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post #5021 of 38146
Man oh man, I have about 100 hours on this Paradisea now and it sounds fantastic. It is going to be fun a/b'ing the unit vs. the Cambridge 840c when it gets here. I'll have to take notes because I can't find anyone who has actually done a good comparison on the 840c as a stand alone DAC fed from a good sound card.

Listening to some smooth Jazz (Sax - Paul Taylor / Guitar - Peter White / Piano - Brian Culbertson) the bass is tight and accurate, the 3d soundstage is very revealing and the layered effect of different instruments coming in / out of the music is very detailed. In some of my piano and sax tracks, I would like a little better separation of the notes so I can't wait to see what the 840 has to offer.

After the reviews that I have read, I am expecting a lot out of the CDP and stand alone DAC.
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post #5022 of 38146
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WoW, as I wrote that, it just seemed like another stall tactic. Maybe not Anyway, he said it should be here this week.

lol i thought the same thing.

my lord man you went on a spending frenzy. i can't wait for pics/impressions.
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post #5023 of 38146
I like how you upgraded from the paradisea within like 2 weeks of getting it

What are your plans for it after you get set up with the 840C? (That is, after your comparisons and such)
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I like how you upgraded from the paradisea within like 2 weeks of getting it

What are your plans for it after you get set up with the 840C? (That is, after your comparisons and such)
I'm probably going to get rid of it. With the Bendix 6385, it really is a great unit, but I will have way to much gear if I hold on to it. I'll wait until the 840c is fully burned in, give impressions of both (a/b), then sell the Paradisea w/ the Bendix.
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I picked up a pair of AKG K701's . I got 'em off of head-fi, so they are already burned in (really nice since I've heard they take forever to burn in). I heard they are a nice nice match with the Millet MAX, so I'll be looking forward to comparing them with my DT880s .
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post #5026 of 38146
Can I join up into the club? I was waiting until I got some ok headphones.
if Sennheiser HD 437's count!

Got em for free...
post #5027 of 38146
picked up my pair of mopads today, $40 CDN from a local music and audio store... speakers are supposed to be here for Friday, then I'm just waiting on my amp
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Me and my Razer Piranha headset are in ^^
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I picked up a pair of AKG K701's . I got 'em off of head-fi, so they are already burned in (really nice since I've heard they take forever to burn in). I heard they are a nice nice match with the Millet MAX, so I'll be looking forward to comparing them with my DT880s .
Where the hell do you get a Millet MAX? not even google can find anything relevant for me.

I've got the K701s too, and I need to get an AMP, if they're over $180 though I'm probably just going to get the EMU0404
    
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millet max are DIY
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