   #20
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@LBBEF: The product list will be a huge one, so I didn't really want to start on it and what's more, it will be easier for people to provide opinion on gears they actually own. So maybe a list of who-owns-what may be more useful.

AT amps has very limited range and are very difficult to find locally as AT SEA is not bringing much of them in. Previously, there is only the AT-HA20 then following that should be the HA5000ANV. I am not sure if they had ever brought in HA2002 and HA5000. My HA26D is one of their latest model (actually already one-year-old liao) and no retail store is selling it yet.

There are some jewels in their Air Dynamics and Art Monitor ranges, just that the woodies are always stealing the thunder Think you should try out the AD1000X and AD2000X once they are available for auditioning.
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Old 25-12-2012, 03:20 AM   #21
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@Randius:
you do make sense
I'll compile a list of all the gears listed so far...
I think we should list our non-ath gears too (our full setup, since it's about trying to make our ath cans be best it can be =D)

i'm planning to go japan to stay for 1 month maybe early next year... and would definetely go have a listen to the amps

definetely... the last time i tried at ad2000 was at pc show... didn't find it that great (maybe it was too noisy there...)

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Old 25-12-2012, 07:43 AM   #22
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Hi all AT fans, I first heard about AT on Digital Life featuring ATH-CKM50. Used to have CKM55 but sold it & just collected a ATH-M50 bought during Sitex. Still burning it in but love the sound signature too!
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Old 25-12-2012, 08:05 AM   #23
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@LBBEF: PC shows and its likes are never good places to try out headphones, especially an open one like AD series.
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Old 25-12-2012, 11:16 AM   #24
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I only have

ES7 which i heavily modified

has any1 tried es700?
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Old 25-12-2012, 03:01 PM   #25
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Or aim for ESW10JPN (time to poison more people) It has supposedly the best mid amongst the ESW series.
Haha... Yea.. I will certainly get the esw10jpn if my wallet allows.. But its 2X the price tag! hahaha... Too expensive for a student like me. XD

Somemore i still plan to get a tube amp to pair with my fiio e17!

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Old 25-12-2012, 03:49 PM   #26
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I would really like to try the ESW10JPN. Hard to find a mint one.
Just wondering, do you guys use ur ESW11LTD outside? Cant find a carrying case for it. ATH-HPP5 is already discontinued.
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Old 25-12-2012, 04:14 PM   #27
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@Randius: True... That was when i first went into headphones... Well, it's good only to test for isolation and the noise cancelling models

@nekatrall: Saw the ES700 at one of the shops in Funan @ $248... Wanted to try but wasn't on display. The ES700's listed on Stereo's website... Not sure if it's on demo yet...

@shsh91: So far the only few ATH cans I've seen being used outside are... Few of the ONs, FCs, SJs, WSs, 3-4 ES7, 3-4 M50 (maybe mixed up with PRO series), 2 ESW9 and my ES10... And maybe a couple of them I forgotten or couldn't recognise... (clip-ons and in ears and maybe some others)

I travel from the east to west for school so I see lots of people on the train (=

For me I got a used HPP5 with an awesome microfibre cloth from daiso... Maybe you wanna try out the hippo cases or something?
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Old 25-12-2012, 05:42 PM   #28
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I am a user of both ESW10JPN and ESW11LTD
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Old 25-12-2012, 05:55 PM   #29
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I really wanted to try CK-100. Too bad it was EOL then, and its not widely available outside of Japan.
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I would really like to try the ESW10JPN. Hard to find a mint one.
Just wondering, do you guys use ur ESW11LTD outside? Cant find a carrying case for it. ATH-HPP5 is already discontinued.
Yes, I do use my ESW11 outside and no, I don't use a carrying case. Too much of a hassle.
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