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Beautiful.

Some very nice engineering right there.
   
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my wife gets my old E9

I got a FiiO E09K to go w/ my E07K



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whats the Fiio dock like in terms of sound quality? can it be used without the player as a headamp or DAC ?
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whats the Fiio dock like in terms of sound quality? can it be used without the player as a headamp or DAC ?


I find the SQ to be very good the E09K has a dock connector for the FiiO E07K or E17 DACs (i have the E07K, Which i am very happy with and is fairly inexpensive at $90~ish)

so you can use the docked dac /amp combo as you via USB connection to the E09K (the companion DAC must be docked for this to work. The E9/E09K have no built in DAC capabilities on their own) additionally the E09K has a LINE-IN connection so you could connect it to a separate dac or sound card.


I do not have any particularity hard to drive headphones (ATH-M50, Pioneer SE-A1000, JVC HA-RX700s and Senn 419's ...and formerly (sold) ATH-AD700) but the E9 previously and now my E09K have both done a great job with any / all of these. The SQ and power compare well to the other way I drive these headphones w/ vintage preamp (Yamaha C60 and Kenwood KR-V106R) ... vintage receivers or amps and preamps can make pretty dang good (if not compact) headphone amplifiers also.
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Picked up a pair of Infinity Primus P363 floorstanding speakers for the living room last week and just purchased a Denon AVR-1913 receiver (refurb) from Denon's store.

I'm so excited to finally hear my speakers lol
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I bought a pair of Sennheiser Momentum On-Ears for my portable headphone setup yesterday.

The setup goes: iPod Touch 4g -> Fiio E17 -> Sennheiser Momentum. Using a line-out dock of course.

I'm impressed so far considering it is a portable, typical Sennheiser house-sound in terms of timbre and tonality. The imaging is impressive for an on-ear. It is leaning to the warm side, with particular regard to sub-bass (actually leaning would be an understatement, but it is very tight as to not disrupt the music outside of bass-heavy tracks... it sort of helps the music flow). Reminds me of a closed version of an HD 650 but with brighter treble and deeper bass that slightly covers up the mids. The mids are laid-back but vocals and main instruments are always in front of the bass, the mids are a tad thin though. People on Head-Fi disliked this headphone because it wasn't as neutral or detailed as the Over-Ear Momentum, but it was cheaper and I prefer on-ears anyway wink.gif.
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Picked up a pair of Infinity Primus P363 floorstanding speakers for the living room last week and just purchased a Denon AVR-1913 receiver (refurb) from Denon's store.

I'm so excited to finally hear my speakers lol

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Haha, thanks, Simca. I'm most likely going to need a subwoofer soon.
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Bought a Denon X2000 rec, and Definitive ProCinema 600 speakers. Thinking of upgrading to the X4000 though since they have an open box for 150 off just like the x2000 I got. I was going to buy an E400 rec but they had this x2000 for 499 and the speakers were 150 off as well. The reason I would upgrade to the X4000 is for the increase power to run Towers and also the pre-outs it has. I like the system right now it is loud and clear and the Sub is really powerful.
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