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post #11 of 22
I have to throw the DV 336i. It is amazing!

Music is great and directional sound while gaming is equally as fantastic.

Jasmine_Chine over at eBay will take care of you. Shipping to EU is only $40 instead of $60.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...DOp1%26ps%3D15

I recieved mine in 3 days from Shanghai to Houston.

edit: send him an email instead of just dong Buy it Now. You will for sure get a better deal.
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i got myself DV332!!!! WOHOOOO
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wooo awesome
ok
+reps

*EDIT: is there anything else i'd need? e.g. cables or anything?
    
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wooo awesome
ok
+reps

*EDIT: is there anything else i'd need? e.g. cables or anything?
Will you be going from your sound card to the amp? Or from a DAC, if you are going from the sound card, you'll need a mini to RCA cable to connect the amp to the sound card. If it's a portable amp, then you'll need a mini mini cable. To be sure, just look at the back of the amp or it should say what inputs it has in the item description.
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http://www.penguinamp.co.uk/index.ph...7756e86525b21a

check it out. it can compete with 150$ [USD] amps easy
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its a base class Cmoy amp... nothing special I make them for about $20 USD of parts, mid grade $30 parts high end.... although I never ever use tubes, and I have a huge bag full of uneaten altoids that I simply purchased for the tin case
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its a base class Cmoy amp... nothing special I make them for about $20 USD of parts, mid grade $30 parts high end.... although I never ever use tubes, and I have a huge bag full of uneaten altoids that I simply purchased for the tin case

I'm saying he should try it out before investing into a nicer amp, and if he wants to invest, it can be a nice portable amp for him.

btw, how much would you make the ultra version for :O?
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The Presonus 4 Channel Headphone amp sounds surprisingly good (yes, I'm aware that this and my sig make me look like a presonus fanboy, but good quality stuff is good quality stuff)

You can usually find the thing for around $100, the model is HP-4

*edit* didn't see you already purchased one... congrats!
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Will you be going from your sound card to the amp? Or from a DAC, if you are going from the sound card, you'll need a mini to RCA cable to connect the amp to the sound card. If it's a portable amp, then you'll need a mini mini cable. To be sure, just look at the back of the amp or it should say what inputs it has in the item description.
The amp will be going to straight to the sound card. Is there a specific quality of cable i should be looking for? or should i just go for a cheapo cable...

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http://www.penguinamp.co.uk/index.ph...7756e86525b21a

check it out. it can compete with 150$ [USD] amps easy
is this as good as the D336i that was recommended to me above?
    
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The amp will be going to straight to the sound card. Is there a specific quality of cable i should be looking for? or should i just go for a cheapo cable...



is this as good as the D336i that was recommended to me above?
The CMoy, while a fun and useful DIY project, does not compete with the Darkvoice. The CMoy would get the job done, but without much refinement.

Quality most definitely matters, but not as much as some might suggest. I like to think of changing cables as icing on a cake. It's a nice touch to have with the finished product, but without a cake it's a waste. (In other words, go for a reasonably priced, but well-built, cable. You don't need anything exotic... yet...)

If you can find Dayton Audio in the UK they're very good inexpensive cables. soloz2 on there forums also makes a quality product. BlueJeansCable is also a company I recommend.
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