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I've been intrigued about the meier move. I presume it is pointless on an ipod due to it not having a digital out or am I wrong?
    
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post #612 of 38156
it's good as an amp as well.
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post #613 of 38156
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Originally Posted by soloz2 View Post

for a regular amp look at the mini3. It's DIY, but if you aren't down w/ that then contact misterx (or contact me to get you in touch w/ him) It runs about $135
Any links to a guide on that mini3? Thanks man.

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Any links to a guide on that mini3? Thanks man.

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There is a thread at Headwize that has a lot of info to get you started:
http://headwize.com/ubb/showpage.php...d=6936&fpage=1
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K, thanks as well Chipp.

I'd give repz if possible ;>.
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Since we're posting all kinds of headphone help here I guess Ill go . . .

Can someone please suggest me a good sub $150 non-kit headphone amp? . . portability isnt an issue (my father will leave it plugged in by his bed where he reads) and it will be for some Grado SR-80's.

Thanks. If need be Ill just make another thread. I think I read some where that we're keeping as one big long on though.

EDIT >> what I meant by no kit is that I dont want to assemble it myself and would like it be Christmas so I dont want to have to bother someone to specially make one for me. I dont care if its not branded so long as it sounds good
 
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I'd suggest tubes for your Dad. It'd be a taste of nostalgia he might like, ans could help mellow out the Grados.

Little-Dot II++, perhaps?
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post #618 of 38156
Quote:
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I'd suggest tubes for your Dad. It'd be a taste of nostalgia he might like, ans could help mellow out the Grados.

Little-Dot II++, perhaps?
e-cookie for you Ill look into them . .thanks for the suggestion. . keep 'em coming

Oh I forgot to add that he listens to alot of Jerry Garcia (though he is not a deadhead), alot of talk shows (NPR and such), but most of all he listens to alot of female vocalists . . Ani Difranco, Tori Amos, etc.
 
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post #619 of 38156
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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.
@soloz2

PM me if you want to include an XM4 as a reference amp and I'll mail you mine for the test (but you gotta promise to mail it back )

Might be a good reference in the 130 to 150 dollar price range. Fully burnt in now with an AD8620 opamp.

Lemme know ...

    
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Hey guys! I got a 10% off code for a 100% trust worthy site that carries the full line of Grados. It is valid thru the 31st.

www.sound-room.com/grado_labs
And use the code HOLIDAY10 when you check out



you might wanna check em out for other stuff... they are the best place for Oktava if you are looking for an INSANE deal on mics that will blow your mind for a 1/4 of the price of the competition like the Bello Nero (MK012A) which is perfect for the human voice and compares to $1000 mics

www.sound-room.com
their home-page
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