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 0.1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:17:20 +0000Schiit combination for HD800http://www.head-fi.org/t/732667/schiit-combination-for-hd800 "Hi all. I wanted to ask if anyone has tried a Schiit Audio pairing of amp and DAC with..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 06:00:20 +0000xenithonSun, 31 Aug 2014 06:00:20 +0000#15679784 Please Recommend Excellent 2.0 Channel Small Desktop Speakershttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732661/please-recommend-excellent-2-0-channel-small-desktop-speakers "I have the Logitech Z623 2.1 Channel speaker setup, AudioQuest Dragonfly v1.2 DAC, and..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:57:42 +0000kageSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:57:42 +0000#15679553A portable headphone amp with 1/4" jack?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732650/a-portable-headphone-amp-with-1-4-jack "Hello guys. Please list all portable headphone amps with 1/4" jack!   Thanks!! "threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:17:05 +0000kawaivpc1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:17:05 +0000#15679442Bookshelf Speakers Help: Polk R150s vs Micca MB42s or Pioneers?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732648/bookshelf-speakers-help-polk-r150s-vs-micca-mb42s-or-pioneers "Hi Guys,   I want to apologize if this isn't the ideal place to be asking such..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:04:29 +0000FoReIgnMoLeSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:04:29 +0000#15679405Budget USB DAC/AMP recommendations please.http://www.head-fi.org/t/732647/budget-usb-dac-amp-recommendations-please "My new pc build has a ground loop problem. It likes to hiss at me whenever I do..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:30:19 +0000ledzepploidSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:30:19 +0000#15679288Best sounding driver ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732641/best-sounding-driver "This is probably hard to gauge because cable, cups etc influence how a headphone sound...."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 01:55:46 +0000FolexSun, 31 Aug 2014 01:55:46 +0000#15679013Recommend Me a Headphone with a good Mic for about... $50http://www.head-fi.org/t/732633/recommend-me-a-headphone-with-a-good-mic-for-about-50 "My mom likes to sing songs on her iphone and record herself. She's using the earbuds..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:18:01 +0000shorty920Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:18:01 +0000#15678552Please come and flame me!http://www.head-fi.org/t/732630/please-come-and-flame-me "for posting this in the wrong section   What do you think of this combination for a..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:36 +0000Ndug15Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:36 +0000#15678466A long time(2010) Denon D5000 owner needs advice/direction on new cans. http://www.head-fi.org/t/732628/a-long-time-2010-denon-d5000-owner-needs-advice-direction-on-new-cans "Hey guys, I just want to say firstly that my entire audio build is based off this site..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:59:31 +0000CrazyNikelSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:59:31 +0000#15678309Mies E200: The best earphone you've never heard of.http://www.head-fi.org/t/732622/mies-e200-the-best-earphone-youve-never-heard-of "Hello again.  It's been a while since I've posted anything here, but I've stumbled upon..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:16:12 +0000mwallace573Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:16:12 +0000#15678158Looking for some decent cables in UK/Europe.http://www.head-fi.org/t/732620/looking-for-some-decent-cables-in-uk-europe "Hey Hed-Fi'ers,   I'm looking for a good cable manufacturer in the UK or Europe to..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:50:08 +0000NawiLlihSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:50:08 +0000#15678054Brainwavz S5 IEM Reviewhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732612/brainwavz-s5-iem-review "Brainwavz S5 Review:  There are questions, and then there are questions that you get..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 20:22:21 +0000bowei006Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:22:21 +0000#15677729Listening to headphones in conjunction with speakers?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732609/listening-to-headphones-in-conjunction-with-speakers "Has anyone listened to their headphones and speakers at the same time? I'm currently..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 19:39:12 +0000HeadzoneSat, 30 Aug 2014 19:39:12 +0000#15677546### Matrix Cube vs Audio-gb NFB-11? ###http://www.head-fi.org/t/732593/matrix-cube-vs-audio-gb-nfb-11 "Hey everyone. I'm planning to get an amp/dac and struggling between matrix cube and..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 17:30:15 +0000Brick3Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:30:15 +0000#15676936IEM recommendationhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732589/iem-recommendation "Hi, I'm deciding between the Final Design Audio Heaven II (88 dollars from Amazon) or..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 17:17:46 +0000PenselSat, 30 Aug 2014 17:17:46 +0000#15676864The New Motherboards x99http://www.head-fi.org/t/732575/the-new-motherboards-x99 "It seems that every single motherboard for high-end pc for the new chipset will be..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 14:18:35 +0000Pepe SilviaSat, 30 Aug 2014 14:18:35 +0000#15676023Is the JDS O2 comparable to the Triad Audio Lisa L3? http://www.head-fi.org/t/732566/is-the-jds-o2-comparable-to-the-triad-audio-lisa-l3 "Has anyone done a side by side comparison?    I previously owned a Portaphile 627..