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If you ever get tired of the Stello Joel, check out the Purity Audio KICAS Caliente. I haven't been as impressed by a solid state since I heard an RSA Apache 4 months ago. It is damn good for the price.
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If you ever get tired of the Stello Joel, check out the Purity Audio KICAS Caliente. I haven't been as impressed by a solid state since I heard an RSA Apache 4 months ago. It is damn good for the price.
I was very close to ordering a KICAS based on Skylab's testimony alone ...

May still buy one in a bit ....

    
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okay, well my birthday is coming up in two weeks and i have decided my best purchase would probably be a sound card, recommend me some, i have taken looks at the juli@, 0404, but am thinking that something like a prelude or juli@ would probably be the best bet if i decide to upgrade to a nice external dac down the road.

but i am open to all suggestions, and please provide some reasoning to what you think would be my best option.
thanks guys
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Woo guess i'll have to join the club! ATH-A700's on the way!!!!! cant wait.. should be here tommorow!
    
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Yo Bryan!

The KICAS team is mailing me a "Caliente" to reveiw against my Stello!

I'm so stoked it's not even funny!

Whoooooo!!!

...

My hookup came courtesy of "Skylab" (and yourself, by way of lateral!) ...

...


Hi Joel,

What I'm starting (but you're a bit early) is a loaner program where:

Skylab's Caliente is shipped out to people for a 2 week period as a demo.

By the end of the 2 weeks the loanee is required to post a review with their impressions of the amp (comparision is fine as well) in the headphone forum on Head-fi.

At the end of the 2 week loan period, the loanee either ships the amp back to Skylab or to the next USA loanee (tracked and fully insured). I will contact you prior to the end of your loan period and provide you with the proper mailing information.
I chose loanees based on a mix of eligibility requirements such as time on Head-Fi, their # of posts in the forum and their feedback. Don't worry, you qualify


Currently, Skylab will send the Caliente to Nick20 who I will forward you the amp at the end of his term with it.

...

If you don't mind comparing the "iron lung" with the standard PSU on the unit, I'd be interested in that on your review.


...

Never been more hopeful to have to spend 400 bills!

Not since mowin yards for a year as a teen to get a PK Ripper frame for my BMX rig, that is ...

(follow that link, BTW ... it's an oldie but such a goodie!)

...

    
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Yo Bryan!

The KICAS team is mailing me a "Caliente" to reveiw against my Stello!
That is hella-awesome bro . Cannot wait to read your thoughts on it. I was just really shocked when a $400 solid-state amp produced such quality through my JVC's that I had to mention it to someone here on OCN.

Btw...

For anyone interested, check the meet impressions thread on Head-Fi; I have posted roughly 20 pictures and 3 videos. Oddly enough, this is the first time I have ever uploaded on Youtube, so watch to your heart's content and enjoy .
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Originally Posted by Aura View Post
That is hella-awesome bro . Cannot wait to read your thoughts on it. I was just really shocked when a $400 solid-state amp produced such quality through my JVC's that I had to mention it to someone here on OCN.

Btw...

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Great post Bryan, looks like you really enjoyed yourself. Too bad I couldn't tag along with you.

I didn't see your face in any of the photos. You should have gotten another signature Bryan/R10 photo.

On another note, stupid UPS needs a signature for my cable package. Tuesday is now the day. It's beginning to get frustrating.
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wow, watched the vids and looked like a great time, how long are people usually at the meet for?

and no thoughts on sound card anyone?
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Great post Bryan, looks like you really enjoyed yourself. Too bad I couldn't tag along with you.

I didn't see your face in any of the photos. You should have gotten another signature Bryan/R10 photo.

On another note, stupid UPS needs a signature for my cable package. Tuesday is now the day. It's beginning to get frustrating.
Don't worry bro, I will get something together for just us OCN folk if it's the last thing I do (and even it is only you, Sean, and myself).

Elrod-Tom, a mod over on Head-Fi, attended and was snapping quite a few pics, so perhaps he caught me with the R10 resting on my dome . Having that sucker plugged into my MPX3... you have no idea how awesome it was. Could have just went to Heaven right then and there.
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Cool i will join with my BOSE Over the Ear Triports!
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