Headphone burn in, fake or real?

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by waloshin, Oct 6, 2010.

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Is it true that Headphones need to burn in before they sound right?

  1. Yes it's true.

    5 vote(s)
    71.4%
  2. No, it's just a myth.

    2 vote(s)
    28.6%
  1. waloshin macrumors 68040

    waloshin

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    #1
    Is it true that Headphones need to burn in before they sound like the manufacture intended?
     
  2. Killyp macrumors 68040

    Killyp

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    #2
    Yes, the same as with speakers. The burn in period doesn't seem to be as long though...
     
  3. jaydentaku macrumors member

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    #3
    I am not sure how it could be disputed, much like running an engine in or wearing in a pair of boots.
     

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