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I just can't stop making new pics.

Anyway ... as I intend to follow in CD's steps and get me a set of AKG 701's ... I couldn't resist the call to use them in a possible banner:

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Just had to use some burnt orange somewhere. And ... according to my particular screen ... that's looking sort of burnt.

Anyway ... the other alternative is the same as I've posted before:

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I like them both.

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Anyway ...

@C.Druid ... you have any more comments on your AKG's???

Have you tried them on other output sources other than your creative card?

As I've alluded to ...

I'm going to be picking up a pair myself within the next month or so ...

Just wish they made them in black.

Besides the obviously FANTASTIC phones in the topp pick I also like the color you usedl...basically on the opposite end of the spectrum from OCN Blue.

RE the AKGs..

Man how would I know? First impressions are these are stunning headphones...but what do I compare them too? My $60 Logitech gamers ?

I have not had a good pair of phones in many moons...

These are perfect for me. I like how they fit...no sweaty ears...no dented cranium...no red lobes

I am not impressed with my sound card yet...Sounds kind of blah...

Hoping the amp helps...although in my experience if the source is blah the amp just makes it punchier blah.
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You could grab an external DAC Cyber, then use digital out from your pc (if your sound card supports it, otherwise just grab the Chaintech). But that won't be as good for gaming I don't think...

Hmm, you could keep the X-Fi for gaming and then use USB to a DAC for music...
    
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So USB to a DAC is better than the output from the X-Fi? The X-Fi has a header on the card for digital out...

I think the mobo has an optical out.

What's a decent DAC to look at?
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The X-Fi has digital out? Then use it, I didn't know that.

The Chinese make decent DAC's, the Zhaulo is pretty decent and not too pricey.

The musiland MD10 is a competitor and one which I own.
    
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Yeah, just use the digital out from the X-Fi that way you will still get all the gaming benefits with headphones

Good relatively cheap DACs:
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Hmmm mores stuff to buy...

I haz new obsessive ...
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if you're interested in the Beresford I've got one for sale
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Gonna have to wait for a bit. Thanks though
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like i said earlier... make a call to your postal service, get the one who manages EMS. ask him for help.
Gonna call them tomorrow. Kinda stupid how they're only open from 8AM to 2PM... I mean wow, getting there around that time is really difficult.
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i'm in a kind of a stressful situation right now...
in order to gain market attention, i need to establish a headphone showroom fast.... before someone(which obviously has more money) take over the market...
but i haven't raised enough funds to do that...
i need to raise funds for a min of 180.000 Yen...
i really need to focus more on my sales now, so i might not be able to get online on OCN so often...
i will miss you guys... wish me luck guys

*edit*
btw i need suggestions on headamp... which is suitable for both ATH and Denon headphones....
got any suggestion?
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