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We've been discussing everything from headphones to DACs ...

And so, what exactly are you referring too?



Give me word and I'll inform in kind.

Best.
Sorry for not being specific: Your baby Havana
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post #4982 of 37820
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Sorry for not being specific: Your baby Havana
Oh.

Easy enough.

Just email the fine folks at MHDT Labs : mhdtgang@yahoo.com

(do it quick, though as the Havana is going to be discontinued in a bit)

BTW: they might not email back for a week or more ... chalk it up to the Taiwanese/English translation requirements!



Do me a favor and mention me (Joel Harris) ... I've been telling them I'm pimping their gear and it would be nice to have some back up ...

Best.

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I've been reading deeply into buying a pair of HD580 or HD600s and wondered if they would require a dedicated headphone amp or would my Denon 2808CI be able to power them fine?
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post #4984 of 37820
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Originally Posted by s1rrah View Post
Oh.

Easy enough.

Just email the fine folks at MHDT Labs : mhdtgang@yahoo.com

(do it quick, though as the Havana is going to be discontinued in a bit)

BTW: they might not email back for a week or more ... chalk it up to the Taiwanese/English translation requirements!



Do me a favor and mention me (Joel Harris) ... I've been telling them I'm pimping their gear and it would be nice to have some back up ...

Best.

.joel
You forgot to mention price.


The havana goes for give or take $900 new from MHDT, it's their top of the line.
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I've been reading deeply into buying a pair of HD580 or HD600s and wondered if they would require a dedicated headphone amp or would my Denon 2808CI be able to power them fine?
They will greatly benefit from using a dedicated amp, but I have driven my HD580 direct from my Chaintech AV-710 (pc soundcard) with relative ease. As far as power goes, you should be fine.

I might mention that Sennheiser is among the best for scaling as you improve components, so future upgrades to source and amp will consistently benefit the sound. I have yet to reach diminishing returns with my HD580.
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@Aura:
Does your DAC upsample? If so, is it to the usual 192khz? Does this take the grain out of your badly produced CD's? I like the Paradisea a lot but I have to admit, I am liking what I am reading about the PS Audio DA III (also available w/ Cullen Mods).

I also like the Musical Fidelity X-DAC v8. Have you (or any members) heard either of these?
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@Aura:
Does your DAC upsample? If so, is it to the usual 192khz? Does this take the grain out of your badly produced CD's? I like the Paradisea a lot but I have to admit, I am liking what I am reading about the PS Audio DA III (also available w/ Cullen Mods).

I also like the Musical Fidelity X-DAC v8. Have you (or any members) heard either of these?

NOS FTW!




Sorry ... I'm biased.

(BTW: give me a shout if you want to check the Havana for a day or two)

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NOS FTW!




Sorry ... I'm biased.

(BTW: give me a shout if you want to check the Havana for a day or two)

.joel
Supposedly OS w/ DVD audio sounds amazing!. There is a PS Audio for sale for $715 on Audiogon...

OHH THE ITCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Supposedly OS w/ DVD audio sound amazing!. There is a PS Audio for sale for $715 on Audiogon...

OHH THE ITCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Well then, scratch it b3Atch!



(I'm certainly not one to frown on flagrant spending!)

Whoooo!

    
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Well then, scratch it b3Atch!



(I'm certainly not one to frown on flagrant spending!)

Whoooo!

This is like a crackhead looking for help in a crack house
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