That’s true! But a “linear” frequency response usually differs in headphones because of the way the acoustics work with a driver coupled to the ear vs speaker drivers in a room. I’ve always enjoyed reading Tyll’s thoughts on the matter, and this recent article was no different
Introduction Just the other day while reviewing the Sennheiser HD 471 I had an interesting experience: In comparing…
Thanks very much for sharing your insights! I’m jealous that you’re getting to check out a DT1990. I’ve always enjoyed Beyerdynamic gear, in spite of their tendency to prefer a V-shaped response. I have some DT990’s coming in a few days. I’ve never heard their infamous treble peak before, so I figured I should since it’s such a polarizing pair of headphones, haha.
Thanks again for stopping by.