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 Post subject: VU Meters
PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:21 am 
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Who doesn’t love VU Meters? Now the guy sitting next to you on the bus can enjoy them as well. Wasted concept for a headphone - BUT…have to give them a “A” or originality. Now if they could pull it off with a IEM I’d really be impressed!

http://www.metersmusic.com/index.html#headphones


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 Post subject: Re: VU Meters
PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:22 am 
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Hipster fodder. Made in England. They probably use Lucas electrical parts, so those meter lights won't last a week.
I can't think of a stupider idea. How much battery life do those useless meters use?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:54 am 
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Cool idea but calibrated SPL meters would have at least served some practical purpose, most people have no clue what a VU meter is.


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We live in a society mesmerized by fidget spinners, those headphones well probably sell like crazy.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:36 am 
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Quadzilla wrote:
Hipster fodder. Made in England. They probably use Lucas electrical parts, so those meter lights won't last a week.
I can't think of a stupider idea. How much battery life do those useless meters use?



Wow ... that's pretty much the dumbest audio idea I have seen. Why on earth would you want meters on the outside of your headphones that you can't see? The whole premise is just plain stupid and I'm a huge fan of VU meters.

But I did get a laugh thinking about how maybe a couple of totally drunk idiots in Soho stumbled upon the idea. "Yeah mate, they will look soooo pukka to the guy sitting next to you on the Tube"


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:44 am 
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Robbie California wrote:
Quadzilla wrote:
Hipster fodder. Made in England. They probably use Lucas electrical parts, so those meter lights won't last a week.
I can't think of a stupider idea. How much battery life do those useless meters use?



Wow ... that's pretty much the dumbest audio idea I have seen. Why on earth would you want meters on the outside of your headphones that you can't see? The whole premise is just plain stupid and I'm a huge fan of VU meters.

But I did get a laugh thinking about how maybe a couple of totally drunk idiots in Soho stumbled upon the idea. "Yeah mate, they will look soooo pukka to the guy sitting next to you on the Tube"


That's exactly right! There is absolutely no utility to the listener. It is simply for the 'kewl' factor. Hipster morons.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:57 am 
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they should have the blue meter for mcintosh lover :lol:


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renehuot70 wrote:
they should have the blue meter for mcintosh lover :lol:


That's three pairs they would sell. :lol:

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renehuot70 wrote:
they should have the blue meter for mcintosh lover :lol:


Been done! :lol:


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Should have spent the money developing an auto level fold-back to protect from excessive high levels.
The selfie crown will love these.

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