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Now go buy a nice pair of Cardas Golden Reference RCA's for your rig .


Funny.

I'm inclined to think (owning a small time headphone setup and all) that 600 dollar cables probably won't make much of a difference over some decent 100 dollar cables (such as Audio Arts IC-3, for instance; there's a set on Head-fi for 80 bucks or so...; that particular IC has been very very favorably reviewed at many different sites.

I also may just order a new one from the company as they have a 30 day money back guarantee which would allow me both time to burn the cable in as well as giving me adequate listening time. The two year warranty is also attractive.

When I'm able to afford an overall 5000 dollar headphone rig, I might think about investing 500+ dollars on my interconnects.

For now ... I'm going to stick to the bargain basement options ...

    
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Good stuff .

Once again proving that we ought to say to hell with common notions of what a headphone should be/must be paired and how it should be set up/configured. Ultimately, how we like it is what truly matters.
Jazz with Grados? Hardcore with Senns? Yes please.

I need to work out all that I'm buying and stick to it, I don't want to wind up dropping a grand without even realizing it. >.<

On the list:
HD600 grilles
new cable for HD580
new 1/4" > RCA interconnects
New amp (was planning B22, but price scares me too much, so looking at having a really nice M3)

And then of course, the all important music to feed into all this fancy gear...
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Jazz with Grados? Hardcore with Senns? Yes please.

I need to work out all that I'm buying and stick to it, I don't want to wind up dropping a grand without even realizing it. >.<

On the list:
HD600 grilles
new cable for HD580
new 1/4" > RCA interconnects
New amp (was planning B22, but price scares me too much, so looking at having a really nice M3)

And then of course, the all important music to feed into all this fancy gear...
jazz and classical w/ Grado headphones? Absolutely once you get to their better Cans! RS1/RS2 GS1000, MS Pro
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jazz and classical w/ Grado headphones? Absolutely once you get to their better Cans! RS1/RS2 GS1000, MS Pro
I just know Bryan has been enjoying some Diana Krall on his SR225s an awful lot.
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I've wanted to get a pair of RS1 for about a year now and had saved up just about enough (after selling my sr225 and modded sr60 as well as some other things) but then decided to re-do/upgrade my speaker setup and integrate it with my HT in my living room...

A pair of these:
http://av123.com/index.php?page=shop...mart&Itemid=37
one of these:
http://av123.com/index.php?page=shop...mart&Itemid=37
A couple pairs of these:
http://av123.com/index.php?page=shop...mart&Itemid=37
A couple of these (with new 500wRMS amps)
http://av123.com/index.php?page=shop...mart&Itemid=37
One of these:
http://us.marantz.com/689.asp?catego...go.x=16&go.y=6
One of these:
http://oppodigital.com/dv980h/default.asp
A custom tube phono pre-amp from McAlister Audio
http://mcalisteraudio.com/
A couple Toshiba HD-DVD players
An Xbox 360


umm...now I just need the TV and for Oppo to release their BR player and I think I'll be set on that front for quite a while.

Next up, Millet Max, Opus DAC, Darwin Source Selector all in a nice desktop size.

After that, see if I can be satisfied with a pair of woodied SR225's.
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Everyone wants to buy your cats D:
they aren't for sale! Sadie caught a bird today... there was one on the porch and I opened the door and let her out... the wife isn't too happy w/ me for that one
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Now those are what I call "cables!"
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I really hope they mentioned power cords as a joke.
@triggerc:

Yo mang!

Check this super power chord showdown review I just discovered at Head-fi.

Now this dude is getting seriously nitpicky with some of his descriptions.

I'd love to demo those things!



http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f22/it...7/#post2651170

...

He ain't joking either.

    
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