Head-Fi.org - Equipment Forums - Recent Changeshttp://www.head-fi.org/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the head-fi.org community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:45:03 +0000Correct JRiver settings for NFB-11 for DSD 2.8http://www.head-fi.org/t/764097/correct-jriver-settings-for-nfb-11-for-dsd-2-8 "Took me a while to figure out how to get proper DSD 2.8 playback with my new NFB-11, so..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 02:40:29 +0000DokuSat, 25 Apr 2015 02:40:29 +0000#17360893Fiio e17 crashing windows 8.1http://www.head-fi.org/t/764096/fiio-e17-crashing-windows-8-1 "So I know I'm not alone in this but I've yet to see a solution for it. I've been using..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 02:30:07 +0000pickleweedSat, 25 Apr 2015 02:30:07 +0000#17360825Why are the DT990 Pros $100 less than the 990 Premiums?http://www.head-fi.org/t/764084/why-are-the-dt990-pros-100-less-than-the-990-premiums "I've been shopping around for some new cans, and I've been looking at the Beyerdynamic..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 00:29:06 +0000HickeydogSat, 25 Apr 2015 00:29:06 +0000#17360192Jaybird Bluebuds X distortion if EQ is not set to flat?http://www.head-fi.org/t/764064/jaybird-bluebuds-x-distortion-if-eq-is-not-set-to-flat "I picked up a pair of Bluebuds X last night.  I paired them with my iphone and started..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 20:32:55 +0000MattAKramerFri, 24 Apr 2015 20:32:55 +0000#173590601st Tube Amp - suggestionshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764061/1st-tube-amp-suggestions "I have yet to own a tube amp but would realllly like to check out the signature warmth..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 20:22:44 +0000JoeybgoodFri, 24 Apr 2015 20:22:44 +0000#17358977Looking for a Cable Repair service?http://www.head-fi.org/t/764059/looking-for-a-cable-repair-service "Hey Everyone. So I love my DT 990 250 Pro's and after a few years the cable has began..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 20:12:13 +0000Fballboy23Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:12:13 +0000#17358935Ubsound DAPhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764051/ubsound-dap "Was looking at the web site of this newish Italian earphone company and noticed this...."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 18:08:42 +0000godbluffFri, 24 Apr 2015 18:08:42 +0000#17358152Astell & Kern AK Jr - $499/£399http://www.head-fi.org/t/764043/astell-kern-ak-jr-499-399 "Pono, Fiio, Ibasso, and Sony take..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 17:02:27 +0000oneway23Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:02:27 +0000#17357742Astell & Kern Junior (AK Jr.) Impressions Threadhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764034/astell-kern-junior-ak-jr-impressions-thread "This one has me excited - a beautiful A&amp;K product that is very pocketable and..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:51:34 +0000doublea71Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:51:34 +0000#17357229Best earbuds for my 15 yr oldhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764033/best-earbuds-for-my-15-yr-old "I'm looking for a decent pair of earbuds, with mic &amp; iPhone controls, for my 15 yr..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:48 +0000ecruzFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:48 +0000#17357209I tried to avoid a new thread but...DAC -up to 300http://www.head-fi.org/t/764030/i-tried-to-avoid-a-new-thread-but-dac-up-to-300 "The more i've read the more confused i've got. My DAC will be used with my windows 8.1..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:29:15 +0000WalderstornFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:29:15 +0000#17357079Earpiece moisture wickshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764029/earpiece-moisture-wicks "Hi,   Does anybody know where I can buy Earpiece moisture wicks other than at..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:25:51 +0000spazzFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:25:51 +0000#17357068Just got JBL's LSR305s! Slight Hiss...http://www.head-fi.org/t/764028/just-got-jbls-lsr305s-slight-hiss "So I just upgraded my speakers from 12 year old Edifier (target purchased) 2.1 system..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:07:36 +0000SDubFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:07:36 +0000#17356943Need small usb dac/preamp/headphone amphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764027/need-small-usb-dac-preamp-headphone-amp "I’m looking for a small dac/preamp/headphone amp to replace my Audinst mx-1. I switched..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:28 +0000mrip541Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:28 +0000#17356935Are the ear cup pads replaceable on the AKG K240s? http://www.head-fi.org/t/764026/are-the-ear-cup-pads-replaceable-on-the-akg-k240s "With the next to impossible opportunities of auditioning headphones, I've been doing..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:04:29 +0000solitary manFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:04:29 +0000#17356927Choice between 3 DACs, Mytek192 DSD, Benchmark DAC2 and Prism Sound Lyra1http://www.head-fi.org/t/764025/choice-between-3-dacs-mytek192-dsd-benchmark-dac2-and-prism-sound-lyra1 "Greeting guys,   As the title says, I'm considering update my DAC and focus on these..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:38:52 +0000WILLIAMDFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:38:52 +0000#17356800Ear bud choice? Sennheiser CXC 700 vs Bose QuietComfort or another choice to compete with AKG 65 anniehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764024/ear-bud-choice-sennheiser-cxc-700-vs-bose-quietcomfort-or-another-choice-to-compete-with-akg-65-annie "So I am really tired of my cheap iphone 5 earbuds and figured I should get earbuds that..