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post #201 of 979
cool... I kinda wish I would have made these mods myself, can't brag so much when it is Soloz2 that deserves the credit

I want to hear your opinion on regards to the difference
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post #202 of 979
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Originally Posted by USlatin View Post
cool... I kinda wish I would have made these mods myself, can't brag so much when it is Soloz2 that deserves the credit

I want to hear your opinion on regards to the difference
Did you get your card back?

The sound gets more fidelity and stronger at bass. Mid are always excellent now are tuned up a notch. High are super clearer and you could really tell the difference when listening to high bit-rate music and those that have lots of highs and lows. Overall I'm very happy with this mod, it has put my X-fi into a different kind of its own. X-fi's that are moddable and capable of huge improvement. I'm no audiophile but I enjoy very features that the card can spit out, music listening, gaming, movies. Btw, C3MSS is fine with 3 opamps and 1 old in Surround mode and Xpand mode.

LM4562 = win. Percentage different 36%+.
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post #203 of 979
Re: Antistatic bag:

At its best it will not be as good as ERS paper and there have been several reports of people trying this on Head-fi and getting worse results (ie. causing static)


I'm glad more people are enjoying these mods! The cards are a PITA to solder, but the results are worth it! I won't say too much else because I've already made my thoughts about the mod known
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post #204 of 979
I never sent my card to Soloz2, he modded one all on his own and I payed him for the whole thing... I believe he actually sent me the one he had in his rig to speed things up and he is in the process of modding an other for himself (and contemplating modding one of the new ones to see if they take the mod)
I can't wait to be able to afford the speakers... I feel I am holding my audio experience back big time by using the logitech 5.1 speakers...
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GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!! I fried my card. I slipped and melted a resistor.... GRAH!H@H#H$#!!!!
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post #206 of 979
Damn, that sucks man. I had a Master IPC trainer did mine.
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post #207 of 979
man! too much coffee?
very sorry to hear that...

was it the Xtreme Music?
maybe now you can upgrade to one of the new ones and try again...?
turn it into a good thing...
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post #208 of 979
if it was only a resister you can probably replace it if you find out what value it is.
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post #209 of 979
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
if it was only a resister you can probably replace it if you find out what value it is.
Those resistors on the board are very small (small wattage) I doubt you could find anything useful from a hulk of solder.
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OK, updated title. Sorry to hear that DuckieHo
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