xi’s ESP/95X earpads are a very smart upgrade for current users and something to consider for buyers on the fence about dipping their toes in electrostatic headphones on a budget.
It’s a wonder why Sony didn’t design their stock pads like these, Yaxi’s Pro M-ST is a huge universal upgrade for the MDR-1ST.
For an extra $10, the Yaxi pads offer an almost universal upgrade with a higher quality foam that’s softer, plusher and less scratchy, delivering a more balanced sound on top.
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Pros – More balanced sound, More linear bass, Larger soundstage, Enhanced breathability Cons – Reduced bass control, Slightly scratchy feel … Continue Reading Campfire Audio Cascade Cloth Pads Review
Pros – Effectively reduces veil, More detailed, Enhanced comfort, Cost effective Cons – Limited international availability Verdict – This is … Continue Reading Yaxi Ear Pads for Koss Porta Pro Review
Pros – More coherent sound, Greater bass extension, A lot deeper for wider eared listeners Cons – Reduced transparency and … Continue Reading Yaxi Ear Pads for HD650/HD600 Review
Pro – Improved comfort and isolation, More engaging sound, Larger soundstage Cons – Become compressed within the included case, Less … Continue Reading V-Moda XL Pads Review