Originally Posted by IanW
What I can I say? I call 'em like I hear 'em. I have a set of CD3000 headphones, so I can hear all these fine differences. It was very processed sounding at first. Strings sounded very synthetic, and the soundstage was narrower than the A728. I was about to return it, but thought I'd give it a chance. I'm glad I did - it is much better now, but still a bit on the cold side, compared to the A728.
It's all good, my friend. We all hear things differently. I've just never heard someone say their source unit sounded better after breaking in.
On another note, I picked up an S545 yesterday and I agree with Marvin, to me, it sounds great straight out of the box!