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hey there soloz, i got some money for my birthday and was kind of thinking im not going to buy a new pair of cans, so i may get you to put my in the build queue for an OPUS if thats cool with you
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Add my Audio-Technica A700 headphones to the list (still have my HD280 Pro so leave that in the list too).
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hey there soloz, i got some money for my birthday and was kind of thinking im not going to buy a new pair of cans, so i may get you to put my in the build queue for an OPUS if thats cool with you
it very well could be... I've been busy as of late...
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Guys, I had an epiphany tonight... an epiphany of stupidity.

Here it is, straight from a convo with Sean (I'm Laquatus):

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Laquatus18: god, you should've seen me at IKEA last week

Laquatus18: it was one of my "hey you are a nut" moments

racnam12: I want to know why the more expensive citypulse doesn't have balanced output

Laquatus18: I was in the lighting section trying to think of how best to light my audio tower

Laquatus18: yeah...

Laquatus18: I'm that compulsive now

racnam12: lol

Laquatus18: it's more than the pieces

Laquatus18: like I have to have the entire image

Laquatus18: I honestly considered dropping $50 on this 3pack of spotlights that can be attached to a wall or ceiling

Laquatus18: $50 on lighting!

racnam12: crazyperson

Laquatus18: yeah I need help

Laquatus18: like it never occurred to me that I could just turn on the ceiling light and see the whole tower at once

Laquatus18: no, I needed this damn spotlight motif crap

racnam12: lol

Laquatus18: so anyway

Laquatus18: I hope you don't get as bad as me

Laquatus18: because obsessing about the lighting of your audio rig is pretty much the dumbest thing ever

racnam12: me tooo

racnam12: lol

Laquatus18: and it didn't even occurr to me how dumb it is until now

Laquatus18: it took me a week to realize it
So yeah... the moral of the story is that I hope none of you ever catch the audio bug as bad as I have. I'm to the point where I want to spend money on stuff that does not even impact the sound just to make the rig somehow closer to my "ultimate" vision (or something like that).

God bless you all, I pray for your sanity. Don't even bother returning the favor, it is too late for me ...
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it very well could be... I've been busy as of late...
so i hear, i would be in no rush anyways
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But hey, at least Ikea is pretty cheap.
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awww aura, well if you go big with the custom woodies maybe the cash you burn on small things such as lighting wouldn't be such an issue... I love all your sexai wood mods... specially your D2000s...
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Originally Posted by Aura View Post
Guys, I had an epiphany tonight... an epiphany of stupidity.

Here it is, straight from a convo with Sean (I'm Laquatus):



So yeah... the moral of the story is that I hope none of you ever catch the audio bug as bad as I have. I'm to the point where I want to spend money on stuff that does not even impact the sound just to make the rig somehow closer to my "ultimate" vision (or something like that).

God bless you all, I pray for your sanity. Don't even bother returning the favor, it is too late for me ...
ROFL!!!

This part made me lol.
Quote:
Laquatus18: like it never occurred to me that I could just turn on the ceiling light and see the whole tower at once

Laquatus18: no, I needed this damn spotlight motif crap
I was lucky enough to stop at my portable setup. Kinda wandered into another expensive hobby.
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Lol, thanks guys.

The part that hits me hardest is "I hope you don't get as bad as me... because obsessing about the lighting of your audio rig is pretty much the dumbest thing ever". And you know what? It really is .

~~~

Stuff:

- The cups are officially Jacob's. PICS = MUST.

- Bought a pair of hospital-grade power cords on Head-Fi that are nearly identical to the Iron Lung Jellyfish. Considering that I bought both of them for less than half the cost of a single Jellyfish, I'd say it is a good deal.

- Might be buying a back-up pair of NOS Tung Sol 5687's along with an insanely good offer on a Brimar CV1988/6SN7GTY. We're talking 30-40% of what an NOS Brimar normally costs O_o.

Oh, and Sean is about make a damn awesome purchase. I'll let him reveal it in due time.
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Lipid knows too. But you'll all see as soon as the deal is final.


Edit: For your guide, lipid.

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For lipid -

HD555 - (Sold to Tyler/TheLegend)
-Comfort: Outstanding, forget they're there, the most comfortable I've ever worn 10
-Size: Large, but light. Open, not portable.
-Build Quality: Plastic, but good quality. 8.
-Ease to Drive: Minor improvements from amplification, 9.
-Noise Isolating? None, like you're not wearing them. 1.
-Signature Sound: Neutral, light bass, fairly detailed, wide soundstage
-Open back.



DT770 - (Both 80 ohm and 600 ohm, both sold)
Comfort - Soft earpads, nice headband, but tight clamp, especially the 600. 8
Size: Big.
Build Quality: Someone on head-fi ran theres over with a ford explorer and they still worked. Built like a tank. 10
Ease to drive: 80 ohm is fine without amp, volume wise, but both really benefit from amplification 7 (80) 4 (600)
Noise Isolating: Substantial. Tight clamp blocks out almost everything when music is playing. 9
Signature sound: BASS. Can be sloppy, uncontrolled and muddy when not amplified, but when given power reaches down, down, down, and shakes your skull.
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