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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
Just keep in mind that the Juli@ does not have headphone-out, you'll have to run RCA > mini to your Mini^3.


Yeah, I'm back, due to a mix up with billing, AT&T thought we hadn't paid our bill and shut off our internet friday. My dad called and got it sorted out, but they are a bunch of lazy pricks and didn't turn it on until this morning. >.<

Edit: (from the video) "It sounds like Iron Maiden on crack!"
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ouch, that blows, good to see you back tho.

and i was aware of that, i was pretty much thinking what would be the best for not only right now, but possible future upgrades as well.
i have no real problem going rca to mini.
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Hmm just now found this, but count me in:

Etymotic ER-6i
Ultimate Ears Super.fi 3 Studio
Grado SR-60
Sennheiser CX-300

Those, are all the ones worth mentioning lol.
 
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Hey chaps, does this price seem fair:
Link ??
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Hey chaps, does this price seem fair:
Link ??
For the UK, more than far IMO.
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35 sounds more then reasonable
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Crackin', thanks Phospho! & Schubie
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Yup, definitely fair.

Guys, what are your thoughts on upsamplers? I'm in the mood to upgrade my setup and can't really think what to get. I generally just listen to my music through my speakers as I like to be able to hear if someone is calling and also don't like to mess my hair up, lol. Having said that, at night I listen to them a lot and would like to what I purchase to benefit both speakers and headphone listening.

Current setup (I ebayed the grados) is: AV-710 Digital Out > Modded Musiland MD10 > either Arcam Delta 290 > Elac CL82 OR to my Woodied and rewired DR150s

I was thinking about getting the Musiland SRC10 upsampler as it would match, but don't really mind what I get.

Its either that or a subwoofer. Subwoofer wise, how much do I have to spend to get an alright one? I'm not a bass fiend.
    
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Yup, definitely fair.

Guys, what are your thoughts on upsamplers? I'm in the mood to upgrade my setup and can't really think what to get. I generally just listen to my music through my speakers as I like to be able to hear if someone is calling and also don't like to mess my hair up, lol. Having said that, at night I listen to them a lot and would like to what I purchase to benefit both speakers and headphone listening.

Current setup (I ebayed the grados) is: AV-710 Digital Out > Modded Musiland MD10 > either Arcam Delta 290 > Elac CL82 OR to my Woodied and rewired DR150s

I was thinking about getting the Musiland SRC10 upsampler as it would match, but don't really mind what I get.

Its either that or a subwoofer. Subwoofer wise, how much do I have to spend to get an alright one? I'm not a bass fiend.
Upsampling can be pretty handy if you're using DSP, but other than that think of it kind of like transcoding an MP3 from 128kbps to 256kbps. Sure, double data per second is available, but that does not mean there is enough data to fill all that space.

Regarding the subwoofer, you don't have to spend buckets to get something nice and musical. I don't know about their availability in the UK, but Dayton Audio makes some phenominal kits for the price (though I would consider that price to be "buckets"). I personally have Polk PSW100. It's definitely geared more to the home theater crowd, but I've been very impressed with its performance. Relatively even response for something with as massive a port as it has.
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Upsampling can be pretty handy if you're using DSP, but other than that think of it kind of like transcoding an MP3 from 128kbps to 256kbps. Sure, double data per second is available, but that does not mean there is enough data to fill all that space.

Regarding the subwoofer, you don't have to spend buckets to get something nice and musical. I don't know about their availability in the UK, but Dayton Audio makes some phenominal kits for the price (though I would consider that price to be "buckets"). I personally have Polk PSW100. It's definitely geared more to the home theater crowd, but I've been very impressed with its performance. Relatively even response for something with as massive a port as it has.
Chip, hows your starving student coming? Whats the main differences from a SS millet, and a regular millet amp? how much is one costing you to build?
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