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The new king of budget home amps has been found, I think. $40 budget Millet Hybrid, with oodles of output current

http://www.pmillett.com/starving.htm
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f6/mil...id-amp-319231/

Oh yeah, which one of yall is stalking me in that FS HFI 780 ad I posted on head-fi a while back?
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post #2852 of 37649
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The new king of budget home amps has been found, I think. $40 budget Millet Hybrid, with oodles of output current

http://www.pmillett.com/starving.htm
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f6/mil...id-amp-319231/

Oh yeah, which one of yall is stalking me in that FS HFI 780 ad I posted on head-fi a while back?
Yea, that does sound awesome .
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The new king of budget home amps has been found, I think. $40 budget Millet Hybrid, with oodles of output current

http://www.pmillett.com/starving.htm
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f6/mil...id-amp-319231/

Oh yeah, which one of yall is stalking me in that FS HFI 780 ad I posted on head-fi a while back?
I saw that... however, I'm going a different route...

My next Max will be shall we say pretty much maxed out.
Blackgates and prob vit-q's,
volume won't be a blue velvet... it'll be full stepped or OptiVol (leaning towards OptiVol for now)
It will have a pre-amp out
I'm seriously considering putting a USB DAC in the enclosure with a source selector switch. 1: DAC 2: Analog, 3 2nd set of Analog input
It's going in a 12"x12" Aluminum enclosure and I'm probably going to have FPE do the front panel.
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I saw that... however, I'm going a different route...

My next Max will be shall we say pretty much maxed out.
Blackgates and prob vit-q's,
volume won't be a blue velvet... it'll be full stepped or OptiVol (leaning towards OptiVol for now)
It will have a pre-amp out
I'm seriously considering putting a USB DAC in the enclosure with a source selector switch. 1: DAC 2: Analog, 3 2nd set of Analog input
It's going in a 12"x12" Aluminum enclosure and I'm probably going to have FPE do the front panel.
I just want a DAC.

    
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I just want a DAC.

what are you looking for? I have 4 Alien DAC boards and if I decide to put one in my Max build it wouldn't be hard to just populate a second board while I was at it... and if I do it, It'd be a boutique build with probable Muse ES or Blackgates
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what are you looking for? I have 4 Alien DAC boards and if I decide to put one in my Max build it wouldn't be hard to just populate a second board while I was at it... and if I do it, It'd be a boutique build with probable Muse ES or Blackgates
Preferably a USB DAC but not set in stone.

I could run digital out from my X-fi's line-in/cox out but I'd like to keep that available as primarily a line-in since I do so much song writing/audio recording.

If you can do something with USB, I might be interested. PM me if so.

Otherwise ... I'm considering either the Musiland MD10 or a Constantine+ USB that's been up for sale on Head-fi for ages.

Thanks for the word bro.
    
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post #2857 of 37649
So...

The woody favors are going slowly. As in the quick start I was looking for is completely non-existent. I have stuff lined up for late June/early July, but anyone interested right now?

Atm, the first job is Nammy's Beyer, but I have sufficient time to fit another mod beforehand.
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how hard is it to get them recabled after they are woodied? If recabling isn't a problem after the woodie I could probably send you mine the first week of june.
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Get the recable done first, just to be safe. I'm going to try and change how I attach the cups to make them somewhat removable, but I just can't be sure.

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I was looking through Sennheiser's website, looking for their 1/4" to 1/8" adaptor actually, and I noticed something weird. The HD650 cable is cheaper than the HD600 cable. I found that odd. Anyone know why?

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Get the recable done first, just to be safe. I'm going to try and change how I attach the cups to make them somewhat removable, but I just can't be sure.

I'll get that done sometime soon then!
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