hey.  has anyone ever damaged a pair of headphones by using too much bass?  i was transcribing some fats domino for a score i'm working on, and to hear the bass line on that era of recording i was using transcribe and boosting the 40-80 range (between c2 and c3 pitchwise) by 15-20 db. this is still at low volume mind you. well, i got a crackling noise from my phones after doing that for a few seconds.  i know that crackling and popping from headphones is bad thing, so i turned it off.  immeadiately afterward, the bass on my headphones, which has been quite defined and powerful and sometimes overpowering, now sounds really wimpy and distant.  i'm wondering if those few seconds blew the bass drivers on the left side, where the crackling is came from.
      
the reason i'm so concerned is that  
1. i really hope that it wasn't my ear that suffered any damage, since the volume wasn't very high and it was for around five seconds tops.  i like having my hearing.
2.  the headphones in question are sennheisers that are just over two weeks old and i'm really hoping that they haven't just suffered permanent damage.  

anyone have experience with this?
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if it happened like you say above, you shouldn't have blown any speakers especially in an expensive headphone like sennheiser, sounds like a hardware flaw.  you might want use warranty exchange or return on them if you can, and if you can, broaden your search into other headphone makers.  go to studio sites and see what is most popular for studio engineers and such.
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