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I wish i could buy a nice schiit headphone amp, instead of using this full-size receiver for my audio... But all the headphone amps i could buy here cost upwards of €250 mad.gif
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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.

there will be a pretty large difference between the two due to the cans the akg's dont sound anything like the ATH's
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I wish i could buy a nice schiit headphone amp, instead of using this full-size receiver for my audio... But all the headphone amps i could buy here cost upwards of €250 mad.gif

Oh no! Why's that?
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there will be a pretty large difference between the two due to the cans the akg's dont sound anything like the ATH's

Awesome! The Modi/Magni Stack should be here tomorrow so I will report back!
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I wish i could buy a nice schiit headphone amp, instead of using this full-size receiver for my audio... But all the headphone amps i could buy here cost upwards of €250 mad.gif

Oh no! Why's that?
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there will be a pretty large difference between the two due to the cans the akg's dont sound anything like the ATH's

Awesome! The Modi/Magni Stack should be here tomorrow so I will report back!

Because most other Headphone amps do cost over €250.

But good news! I just found out that they do, indeed, ship to me, and for the cheap price of €26!
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Because most other Headphone amps do cost over €250.

But good news! I just found out that they do, indeed, ship to me, and for the cheap price of €26!

Good to know! I have only heard good reviews about Schiit products. The reason I chose the Modi/Magni Stack was because all the reviews I read said that they paired nicely with the Q701's and that they were the perfect price for beginners/average consumers like me! I don't really know much about Hi-Fi audio, but I'm hoping to learn more redface.gif
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Because most other Headphone amps do cost over €250.

But good news! I just found out that they do, indeed, ship to me, and for the cheap price of €26!

You'll have to pay import duty on top if you're ordering from America.
This website is a UK based authorised reseller http://www.electromod.co.uk/schiit-audio.asp
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Because most other Headphone amps do cost over €250.

But good news! I just found out that they do, indeed, ship to me, and for the cheap price of €26!

You'll have to pay import duty on top if you're ordering from America.
This website is a UK based authorised reseller http://www.electromod.co.uk/schiit-audio.asp

Are you sure? I'll have to read up on this.. I assume it's for electronics only?
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My new (to me) processor and amp. I only use 5.1 dolby and DTS. V 2.0 eprom. .



For those who like a little badonkadonk.....




Picked up this little amp on the 'bay today for a hundred bux. New dedicated subwoofer amp for a pair of Dayton audio ultimax 15's. thumb.gifProcessed By eBay with ImageMagick, z1.1.0. ||B2
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Dang. Those all look nice and sleek.
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Thanks. Apparently Solo originally intended the GTX-1 to be a standalone D/A converter. With the onset in popularity of home theater, they integrated the dts and dolby digital circuitry. Seems to be about comparable to the early Proceed and Lexicon offerings. I was going to build some line array speakers using a BFM design, but since I'm on the road way too much for a home build project, have decided instead on good ol' M&K s150's for the front 3 channels. This is exclusively for my home theatre, as I have a separate system upstairs for music.
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