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Just ordered DT-800 Premium (250 ohm) to replace my ATH-A700. Anyone know where I can buy a Starving Student?
making a starving student would be a little difficult now days because the tubes they originally use are becoming very rare to get a hold of. i made 2 like a year ago and got my kits from beezar.com. it looks like he has some of the stuff but you would have to go find the tubes. its been a while but i remember that some people modded the build to accept different tube but its been a while. you could check this thread out if you haven't already: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...ent-hybrid-amp

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@NuclearCrap You should post up a Wanted thread over at Head-Fi. They have these things all the time.
probably the best route

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The main reason for looking at the Starving Student was the price. If I can't find a kit that I can build on a budget (used to be about $50?), then I might as well look into Little Dots since people are selling them in the same price range. Speaking of which, I found some on eBay. I can get a new LD I+ for $139 shipped, but I guess I'll try my luck with a wanted thread here and see if I can pick up an used one for cheaper.
building them use to be around $50-60 when using the point to point with out PCB. but upgrading the caps and getting a better case would bring it up to the $80-100 range.
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Can you add me?

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I want out of the club. Who wants my T1s.
    
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I want out of the club. Who wants my T1s.
I wouldn't mind.
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Score! Officially got rid of the dre beats and exchanged them for the dt880's. I got the 250's so I would assume I need an amp. Xonar Essence DT and Millet MiniMax?

Oh and I will take a pic a little later
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making a starving student would be a little difficult now days because the tubes they originally use are becoming very rare to get a hold of. i made 2 like a year ago and got my kits from beezar.com. it looks like he has some of the stuff but you would have to go find the tubes. its been a while but i remember that some people modded the build to accept different tube but its been a while. you could check this thread out if you haven't already: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/...ent-hybrid-amp



probably the best route



building them use to be around $50-60 when using the point to point with out PCB. but upgrading the caps and getting a better case would bring it up to the $80-100 range.
Now someone wants $130 for one over at Head Fi. Probably better getting a Little Dot Mk II for that money. Shipping's a huge deal breaker though when it comes to getting a brand new Little Dot.
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what's the best portable and afordable headphone amp? I mean, a Yeti mic headphone amp rapes my iphone, I need something that make my Vmoda crossfade LP sound better
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ibasso t3

or even cheaper fiio products.

but it depends on what it's coming out of, for example, if you have an lod coming out there are better choices.
    
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ibasso t3

or even cheaper fiio products.

but it depends on what it's coming out of, for example, if you have an lod coming out there are better choices.
Are an array of rca inputs, DAC, and 3.5mm inputs optional for an impressive array of devices like ipods, and whatever else I can think of like my friend's musical fidelity cd player can connect to?
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