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post #4021 of 37805
I do not own the Creative Fatal1ty headphones anymore. I sold them when I was at quakecon. I now own the Tritton AX51s. They are awesome.
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post #4022 of 37805
Damn.

I'm in trouble.



The 840C is nuts. It automatically upsamples to 384Khz/24bit from your standard 44.1/16 and feeds to 2 separate DAC's, one for each channel of the standard stereo setup. Not to mention that it has balanced output and multiple digital inputs, which means that you don't even have to use it as a cdp - you can connect it to the pc like a standalone DAC and run to the amp as normal.

Anyone feeling dual MPX3 for balanced? I doubt I do that, but damn would that be ridic.

WANT.
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mmmmmm sexxy aura.... but, does it make you coffee?
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post #4024 of 37805
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mmmmmm sexxy aura.... but, does it make you coffee?
And muffins.


Finally getting around to ordering the HD600 grilles tomorrow... of course, I've been "getting around to it" for about 2 months now.


Edit: Also, here's my next major audio purchase:



Citypulse DA7.2 II DAC - Balanced XLR out, SPDIF input, $450, perfect for my needs.

http://www.audio-magus.com/ProductDe...Code=CPDA72XV2
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And muffins.


Finally getting around to ordering the HD600 grilles tomorrow... of course, I've been "getting around to it" for about 2 months now.


Edit: Also, here's my next major audio purchase:



Citypulse DA7.2 II DAC - Balanced XLR out, SPDIF input, $450, perfect for my needs.

http://www.audio-magus.com/ProductDe...Code=CPDA72XV2

That looks fun.

    
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post #4026 of 37805
now that is sexy.
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post #4027 of 37805
As soon as I get a job, I'm ordering it and selling my E-Mu. Should make switching between the PC and the Xbox easier too, it's kind of a pain right now.
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Damn.

I'm in trouble.



The 840C is nuts. It automatically upsamples to 384Khz/24bit from your standard 44.1/16 and feeds to 2 separate DAC's, one for each channel of the standard stereo setup. Not to mention that it has balanced output and multiple digital inputs, which means that you don't even have to use it as a cdp - you can connect it to the pc like a standalone DAC and run to the amp as normal.

Anyone feeling dual MPX3 for balanced? I doubt I do that, but damn would that be ridic.

WANT.
I could almost get one of those with all the money that has been put into my source (not all by me)

Currently using a Music Hall CD25 with Parts Connexion 1+ mods, and just yesterday I installed Burson Discrete Op-Amps... and will likely upgrade the clock at some point...





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I could almost get one of those with all the money that has been put into my source (not all by me)

Currently using a Music Hall CD25 with Parts Connexion 1+ mods, and just yesterday I installed Burson Discrete Op-Amps... and will likely upgrade the clock at some point...
How's it sounding?

I have been looking around at sources for the past week or so, not really sure what I wanted to do. I could either stick with the the CD5001 as a transport and add a standalone DAC (which would give me a hybrid pc/cdp rig), or sell off the Marantz and move up to a better CDP (but be stuck in redbooks). Out of everything I have looked at, which includes CIA VDA2 (as always), Benchmark DAC1, Lavry DA10, Bel Canto D1/2/whatev, Arcam CD73, Marantz SA8001, etc., the 840C has that "end-all, be-all" flavor to it that I so often look for in my components. Every review or impression that I look at finds a way to basically say that this Cambridge can play ball with absolutely everything under $5,000. That is unbeatable value, especially because I could never imagine dropping that much on one piece of the puzzle. Plus, it is flexible enough to serve as the DAC or cdp/DAC - pretty much what ever I want it to do.

All in all, if I have the cash down the road, it seems like a no-brainer. Plus I haven't been able drool over much lately so this gets me back into that daydreaming phase that I have grown so accustomed to over the past 7-8 months.
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post #4030 of 37805
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All in all, if I have the cash down the road, ...

"IF I have the cash!!!???"


...



Your an entrepreneur in training, remember?

OF Fxxxing COURSE, you'll have the cash!



"As ye think ... so shall ye be ..."


...

Hopefully, you'll have enough to score me some gear too cause I'm certainly not an entrepreneur ...

    
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