Show Us Your Sony'S!!!

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    what nice setup. I am trying to make out what headphones and headphone amp that is??
    I am not Sony 'literate"
     
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    It's a pair of ECR-500 Electrostatic Headphones. The box is actually a "transformer/switch box", not an amp.

    I just got them in the mail and haven't had a chance to really spend any time with them yet. They sure are attractive though!

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    Wow. What a pair of audio goodness. I've been tempted by many gear but this looks like something I'd consider as my next purchase as I have two Sony receivers. Thanks for the pics & best of luck with those.
     
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    I've still only had limited listening time with these and as they're my first set of "real" headphones, I don't really have a reference to compare them to.

    That said, they are very light and comfortable to wear. I guess I'd describe their sound as balanced, clear, and revealing although I do have to crank the volume up quite a bit to get acceptable sound levels. I'm playing them through my restored STR6120 (~60wpc). On my Klipsch Forte's, I set the volume at 9-10 for typical listening levels while the headphones require a setting more like 12-1. I'm not sure if this is typical for electret headphones?

    At any rate, I bought them because I wanted to try out some vintage headphones and frankly because they just looked so cool!
     
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    I have a set of more modern set of Sony's headsets with a DAC built in. They sound good to my taste.
    I drool over a set like yours, tho. I never knew Sony made electrostatic headphones. Mine look more like a plastic toy comparing to yours.
     
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    Hey
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    Sb 3555 on top of my ta 1120. Eric
     
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    That system selector looks really cool! How well does it work?
     
  13. Eric n Kc

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    Hey
    Don't know I've not used it yet. Someday. Eric
     
  14. oscarav098

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    Work in progress. I'd like to get my hands on a Sony champagne TA E80ES and a PS-B80.
    Current system:
    Sony CDP-R1, DAS-R1, CDP-X779ES, DTC-2000ES, TC-K333ESA
    Apple TV3 for airplay into DTC 2000ES
    Technics SU-C7000 and two SL 1600MKII
    Krell KSA-300S
    Martin Logan SL II
     

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    Just got a sony se-p900 today. Been looking for one at a decent price for a year now. Other Sony gears include a ps-6750, a tts-3000 in an all wood plinth, das-r1, cdp-xa7es, APM-4's.
     
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    Me too.....

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    I think that was mine not long ago (SW initials on rear of case?). Kind of miss it!
     
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    Yes Sir....it is the one. Just to put you at ease....I am loving it!!
     
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    Who has experience with performing modifications on a ta e88 pre amp regarding oscillation. It seems that a change to an r-c network in the amp solves an oscillation that can occur and really improves the sound of the amp a lot. I read about it some time ago on AK, but I cannot find any details on the mod.

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