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Blech, ads. Please say they're at least relevant to the site and not obnoxious bandwidth wasters.

They're all headphones and related, at least.

Personally, when I see a site take measures like this where they bake the ads into the page, I take it as a challenge to find the no-script/uBlock settings that will allow me to use it while blocking maximum ads. If you just leave them out of the way on the sides, I'd probably not bother. But when they start taking over the page, making loud noises, and eating up twice the bandwidth of the page itself, it's war.
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They're all headphones and related, at least.

Personally, when I see a site take measures like this where they bake the ads into the page, I take it as a challenge to find the no-script/uBlock settings that will allow me to use it while blocking maximum ads. If you just leave them out of the way on the sides, I'd probably not bother. But when they start taking over the page, making loud noises, and eating up twice the bandwidth of the page itself, it's war.

I usually take it as a challenge as well, but on mobile I really wish they'd take a different approach. Too many sites will have blatantly annoyingly large (or worse, full screen popup nag screens) where the ads take up a rather large portion of the screen. Thereeftank is really, really bad for this, doubly so since they'll try to bake ads into the first three posts - on top of the ads on top!
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oops, just a new amp... sigh

https://www.head-fi.org/f/threads/introducing-the-stax-srm-t8000-head-fi-tv.845544/
http://www.stax.co.jp/produ/SRMT8000.html

MAX 470VRMS .... huh, that thing has to have >1300V supply rails...... hawaii 800V or so

Put your bloody fingers innit, will ya? biggrin.gif
    
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http://www.stax.co.jp/produ/SRMT8000.html

MAX 470VRMS .... huh, that thing has to have >1300V supply rails...... hawaii 800V or so

Put your bloody fingers innit, will ya? biggrin.gif

feed me power daddy, mmmm nom nom
    
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They're owned by Wikia (like OCN), ergo they have to use Huddler. That is what the change is.
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http://www.stax.co.jp/produ/SRMT8000.html

MAX 470VRMS .... huh, that thing has to have >1300V supply rails...... hawaii 800V or so

Put your bloody fingers innit, will ya? biggrin.gif

Sexy. Although while I'm a solid state guy, I do feel saddened that a hybrid setup doesn't show off the tubes... tongue.gif
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Sexy. Although while I'm a solid state guy, I do feel saddened that a hybrid setup doesn't show off the tubes... tongue.gif

Agreed, that is one of the benefits of tubes imo.... mmmm that sexy Jolida Glass DAC for example...


edit: I just went to login to head-fi, there was an advert built into the site advertising arabmatchmaking.... head-fi has sunk to a new low... lol quick cash grab site I fear... got greedy, downfall is incoming if they don't lighten up a bit. I know as soon as I sell my Fidelio X1's I am done with it for a bit, I was already done for quite awhile actually, X1's were just a temporary relapse.

Believe in me! smile.gif

Brad Paisley and Guiness tonight, life is good... memories...
Edited by caenlen - 4/27/17 at 8:45pm
    
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Sexy. Although while I'm a solid state guy, I do feel saddened that a hybrid setup doesn't show off the tubes... tongue.gif

One day everyone will be one vacuum tubes again.

Either that, or someone will design a simple discrete circuit.

All I want in life is a straight wire with gain. Is that too much to ask for.
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One day everyone will be one vacuum tubes again.

Either that, or someone will design a simple discrete circuit.

All I want in life is a straight wire with gain. Is that too much to ask for.

No idea what any of that means.

But if you know anyone that works at Head-Fi for the love of God tell them they are ruining the community. I went to go buy a DAC in the for sale forums, but you can not even PM the topic creator anymore... I just, I have no words. and ads for ADHD and ads for dating services... god its all so cluttered... i seriously am about to rage quit.

SOMEONE BUY MY FIDELIO X1'S SO I CAN DELETE HEAD FI BOOKMARK gah loooks like ebay is my last hope mad.gif
    
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Why bother with Head Fi when I can ask people here?
    
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