Which one would you recommend? They look and feel nearly the same, and they're both the same retail price, $1,499, but it's easier to find discounts on the K812. HD800|HD580|AKG K7XX|Fostex THX-00 PH|Focal Elex. AKG K812: You Are There! Close. I hope that makes sense. Yes, that’s a reference price. While I am still throwing things at the K812, I have now spent about 10 hours with it, covering a range of genres. 4 years ago . Which of these two reference headphones do you like and why? My personal favorite of the three headphones Dale mentions is the T90, although I have to say I’m growing more fond of the HD800 each time I listen to it. AKG K7XX vs HD-800. Joined Jun 19, 2001 … It's largely because I wanted to get a taste of a different brand of can since I've only owned Sennheisers so far (except for my Shure E4C … So now on to the most expensive model of this list, AKG’s flagship. 23. People change, tastes change. If you want something in between, look at a Beyerdynamic T1 or Sennheiser HD800 and be happy that you've got a great set of cans. I like Jazz and listen to 96Khz/24-Bit recordings. Headphones: AKG 501, AKG 701, Audio Technica A900Ltd, Beyerdynamic DT880, Beyerdynamic T1, Denon D7000, Grado HF-1, Sennheiser HD650, Sennheiser HD800, UltimateEars Triple Fi Pro Headphone amps: Ray Samuel Audio Emmeline The Hornet, Headamp GS-1 w/DACT, Musical Fidelity X-CANv3 (modified) with PSU, Meier Audio Corda HeadFive, Corda Swing Thanks. Posted by. Joined Nov 9, 2005 Messages 335. Thread starter isai95; Start date Aug 16, 2014; Aug 16, 2014 #1 I. isai95 Limp Gawd.

Who knows I even might start liking the K812. The Amazon price for the moment is $1499 USD. 20 01, 14 Filed in: ... of planars, this is NOT your headphone. You never know. Aug 16, 2014 #2 K. Kueller Supreme [H]ardness. Even though its price is way beyond most budgets, I still wanted to include it to show you what headphones of this quality can offer. Après réception, il "sonne" comme le AKG K702 (comme cela a étés dit) mais en mieux. I have not done a break-in. I prefer the HD600 with its warmer tone, but all three were, and remain, excellent headphones. Musicians and actual sound engineers don’t see headphones and musical enjoyment via technology like typical audiophiles, so I apologize for my personal preferences. You paid $1500 for it, you should be able to tailor the sound to your liking within reasonable measure and the HD800 and AKG K812 just can’t do this as well as the the others I mentioned.