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post #591 of 38361
Hey CD, those 701's have a recommended burn-in of 200 hours on HeadRoom, so they really are not anywhere near their full potential right now.

Thought you might want to know .
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Yah I am burning...
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the marshmallows have a bass mod? i didnt know that. there is a mod that increases treble but it doesnt really sound like you would be interested in that. the bass on the marshmallows is already very large... how much more could you want?

and for the other headphones i would say the fx66 would be good.
ok fx66 it is, as for the mod it wasn't really a base mod it was a balance mod from the treble mod so the treble isn't to overwhelming, and as for more bass i can never get enough lol but if there is none its kool there close to perfect for the$18 i payed for them lol
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the fx66 are better than the modded fx33's
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Are the patch cables a critical part of the sound? I assume so. What's the best way to go? I have some goldplated "monster" cables from RadioShack and an RCA to mini adapter that should make it from the Soundcard to the amp...is there a better way to go from 1/8 ro RCA?
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Are the patch cables a critical part of the sound? I assume so. What's the best way to go? I have some goldplated "monster" cables from RadioShack and an RCA to mini adapter that should make it from the Soundcard to the amp...is there a better way to go from 1/8 ro RCA?
a higher quality mini-RCA IC of course


oh, btw... looks like I'm going to get to be a beta tester for a brand new headphone amp due out early next year. I don't know a whole lot of information about it as of yet, other than it is going to be marketed in the budget realm but is supposed to be able to compete with other amps costing several times more.
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Sounds good, maybe I'll wait on an amp, I was going to go for a Graham Slee solo for a nice price but I'll see how that one is.

Any hints on the manufacturer?
    
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Sounds good, maybe I'll wait on an amp, I was going to go for a Graham Slee solo for a nice price but I'll see how that one is.

Any hints on the manufacturer?
I better wait till I find out more. I did talk to the founder of the company on Friday though


I'm trying to find a used Graham Slee phono stage w/o any luck.
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post #599 of 38361
There are some here; http://rockgrotto.proboards39.com/in...ead=1184304561

Not sure how much you want to spend though.

I myself am looking for a cheap phono stage if you have one that I could buy, lol.
    
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Well I picked up a set of Audio-Technica A500's over the weekend and they sound fantastic compared to my old Logitech headphones. The bass is a bit weak atm, but its still better than with my Logitechs, and I'm hoping it will get slightly better as I use them. I'm sure my onboard sound isn't helping them perform to their best either.

The clarity on these A500's is amazing for me. I'm sure there are better, more expensive headphones, but these really do it for me (and for under $100!).
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