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post #741 of 38366
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ok so these are some sexxxy as heck cans..............

http://www.akg.com/personal/cproduct...nguage,EN.html

anyone have these?? what do they sound like??

Soloz2 i bet you seen these ???
I've had some headtime with those and they're very good. I would say they are comparable to the Senn HD580/650's (the HD580's are comparable to the 650's but different) The k701's are harder to drive though. You need lots of current to really get them to sing. I really liked them on my PPX3, but I was still at home with my HD580's. (I also spent head time with HD650's a few Senn cables, k701's and k340's on my PPX3 the same day) I would be interested to hear k701's again once I get my SinglePower MPX3 SLAM
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I wouldn't mind joining this little group if I can. Although I'm not running much of a set of headphones though, lol. They are Micro Innovations cheapo headset. That's all I know about them....they're white cheap headphones with an even cheaper mic. I use them when I play online games or when I don't want to wake the fiance. The work GREAT for CSS and FEAR Combat though! Now if only they didn't hurt my ears......
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post #743 of 38366
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I wouldn't mind joining this little group if I can. Although I'm not running much of a set of headphones though, lol. They are Micro Innovations cheapo headset. That's all I know about them....they're white cheap headphones with an even cheaper mic. I use them when I play online games or when I don't want to wake the fiance. The work GREAT for CSS and FEAR Combat though! Now if only they didn't hurt my ears......
you'll have to find out some more information about your headphones before you can become a member. Then you might be able to fit in under our gaming cans category
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I noticed that head-fi is back up so I have been reading through some of the threads over there. We have not talked much about DAC Amps. Solo, do you think you will get the chance to review some of the popular DAC Amps for our club here? I'd really like to get one of the Leckerton UHA-3 or iBasso D1 (or D2), but i'd like to see what you think about them first.

$200 is my ceiling and a good DAC looks like it might present the most BANG for the buck.

Thoughts?!
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I noticed that head-fi is back up so I have been reading through some of the threads over there. We have not talked much about DAC Amps. Solo, do you think you will get the chance to review some of the popular DAC Amps for our club here? I'd really like to get one of the Leckerton UHA-3 or iBasso D1 (or D2), but i'd like to see what you think about them first.

$200 is my ceiling and a good DAC looks like it might present the most BANG for the buck.

Thoughts?!
well the thing is that all the amps I reviewed save two I paid for out of my own pocket and then sold at a loss to me. At this time I just can't justify spending more money on amp or combination DAC/amps that I won't use daily and my personal rig is higher end than most of the cheaper DAC/amp combos.

I'm getting a shipment of speakers in today and I'm also putting my new receiver in so I'll have a whole new home theater setup after today. It'll be very capable for two channel music and for movies once my sub comes in January.

I also just bought a SinglePower MPX3 SLAM yesterday... go ahead and look it up if you want. lol

So at this point in regards to small portable or transportable amps I just can't justify the expense. I'd be more than willing to add amps to my review if people send me the amps to review. But as of now the only amp I have any plans to review is the new amp that is coming out next year, and that will only be when the manufacture sends me a beta version, then it'll all depend on what the manufacture wants. I might not be able to write a review.
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post #746 of 38366
Word...

Can't decide what to pull the trigger on! My poor DT770's are puttering along begging to be amplified.
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post #747 of 38366
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Word...

Can't decide what to pull the trigger on! My poor DT770's are puttering along begging to be amplified.
they will do well with tubes!!! you should sell something and buy my PPX3, they'll sing with that amp, and then you'll pretty much be set for a long time!

but if you want a portable amp with a DAC built in I would look at the meier move. I've seen them go used for about $200. I was going to buy one myself, but got my Tomahawk instead and am glad because I don't use my laptop as much as I thought I would.
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ATH-A700... Best headphones I have ever owned, I didn't even think music could sound as good as it does on these .
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What do you guys think the best headset under 100$ is?
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Does it have to be a headset? It is much better to have a can with a clip on mic for that price. The Audio-Technica ATH-A500 and a zalman mic1 is the general recommendation, without wanting to sound like a broken record...
    
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