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post #152 of 331
Quote:
Originally Posted by .Sup View Post
ordered the Beresford TC-7520
good luck... see if you can cancel!
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f7/que...esford-381839/

the bottom line:
Fact 1: someone purchased both the 'stock' and the beresford versions of the DAC and posted pictures showing they are in fact the same. Beresford did not mod them, to which Mr. Beresford threatened to sue.
Fact 2: Mr. Beresford paraded around several forums using several different names shilling his own merchandise all the time lying about his connections with Beresford.
Fact 3: Mr. Beresford offered me personally a DAC to review, however the sample he sent was cosmetically flawed. When I brought this up he offered to replace it free and give me a upgrade to the 'new' version he was 'developing' When the updated version finally came out he refused to honor our agreement.
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post #153 of 331
Quote:
Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
good luck... see if you can cancel!
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f7/que...esford-381839/

the bottom line:
Fact 1: someone purchased both the 'stock' and the beresford versions of the DAC and posted pictures showing they are in fact the same. Beresford did not mod them, to which Mr. Beresford threatened to sue.
Fact 2: Mr. Beresford paraded around several forums using several different names shilling his own merchandise all the time lying about his connections with Beresford.
Fact 3: Mr. Beresford offered me personally a DAC to review, however the sample he sent was cosmetically flawed. When I brought this up he offered to replace it free and give me a upgrade to the 'new' version he was 'developing' When the updated version finally came out he refused to honor our agreement.
I know about his "multipa persona" at Head-fi but lots of people have it and its supposed to be a bargain. I'm sorry to hear about your bad experiences with Mr. Beresford but I'm trying my luck anyway.
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post #154 of 331
Quote:
Originally Posted by .Sup View Post
I know about his "multipa persona" at Head-fi but lots of people have it and its supposed to be a bargain. I'm sorry to hear about your bad experiences with Mr. Beresford but I'm trying my luck anyway.
it's good for the money until you compare to other 'chreap' DACs like the zhaolu. the modded 1.3 I had at the time was substantially better than the beresford.
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post #155 of 331
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
it's good for the money until you compare to other 'chreap' DACs like the zhaolu. the modded 1.3 I had at the time was substantially better than the beresford.
I needed something with headphone amp. I will be using this when I'm on vacation somewhere abroad mostly. Will see what I get and report back, if it doesn't work out I'll send it back.
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post #156 of 331
I just got me a set of klipsch B-3 bookshelfs, and there ksw 12 inch sub. I must say they sound amazing with all my music after a bit of eq tweaking.

Unfortunately, Im stuck running them off a old reciever my stepdad had in the basement, still sounds good but cant wait til payday, (Friday) as then Ill be ordering the onkyo tx-8555.
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hi hi

For now it's still Realtek HD Audio as source, soon to be Sonar X-FI. But everything that follows will never change. From soundcard straight to power-amp. Just not "some" poweramp.

2x500 Watts RMS High-end MOSFET amp, home made, separate powerstage linear supplies. (Totals 8x ECX10N20 and 8x EXC10P20 Exicon MOSFETs, best one could possibly get).

Speaker system consisting of two speakers (stereo configuration). Per speaker, all Visaton:

2x TIW360 woofers, 2x DSM50-FFL, 1x DSM25FFL titanium dome in 3-way configuration, good for 600W @ 4Ohms nominal power. Bassreflex configuration to extend flatness in the lows ( -3db @ 18Hz )

Speaker cases own design as well.

Godlike listening experience
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I'm thinking of getting AKG K272HD as I want closed cans, (presuming they are low ohm cans?)
Also out of curiosity I've seen AKG K142HD in gold but can't find them in any online shop

any feedback on the first pair of cans i posted?
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I much prefer the blue LED's to the red & amber on mine.

Any initial judgement or are you gonna wait some before commenting?
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