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post #1131 of 3147
Well... bought this.
http://www.head-fi.org/t/613456/blockbuster-deal-beyerdynamic-dt990-600ohm-pristine-condition-removable-cable-mod#post_8441307
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Quote:
Originally Posted by semajha View Post

nice setup, Greg!
bobfig, how's the diy amp coming along?

its pretty much done. i got the pcb board for the volume knob but have yet to put it on. i got it that was just cause i can but wasn't needed.
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I absolutely love my newly added PSB speakers, Synchrony Ones:


700


At $5-6K they are a steal in real high end.


700


They do need POWER though, dips down in the 2-3 ohm domain and stays mostly 4 ohm. I use a large (35-40 Kg!) class A setup for them, the result is however magnificent.

No regular tube amps will work well with these I think, especially not anything single ended.
post #1134 of 3147
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Originally Posted by jvjessen View Post

I absolutely love my newly added PSB speakers, Synchrony Ones:


700


At $5-6K they are a steal in real high end.


700


They do need POWER though, dips down in the 2-3 ohm domain and stays mostly 4 ohm. I use a large (35-40 Kg!) class A setup for them, the result is however magnificent.

No regular tube amps will work well with these I think, especially not anything single ended.

Beautiful.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky-Bunker View Post

Beautiful.

Thanks, yeah, gotta give credit to Paul Barton, he really knows what he is doing when it comes to speaker engineering.

I highly recommend these for anyone looking for a reasonably affordable pair of very good speakers.
post #1136 of 3147
how about some vintage yamaha gear? ive got a nice turntable, in process of waiting for delivery of a new drive belt for it, it has a denon DL 110 cartridge on it along with 3 spare ones of the same model, circa 1978 got it from my uncle, along with a matching receiver and a pair of pioneer bookshelf speakers.

450

thats an original 1977 STYX the grand illusion album on there, cover is off because it needs a dust cleaning and it looks better without it anyways.
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post #1137 of 3147
just bought an HD 598 and an ASUS Xonar DG!!! gotta wait for them to come into the store though. cant wait!
post #1138 of 3147
Had these for a while but just set them up with my PC, I know they're placed poorly, I only use them when Im not at my desk, otherwise they're subwoofers for my HD 650s lol tongue.gif

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the speakers are in desperate need of refoaming though, dryrot has gotten to them since the '80s
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Got some loot from my local dealer today. Arcam rDAC, Cambridge DacMagic Plus and some Kimber Kable Hero XLR interconnects which you can see connected to the Cambridge. So far, I like the Cambridge more than I thought I would. I like the ability to use balanced output to my B&K Reference 50 S2 pre/pro as well. I have already decided to send the Schiit Bifrost back. As good as it is, I think it's a bit too bright for my tastes. Its USB option does not play nice with Linux either so that is a major downside for my main stereo system which uses a laptop for MPD from Linux.

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post #1140 of 3147
These goodies arrived today biggrin.gif

Zaph Audio ZA14W08 5" Aluminum Cone Mid/Woofer
405

Vifa XT25TG30-04 1" Ring Radiator Tweeter
300
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