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Buying the Darkvoice 337SE is the hardest choice I've had to make in audio. It's a really tough pill to swallow.
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post #13912 of 38798
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Buying the Darkvoice 337SE is the hardest choice I've had to make in audio. It's a really tough pill to swallow.

why? because of the price?
    
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post #13913 of 38798
the guy who makes Darkvoice amplifiers must be OCD. he does some amazing point to point soldering. his layouts are so clean. all the capacitors are bolted down instead of using zip ties.




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Edited by bumblebee1980 - 3/15/13 at 6:34pm
    
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post #13914 of 38798
Think I'm already part of this club (joined when I got my 25's) but I'm getting HD650's tomorrow after a friend of mine made me an offer I couldn't refuse ! Can't wait to try them out, should be nice after 2 years or so with closed cans biggrin.gif
    
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post #13915 of 38798
I would like to know where people get information on what headphones, amps, and DACs besides head-fi.org. It seems people spend quite a fortune on these items to ensure the best sound quality.
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post #13916 of 38798
Here's a good place to start (not me) I asked around a lot before I finally pulled the trigger on my headphones (soon to purchase Magni once I get funds.)
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1,392 Pages later I would like to join the club. I actually would like to denote myself honorary club member of the West District of Mount Pleasant.

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I would like to know where people get information on what headphones, amps, and DACs besides head-fi.org. It seems people spend quite a fortune on these items to ensure the best sound quality.
HeadFi, Headphonia, trade shows, talking to sales people, meetups etc.

I've missed the HK High End AV show for the past 3 years, but should be able to make it this year! Free demos of headphones! Bwahahahaha.
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I would like to know where people get information on what headphones, amps, and DACs besides head-fi.org. It seems people spend quite a fortune on these items to ensure the best sound quality.

Welcome to high end audio. Its a wonderful place where there is next to no useful information available, so people throw money at gear until they get something good.
Rule #1 Don't get duped by FOTM or hype
Rule #2 Don't be superstitious about audio gear
Rule #3 Don't forget about older used gear or other non-hyped stuff.

Useful informations:
http://www.innerfidelity.com/resources
http://www.changstar.com/index.php/board,1.0.html
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Originally Posted by bumblebee1980 View Post

the guy who makes Darkvoice amplifiers must be OCD. he does some amazing point to point soldering. his layouts are so clean. all the capacitors are bolted down instead of using zip ties.
...

Woo Audio

...

....so much money for a metal box full of capacitors...confusedsmiley.png



My gosh that was a bitter post redface.gif

Worth mentioning I'm wearing some DT990pro's right now biggrin.gif
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Dark Voice Amplifiers are great. I got to hear the 339 in person.

http://www.headfonia.com/lafigaro-339-my-fav-otl-amp/

the 339 cost about $600 and he makes cheaper ones like the 336 and 332. Woo Audio amplifiers start at $495
    
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