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I just bought my Magni+Modi+PYST Cables today! smile.gif

Next up, HE-400. I'm waiting for a good used pair, or a good deal on new ones. I almost jumped on the one OC'ing Noob PM'd me, but I wasn't quite ready to buy then... Plenty of good deals, I'm sure more will show up.
post #13612 of 37774
I'm completely stupid, I just noticed that the Modi is USB.. I will be ordering one once I gather the funds, thanks guys.
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I figured out if I hook up my speakers to a 1/4-Inch (6.3mm) Male to 1/8-Inch (3.5mm) Female I can switch between headphones and speakers using the Magni / Modi hookup. Rather than keep switching between the control panel sound settings.
     
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post #13614 of 37774
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Originally Posted by pepejovi View Post

Different sources.

Laptop -> Amp -> Speakers
Phone -> amp -> speakers
PC -> amp -> speakers

Right now, I'm thinking either bad cable or dirty plugs. Can't really help out more without being there in person.

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Originally Posted by ANDMYGUN View Post

Wait, don't get the Magni if I don't plan on getting the Modi?
Thank you.
Should've worded that more clearly. Not all <100USD DACs support RCA output.
And I did't know if you would follow up on your previous mention of a getting a portable amp instead.
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Where is a good place to buy volume knobs? I was using my E9 dial but decided to move it back to the E9. The knob that came with this O2 is too small for the B80-03 enclosure.

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Where is a good place to buy volume knobs? I was using my E9 dial but decided to move it back to the E9. The knob that came with this O2 is too small for the B80-03 enclosure.


the Alps RK097 pot has a 6mm shaft I believe.

http://www.digikey.ca/product-detail/en/ML-50-3-6MM/226-3003-ND/305252

http://www.digikey.ca/product-search/en/hardware-fasteners-accessories/knobs/2097177
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Awesome thumb.gif They have quite a selection.
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I figured out if I hook up my speakers to a 1/4-Inch (6.3mm) Male to 1/8-Inch (3.5mm) Female I can switch between headphones and speakers using the Magni / Modi hookup. Rather than keep switching between the control panel sound settings.

I just ordered my Magni, is there a way to do this without owning a Modi? I plan on buying one in a few months but for now I don't have the funds, I'm doing what you are doing right now; Speakers connected to the back PC and my headphones connected to the front, when I want to use either one I disable the one I'm currently using.
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I just ordered my Magni, is there a way to do this without owning a Modi? I plan on buying one in a few months but for now I don't have the funds, I'm doing what you are doing right now; Speakers connected to the back PC and my headphones connected to the front, when I want to use either one I disable the one I'm currently using.

you plug this into motherboard or sound card

http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-Adapter-Stereo-Headphone-Splitter/dp/B0047T79M2/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1362299802&sr=1-1

plug this this into the Klipsch

http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Unlimited-AUD-1100-06-Stereo-Cable/dp/B000SE6IV8/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1362299989&sr=8-2

plug this into the Magni

http://www.amazon.com/SF-Cable-3-5mm-Stereo-Splitter/dp/B0016LFN2C/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1362299790&sr=1-1
    
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You are the best! Thank you.
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