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:35:28 +0000bombadilioFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:35:28 +0000#17356779NuPrime DAC-10H - Desktop DAC and Headphone Amphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764017/nuprime-dac-10h-desktop-dac-and-headphone-amp "I wanted to start this thread a few weeks ago but decided to post one now as no one has..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 12:27:22 +0000DaederFri, 24 Apr 2015 12:27:22 +0000#17356209which is among the best value for the money bluetootth speakerhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764014/which-is-among-the-best-value-for-the-money-bluetootth-speaker "hello guys   can u give give recommendation as to which is the best value for the..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 12:02:07 +0000hykhleifFri, 24 Apr 2015 12:02:07 +0000#17356079SAC K1000 AMP http://www.head-fi.org/t/764011/sac-k1000-amp "Hi !   i see this amp on ebay ..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 11:23:51 +0000ginetto61Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:23:51 +0000#17355849300$ budget. Recommend me the most comfortable headphone with the best audio quality.http://www.head-fi.org/t/764009/300-budget-recommend-me-the-most-comfortable-headphone-with-the-best-audio-quality "Hello friends, I am in the market for a new headphone.   My previous headphone was..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 11:06:59 +0000illitiritFri, 24 Apr 2015 11:06:59 +0000#17355769World wide first launching new AK product : AK Junior = AK jhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764007/world-wide-first-launching-new-ak-product-ak-junior-ak-j "Today 24 April 2015 I am very happy that I can share the world wide Lauching new AK..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 10:06:26 +0000rudi0504Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:06:26 +0000#17355475Review: RIVA TURBO X High Performance Premium Mobile Bluetooth Speaker – Plus Headquarters Tourhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764001/review-riva-turbo-x-high-performance-premium-mobile-bluetooth-speaker-plus-headquarters-tour "Review: RIVA TURBO X High Performance Premium Mobile Bluetooth Speaker – Plus..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 07:58:18 +0000moedawg140Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:58:18 +0000#17354919How much power do we really need for our headphones? Are those power ratings from headphone amps over/under rated?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763997/how-much-power-do-we-really-need-for-our-headphones-are-those-power-ratings-from-headphone-amps-over-under-rated "I’ve had quite a few headphone amplifiers, some of them rated as high as 4W @ 16 Ohms..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 07:26:44 +0000fengwei007Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:26:44 +0000#17354821What could cause different sound between left and right custom monitors (2 different manufacturers)?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763987/what-could-cause-different-sound-between-left-and-right-custom-monitors-2-different-manufacturers "I recently got a pair of Cosmic Ear customs and noticed immediately the right monitor..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 03:44:31 +0000mistertomlinsonFri, 24 Apr 2015 03:44:31 +0000#17353978Best noise isolating headphones for under $100?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763983/best-noise-isolating-headphones-for-under-100 "I am going to college next year and I need to get new headphones because the cable on..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 02:52:35 +0000Quala96Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:52:35 +0000#17353704Any tricks to making spdif work ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763979/any-tricks-to-making-spdif-work "I got a dac/amp that has a bunch of connections on it. The usb works flawless and I..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 01:58:14 +0000MrManFri, 24 Apr 2015 01:58:14 +0000#17353390$1k budget - over ears plus amphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763976/1k-budget-over-ears-plus-amp "Hi All, I've been reading a lot on the forms and reviews, and decided to its as I am..."threadFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:48:59 +0000rwalkerphlFri, 24 Apr 2015 00:48:59 +0000#17353027PS Audio Nu Wav vs. Hegel HD12http://www.head-fi.org/t/763966/ps-audio-nu-wav-vs-hegel-hd12 "Could any audiophiles tell me what the differences would be between these two dacs. I..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 22:53:04 +0000aqswThu, 23 Apr 2015 22:53:04 +0000#17352390Starter Tube AMPshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763963/starter-tube-amps "Long story short, Im looking to try out a Tube AMP since it's almost been a year since..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 22:45:07 +0000MichaelsGGThu, 23 Apr 2015 22:45:07 +0000#17352345Portable amp for phone ? Newbiehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763956/portable-amp-for-phone-newbie "Hello :)     Being a long time since i read about amp and stuff so im lost..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 22:03:44 +0000bonami2Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:03:44 +0000#17352030Looking for decent IEM.http://www.head-fi.org/t/763953/looking-for-decent-iem "Hey everyone, I am looking for a decent IEM to use with my mobile device (iPhone)...."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 21:32:24 +0000xEzioThu, 23 Apr 2015 21:32:24 +0000#1735183124bit vs 16bit, the myth exploded! -CONCLUSIONS-http://www.head-fi.org/t/763948/24bit-vs-16bit-the-myth-exploded-conclusions "Conclusions: In a naturalistic survey of 140 respondents using high quality musical..