Audeze LCD2C Measurements and Impressions

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  1. cskippy

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    ZMF Suede pads won't give the same results as the Vegan pads as they are smaller so density is less, almost a completely different pad really. This relative difference should cross over to other similar headphones like Audeze.

    Here are the two on the Code Sex. Vegan pads do a better job of lower the typical planar 1kHz bump.
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    Well thanks Audeze for taking them out of production. Always appreciate it when you help things along. To go backwards.
     
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    Yeah there is no other pad quite like it unfortunately. Brainwavz Hybrid pad is close but has other issues.
     
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    I heard the vegan lobby was complaining that Audeze was killing too many vegans to get the leather for the pads.
     
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    Yes according to rumor, the design team at Audeze misunderstood the meaning of vegan in the original specs. Tragic. In many ways.
     
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    I found a similar answer from @Marvey on an advice thread post about the same question. From what I read, Mjolnir-2 would be a good amp that can drive both HD800 and LCD2C. I'm also in the same situation and would like to know if my understanding about MJ-2 is wrong. Thanks in advance!
     
  8. purr1n

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    Wait until March. Good things happen to people who wait. Won't be expensive either.
     
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    Having spent the last few days with the ZDT Jr. and a lightly modded HD800, I concur with Marv’s assessment. They work very well together. Still comparing it to the EC Black Widow and Horizon 3. Wish I had the LCD to compare.
     
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    Asgard 3 ? ;)
     
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    Better probably if its what i suspect...

    if Marvey is referring to what I think, It'll be out sooner than I thought.
     
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    Oh God, whenever @Marvey says that exact line my plans to save up for nicer gear all go arseways :|

    My birthday's in March, I could probably wait XD
     
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    So is mine. But with the EC ZDT Jr. coming. I will have to wait. But if I have a clue as to Marv’s clue. Wait for sure.
     
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    I've been wanting to upgrade my Jot since last September but at the time heard forum talks about this wait-for-6-9-months-amp and stayed put.
    Guess it's now near the final count down :)
     
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    I've not been keeping my ears to the Ethernet cables so I've not the foggiest idea of what it could be. But hell, given the track record so far what've I got to lose except some time? XD

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    @Ringingears how lightly modded is your HD800?
     
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    Lyr 3 or Valhalla 3 is my guess. I think of the Jot as the Asgard 2 successor.
     
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    Very. I only have creatology foam in at the moment. I keep going back and forth on the rug liner. Never felt my pair needed a lot of modding.
     
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    Either your pair is a unicorn (and Senn has a super outlier) or your ears are just more treble-tolerant. Hmm, still on the fence about sourcing a ZDT Jr., but depending on how March plays out I might just jump on that.

    And a Fulla 2 cuz it's an adorable and versatile little thing.
     
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    Yes maybe it's the Lyr 3..

    "There might be something interesting in March or April of 2018 that might do double duty for LCD2C and HD800 at an affordable price."
     
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    Did anyone say it was a Schiit? Could be Massdrop. Or someone else.
     

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