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You best be trolling.

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No, the audiophile title on this site from what I've seen means someone has spent a decent bit of money on some overpriced piece of analog equipment to improve their audio fidelity only to have it all converted back to digital inside their brains anyway because some other chap said it would be a good idea. Audiophilia, as a hobby, is by far a way for people to trick themselves into thinking their money was spent wisely (Is spending a couple hundred on some headphones and an amplifier to get that extra 2% even justifiable as a wise purchase?). At one point, I started walking that path and then I quickly realized after some A/B tests that past a certain price threshold, the difference in sound quality is minimal to the point that it's stupid to pay more than that threshold for sound. Between my friends and I, we've done some quick and dirty samples as well as extended listens of each other's cans, audio sources and other audio equipment but in the end, sound is sound. A collection of sinusoids gets sampled in the time domain, multiple copies are made in the frequency domain, a low-pass filter is applied to the signal, the signal transforms back into the time domain, and then the signal in its discrete form is fed into a DAC where extrapolation methods are used to fill in the gaps.

Sure, one could say that a turntable + vinyl will give you a non-sampled experience but you're fooling yourself if you think that's going to be significantly different from a digital version.
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No, the audiophile title on this site from what I've seen means someone has spent a decent bit of money on some overpriced piece of analog equipment to improve their audio fidelity only to have it all converted back to digital inside their brains anyway because some other chap said it would be a good idea. Audiophilia, as a hobby, is by far a way for people to trick themselves into thinking their money was spent wisely (Is spending a couple hundred on some headphones and an amplifier to get that extra 2% even justifiable as a wise purchase?). At one point, I started walking that path and then I quickly realized after some A/B tests that past a certain price threshold, the difference in sound quality is minimal to the point that it's stupid to pay more than that threshold for sound. Between my friends and I, we've done some quick and dirty samples as well as extended listens of each other's cans, audio sources and other audio equipment but in the end, sound is sound. A collection of sinusoids gets sampled in the time domain, multiple copies are made in the frequency domain, a low-pass filter is applied to the signal, the signal transforms back into the time domain, and then the signal in its discrete form is fed into a DAC where extrapolation methods are used to fill in the gaps.

Sure, one could say that a turntable + vinyl will give you a non-sampled experience but you're fooling yourself if you think that's going to be significantly different from a digital version.
Please leave this thread.

It's great that you have your opinion but when you start belittling people because of their interest, you've crossed the line.
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His posts have been edited to more accurately reflect the situation.
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*Wipes away a tear*

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i wonder who urinated in his frosted flakes? but anyways i find it funny that even when his posts are edited their is still evidence of his asshatery. which wasent called for at all.



anyways asides from that incedent. aura/ anyone that can answer my question. would a little dot micro+ be suficent enough to drive the prolines properly/better and also where would one go to get diy cable supplies for example to make a LOD or other such interconnects?
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Apparently, I missed all the fireworks. Did that guy even have an impetus to start threadcrapping or did he come in here entirely unprovoked?

NFF, I thought you were referring to a different amp. My mistake. I'm glad you found something within your budget. Hopefully you're able to find an answer to your questions.
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sign me up! i love my HD280 Pro's
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Apparently, I missed all the fireworks. Did that guy even have an impetus to start threadcrapping or did he come in here entirely unprovoked?

NFF, I thought you were referring to a different amp. My mistake. I'm glad you found something within your budget. Hopefully you're able to find an answer to your questions.
so how are you likeing your fet-a
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i wonder who urinated in his frosted flakes? but anyways i find it funny that even when his posts are edited their is still evidence of his asshatery. which wasent called for at all.



anyways asides from that incedent. aura/ anyone that can answer my question. would a little dot micro+ be suficent enough to drive the prolines properly/better and also where would one go to get diy cable supplies for example to make a LOD or other such interconnects?
I'd say build a Millet Max Starving student or Mini^3, but thats probably just me, and I have no idea about the prolines.

But as for your other question, heres where I go for good priced gear, but it's states side and I don't know if they ship to Canada.

http://www.audiogear.com/audio-connectors-cable.html

but in terms of a LOD, you'd also need the ipod docking bit... go here
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/pro...roducts_id=633
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I'd say build a Millet Max Starving student or Mini^3, but thats probably just me, and I have no idea about the prolines.

But as for your other question, heres where I go for good priced gear, but it's states side and I don't know if they ship to Canada.

http://www.audiogear.com/audio-connectors-cable.html

but in terms of a LOD, you'd also need the ipod docking bit... go here
http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/pro...roducts_id=633
how much would a SS/m3 be to build?
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