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Are you amping them? Even better when amped!

I'm trying to buy one off of reincarnated tongue.gif
Hook me up bro!
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post #10842 of 38605
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I'm trying to buy one off of reincarnated tongue.gif
Hook me up bro!

They're are some sweet deals on ebay for the Fiio E9. You can't go wrong for a $100.
post #10843 of 38605
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post

The STX can drive the 25 ohm Denon D2000 thumb.gif. If you are looking at the Denon cans, the D2000 and D5000 have the highest level of sub-bass, with the 5000 beating the 2000 slightly. The 7000 is more neutral sounding biggrin.gif

Are the D5000s worth the extra money?
    
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Are the D5000s worth the extra money?

This is the single most dangerous question to ask in hifi. The answer is always yes...unless, you don't have the money!
post #10845 of 38605
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Originally Posted by imackler View Post

This is the single most dangerous question to ask in hifi. The answer is always yes...unless, you don't have the money!

Touche salesman, touche.

Edit: The D5000s have been purchased. I'm excited like a little boy haha biggrin.gif
Edited by Crunkles - 12/15/11 at 4:27pm
    
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This is the single most dangerous question to ask in hifi. The answer is always yes...unless, you don't have the money!

The answer is also always no. wink.gif
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post #10847 of 38605
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post

The STX can drive the 25 ohm Denon D2000 thumb.gif. If you are looking at the Denon cans, the D2000 and D5000 have the highest level of sub-bass, with the 5000 beating the 2000 slightly. The 7000 is more neutral sounding biggrin.gif

Just so people know, the D5000 are the exact same headphones as the D2000, with wooden cups (obviously) and a slightly better cable.
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The answer is also always no. wink.gif

Heard that. They better the best headphones AND be able to make me a grilled cheese for that chunk of change
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Westone 3s ship tomorrow with 3-5 day shipping!

Not having IEMs to use has been painful (I've cleaned and boxed my B2s for sale, I don't want to take them out again.)

Im especially excited to have an IEM with some more meaty bass response; the B2s were incredibly detailed and all, but i just didnt think their bass suited every genre. Classical and Jazz were incredible, but throw on some heavier acid jazz a la Jamiroquai or at the opposite end of the spectrum, hardstyle, and they didn't keep up.

I should also probably have a CMoy BB or an iBasso T5 by the new year to drive them better, i can't decide... The CMoy seems to be a better value, but with the SS of the W3s already being warm, the supposed warm sound of the CMoy may overly accentuate the midbass, to the point of dominating the rest of the sound.

oh, and someone buy my B2s please?
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Westone 3s ship tomorrow with 3-5 day shipping!
Not having IEMs to use has been painful (I've cleaned and boxed my B2s for sale, I don't want to take them out again.)
Im especially excited to have an IEM with some more meaty bass response; the B2s were incredibly detailed and all, but i just didnt think their bass suited every genre. Classical and Jazz were incredible, but throw on some heavier acid jazz a la Jamiroquai or at the opposite end of the spectrum, hardstyle, and they didn't keep up.
I should also probably have a CMoy BB or an iBasso T5 by the new year to drive them better, i can't decide... The CMoy seems to be a better value, but with the SS of the W3s already being warm, the supposed warm sound of the CMoy may overly accentuate the midbass, to the point of dominating the rest of the sound.
oh, and someone buy my B2s please?

There is a great article at Headfonia.com comparing sub $100 portable amps. I'd take a look at it if you haven't already.
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