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Hehe, 7337ness

So I'm strongly considering some custom fit IEMs like the Livewires or Freq. I wonder how they compare against universal fits like SE530 and TF10. If I go with Freq I will probably get the triple driver Freq Show.
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Hehe, 7337ness

So I'm strongly considering some custom fit IEMs like the Livewires or Freq. I wonder how they compare against universal fits like SE530 and TF10. If I go with Freq I will probably get the triple driver Freq Show.
Read a lot of good things about the LiveWires but not at all versed in the Freq.

Whichever ...

Once you get them and once your comfortable, ...

Let me know and we can trade for a week or two.

My SE530's for your, (whichever) ... long as their not custom fit ... that is.

    
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yeah, that's another problem, if I get custom fit we can't trade. Looks like it is time to start saving again so I can get both the TF10 and custom. Though the caveat then would be not being able to sell the custom if I like the TF10 more. Damn, this hobby is expensive.
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Well I have two pair, one open and one closed. The open ones are HD590's and the closed ones are an old set of Bose Triports that are waiting for me to jury rig a headband for since the original one was made of thin, weak plastic parts and broke some time ago.

Do those count?
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Originally Posted by Bindusar View Post
Well I have two pair, one open and one closed. The open ones are HD590's and the closed ones are an old set of Bose around-ear (110V?? per their website) that are waiting for me to jury rig a headband for since the original one was made of thin, weak plastic parts and broke some time ago.

Do those count?
I've never heard the HD590s, they've got a bad reputation but I have a feeling they're not as bad as people say they are. I also hear they're ridiculously comfortable...
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They are crazy comfy, though a bit big (not heavy) for lack of a better term...especially since they are open it's not like you are getting a better seal or anything.
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Ack. Got my stimulus check in the mail yesterday.

Now the DAC fever is really setting in.

I'm being seduced by a couple tube DACs at the moment:

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The Paradisea+ ($500ish)

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and the...

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Lite DAC 60 ($500ish)

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They've both received quite the complimentary review notes online but I'm leaning towards the Paradisea+ at the moment cause it's USB and has a bit smaller footprint.

May not get either.

Just flirting at the moment.

    
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Do it. =D Do it nao.

I've more or less decided on the Singlepower PPX3 as my next amp, the 6S7N version if I'm lucky. Now I just need to find a good price on it... and get some money...
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I think the Buffalo would be better than the ones you listed.
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I think the Buffalo would be better than the ones you listed.
Hey Soloz ...

Can you forward me some reading/review info on the Buffalo? I searched around and all I could find were vendors selling the boards and DIY kits (sans enclosures and what not) ... and there were so many variants that I sort of got lost in the minutia.

If you have any good reading sources, please PM me. I'm just reading everything I can find about everything I can find at the moment. Far from decided on anything at this point. Will most likely research for another week or two.
    
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