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post #13951 of 38789
the Musical Paradise MP-D1 looks really well made. it uses Dale Vishay resistors (Ray Samuels likes using these), Panasonic X-Pro capacitors, XMOS receiver for USB, DIR9001 receiver for Toslink and Coaxial, AK4399 DAC, stock tubes are Russian not Chinese. transformers look custom made. it's pretty heavy too 13 lbs

this is the kinda unit that would win my heart over redface.gif
    
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If I ever pay more for a DAC it would most likely be for a Wyred 4 Sound DAC.

Right now tough decision between LaFigaro 339/Darkvoice 337SE or a Bottlehead Crack..can't decide if I want more of a warm tubey sound or speedier detailed sound...

this might interest you

http://www.audioasylum.com/cgi/vt.mpl?f=digital&m=166233

I would buy a La Figaro 339 and spend the rest on a DA converter tongue.gif
    
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Aw yeah, Vishay/Dale $0.03-0.09 resistors. Yeah, they're good parts, but so are others. Same for most of the others.

Audiophile electronics: where belief systems and marketing meet engineering and nobody knows whether anybody used the parts effectively or not.

Strangely enough the MP-D1 is silkscreened for larger components than are actually used in the product pictures on their website. It's not like a smaller component might not work, but it's weird seeing most of the caps sitting inside larger circles, though I guess common with boutique audio designs.
post #13954 of 38789
I like the Sennheiser PX100 just fine, small on-ear open-air portables. I like not having the outside world sealed out. That and I have a zalman zm-1 mic.
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Forget the closed back headphones. Buy this NOW.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/635856/audio-technica-ath-ad2000-air-dynamic-headphones-new-crazy-price

Don't say I never did anything for you. Crazy good price on those.
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Forget the closed back headphones. Buy this NOW.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/635856/audio-technica-ath-ad2000-air-dynamic-headphones-new-crazy-price

Don't say I never did anything for you. Crazy good price on those.
I sent a PM to that person about the headphones. Still need to get a headphone amp and a DAC for it.
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At that low price it's Ok to get the headphones first.

I recommend looking up a thread relating to the headphones and see what amps people are pairing with it and their success.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca View Post

Forget the closed back headphones. Buy this NOW.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/635856/audio-technica-ath-ad2000-air-dynamic-headphones-new-crazy-price

Don't say I never did anything for you. Crazy good price on those.

hahahaha!
Went on the FS section and saw MY PICTURE on a listing:
http://www.head-fi.org/t/647227/tdk-ba100-in-ear-balanced-headphones-brand-new-and-sealed-price-drop-or-best-offer

Source:
http://www.totallydubbed.net/2012/06/30/review-tdk-ba100/
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Yeah, I can't be bothered hosting pictures on rare occasions so just google image and take whatever looks clear and nice.

Mostly only do that for stuff I'm looking to buy. For things i'm selling I always use my own pics.
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Yeah, I can't be bothered hosting pictures on rare occasions so just google image and take whatever looks clear and nice.

Mostly only do that for stuff I'm looking to buy. For things i'm selling I always use my own pics.

yeah that's the thing - when you sell you ought to get your OWN picture.
Buying doesn't really matter.
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