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post #3031 of 3052
Not bought but I've got an ATC P1 power amp on loan while my ATC SIACD integrated amp gets a service.

I'm somewhat blown away by how good it sounds just connected from my laptop audio out straight into the power amp. It actually sounds better than it did with a digital connection to the SIACD and it's presumably much better quality DAC and pre-amp. The P1 is more powerful (150W vs 100W) and true dual mono design so maybe that's more important than quality of DAC? Or maybe realtek audio isn't as bad as everyone makes out? The laptop comes branded with B&O IcePower which I suppose could be making a bit of a difference but still.

Would be tempted to keep the P1 as it's quite a bit cheaper but I think the inconvenience of no source selection and fear of blasting full volume by accident will probably rule it out.

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Receivers and amps... wubsmiley.gif
    
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post #3033 of 3052
Received my first stereo mixer, an Audio Technica AM-400. Got it to learn more about mixers and xlr microphones. Cant believe how heavy and solid this unit feels. Got the mixer, and a Samson R21S mic, with all needed cables for connecting to my pc for about 50 dollars total.

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SVS PB-2000



BIC F12 on right side for comparison.

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post #3035 of 3052
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mudfrog View Post

SVS PB-2000



BIC F12 on right side for comparison.


You won't be disappointed. I have 2 SB-2000's and they are amazing.
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post #3036 of 3052
I was looking at SVS subs a about 4 years ago but they didn't get approval. kookoo.gif I had to settle for the glossy black tiny sealed cube called the Velodyne SPL-R Series SPL-1000R that I bought on ebay for $300 from a guy in Canada. He probably had to pay over $100 to ship that small heavy sub to the states.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Metalbeard View Post

You won't be disappointed. I have 2 SB-2000's and they are amazing.

The one sub blows my two F12's away. Eventually I'll add a second, but for now I'm thrilled to have one.
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And im just sitting here, at my shop and waiting to get a SVS PB16 Ultra, to play with... biggrin.gif
post #3039 of 3052
Got a pair of Audioquest Nighthawks from a member over on head-fi brand new still sealed for 380 bucks out the door. They're friggn amazing.



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ordered my first pair of good headphones... beyerdynamic dt880 250ohm smile.gif scheduled to deliver friday ! woo upgrade from samson sr850s !
 
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