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post #2761 of 38374
CIAudio VDA2.

I really suggest you take a look at it Joel, definitely one of the best DAC's I've seen for under $1,000 and it is priced exactly on your budget (w/out psu).
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Quick Review of Denon AH-C551:

Got these in the mail from Amazon yesterday, and to say the least I'm impressed. I paid 68$ for these and got free two day shipping, I bet you can find them cheaper though. Well: Overall Sound is amazing for a little set of headphones. The headphones are loud for their size, filling, fun, and most of all the sound is thick. The main problem I had with my super.fi 3's was they were detailed, but not as warm or wide. The lowers were defined, but a bit on the tight side [for the super.fi's] but the Denon's are not like that at all. The lows are much punchier then the superfi's, much more pronounced. What suprised me was how forward the mids were. The highs trailed, but they were fine.

Comfort was my main issue, I use these puppies to work out and with their stock tips, they go the job done. None of the popping out of the super.fi's, they are VERY comfortable in comparison, and very light, you forget you're wearing them. The cable build feels dinky, but only time will tell for that. Very small headphones, over all for price/performance I'd rate them an 8.0. Very good for techno, eletonica for a cheap pair of IEM's, if you dont wanna have muddy bass and recessed mids.
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The Apogee would be sweet, even better if you have a Mac, I hear good things about the OMZ as well.
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has anyone ever priced up stepped attenuators? Between one of those and the enclosure I want for my max... ouch
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CIAudio VDA2.

I really suggest you take a look at it Joel, definitely one of the best DAC's I've seen for under $1,000 and it is priced exactly on your budget (w/out psu).


Now *that's* a pretty box.

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Do I even dare post this rig? Heck yeah .

Experience Channel Islands Audio heaven:





Fully balanced using two VHP2 amps (the one Trigger is getting) and one VDA2 DAC, all three equipped with their own VAC1 power supply.

...salivates...

Original thread if anyone is interested.
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HD215s and the DT770pro 80ohm

Add me to the List Plz

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Omg I finally finished updating the list. I thought I would never catch up. :lol:
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Omg I finally finished updating the list. I thought I would never catch up. :lol:
Good job mang!

Ironically enough ... I just finished updating the first post of the OSAMT thread (see sig) ... but mine only took about five minutes ...

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Omg I finally finished updating the list. I thought I would never catch up. :lol:
Thanks for updating, but sadly enough I don't have R10s. I wish, but no dice. I do, however, have SR225s.
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