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post #2291 of 38141
Update on my ALO HFI-780V's driven by iBasso D2:

WOW. At about 150 hours these babies really opened up. The brightness that has kept me from turning up the volume beyond medium has subsided somewhat, which is the most noticeable difference. Music is pretty f'ing amazing now. However, I'm still going to sell them I really, really have a hankering to try some Markl D2000's.

Oh, and Crazy9000: I've heard that low impedance cans like the D2000 need a high current amplifier, or something like that. Anyway, the CKKIII is a well regarded high current amplifier (or w/e it's called) and so would fit the bill nicely. There's a good used deal on Head-Fi for $175 shipped for one right now. Once I get the D2000, if I like the sound I'll most likely be getting a CKKIII as well.
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post #2292 of 38141
Quote:
Originally Posted by CountChoculaBot View Post
Update on my ALO HFI-780V's driven by iBasso D2:

WOW. At about 150 hours these babies really opened up. The brightness that has kept me from turning up the volume beyond medium has subsided somewhat, which is the most noticeable difference. Music is pretty f'ing amazing now. However, I'm still going to sell them I really, really have a hankering to try some Markl D2000's.
Oh come on, what you really want to try are markl D5000's .
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post #2293 of 38141
So, with some reluctance and only because I'm gaming for a USB DAC, I put my HD580's up for sale today on Head-fi.

They lasted 10 minutes before being bought and I got exactly what I payed for them.

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Anyway ...

I also offloaded my Yamaha studio monitors and so hopefully I'll be able to try a new DAC soon.

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Here's one I'm loosely considering at Head-fi:

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Can anyone comment on the Constantine (or even it's tubed big brother, the Paradesea?).

    
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post #2294 of 38141
heard good things about the paradesea
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post #2295 of 38141
May I join?

I've been enjoying my Audio Technica ATH-A700s for the last couple of days so much, the Klipsch 2.1 THXs are starting to complain of neglect!
    
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Huzzah! broke another pair of 555's, oh my.

*note to self* remember to unplug headphones before
running out of room. lol
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i got that with my ipod my adapter for my hd555's when i ran off my bus with them on it pryied open my ipod destryoing the ipod jack
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post #2298 of 38141
Quote:
Originally Posted by [FH415] LOKI View Post
Huzzah! broke another pair of 555's, oh my.

*note to self* remember to unplug headphones before
running out of room. lol
pics? parts can be replaced relatively cheap :]
cable?
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Well, I got some Audio-Technicá ATH-3. Very old, but very nice sound. Somewhere between budget and audiophile, I think.
    
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Ad me plz. Sennheiser HD555
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