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post #3301 of 38577
I'd take the HE90, but the HEV90 is supposed to not be a great choice...


Blue Hawaii plz.
post #3302 of 38577
If anyone would like to sell their car and use the money to buy me the gear as a present I'd gladly accept.
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post #3303 of 38577
I think my crap car would go for like $2k. We just all gotta pool our money and we can do it!

Oh, and for easy loaning of the headphones, they should be located at my residence, and anyone who pooled will have the opportunity to visit on occasion to listen to them. I, of course, will get extra time with them to compensate for the burden of having to house them.

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post #3304 of 38577
the seller's asking price is a bit high....
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post
the seller's asking price is a bit high....
Someone is going to pay it though.
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I want to join! I have K701s (I won't mention that I hardly use them because I like my speakers though... oh wait)
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I have my meh Sennheiser HD202's for my bedroom.
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Let the fun begin. Went to a local boutique today and picked up a damn fine piece of Honduras Rosewood that should certainly improve the styling of my D2000. I was torn between Rosewood and Cocobolo, so my wallet spoke for me by choosing the slightly less expensive option.

I am quickly learning that I have an obsession with dark woods that are hard as steel, which makes cutting a whole lot of fun. Oh well.
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Aura, YGPM
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post #3310 of 38577
Fine Tuning:
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Sold my brother my old X-fi Elite pro.

I hated the "Flex-jack" as it required me to constantly switch out the cable for my TV's line-in and the digitial coax output that sends to my DAC.

I also slightly more appreciate the Auzentech Prelude 7.1 due to it's marginally better components and swappable OPAMP.

So a couple of days ago I picked one up:

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It's quite nice to be able to run real RCA coxial out of my sound card.

Before, I was using a custom made mini plug to RCA digital coax cable but the new card allows for more options/experimentation on the digital out side of things.


Traded my XM4 for some cables...
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I've been wanting to test some new cables as I had a sneaking suspicion that my new DAC and amp were being quite horribly short changed by my standard cheap IC's.

But I really didn't have or want to spend any real cash on the new interconnects.

Therefore, after hunting down a Head-fier selling some 100ish dollar stereo RCA's, I offered my portable XM4 amp as a trade and he quickly accepted.

As well as the Audio Art IC-3 Stereo RCA interconnect, he also threw in a CryoTweaks Pure Silver Digital Coaxial cable to help balance out the offset in values of my amp vs. his single set of stereo IC's.

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Cables. Who Knew?
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I've been listening to my DAC/AMP combo with a set of 45 dollar Monsters.

I've been thinking they sound pretty good. Very good (almost exagerrated) bass, decent soundstage, and just very thick sounding.

What I've found though ... after spending a couple days listening to the new Audio Art stereo IC's ... is that I was mistaking warmth for muddiness.

The Audio Art IC's are just INSANELY detailed.

The soundstage, compared to the Monsters is GIGANTIC.

The seperation among instruments and varioius frequencies is exceptional.

And the 3D imaging is literally hair raising and freakish.

I certainly did not expect to hear such a huge difference in sonics between the Monsters and the Audio Arts.

In fact, at first listen to the Audio Arts, I thought they were simply brighter than the Monsters ... I even thought I wouldn't be able to use them as the Monsters, in comparison, are just so soft sounding.

But as I've spent a full day A/Bing the cables, it's become hugely apparent that what I was finding enjoyable about the Monsters was plain muddiness and confusion/blurring of the sonic portrayal.

The Monsters, though very very easy to listen too for long periods of time are just DIGUSTINGLY blurred and muddy.

Switching to the Audio Art cables equals an instant x2 in soundstage, detail and seperation.

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Here's a very accurate review of the Audio Art IC-3 cable: Audio Art IC-3 Review. The reviewers comments are just about exactly right according to what I've heard so far.

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Anyway ...

Just a little update.

    
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