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 13:15:24 +0000FungusSat, 30 Aug 2014 13:15:24 +0000#15675696a comparison review: Meier-Audio CORDA PCSTEP vs HRT microStreamer vs Fiio E10Khttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732557/a-comparison-review-meier-audio-corda-pcstep-vs-hrt-microstreamer-vs-fiio-e10k "Those are 3 very different DAC/AMP combos. with 3 different sound attitudes. All very..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 11:10:23 +0000eyal1983Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:10:23 +0000#15675258Ibasso DX90 - which headphones do you prefer to use with DX90?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732554/ibasso-dx90-which-headphones-do-you-prefer-to-use-with-dx90 "I have just ordered DX90 and is naturally curious about what phones you..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 09:38:50 +0000HeartsmartSat, 30 Aug 2014 09:38:50 +0000#15675072JDS labs O2 or C5http://www.head-fi.org/t/732552/jds-labs-o2-or-c5 "I know that the O2 is very large and is considered transportable than..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 08:57:50 +0000FungusSat, 30 Aug 2014 08:57:50 +0000#15674989Will Apple make a headphone amp/DAC after the Beats acquisition?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732551/will-apple-make-a-headphone-amp-dac-after-the-beats-acquisition "Will Apple make a headphone amp/DAC after the Beats acquisition?"threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 08:36:15 +0000mrenvySat, 30 Aug 2014 08:36:15 +0000#15674922Headphone for fitting my prototype earpad using silk as both inner filling and outer jackethttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732546/headphone-for-fitting-my-prototype-earpad-using-silk-as-both-inner-filling-and-outer-jacket "Hi everyone, I am looking for headphone for fitting my prototype earpad using silk as..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 06:42:17 +0000wkkm007Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:42:17 +0000#15674649Best 2.1 computer sound system http://www.head-fi.org/t/732542/best-2-1-computer-sound-system "I'm looking for the best 2.1 speaker system that I can afford to use for my gaming...."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 05:56:00 +0000djd97Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:56:00 +0000#15674420Any IEMs for me?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732541/any-iems-for-me "Hey all, I'm looking for a pair of earbuds that are: under $100 (would like to spend..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 05:51:47 +0000PCunicornSat, 30 Aug 2014 05:51:47 +0000#15674416Oppo BD105D built in DAC as good as most stand-alone DACs?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732538/oppo-bd105d-built-in-dac-as-good-as-most-stand-alone-dacs "I've been reading up on the new Oppo BD105D Blu-Ray players which can apparently be..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 05:01:02 +0000Kim KiddoSat, 30 Aug 2014 05:01:02 +0000#15674239Recommendations - Over ears with isolation or noise cancelation as good as Bose QC15 that sound good?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732537/recommendations-over-ears-with-isolation-or-noise-cancelation-as-good-as-bose-qc15-that-sound-good "Recently, I have started taking several trips per week, mostly by air and I am looking..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 04:45:55 +0000Audio GuySat, 30 Aug 2014 04:45:55 +0000#15674203A practical experiment that shows how damping factor works in headphones.http://www.head-fi.org/t/732534/a-practical-experiment-that-shows-how-damping-factor-works-in-headphones "Today I was doing some experiments with my headphones and a multimeter and discovered..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 04:13:47 +0000MindsMirrorSat, 30 Aug 2014 04:13:47 +0000#15674102Bitperfect or Audirvana Plus For Machttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732525/bitperfect-or-audirvana-plus-for-mac "I have an Audioquest Dragonfly v1.2 and I'm using iTunes as a music player/music..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:14:56 +0000kageSat, 30 Aug 2014 02:14:56 +0000#15673631Stax SRS-4170 system vs HD 800 vs LCD3http://www.head-fi.org/t/732520/stax-srs-4170-system-vs-hd-800-vs-lcd3 "i have some money to spend on something from 1000 to 2000 on headphone equipment.   i..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 01:26:27 +0000musclekingSat, 30 Aug 2014 01:26:27 +0000#15673401Is there something wrong with my new amp? (Schiit Magni)http://www.head-fi.org/t/732519/is-there-something-wrong-with-my-new-amp-schiit-magni "First off,  I'd like to mention that the Schiit Magni + Modi (optical) is my first..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 01:23:16 +0000DaWolf1205Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:23:16 +0000#15673369Would a portable tube amp pair better with high impedance headphones than a solid state amp? http://www.head-fi.org/t/732515/would-a-portable-tube-amp-pair-better-with-high-impedance-headphones-than-a-solid-state-amp "I've noticed that most tube amp have a much higher output impedance, around 32ohm..."threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:18:46 +0000FungusSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:18:46 +0000#15673125V-Moda M-100 or ATH-M50?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732490/v-moda-m-100-or-ath-m50 " Hey guys, I've been doing some research and narrowed my next purchase down to either..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 19:04:53 +0000AllahLover69Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:04:53 +0000#15671732New ACS universals incoming?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732482/new-acs-universals-incoming " Courtesy of Cymbacavum on facebook details of new acs universals including a single..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 18:25:11 +0000davidcottonFri, 29 Aug 2014 18:25:11 +0000#15671522V-Moda M-100s or ATH-M50s?