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I've been playing around with the HyperX Cloud Revolver lately, I like em (for a headset). Can't figure out how to make the mic not sound like ass though



Made a quick review if anyone happens to give a hoot

    
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Originally Posted by Farih View Post

Does the clamping force loosen up over time ?
Dunno if i can sit hours upon hours with these.

By your comment i can allready say the HD650 wont suit me for gaming ?

The Q701 are just so much better at soundstage that I don't use them tongue.gif. And I got mine from OC'ing Noob on here, so they had many hours and headband break-in already. Only thing I really needed to do somewhat recently was refresh the ear pads smile.gif.
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@Farih, my HD650s are extended out a few centimetres and the clamping is light enough that its OK that I wear gpasses with them (though the pads do have distinct indents from the glasses biggrin.gif ).

I really enjoyed the Dead Man OST by Neil Young and have listened to that a fair bit smile.gif .

@pez, I decided to sort the microphone problem with an extreme solution using a Samson Meteor biggrin.gif .

Yeah, a standalone mic is eventually what I think I'll do. I like my Fostex so much even for gaming that I'd rather just use them solely.
 
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Would it "drive" them? Yes.

Would it sound good? Maybe... maybe not.

If you live in the US, you SHOULD be able to find a star vendor around you. I am sure they are bound to have a high end pair of stax and a few amps to listen to.

What do you mean by star vendor?
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What do you mean by star vendor?

I think their phone autocorrected Stax to star.
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I think their phone autocorrected Stax to star.

Ahh, the only stax vendor I see is in California.

So anybody know of a good DAP with optical or coax out?

What are the preferred portable DAC/AMP combos? Need to drive a 150 ohm set of cans. HD700.
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sold my stax today finally, lost 90 bucks. sold my Uptone Regen as well, lost another 40 bucks, LOL

i already have my end game though so worth it in the end i guess. modded my se-a1000 and doing that with Fioo K1, not buying anything again for 3-4 years, this sounds plenty good to me /shrug but yeah i just took up like 3 new hobbies, so i am done with the audiophile world for awhile, take care everyone its been fun
    
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sold my stax today finally, lost 90 bucks. sold my Uptone Regen as well, lost another 40 bucks, LOL

i already have my end game though so worth it in the end i guess. modded my se-a1000 and doing that with Fioo K1, not buying anything again for 3-4 years, this sounds plenty good to me /shrug but yeah i just took up like 3 new hobbies, so i am done with the audiophile world for awhile, take care everyone its been fun

You know you wont be leaving "audiophile world" once your in you can never get out devil.gif

Stop lying to yourself !
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I've been playing around with the HyperX Cloud Revolver lately, I like em (for a headset). Can't figure out how to make the mic not sound like ass though



Made a quick review if anyone happens to give a hoot


Pretty good review.
Missed you mentioning whats in the box, do you get 2 different kinds of pads just like the Cloud II ?
I liked the Cloud II with the soft fabric pads ALOT better then with the pleather pads.
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sold my stax today finally, lost 90 bucks. sold my Uptone Regen as well, lost another 40 bucks, LOL

i already have my end game though so worth it in the end i guess. modded my se-a1000 and doing that with Fioo K1, not buying anything again for 3-4 years, this sounds plenty good to me /shrug but yeah i just took up like 3 new hobbies, so i am done with the audiophile world for awhile, take care everyone its been fun
To you as well. There's nothing stopping you from occasionally posting here though thumb.gif.
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To you as well. There's nothing stopping you from occasionally posting here though thumb.gif.

One post here is 10 bucks biggrin.gif.
 
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sold my stax today finally, lost 90 bucks. sold my Uptone Regen as well, lost another 40 bucks, LOL

i already have my end game though so worth it in the end i guess. modded my se-a1000 and doing that with Fioo K1, not buying anything again for 3-4 years, this sounds plenty good to me /shrug but yeah i just took up like 3 new hobbies, so i am done with the audiophile world for awhile, take care everyone its been fun

I wish you the best and nothing but happiness! Just remember though, the audiophile journey never ends, you just have rest stops. tongue.gif
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