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Still so jelly of that.

And most CDs I buy are $10, and if it's a Deluxe, $15 is my max.
 
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Add me: Two pairs of Sennheiser HD201 (comfortable, cheapo phones, sound is very meh). One pair of Sennheiser HD555s powered by an HT|Omega Claro Halo sound card. One pair of Sennheiser HD598s powered by an HT|Omega Claro Halo sound card. And the crown jewel setup (drumroll, please):



HiFiMAN HE-400 powered by ASUS Xonar Essence STX. thumb.gifbiggrin.gifwink.gif
   
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While I wait for the Schiit Modi DAC I realized I need a good audio RCA cable.

Please recommend me a higher quality RCA cable. A short one that only has to connect the Modi DAC to the Magni AMP.

Got a cheap one on hand but figured it would degrade audio quality.

Edited to add: Would something like Spider C-Audio or Spider S-Audio work? Need suggestions. Please link.
     
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While we are on the topic the Schitt, I just heard of these guys when looking for a DAC/Sound Card and I see they have 2 listed on their website:

Magni and the Modi, what are the differences? Everyone raves about them I'm thinking of picking one up.

Or maybe just a Fiio Dac so I can bring it around on my laptop and MP3 player.
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Originally Posted by ANDMYGUN View Post

While we are on the topic the Schitt, I just heard of these guys when looking for a DAC/Sound Card and I see they have 2 listed on their website:

Magni and the Modi, what are the differences? Everyone raves about them I'm thinking of picking one up.

Or maybe just a Fiio Dac so I can bring it around on my laptop and MP3 player.

the Magni is a headphone amplifier. the Modi is a digital-analog-converter.
    
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While I wait for the Schiit Modi DAC I realized I need a good audio RCA cable.

Please recommend me a higher quality RCA cable. A short one that only has to connect the Modi DAC to the Magni AMP.

Got a cheap one on hand but figured it would degrade audio quality.

Edited to add: Would something like Spider C-Audio or Spider S-Audio work? Need suggestions. Please link.

Schiit sells an interconnect.

http://schiit.com/cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=0&products_id=12
    
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Schiit sells an interconnect.

http://schiit.com/cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=0&products_id=12

Beautiful. thumb.gif Ordered.
     
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You could build your own as well. You just need to have a soldering iron and some time. That way you get exactly what you want.
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Beautiful. thumb.gif Ordered.

 

Copper is copper is copper. You should have saved some money and just bought some Monoprice RCA cables.

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Copper is copper is copper. You should have saved some money and just bought some Monoprice RCA cables.

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You could build your own as well. You just need to have a soldering iron and some time. That way you get exactly what you want.

Thanks for the suggestion. I'm sure I could have but lately free time is short with too many side projects around the house. LOL.




As a side note: I have a normal 2.0 B-USB Cable to connect the Modi to computer but didn't know if there were special audio B-USB cables I need.
     
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