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IIRC you need a bias voltage in the range of like 500V DC for electrostatics, and popular amps claim 1000V+ peak-to-peak (a few hundred rms) voltage swing. Those levels are higher than speakers, but the power consumption is not necessarily. I guess the impedance is not as low, or actually, I'd need to check the method of operation. I don't really know much about them either.
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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.

not at all I love home theaters.

it bothers me more when people watch movies or television shows on a PC. LCD monitors are terrible and people don't calibrate them. 24p playback on a PC is also a PITA.

I will buy a soundtrack if I like the movie and listen to it on my HiFi system.
    
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since 1996-1997 I have been using bipole/dipole surround speakers for my side and rear channels. the drivers launch in multiple directions out of phase which creates a more convincing surround soundfield than a monopole speaker and they make a room sound bigger than it is. I love home theaters. I am right into acoustic treatment, bias lighting, calibration, video processors and dipole speakers lol

it's okay I forgive you tongue.gif
    
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i'm probably going to leave too. I'm not digging this place and probably won't see any changes

http://www.overclock.net/t/1376961/the-ocn-audio-subforums-feedback-thread#post_19663657

it's amazing what an effect CMSS-3D and Dolby Headphone have on this place lol

Dude, changes don't happen overnight! And this is a gaming / PC oriented forum so really you shouldn't be surprised by the latter.
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I'd like to take the time to personally thank Wishmaker as former OP for his work contribution.

Moving forward I'd like everyone to welcome OC'ing Noob as the new OP of the OCN Headphone Club. thumb.gif

I have all the confidence in him he will do a great job of it. smile.gif

Quick thanks to our Senior mods I use for support day in and out for confirming the change. It's late and I got to get to bed. See you all in the afternoon. tongue.gif
     
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I'd like to take the time to personally thank Wishmaker as former OP for his work contribution.

Moving forward I'd like everyone to welcome OC'ing Noob as the new OP of the OCN Headphone Club. thumb.gif

I have all the confidence in him he will do a great job of it. smile.gif

Quick thanks to our Senior mods I use for support day in and out for confirming the change. It's late and I got to get to bed. See you all in the afternoon. tongue.gif

Oh nice.
Ok well - time to be finally added ot that list:

Headphones:
Denon AH-D2000 modded with D5K cup and D7K cable

Earphones:
Audéo Phonak PFE232

Amps:
Epiphany acoustics EHP-O2D, DigiZoig ZO2v3, Just Audio uHA-120

Source:
Samsung Galaxy S III with Siyahs kernel (old voodoo sound implementation)

Soundcard:
Asus Xonar DX and Owned the D1 previously
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Well this is a surprise... Time to get to work!
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Well then. Had to go back and look at what mine showed. I have everything still, but now added to that would be:

Beyerdynamic DT 770 80
Beyerdynamic DT 770 32 LE


Also, I do not own the Plantronic headset anymore smile.gif. And I have a FiiO E11 and Creative Titanium HD as my sources/amps.
 
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Well this is a surprise... Time to get to work!

Are you going to make a google form thing to fill out? If so I will wait for that.
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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

Think there are some electrostatic headphones that don't need a special amp/energizer to power them. If they have their own amp then you should be fine using your E07K. If not, I have no idea what would be needed to power them.


From the looks of things these (AKG K340) don't need a special amp. I could be mistaken though.

What are the headphones they are borrowing?
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