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Never thought I would be this happy to get some headphones, but I am. Break in FTL though.
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Joining soon with HD 201s

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It was brought to my attention that my sig has simply gotten too bloated at this point, so here is a post of my noteworthy links that I will link in my sig:


The Circle Project
OCN Headphone Club. Resistance Is Futile.
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Congrats on getting them . I'm curious to read your impressions/thoughts of the sound.
I placed an order yesterday. D Can't wait.
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Finished up my friend's Purpleheart SR60's this morning.







Turned out alright, not quite as I had imagined it in my head. Purpleheart is only really an intense purple on the face of the wood, which is a problem for grado cups which are shaped with the sides.
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Looks good.
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I want to build an amp. First I wanted to do a PIMETA, then a Millet Starving Student, and now I am thinking a SOHA II. I am great at building things and working with all kinds of tools, but I need to read up on some of this electric stuff. I know very little about it. I mean I have soldered and re-wired things, but I am clueless on complicated things. Building a case from scratch would be my favorite part. I am thinking the SOHA II would be better since it is PCM based, and things just kind of go into place. Also, the tubes for the Millet SS are apparently a little difficult to find now. I still need money to order the parts. I'll have plenty of time to read up on everything though.
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I want to build an amp. First I wanted to do a PIMETA, then a Millet Starving Student, and now I am thinking a SOHA II. I am great at building things and working with all kinds of tools, but I need to read up on some of this electric stuff. I know very little about it. I mean I have soldered and re-wired things, but I am clueless on complicated things. Building a case from scratch would be my favorite part. I am thinking the SOHA II would be better since it is PCM based, and things just kind of go into place. Also, the tubes for the Millet SS are apparently a little difficult to find now. I still need money to order the parts. I'll have plenty of time to read up on everything though.
PIMETA has step-by-step instructions and I highly recommend it for a first build, even if you only use it long enough o get your second amp built.

Millet Max or MiniMax would be easier to build for a second project as step-by-step instructions are also available. It is a lot more complicated build than the PIMETA and if something is wrong will take more to troubleshoot.
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I love my goldring DR150's but nobody else seems to so I have stopped recommended them. I've always fancied the K701, may get it some time in the future when I get a bit richer and stop buying records. People apparently complain about the lack of bass in those (which is a good thing for me) so that may deter you.

Scratch my comment about decent bass. I want good mids and highs and maybe just a little bass.

I got the Griffin Amplifi for my iPod the other day, and have been testing all kinds of music on it. I have to turn the EQ to 'bass reducer' just to balance the sound. So I'm thinking that 'decent bass' for you guys would be the equivalent of these speakers, but directly projected into my ears. that would be too much for me

Here are my plans for audio: Get a Prelude first because I fried my Audigy. I'm going to build a PIMETA for my first amp, then later build something a little better. What cans for this?

If anyone listens to Plaid, what would make "not for threes" sound the best (it fits the criteria above: lots of highs and mids, not too heavy on the bass)
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Update: Sold my HD555's to sav5716 and purchased a pair of AH-D2000 and a set of cables for the D7000's to replace the stock cables. I think these will keep me busy for a while because of the possible mods and upgrades.
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