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i guess i will... but from what i seen on his site the cables are a little out of my price range.. i guess i will pm him tho.
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I can't wait until I get my PC upgrade sorted...then I can start my audiophile journey. sigh.

my Asus kicking the bucket was really bad timing. I was ready to get a Prelude and then build a cheap amp and get some better cans...
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Thanks Joel, big congrats on the GS. I think I've already expressed how fine of a headphone it can be at times, with Meridian G08 + TTVJ 307A it was pretty nuts (but again, Luxman stole the show in that room ).

Good news for me, I'm back home for the weekend and currently have my 580's running out of the full rig once again. The Cicadas were taking care of business until my parents hit the sack; always a melancholic feeling when I have to disconnect from the speaker posts.
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post #5954 of 38153
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Thanks Joel, big congrats on the GS. I think I've already expressed how fine of a headphone it can be at times, with Meridian G08 + TTVJ 307A it was pretty nuts (but again, Luxman stole the show in that room ).

Good news for me, I'm back home for the weekend and currently have my 580's running out of the full rig once again. The Cicadas were taking care of business until my parents hit the sack; always a melancholic feeling when I have to disconnect from the speaker posts.
If I could immediately trade my Stax rig and my Stello HP100 for a Lux ... I think I just might do it.

Oh, anyway ... future reference and all.



I seriously considered the Luxman amp but my lack of current desktop space made me consider other options.

May have one in front of me before it's all over, though ...

    
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Dammit S1rrah you are feeding my upgrade bug pixy sticks!
Until you see the price.
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soundstage...on a pair of grados?

the world is indeed a crazy place.
    
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soundstage...on a pair of grados?

the world is indeed a crazy place.

not on the SR series


My next upgrade has long been planned to be a pair of vintage RS1's... but the prices are just stupid. since the new HD800's are over $1k I'm waiting for a while... But I was thinking yesterday that maybe I'll start looking into k702's. I currently have a pair of k271's taht are good headphones, but I don't like them better than my other cans... the only reason I keep them is because they have the mini-XLR connector and it's just nice to have a pair around... but the new k702's have the same connector... got me thinking I might sell them and get a pair of cans I'd actually use .
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not on the SR series
The "RS" series has some semblance of sound stage ... but nothing even remotely like the GS1000's ...

That said ...

If things don't change post break-in ... then there will be/are some things I much prefer about the more narrow sounding RS series than the GS ...

But that's a very premature comment as the GS only have about 50 hours on them at this point and everything I've read seems to indicate they need a gazillion hours break in ...

But the sound stage is not debatable with the GS1000's ...

It's of the Gigantor(tm) variety ... even very handily trouncing my Stax rig ...

But for sheer enjoyment/sonics ... I'm still in the RS1 camp ...

I hope that changes with time, though as I'd love to keep both of these fine arse wood cans ...

    
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Yo brethren, I just noticed a Parasound D/AC 1100 up for sale on HF.

I dunno, for his asking you're not likely to find another source shy of $1,000+ that will have the internal design (PCM63, best DAC evar, overbuilt beyond belief) and flat-out quality that this unit can offer. If anyone's looking for a DAC right now, this is the one.

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