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post #2381 of 38150
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Well, got the headfive today, so I don't have to mess with trying to get my money back. Thankfully.


Now I just have to wait until 7 pm for the front desk to let me have it. >.<
Ah, yes.

Happy endings!

    
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That's awesome Nammy, glad to hear it.
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Sorry for the double post, but when my E-MU arrives, will I be able to use it with my Z-5500s or will it have no functionality with desktop speakers?

If so, how would it work?
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Thanks for adding me on the list.

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post #2385 of 38150
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Sorry for the double post, but when my E-MU arrives, will I be able to use it with my Z-5500s or will it have no functionality with desktop speakers?

If so, how would it work?
The Z-5500's have SP/DIF in right? I would just use that - the E-Mu has digital out.

Granted - it will only be stereo unless the speakers's decoder upmixes or has any matrix modes.
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Just now getting my first listen on my newly-arrived Meier Corda Headfive. I've only listened for maybe 15 minutes, already noticing several differences.

1) Increased detail - once again I am hearing things I have not heard before in my music. For example, while listening to Carl Orff's O Fortuna from the opera Carmina Burana, I noticed I could now hear the tick-tock of the metronome. =D Also can hear movements of the musicians, distinct beginnings of notes, etc.

2) Smoothness - The Headfive/Arietta is known for being a very warm and smooth SS amp, almost tube-like. This is part of the reason I chose it, I wanted something to cancel out the 0404's cold analytical nature, while preserving the details I was getting.

3) Lower, but tighter bass - It's no longer boomy like it was pre-0404, but it's going even lower. It's tighter and more pleasant, and not overbearing.

4) More forward mids, recessed mids are famously one of the DT770's downsides, but this certainly made them better

5) Highs are no longer harsh or fatiguing, but still sparkly and exciting.


So far, very pleased. =D The difference is subtle, but very much worth the purchase. Everything is just... better.
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Impressions
Excellent .

The synergy really seems fantastic; maybe 'philes do know what to recommend, huh?
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post #2388 of 38150
Piiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiictures! Camera's batteries are dead, but my phone's camera is pretty decent.

Size wise, it's a hair over half as wide as the 0404, a tiny bit shorter length, and a tiny bit taller (with the feet).








The LED is bright, but not nearly as bright as it looks in that pic.
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Looks sexy Nammy.
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Now, you just need something better than those monster pos IC's
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