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This is like a crackhead looking for help in a crack house
And I blame it all on Jacob (aka Soloz2).

    
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And I blame it all on Jacob (aka Soloz2).

what!


so I might not be getting any form of tower speakers... the waf factor again... I should have stuck with "you can choose the color..."
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post #4993 of 38128
This Paradisea might be for sale soon...



This PS Audio (w/ Cullen Mods) might have my money.
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post #4994 of 38128
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Originally Posted by s1rrah View Post
Not sure what Denon cans your referring too ... but I think I remember it (from your earlier posts) as the D2000 variety ...

That said ...

At the recent Houston Head-fi.org meet ... I sort of liked those cans ... they were what I'd call "general and nice sounding" headphones ...

Nothing really unique jumped out at me (such as the RS1's notorious detail/speed or the HD650's uber seductiveness) ... but considering they can be had for under 200 bucks ... I thought them a fairly good value ...

Give 'em 200 hours minimum before judging ...

Yep, I have the AH-D2000's "stock" for now. Going to see how they sound after the break in along with the Amp/DAC combo and see if I think that any real significant improvements can be made with the Mark L mod and some cable readjusting. I thought it was somewhere in the ball park of 500+ hours needed for a really good break in? Going to have to wait till I get my desktop back up and running so I don't have to leave the laptop on all day/night.
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post #4995 of 38128
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what!


so I might not be getting any form of tower speakers... the waf factor again... I should have stuck with "you can choose the color..."
@Soloz2:

It's true.

As you yourself have said ...

Just a short year or so ago ... I was making fun of my roommate for spending $200 on a single vacuum tube ...

Really ...

I even posted a video to the Insomniac thread (but not willing to look it up) ...



But in the end?

The joke is obviously on me since I just spent 800 bucks on a DAC and have otherwise spent the past three days with RS1's on my head (all the while hitting the "ignore" button on my cel phone!).

It's these moments that make me happy to be a single bachelor!

Such a disastrous, lovely and consuming Niche Hobby(tm) you (and others) have introduced me too!

I'm rather grateful, btw.

Never knew things could sound so good!

(and I *still* want a cardas copper/silver hybrid cable!)

    
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post #4996 of 38128
Well after an hour of deep thought...

I am going to have to knock off the PS Audio Digital Link 3 w/ stage 4 Cullen Mods. After which, this upgrade cycle will finally be done.

The only bad part is, I'm going to have to sell my Darkvoice, my Paradisea, z-5300's, a MB and another 5.1 system I have laying around.

A lot of work but it should all pay off once the new DAC lands.

On another note, WHERE IS MY SHIPPING NOTICE FROM MIKHAIL!
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post #4997 of 38128
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On another note, WHERE IS MY SHIPPING NOTICE FROM MIKHAIL!
Unfortunately, this was not unexpected... I'm sure you've read the threads on Head-Fi, Gollie, mikhail is not one for quick and timely delivery.
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Unfortunately, this was not unexpected... I'm sure you've read the threads on Head-Fi, Gollie, mikhail is not one for quick and timely delivery.
I know...

I just wish he would be more straight forward. He has told me twice that it would ship "tomorrow as the latest."

Honestly is key imo. When the Amp arrives i'm sure all of my frustration will melt away.
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On another note, WHERE IS MY SHIPPING NOTICE FROM MIKHAIL!
Aura and I had a brief discussion about this just earlier today...
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Any other programs like DFX 8? Can be free or cost $.
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