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Nice pair of speakers. smile.gif That's what my beloved friend Patrick owns to test some of the cables and tweaks he builds.. Those speakers are known for superior high frequency details and soundstage. It lacks a little on the mid range though.

Umm no I don't recommend passive audio system. You will lose sound quality. Go active.


famous cheez

Aren't those speakers too nice for using your cables with? I thought it was ideal to get crappier speakers.
   
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I bought a pair of Sennheiser HD 439's the other day while they went on sale for $39.99 to use with my Nintendo 3DS XL.

Gonna play me some Zelda Ocarina of Time all nostalgic like smile.gif
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post #2103 of 3150
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Aren't those speakers too nice for using your cables with? I thought it was ideal to get crappier speakers.
*laughs* Thanks for making my day wink.gif
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post #2104 of 3150
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Nice pair of speakers. smile.gif That's what my beloved friend Patrick owns to test some of the cables and tweaks he builds.. Those speakers are known for superior high frequency details and soundstage. It lacks a little on the mid range though.

Umm no I don't recommend passive audio system. You will lose sound quality. Go active.


famous cheez

Thanks

Is there a max limit to the XLR cables length? Can someone recommend me some. Thanks
    
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I bought some M-Audio AV 40s. I like them.
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Ordered and waiting in the mail:




Though, I have a feeling the player would be best suited for my ER-4S. tongue.gif
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Aren't those speakers too nice for using your cables with? I thought it was ideal to get crappier speakers.
Those speakers are great for the hyper cables I have, but Focal monitors are also great alternative which I own. Focal beats Adam in the mid range presence and detail but the Adam excels in the highs.

You need descent speakers, speakers that have good frequency response. You still don't need to spend tens of thousands on speakers, just a thousand or two will do. But for DACs, cheaper the better. $50~ 160 are the sweet spot. Anything above that is a waste of money.
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*laughs* Thanks for making my day wink.gif
He didn't accomplish anything. He didn't make your day so I don't know why you are laughing for nothing.redface.gif

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Thanks

Is there a max limit to the XLR cables length? Can someone recommend me some. Thanks
The lengths can go up as long as 5~ 8 meters for killer sound, but that depends on the brand / model.


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Got my C1 Sigs up and running, I'm the King of Wire management biggrin.gif
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Hey guys I'm starting to record my Yahama RS 7000, however the method of Line-IN results in some background noise. Here is a example, when I uploaded my last random mix

https://soundcloud.com/matthewacbroad/8-tracks-mixed-eq-delay-reverb

What do you recommend for recording?
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Finally decided to take the plunge into the audio world... Hopefully this stuff will last me for the years to come... smile.gif

AKG Q701 Black - $188



Schiit Modi DAC - $80



Schiit Magni Headphone Amplifier - $80



Schiit PYST RCA Cables 6" - $20



Total: $388

Can't wait for it all to get here and get it all set-up and give it a listen! Hopefully I'll notice a difference between my heavily used (1000's of hours) Audio Technica ATH-AD500's running off of on board sound on my Rampage IV Extreme.
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