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Just installed a new AD8620 OPAMP (browndog) in my Practical Devices XM4 Headphone amp ... and man what a difference!

Here's the AD8620 OPAMP:



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Here's the XM4 headphone amp alongside my Zen Vision:M:

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The new AD8620 OPAMP seriously opened up the soundstage of the headphone amp and also significantly improved the bass performance.

    
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GOOD GOING BRO!!! I want one... heheh but for my Treo

Now get one of those pouches from Soloz2 so you can easily carry the player + amp setup

Though maybe you also want one of these since it might limit the noise a bit?
http://www.solozaudio.com/line_out_docks.htm
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Add me in... Bose Triports. I love 'em, so nobody be hatin' on 'em.
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Add me in... Bose Triports. I love 'em, so nobody be hatin' on 'em.
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voted yes
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GOOD GOING BRO!!! I want one... heheh but for my Treo

Now get one of those pouches from Soloz2 so you can easily carry the player + amp setup

Though maybe you also want one of these since it might limit the noise a bit?
http://www.solozaudio.com/line_out_docks.htm
That photo is sort of old.

I *am* using the Zen with a LOD .. but it's the supplied Creative version which is sort of lame cause it doesn't have locking pins and instead uses a very unstable dongle mount.

I can personally attest, however, to the quality difference between stock headphone out and "line out" when using an amp.

I'm going to get a custom LOD once I get enough money, and, ... more importantly, once I get sick of the supplied Creative dongle losing contact.

But for now ... I'm totally stoked on the new OPAMP.
    
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I want to join! I have Grado SR-80s and some Audiotechnica ATH-A900s. And it's all thanks to Soloz for getting me addicted
    
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The Bose warez aren't *that* bad ... just notorious for using *tricks* to represent real reproduction ...

Compared to some of the 'turtle beach' posts ... the bose gear is m6x 37173.

    
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The Bose warez aren't *that* bad ... just notorious for using *tricks* to represent real reproduction ...

Compared to some of the 'turtle beach' posts ... the bose gear is m6x 37173.

I know they're not terrible. . . my GF's sister has them . . there are just better out there and i like to make fun of bose
 
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Well, considering that the Bose QC3s are more expensive than my A900s, and the difference in sound quality, I'd say Bose, while decent, is a huge rip off.
    
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