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There isn't a lot of room on the rear panel of your miniMax, but the headphone Jack is switched so you can wire up a pair of RCA jacks and use it as a preamplifier. I've got pre-outs on my MOSFET Max.
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post #232 of 331
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
There isn't a lot of room on the rear panel of your miniMax, but the headphone Jack is switched so you can wire up a pair of RCA jacks and use it as a preamplifier. I've got pre-outs on my MOSFET Max.
Nifty, I'll have to ask about that in detail when the time comes to buy an amp
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post #233 of 331
Well my next investment will be an amp for my computer rig. Due to money constraints I am looking at the Little Dot 1+.

Then doing some DIY cables.

Then DIY Mini^3.

Then either new IEM's or some nice closed can's (maybe D2000?)
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post #234 of 331
Not so much rig but more sig. Finally got around to updating it.
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My future Audio upgrade will be a Asus Xonar STX sound card with a AKG 701 or another pair of headphones among those lines Gotta save up though
     
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post #236 of 331
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Only one change I can see now that I've really settled the speaker rig - gonna try out either Emotiva and Anti-Cables speaker cable. Probably the latter simply because it is supposed to be extremely flexible which is really what I need for the apartment.
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post #237 of 331
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Originally Posted by Chilly View Post
My future Audio upgrade will be a Asus Xonar STX sound card with a AKG 701 or another pair of headphones among those lines Gotta save up though
Those 701's really need a powerful amp to drive them. I heard some at a head-fi meet last weekend and even some of the dedicated headphone amps struggled to drive them.

After the head-fi meet my plans have changed slightly - a pair of Denon Markl modded D5000 are in my future.

I'm also going to look at some nice cables, especially a Cardas for my HD600 - the different between my Oehlbach and the Cardas was very surprising. I was almost certain that cables couldn't make any difference before I'd witnessed it first hand.

Other than that, I'm still debating which DAC to buy.
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post #238 of 331
the anti-cables speaker wire isn't very flexible... it's not flexible at all, but you can bend it how you want... it's stiff enough to pretty much stay. (that is unless it's changed recently, but then I don't think it would be anti-cables = magnet wire)
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post #239 of 331
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
the anti-cables speaker wire isn't very flexible... it's not flexible at all, but you can bend it how you want... it's stiff enough to pretty much stay. (that is unless it's changed recently, but then I don't think it would be anti-cables = magnet wire)
Hrm, lame. I have been mislead methinks, but I guess I am still interested in at least demo'ing if possible.

What would you recommend for pure flexibility Jacob?
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post #240 of 331
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Those 701's really need a powerful amp to drive them. I heard some at a head-fi meet last weekend and even some of the dedicated headphone amps struggled to drive them.
Thanks for the heads up, I am still looking for another pair of headphones that suits my needs though
     
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