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<New avatar. Wish you could read the "2 x 600Ώ" though =/
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<New avatar. Wish you could read the "2 x 600Ώ" though =/
Looking mighty fine.

Since all my gear is finally here I'll have to finally get a picture up or maybe an avatar.
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I've been messing around, can't find anything I like really.
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^ Wenge woody looks so much better than the Alessandro, though that RS1 is pretty hot, too.
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^ Wenge woody looks so much better than the Alessandro, though that RS1 is pretty hot, too.
RS1 fan-boy *checking in*!!!
My own, just keep giving the love.

    
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RS1 fan-boy *checking in*!!!
My own, just keep giving the love.
I promise you that I will re-woody an RS-1 one day. And then you'll be jealous when you see the deep cups .

Oh yeah - anyone like the avatar? Sean was kind enough to do the greyscale work for me .
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I promise you that I will re-woody an RS-1 one day. And then you'll be jealous when you see the deep cups .
RE: your avatar ...

I always put my hand on my mouth too when I'm demoing some new gear.

(weird/Freudian ism.)

...

RE: RS1 re-woody?

I'd love to hear it mang.

As of this moment, though ... I'm happily married/in love with the stock.



...

BTW ...

A certain Head-fi bro of mine just sent me some comments regarding his three hour visit to CanJam 08:

...

Copied from a Head-fi PM:


So I spent a few hrs at CanJam on Saturday.

It was interesting.

Many companies were there letting you try their stuff.

My observations:

1 - The cable upgrades on the Senns are for real. The Cardas cables removes a bit of the veil. They make them closer to perfect. This will likely be my next purchase - like this week.

However, I just can not decide on length (10 or 4 ft) and 1/8" mini-plug or the 1/4" plug.

2. the AKG 701s are a nice split between the Grados and Senns. The detail of the Grados but the sound stage even bigger then the Senns. But they lack the warmth and bass of the Senns. They are correctly described as a bit analytical.

3. the amps are a mystery. a $1k - $5k amp is darn good. But the cost vs. improvement is silly.

A really good amp transforms the RS-1. It adds warmth and bass.

I compared the $400 Headroom amp to the $650 amp and could hardly tell the difference.

4. there is a company called Stax that is mentioned on the board a lot. their stuff is completely amazing.

5. And the $700 Denons are absolutely amazing too


...

He had RS1's too for a bit but his right driver blew out and now he's a HD650 convert.

    
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Oh yeah - anyone like the avatar? Sean was kind enough to do the greyscale work for me .

Avy is looking good Bryan.
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What's he driving the HD650 with? I'm trying to find something for the HD600 that's getting here soon, and I've basically narrowed it down to the Gilmore Lite or the CIaudio VHP-2, but I think anything good enough for the HD650 would be good enough for the HD600, if not overkill.

Aura -- I like the avatar, the headphones really stand out, but what are they?
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Avy is looking good Bryan.
Gracias friend .

Btw, Phantom of the Opera makes me crave for K701, D2000/5000, etc. The 225's do their best, but I need to hear this cd on a better-suited pair.
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