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Posted a video about audio products and explaining a few things.
Don't know if most of you would agree - but thought to share nonetheless!
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Lol I agree.

It would be sad to see you go, but I would not blame you. I really think this forum needs to be revamped....a lot.

Half of us really don't even use sound cards as our "go to" recommendation. So why is the topic called sound cards and computer audio? I agree 10000000% with what you said in the feed back forum. Most of the people who recommend stuff regularly on this subforum (provided the OP has enough money) will recommend dacs and amps. I ( I say I because I do not want to speak on the behalf of other people, but I get the general sense that other people have the same experience) consistently have to actually persuade people to look at dac/amps, and when I do, I am lucky not to get into an argument with someone about the fact that you loose dolby or CMSS-3D.

Worse yet, when I try to recommend tube stuff to people, I get graphs shoved down my throat by people who probably have not had the chance to listen to tubes to begin with.

I also hate it when people yammer on about positioning in games. Seriously, people need to pull up their freaking stockings and not let the enemy get behind them in the first place. People end up throwing away good money that could have been used for some pretty decent audio gear on asus phoebus sound cards and razer tiamats because they think it will help them. It is sooooo sad to see.

I could go on forever.

Anyways, I hope simca did not leave for health reasons, and if she did, I hope she is ok. If you leave too, it would also be a rather substantial loss.

Hopefully we can get things on the right track with the audio forums.
amen..

just to be clear I am a huge gamer (my other hobby is collecting retro games) and feel there is room for everybody but I like my peas and carrots separate...

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Anyone familiar with Electrostatic headphones? My friend is borrowing a pair from a friend of his and he wanted to borrow my E07K. I'm wondering if that will be enough or if he'll want something more powerful / better quality to power them
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I thought most electrostatic phones had to use special amps.
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I thought most electrostatic phones had to use special amps.

I have no idea that's why I'm coming to you guys biggrin.gif
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I have no idea that's why I'm coming to you guys biggrin.gif

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I have no idea that's why I'm coming to you guys biggrin.gif

The electrostatic drivers need quite a bit more power from what I understand. I don't see how it would be possible for any model to use a regular amp, but never say never I always say tongue.gif.

Note the plug:

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Anyone familiar with Electrostatic headphones? My friend is borrowing a pair from a friend of his and he wanted to borrow my E07K. I'm wondering if that will be enough or if he'll want something more powerful / better quality to power them

Ohhhhhh so sad. Electrostatics are some of the best headphones ever, but you need special amps.
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The electrostatic drivers need quite a bit more power from what I understand. I don't see how it would be possible for any model to use a regular amp, but never say never I always say tongue.gif.

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Oops, you beat me to the punch there wink.gif
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amen..

just to be clear I am a huge gamer (my other hobby is collecting retro games) and feel there is room for everybody but I like my peas and carrots separate...

redface.gif

Another thing I would point out.

Don't you hate it when people talk about wanting surround sound for movies? The sound track sets the whole tone for the movie. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbJmpKcNrLQ With 5.1, you might hear stuff around you, but it kills the sound track quality.
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