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post #23991 of 38372
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

How good is the Bravo Ocean tube amp? Compared to say a Schiit Vali?

I honestly couldn't tell you, best look for some reviews maybe.

The Bravo has the advantage of being able to roll tubes though unlike the Vali
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post #23992 of 38372
A quick look...

seems like Bravo Audio Ocean is an OTL tube amp. Gain of 30 dB, which is huge and too much in general. Schiit Vali is hybrid with solid-state output for sure. Gain of 12 dB. Vali is probably a bit more flexible, better known too. That said, it would definitely be good to see what users have to say.

Which headphones?
post #23993 of 38372
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Originally Posted by mikeaj View Post

A quick look...

seems like Bravo Audio Ocean is an OTL tube amp. Gain of 30 dB, which is huge and too much in general. Schiit Vali is hybrid with solid-state output for sure. Gain of 12 dB. Vali is probably a bit more flexible, better known too. That said, it would definitely be good to see what users have to say.

Which headphones?
More of a curiosity thing than anything.

Might recommend the Bravo to a friend to use with Denon D2K's or HE-300's. Maybe HE-400's.
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post #23994 of 38372

I'm really liking these DT990's so far, definitely an upgrade in every way over my HD518's.

 

Can't wait for my cables to show up so I can try them with my Vali.

post #23995 of 38372
Picked up the HD700 for a great price. I did some AB testing in-store with the HD800. While the HD800 wins in treble, soundstage and mids to a certain extent, the HD700 stays very competitive. With that said, I do prefer the bass on the HD700.



It's worth mentioning that the stock HD700 cable sucks. I'm finding it impossible to get kinks out lol. I went above and beyond and tried to counter-kink it under blowdrier heat but no luck. I'll be replacing the cable with this silver plated OCC copper replacement
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post #23996 of 38372
ok i am totally desperate. my dad has wireless sony mdr rd810r headphones with replacable aa batteries
but i want something like that but with microphone. cant find any product like that.

do you have any idea
- wireless headphone
- with microphone
- with aa batteries

thank you
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Originally Posted by DrGroove View Post

I don't know if anyone has posted pics here, but the new Fidelio L2 looks amazing to me.




first off anyone know when these will be avaliable in the US?

secondly..............where can i get that head at??? its awesome!!!!
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post #23998 of 38372
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first off anyone know when these will be avaliable in the US?

secondly..............where can i get that head at??? its awesome!!!!

http://www.head-fi.org/t/708947/fs-bnib-philips-fidelio-l2-headphones-imported-not-available-in-us
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post #23999 of 38372
Probably within the next month or so.

The head is Bruel & Kjaer Head and Torso Simulator Type 4128C, which can hold your headphones for the low price of $30,000.
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Uptown Audio has the Jolida Glass FX DAC for $375. $499 at Musicdirect.

http://www.uptownaudio.com/jolida/JolidaStore.htm
    
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