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732474/v-moda-m-100s-or-ath-m50s "Hey guys, I've been doing some research and narrowed my next purchase down to either..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 16:40:17 +0000AllahLover69Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:40:17 +0000#15670927Z906 vs Z5500http://www.head-fi.org/t/732470/z906-vs-z5500 "So I had the Z5500's and a power surge took out the subwoofer, now I've ordered the..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:26:54 +0000bassfreekFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:26:54 +0000#15670512Comparing a DAC to a CD Playerhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732466/comparing-a-dac-to-a-cd-player "Are there any differences between DACs and component quality CD Players that make..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 14:37:40 +0000CharlesCFri, 29 Aug 2014 14:37:40 +0000#15670205Syba SD-DAC63093 Portable Headphone Amphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732459/syba-sd-dac63093-portable-headphone-amp "Anyone ever tried this amp?     It's about $30 on..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:40:33 +0000slowpickrFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:40:33 +0000#15669909Powered 2.0 speakers vs amp + compact bookshelves for PC use http://www.head-fi.org/t/732449/powered-2-0-speakers-vs-amp-compact-bookshelves-for-pc-use "Hi, looking for some advice in upgrading my PC audio setup.   Currently I've got 15..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 10:51:27 +0000sinnottjFri, 29 Aug 2014 10:51:27 +0000#15669107Help understanding EQ settingshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732445/help-understanding-eq-settings "I found that Windows has a built in, master EQ (at least for my particular Realtek..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:32:41 +0000TrantaLockedFri, 29 Aug 2014 08:32:41 +0000#15668551Shure SE535 questions?http://www.head-fi.org/t/732436/shure-se535-questions "I am a long time music/hi-fi/live sound guy (who also does sound engineering for a..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 07:54:01 +0000GlynHFri, 29 Aug 2014 07:54:01 +0000#15668386What are the benefits of a headphone amp with a high output impedance over one with lower impedance? http://www.head-fi.org/t/732426/what-are-the-benefits-of-a-headphone-amp-with-a-high-output-impedance-over-one-with-lower-impedance "Will a 600ohm headphone sound better from a 32ohm or 1ohm output impedance amp?  "threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 05:25:05 +0000FungusFri, 29 Aug 2014 05:25:05 +0000#15667575Neptune Underwater Headphones!http://www.head-fi.org/t/732423/neptune-underwater-headphones "I was watching a Vsauce video today, and they featured a product called the Neptune...."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 04:43:51 +0000saxelrod92Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:43:51 +0000#15667418Best Headphones Under $200 (Bias Free)http://www.head-fi.org/t/732422/best-headphones-under-200-bias-free "Hey I'm looking for the best headphones available for $200 or less. I'd prefer them to..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 02:49:00 +0000AllahLover69Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:49:00 +0000#15666818hd419/429/439 comparisonhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732412/hd419-429-439-comparison "yo everyone   They're selling the low end hd4x9 series at my local store and they..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:58:55 +0000flat bobFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:58:55 +0000#15666156Just got my brand new ACS T1 customs. They sound wrong to me (incl. graphs)http://www.head-fi.org/t/732394/just-got-my-brand-new-acs-t1-customs-they-sound-wrong-to-me-incl-graphs "Hi,   Normally I have a pair of ATH-M50 both at home and work paired with a basic..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:48:40 +0000Nemesis001Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:48:40 +0000#15665006best combo ( transport+ additional portable amp + full size headphone ) to use with chord hugohttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732390/best-combo-transport-additional-portable-amp-full-size-headphone-to-use-with-chord-hugo "i think its time also to see your best combo to use with chord hugo by transport+ a..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:43:39 +0000hykhleifThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:43:39 +0000#15664967best portable amp to use with chord hugohttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732387/best-portable-amp-to-use-with-chord-hugo "i think its time to share your thoughts for people who like to add some coloration and..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:40:02 +0000hykhleifThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:40:02 +0000#15664945best full size headphones for chord hugohttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732386/best-full-size-headphones-for-chord-hugo "i think its time we start an official thread of which is your petered headphone use..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:38:28 +0000hykhleifThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:38:28 +0000#15664931fiio e18 vs e12 amp section comparisonhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/732385/fiio-e18-vs-e12-amp-section-comparison "just comparing e12 and e18 amp section which is more powerful and does the sound..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:34:16 +0000hykhleifThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:34:16 +0000#15664884Good headphones for smartphone for under 35 bucks? http://www.head-fi.org/t/732383/good-headphones-for-smartphone-for-under-35-bucks "I have a htc one, I see the akg 44 9n sake for 19 but I'm guessing smartphones don't..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 21:26:04 +0000will1258Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:26:04 +0000#15664820