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I've got something special on my workbench as well...
GO ON...
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GO ON...
It's a Millet Max, Blackgates, Vit-Q's Mosfets, OptiVol, selectable inputs, USB DAC, toroidal power transofrmers, the works.

Up next will be another Millet Max

Followed shortly after by a brand new design, the Millet Hybrid MiniMax!
http://www.diyforums.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=491
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It's a Millet Max, Blackgates, Vit-Q's Mosfets, OptiVol, selectable inputs, USB DAC, toroidal power transofrmers, the works.

Up next will be another Millet Max

Followed shortly after by a brand new design, the Millet Hybrid MiniMax!
http://www.diyforums.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=491
the mini is so cute. ah, now i remember you speaking of the dac parts you're gonna get in for the build. for anyone in this forum? how much would i have to pay you to have you ship it to my house for a test run first ;]?
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I fixed the headphone jack and located yet another point where I neglected to tie things to ground (the tail end of the resistor across pins 4 and 7 on the tube socket), yet still a lack of life. Perhaps it's time I take a few large pictures and seek advice.
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so there is a pair of ath-a700's for sale, and i was thinking of getting a closed set for traveling (my grados just leak so much sound in and out, they are not very practical for the car) and they are going for 120 shipped.
what do you guys think?
i get paid this week and if they are still up should i grab them?
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The ones from dr4gon? yeah for sure if it fits your budget and needs, audio technica makes some great products, I own the open style cans of the same series the AD700s, and Love them, they;re are the most comfortable set of cans I own, and I love the balance they have, although one thing I could loose is the bleeding noises coming in, like my fans... great set of cans though, and Dragon is a good guy, I've dealt with him before...
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my grados just leak so much sound in and out, they are not very practical for the car
Are you going to drive with closed headphones?
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The ones from dr4gon? yeah for sure if it fits your budget and needs, audio technica makes some great products, I own the open style cans of the same series the AD700s, and Love them, they;re are the most comfortable set of cans I own, and I love the balance they have, although one thing I could loose is the bleeding noises coming in, like my fans... great set of cans though, and Dragon is a good guy, I've dealt with him before...
yes, dr4gons

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Are you going to drive with closed headphones?
ahah, parents have the week off for vacation, may be taking day trips, i would be sitting in the back.
when i drive i blast music tho.

is there another closed pair that would be a better buy for roughly the same price?
thanks
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post #3769 of 38151
I'd suggest that you check ebay for a pair of DT770 pro 80s instead, great headphones, with lots of room for improvement (amp) great bass, and enclosed, with great comfort and sound isolation.
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yes, dr4gons



ahah, parents have the week off for vacation, may be taking day trips, i would be sitting in the back.
when i drive i blast music tho.

is there another closed pair that would be a better buy for roughly the same price?
thanks
Better is debateable, but I'd look at the denon d1000/1001, they're going to be a bit more energetic and fun than the A700, closer to your grados. They're lighter and smaller as well.
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