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post #131 of 979
I see that you need 4 opamps to do this I would assume one of the 4 is only for if you are doing 7.1 for the side speakers. which one is that?

also can the dac on this be replaced or is it a more or less worthless mod?
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post #132 of 979
You'd be better off replacing all four opamps my friend.

Dunno about that DAC chip...looks like an integral component to the board..might not wanna mess with it.
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post #133 of 979
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It's the headphones. they're rather bassy, with slightly recessed mids. They are ideal for gaming though, which is why I initially purchased them.

but when I listen to music I don't use any EQ, the tone is flat.
Hearing that makes me happy! I hope I feel the same way... I might have to go to a studio with my whole computer and hook it up to their speakers, and hear the same thing back to back to see if my setup sounds the same ad their pro-installed flat setup... that's the only way I can think of... it's a heavy sucker too!

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...Dunno about that DAC chip...looks like an integral component to the board..might not wanna mess with it.
Yea... I mean, I'd love to hear about the saga, see how it goes for someone else, but it sounds like it would be a hundred times more intricate, and it would require new drivers or a chip in the same family that was compatible with the drivers...
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post #134 of 979
[QUOTE=D3DAiM;2121307]You'd be better off replacing all four opamps my friend.
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no need to replace all four though. plus I only have 3 opamps comming since I only use 5.1 sound and so to replace that extra one would be more time/money for nothing
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post #135 of 979
but the day you do you won't have to worry about remembering ho you did it
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post #136 of 979
that sounds about right.
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post #137 of 979
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but the day you do you won't have to worry about remembering ho you did it
don't see myself doing 7.1 anytime soon. and if so it's not that hard to solder in another opamp I would just rather play cheap and not buy another one .
but that's a far off situation.
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post #138 of 979
You can't change the DAC chip
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post #139 of 979
why not? don't do digital so no idea on that. but figured I could ask
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post #140 of 979
bc the logical upgrade patch for the DAC use different pinouts... plus it would be a PITA even if the pins were the same
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