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post #192 of 331
although the darkvoice and littledot are good aswell, I agree with Solos in that his list is better Tubes FTW!
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post #193 of 331
I am lusting over Bill Fitzmaurice's Table Tuba... I want one so bad, and it looks so easy to build! Must... resist....
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post #194 of 331
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
better
well damn, looking at the prices it's not hard to tell why :/

I was looking at the zero because I've heard it rivals a darkvoice and is only 100ish dollars, but i didn't like the input choices. The LD and DV are only around 200-300ish dollars. I'm not lookin to spend like 800+ unfortunately

btw, the turntable should be good to go in the next week or so. after i see what i'm working with, i'll order the needle off o' ebay and get crackin
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post #195 of 331
mmm...hopefully getting some LT1358 opamps for my Asus Essence STX
Maybe some larger Sony Hybrid EPEX10A eartips as well for my JVC/Victor HP-FX500 earphones.
post #196 of 331
Short term;

HD600
Comply tips for my UE's

Long term;

MiniMax
a DAC (I don't know which yet)

Even longer term;

A new CDP, most likely Marantz.
A new Amp, no idea what yet, might even look at Pre/Power.
A second pair of higher end headphones.

I aim to have all that by summer next year, but we'll see
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post #197 of 331
DT880 600 ohm > HD600
post #198 of 331
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
DT880 600 ohm > HD600
Not at the price I'm getting the 600's

The 600's will be my first step into higher end headphones, I do plan on trying as many as I can to find my favourite - but that will take lots of time on my budget
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post #199 of 331
hmm, should i be getting a Zero dac or building a mini3? I'm probably not upgrading my headphones for a little while. I've got a HD555 and a HD280 Pro. I'd be using my prelude as the source for the mini3. I'm not sure which direction to go... i can get a zero for about $170 and a mini3 is probably going to be a little less but requiring time to build.

I'm looking for an improvement in sound quality from my current setup which is pretty simple:
Flac Audio > winamp > openAL(X-Ram usage ) > Auzen Prelude > headphones

any advice?
Edited by Sparhawk - 7/29/09 at 9:53am
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post #200 of 331
I'd go for the Zero, it's a good starting point, there are quite a few mods for it and you'll have something to compare against when you step up

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HD600 will shortly be on their way to me
I've also just sent Soloz the money to build a MiniMax for me, I'm excited!
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