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sure but you can't take speakers with you in the train.

The MOST I do with portable audio is take some headphone with me if I need to study on a PC at work or school. I enjoy music in my bed room and in the car.....that is it.
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Tomorrow/today considering it is 2 am. thumb.gif

The only thing is that it will have a cap upgrade by default. The jolida I payed for hasn't shown up yet, so the employee/spriggs/friend is letting me take his home with me since he got a new dac recently. Then when the new one comes, he will keep it.

We are also finally putting my new speaker amp together (it has a special adapter for headphones). I just got finished putting the chassis for the power supply together. Tomorrow morning, I get to do the speaker amp chassis. Then it is off to spriggs house for soldering and assembly thumb.gif

Disregard.

It turns out the epoxy I used for the copper top did not set right, and the copper panel pulled right off...............

Ugh.... Another week with this damn receiver sad-smiley-002.gif
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post #15023 of 37823
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The MOST I do with portable audio is take some headphone with me if I need to study on a PC at work or school. I enjoy music in my bed room and in the car.....that is it.

Doesn't like portable audio, has an avatar with portable audio in it.
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Doesn't like portable audio, has an avatar with portable audio in it.


Uhhhhh what?

I use headphones at home so that when people are busy, I don't bother them.....it has nothing to do with portability for me.
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Uhhhhh what?

I use headphones at home so that when people are busy, I don't bother them.....it has nothing to do with portability for me.

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The MOST I do with portable audio is take some headphone with me if I need to study on a PC at work or school. I enjoy music in my bed room and in the car.....that is it.

The wording you used made it seem like it.
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Have you ever heard JH IEMs (demo models of course)?

My speaker system is highly rated, $2700 (excluding amp, which was $1200 so around $4k overall), and I still think the JH13s are at least as good in the overall experience and better in many respects. I have heard showroom setups into $20k+ that I didn't think beat the JH13s in anything except the whole diffuse sound thing that only speakers can do. I know I'm not alone in these opinions.

Also, you don't have to use CIEMs portably. You can use them in desktop systems just as well, and they give you the versatility and quality to get the best of both. They earned FOTY status because they were genuinely competitive with the highest-end full-size headphones at the time (including T1, HD 800 and SR-007) -- people didn't feel IEMs could do that before.

Out of curiosity what are the highest-end open headphones, closed headphones and IEMs you have heard? I get the feeling the highest-end open gear you've heard is much better than the highest-end of the latter two you've heard, or you just really love the whole diffuse soundfield thing. Which would mean you'd like speakers better than the SR-007?redface.gif
Edited by friend'scatdied - 4/27/13 at 8:28am
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Hi Guys, just a quicky - I've managed to nab new ex-display Denon's D7000 of Ebay Jp.
My Question is how good are the leather pads on them ? As I always preferred velour pads like on my Ultrasone Pro900 and hated p-leather ones from my older AT-A900 (got sweaty ears in no time on those). I've read that some of Bayer's velour pads fit to D7000, anyone knows which ones to get and where?
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The pads are good - but if you find they don't stay on your head that often anb/or are too loose - then I would consider getting the Lawton Audio pads/or modding them with some fiberloft.
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Out of curiosity what are the highest-end open headphones, closed headphones and IEMs you have heard? I get the feeling the highest-end open gear you've heard is much better than the highest-end of the latter two you've heard, or you just really love the whole diffuse soundfield thing. Which would mean you'd like speakers better than the SR-007?redface.gif

For me personally, it would be HD800 or the LCD-2 that I currently own. Not sure which is considered more "high end"
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What do you mean exactly?

The majority of tube rolling is just side grading. Not really akin to upgrading headphones.
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