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Thanks! Too bad I can't rep you!

You never rep rolleyes.gif
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Anything under £200 as I shop off Amazon.co.uk. If there is an equivalent on Amazon.com that ships to South Africa then I'll take it.

Yes, as neutral as possible would be perfect. I am running a Roland UA-55 Quad Capture Sound Card.

So anything under R3 000 (ZAR).

If you want something smooth for the studio - the AKG line could be well up your street.
post #19752 of 38797
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Can I ask you which headphone amp you purchased? I read that the hd650s which I also have are responsive to different headphone amps. Yea, I got the card originally just for speakers and the headphone amp on it was a bonus when I did eventually get new headphones. I just didnt expect to get new headphones so soon. If I would do it again I would just have put more money into the speakers or headphones, instead of both.

Also did your card come with extra op amps like mine? I see many other people having to buy it separately.
I've currently got the wa3 which is pretty good with my hd650. I've also got the little dot mk3 after tube rolling it is ok, but the woo audio does sound better than again the woo's ate more expensive. I didn't get the extra OP amps when I purchased the stx I mostly use it as a transport to the external amp and dac to keep Dolby. For gaming though I do use the sennheiser pc360 and only stx. Just for the convenience factor I'm not a fan of clip on mics.
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Woo Audio Amplifiers used to come in different colours.

    
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Do to! Just pretty bad about it. Need to get better for sure. tongue.gif
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I rep people everytime they help me on OCN. Unfortunately, no one ever helps me on OCN. :|
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I rep people everytime they help me on OCN. Unfortunately, no one ever helps me on OCN. :|
How can anyone help you when you are already omniscient? blinksmiley.gif
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How can anyone help you when you are already omniscient? blinksmiley.gif

Most of the time I ask for minions to help me find links so that I can decide what I want. They can't even do this for me. And when they do, I always never choose what they've selected because I already knew the answer before I asked it and my decision is always best.
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Most of the time I ask for minions to help me find links so that I can decide what I want. They can't even do this for me. And when they do, I always never choose what they've selected because I already knew the answer before I asked it and my decision is always best.

In other words you are lazy and sadistic? wink.gif
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Most of the time I ask for minions to help me find links so that I can decide what I want. They can't even do this for me. And when they do, I always never choose what they've selected because I already knew the answer before I asked it and my decision is always best.

I could give you a run for your money. For instance, the La Figaro is almost good. You should rewire it to accept British and American tubes. Chinese tubes are laughable compared to good Telefunken, Mullard, or western tubes.

Plus, unless you primarily listen to the HD650s, the OTL design does not benefit the HE-500s as much as a amp with a few good transformers on it.

You probably could have hunted down a decent Conrad Johnson Amp, a Dynaco ST70, Sansui 1000a, maybe some Knight mobo blocks and adapt them for headphones.

Heck, even with all your disposable Minions, you could have hired someone to build you a tube amp.

But it's ok, we still love you simca. thumb.gif
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Sounds like a bunch of fooey.
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