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 20:46:41 +0000cdsa35000Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:46:41 +0000#17351508Can anyone point me to a Sony headphone family tree? (or chart, list, etc.)http://www.head-fi.org/t/763944/can-anyone-point-me-to-a-sony-headphone-family-tree-or-chart-list-etc "I've  become interested in Sony's history of headphones, but find it virtually..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 20:09:27 +0000stalepieThu, 23 Apr 2015 20:09:27 +0000#17351222Need help deciding on a High Res player with DAC for my home systemhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763932/need-help-deciding-on-a-high-res-player-with-dac-for-my-home-system "I am considering buying either a Oppo BDP-105 or a Cambridge Audio Stream Magic V2 for..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 19:14:29 +0000R_burkeThu, 23 Apr 2015 19:14:29 +0000#17350823CEntrance MasterClass 2504 Speakershttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763930/centrance-masterclass-2504-speakers "Hi, I saw the massdrop on these, and possibly consider getting them. I wasn't able to..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 18:54:15 +0000MagihyrenThu, 23 Apr 2015 18:54:15 +0000#17350680High Fidelityhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763923/high-fidelity "How do you define it?     Around here and on some other audio forums it seems to be..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 17:48:49 +0000wgb113Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:48:49 +0000#17350253Moving from IEMs to full-size headphones and I need help from expertshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763914/moving-from-iems-to-full-size-headphones-and-i-need-help-from-experts "EDIT: In retrospect, I probably should have put this in the recommendations forum, but..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 16:09:17 +0000HauserThu, 23 Apr 2015 16:09:17 +0000#17349455Mixer, AVR or Audio interface for my PC?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763909/mixer-avr-or-audio-interface-for-my-pc "OK so I'm not exactly sure what I am looking for. But I know what I want it to do. i..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 15:12:13 +0000CockiThu, 23 Apr 2015 15:12:13 +0000#17349028head to head sony zx2 to cowon plenue p1http://www.head-fi.org/t/763906/head-to-head-sony-zx2-to-cowon-plenue-p1 "since those might be the best daps in the 1000 usd range   lets do head to..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:39:45 +0000hykhleifThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:39:45 +0000#17348787Finding a DAC for the Cavalli Liquid Carbon. Only Four Months to Go.http://www.head-fi.org/t/763905/finding-a-dac-for-the-cavalli-liquid-carbon-only-four-months-to-go "Only four months to go to find the perfect DAC to complement the new Cavalli Liquid..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:17:01 +0000BRCMRGNThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:17:01 +0000#17348685Sony/Just Ear's first CIEM: XJE-MH1/MH2http://www.head-fi.org/t/763901/sony-just-ears-first-ciem-xje-mh1-mh2 "   <a href="http://av.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20150423_699224.html" target="_blank">http://av.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20150423_699224.html</a>   Order begins..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 13:59:46 +0000Edric LiThu, 23 Apr 2015 13:59:46 +0000#17348567Sennheiser IE8 repair? (pic inside)http://www.head-fi.org/t/763895/sennheiser-ie8-repair-pic-inside "     Long story short, one of the connectors (see: red arrow) on my IE8 has ovaled..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 11:36:28 +0000B_RichThu, 23 Apr 2015 11:36:28 +0000#17347819Audeze LCD2.2 - How to Clean Pads ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763891/audeze-lcd2-2-how-to-clean-pads "Hello guys,   I would like to ask how do you clean your LCD2's ? Is it possible to do..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 08:15:38 +0000FliskerThu, 23 Apr 2015 08:15:38 +0000#17347017ALC1150 vs. Sound Blaster Zhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763890/alc1150-vs-sound-blaster-z "Hi!  I've recently got myself in a situation where I can't decide whether I want to..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 08:04:14 +0000tomsanityThu, 23 Apr 2015 08:04:14 +0000#17346983Importance of higher kHz capability?http://www.head-fi.org/t/763889/importance-of-higher-khz-capability "I'm just starting to shop around for my first USB DAC/Amp. As you can imagine, tons of..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 07:19:36 +0000ReelDealThu, 23 Apr 2015 07:19:36 +0000#17346828Why computer audio often times sounds harsh even on high end sound cards & DAC'shttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763885/why-computer-audio-often-times-sounds-harsh-even-on-high-end-sound-cards-dacs "It's a simple truth that many recordings sound harsh on computer based playback..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 06:52:18 +0000germaniumThu, 23 Apr 2015 06:52:18 +0000#17346740MartinLogan Motion speakers, wouldhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763880/martinlogan-motion-speakers-would "I have a Marantz sr5009 and I'm deciding in between a pair of martinlogan motion..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 05:35:12 +0000bretemmThu, 23 Apr 2015 05:35:12 +0000#17346368Fiio X1 SD card STUCKhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763874/fiio-x1-sd-card-stuck "Ive had my X1 for a couple of months now. The first micro as I got was a scam card so I..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 03:55:01 +0000asilkerThu, 23 Apr 2015 03:55:01 +0000#17345954Westone W40: Distortion in left iemhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/763872/westone-w40-distortion-in-left-iem "Hi,   I got my W40 today and I noticed some distortion in the iem. Kinda like a..."threadThu, 23 Apr 2015 03:38:22 +0000hoo7hThu, 23 Apr 2015 03:38:22 +0000#17345907