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my old home stereo system consisted of a rotel rb-1070 amp, rotel rc-1070 pre-amp, rotel rdv-1040 dvd-player/cd-player, b&w nautilus 805 speakers, and all ps audio interconnects/power cables/wall outlets/power supply. i sold everything after i graduated from college, i really miss it. i loved how it sounded...
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Wow, you guys have some awesome setups, it's pretty intimidating coming in here with such dedicated audiophiles! Anyway, I decided to upgrade from some crappy Razer headphones (they had a constant ringing sound for some reason), and to also ditch my Realtek onboard sound. I got:

Sennheiser PC 350:


Asus Xonar D1:


In comparison the audio is MUCH clearer and sounds excellent. I'm hearing sounds in my songs I've never heard before, it's kind of scary when you're not used to it!

When I posted these two purchases on a different thread, someone highlighted "Sennheiser PC 350" and said "/facepalm". Is it really that bad of a pair of headphones? Compared to all the headsets I've owned, this one sounds the clearest, but I'm sure the Xonar is helping that out.
    
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Wow, you guys have some awesome setups, it's pretty intimidating coming in here with such dedicated audiophiles! Anyway, I decided to upgrade from some crappy Razer headphones (they had a constant ringing sound for some reason), and to also ditch my Realtek onboard sound. I got:

Sennheiser PC 350:


Asus Xonar D1:


In comparison the audio is MUCH clearer and sounds excellent. I'm hearing sounds in my songs I've never heard before, it's kind of scary when you're not used to it!

When I posted these two purchases on a different thread, someone highlighted "Sennheiser PC 350" and said "/facepalm". Is it really that bad of a pair of headphones? Compared to all the headsets I've owned, this one sounds the clearest, but I'm sure the Xonar is helping that out.
i personally think you made a nice upgrade. enjoy!
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Well, wireless is often frowned upon.

But! If you think they sound good, then good for you and your purchase!
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Well, wireless is often frowned upon.

But! If you think they sound good, then good for you and your purchase!
Wireless? My headset is definitely wired. I can see how you'd think that with the picture though, maybe that is what the other guy was thinking too.
Edited by JadedFloridian - 1/13/10 at 8:21pm
    
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One of my guitars and my amp...


Technics SU-V450 Amp and Warfedale Diamond 3 Speakers


Amp


Close up of a speaker and my Alesis Input box


sE Electronics sE2200a studio mic
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Enough Caffeine?

Nice setup
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Just arrived:



Hooked up to:


Sounds amazing!
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Another update of my setup, the last in a while I imagine. My Cardas cable came today





How are you liking your DacMagic?
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How are you liking your DacMagic?
It's fantastic, I'm still in the process of deciding which filter to use, they're all similar but have slightly different characteristics. I'd read that the DAC improves with a few hundred hours, I've not really heard any change yet though. I like buying things and still feeling I made a good decision a good time after purchase
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