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I never thought I would get a better bargain on headphones than my 650's I picked up a few years back for €150...that was until yesterday, picked these up BNIB for €550. Extremely happy with them so far, however the stock cable does feel a little cheap considering the RRP of these, thats easily swapped though !

Only thing I'm now wondering is would I get more by upgrading the rest of the setup ? Currently have the Modi and a Little Dot MkII (with Svetlana tubes IIRC)
    
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I have to say, those Cavalli amps look drop dead gorgeous. Especially the hybrids.

Absolutely drool worthy!
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K1000 are what I consider Headspeakers not Headphones. tongue.gif

My dream setup would be the following:

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- Cavalli Liquid Gold SS Amp
- Cavalli Liquid Glass Tube Hybrid Amp
- Audeze LCD-3, Sennheiser HD800

Modest DAC choice.
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K1000 are what I consider Headspeakers not Headphones. tongue.gif

My dream setup would be the following:

- Gustard X12 DAC
- Cavalli Liquid Gold SS Amp
- Cavalli Liquid Glass Tube Hybrid Amp
- Audeze LCD-3, Sennheiser HD800

I would skip the dac and amp's and buy a Chord Hugo instead.
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Absolutely drool worthy!

Indeed, especially the delicious looking liquid crimson!
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I would skip the dac and amp's and buy a Chord Hugo instead.

The Hugo is really nice, but I gotta have that sweet tube sound.
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The Hugo is really nice, but I gotta have that sweet tube sound.

I'd probably replace the Liquid Glass with an Apex HiFi Audio Pinnacle, but then again I've never heard either. rolleyes.gif

For those who haven't seen it, Audeze LCD-4 announced for $4k. Uses a similar headband to the prototype "LCD-Z."

http://www.head-fi.org/t/782442/audeze-lcd-4
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Modest DAC choice.

X12 is more than sufficient IMO, but definitely the modest lady of that group.
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I would skip the dac and amp's and buy a Chord Hugo instead.

I wouldn't. biggrin.gif
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Indeed, especially the delicious looking liquid crimson!

It is the budget but not so budget version of his Liquid Fire if I understood correctly.
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I never thought I would get a better bargain on headphones than my 650's I picked up a few years back for €150...that was until yesterday, picked these up BNIB for €550. Extremely happy with them so far, however the stock cable does feel a little cheap considering the RRP of these, thats easily swapped though !

Only thing I'm now wondering is would I get more by upgrading the rest of the setup ? Currently have the Modi and a Little Dot MkII (with Svetlana tubes IIRC)

I'd definitely replace the DAC and amp when possible. There are plenty of LCD-2 users here who can help steer you. The Burson Soloist is probably the amp I see recommended the most for the LCD-2.
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I'd definitely replace the DAC and amp when possible. There are plenty of LCD-2 users here who can help steer you. The Burson Soloist is probably the amp I see recommended the most for the LCD-2.

Headphones are turning into another expensive hobby ! I guess I can't complain since I've not spent too much on the hardware itself. Thanks for the suggestion ! smile.gif
    
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