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Re: n00b questions about ipods and linux (fedora 6 and 7)



On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 00:37 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 13 January 2008, Tim wrote:
> >On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 21:14 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> >> using a professional headset to listen to compressed/lossy music is
> >> sort of absurd to begin with isn't it?
> >
> >Yes and no.
> >
> >Merely what I have, some comfy headphones, and some robust headphones
> >(those Beyers can have a thirty year life span, even with hamfisted
> >users).
> 
> That wasn't my experience, even with heavy duty maintenance, maybe 18 months 
> average for the Beyer intercom headsets ($395 ea at the time) at wdtv.  
> People get up to go rescue a miss-behaving tape and forget to peel it and the 
> cable clip off before they run around the console, ripping out the cords by 
> the roots, repeat as required till there is nothing left to fix.  One TD 
> ripped the mouthpiece boom out by the roots trying to use it as a handle to 
> take it off as he got up cuz the cord was under the casters of his chair.  
> Took about 4 sq inches of plastic out of the back of the earmuff pad. It was 
> a week old, I blew up as only I can do.  Not a pretty sight.  He got the 
> message though when his dept manager made him buy another unless he wanted to 
> quit.
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well, Dr. Dre has some headphones that likely emphasize the bottom end
and may be perfect for those whose high end hearing is already gone...

http://www.p2pnet.net/story/14630

Craig


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