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Fostex upgrade coming from the Denon AH-D7000

Feb 1, 2017     THREAD STARTER 500+ Head-Fier Joined: Mar 2, 2008 Posts: 614 Likes: 45 I'm doing some homework looking around and I'm undecided on which model to go with.  I know the Denon I currently own was basically a rebranded Fostex headphone.  My DAC/AMP is an Audio-GD FUN hooked into a desktop PC.  I already have an open backed headphone when I want a different sound (Sennheiser HD600) so...

Fostex TH-600: Luxury In Stealth

Ending a popular partnership as Denon’s OEM for the discontinued Denon AH-D2000, D5000, and D7000, Fostex released their statement piece soon after in their highly praised TH-900. Fast forward a bit ahead, the lower priced, slightly understated TH-600 joined Fostex’s staple of premium headphones.Does the TH-600 live up to Fostex legacy? It is cheaper, less luxurious (albeit it mostly similar) than the TH-900, with slightly inferior specs. It would be a hard sell for those who have already...

Denon AH-D7000 vs. Sennheiser HD 600 (Comparison)

Closed vs. Open Sennheiser vs. Denon. I just picked up the Sennheiser and figured I'd give them a fair comparison to Denon's AH-D7000.  Up until the Denon's I was an open-can type of guy (I've had a few Grado in the past and the HD595 from Sennheiser).  I now wanted to get a decent can that was open to compliment the Denon's and boy was I in for a surprise after comparing them for the past hour just now.  I bought the HD 600 for mostly vocals and classical music but I found they...

$10,000 speaker system vs. modded Fostex TH900 vs. Denon AH-D7000 vs. Sennheiser HD600 - Detailed Review

Just got my Fostex TH900 (zolkis modded) today off a member on this site.  Figured it'd be a good time to try and compare them to my other headphones and my theater room.  Before I continue I'll just say this, all of these are awesome at their price range at the end of the day you can't go wrong with any of these.   The players: Headphones:Fostex TH-900 - partial Lawton tune up with new Dekoni pads and some other minor tweaksFrom what I've been told the modded TH900 has a tighter...