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Extraordinary Fostex TH X00 Headphones $399.99 through Massdrop!


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Just ordered this huge bargain of a headphone (Fostex TH X00) through Massdrop.

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/fostex-x-massdrop-th-x00

http://www.head-fi.org/t/788776/fostex-x-massdrop-th-x00-review/780

 

A collaboration between Fostex and Massdrop have come up with a mutually re-designed headphone apparently fitting somewhere between the TH600 and TH900 models, but with a better balanced frequency response. At $400 they are an unbelievably cheap buy. Massdrop suggest 60% of an estimated normal retail price?

 

Sharing because I think more forum members should know, just in case they want to get in on Massdrop's 1,950 unit "drop", which is almost filled.

 

Reviews:

http://www.head-fi.org/products/fostex-th-x00-massdrop-exclusive/reviews/14597

Fostex TH-X00 Measurements and Subjective Impressions | Super Best Audio Friends

http://www.head-fi.org/t/788776/fostex-x-massdrop-th-x00-review#post_12102875

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Thanks... I think??

 

I think there was something like 70 left when I took the plunge ... Then bam!

 

I really hadn't realised how low the Aussie dollar was right now... Ouch!

 

(I should know - as I'm travelling overseas ... But ain't in the US..).

 

Seems unlikely they could possibly live up to te hype. I don't know how well they'll play with my Conductor... So hope I can sell 'em if things don't work out... I'm a complete noob with cans, so not sure it's my bag...

 

Oh, for the love of music!!

TF cards (LPSon  usb hub) -> GentooPlayer in RAM on mini fanless/supercap NUC -> Audio GD R-27 -> S.A.T. Infinity monoblocks -> Gallo Stradas + TR-3 sub Hifiman HE560

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Seems unlikely they could possibly live up to te hype.

 

Yeah, a few people are claiming it is at the level of the TH900 or even better which would be downright silly. An improvement or side-grade over the TH600 is more likely, but in any event, it seems like a screaming bargain.

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