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Tyler, did you ever get a chance to take a further look at the PPX3?

I say that or the DV337. Both are terrific.
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I'm probably looking at right around $100 shipped. It is still in great condition and works wonderfully.

Most Mini^3 amps go for around $100-120 depending on a few factors, but seeing as how mine is a MisterX it is guaranteed to be of better build quality than most.
at that price i think i would be very interested, when are you thinking?
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Tyler, did you ever get a chance to take a further look at the PPX3?

I say that or the DV337. Both are terrific.
I just don't know about taking the leap for a $550 amp quite yet. I know I listed off the 337, but something tells me I'll be looking at the 332 initially.

Oh the choices.
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well, i got s1rrahs' old foamies for his mod in the mail today, and they fit perfectly, makes them so much more comfortable then stock, tame the highs, and unlike my temp ones dont make them sound muddy.
i am quite pleased with them and would recommend this to anyone who finds the highs a bit to much at times, or finds their ears hurt after prolonged wear due to their ear coming in contact with the part inside the bowl pads.

thanks s1rrah
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well, i got s1rrahs' old foamies for his mod in the mail today, and they fit perfectly, makes them so much more comfortable then stock, tame the highs, and unlike my temp ones dont make them sound muddy.
i am quite pleased with them and would recommend this to anyone who finds the highs a bit to much at times, or finds their ears hurt after prolonged wear due to their ear coming in contact with the part inside the bowl pads.

thanks s1rrah
Don't mention it buddy.

I can make more easy if I need them. The new DAC/amp combo has made the shack hack mod unnecessary for now.

I do prefer the foam for comfort sake, however and may experiement with something similar with an even more porous material (like panty hose or something).
    
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I guess I can now join

Just completed my order for a pair of HD555's + Zalman ZM-MIC 1.
    
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Confession: Since getting my amp/DAC desktop rig going ... I've thought constantly that I should just sell my portable media player and forego portables altogether.

Then I remembered I had about two hours of grass cutting to do tomorrow ... and decided I'd keep the portable.

    
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Sigh, I'm torn.

Sell the E-MU and upgrade to a superior DAC, or keep the E-MU and try out one of the highly-regarded budget CDP's (Marantz CD5001, Oppo 980, etc.)?

For some reason I'm not all that interested in DAC's that range in between $200 and $400. Keces? Meh. Musiland? Meh. That Constantine looked pretty good I suppose. Standalone CDP's just seem a lot more attractive to me in this price range.
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Sigh, I'm torn.

Sell the E-MU and upgrade to a superior DAC, or keep the E-MU and try out one of the highly-regarded budget CDP's (Marantz CD5001, Oppo 980, etc.)?

For some reason I'm not all that interested in DAC's that range in between $200 and $400. Keces? Meh. Musiland? Meh. That Constantine looked pretty good I suppose. Standalone CDP's just seem a lot more attractive to me in this price range.
My 2 cents? Computers break - and not being able to listen to music because your computer is broken really sucks. I'd grab a standalone.
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Well, due to the combination of having to blow ~$120 on my own birthday party and my phone dying, I'm not sure I'm going to be able to grab the stello after all... sigh... maybe a LD MKIII down the road or something.
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