Thanks so much for reading my stuff, I really appreciate it!

I don’t have any HM5 pads around here right now, sadly. I’m not much of a pad-rolling guy, in part because I’m stubborn and think that the included pads should sound good. Otherwise, why did the headphone-makers put them on there in the first place?

However! I do have the HM5 headphones on my “to try” list, and so when I get around to them you can be sure I’ll be slapping those pads on my other cans to check them out.

It’s interesting that you’ve had better luck with non-angled drivers and these pads. I’ll keep that in mind for future tests! Although angled drivers have a small impact on soundstage, I’ve found that I value them more for their contributions to comfort, since they give your ears more room in the cups.

Thanks again for reading and for the great info!

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