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 0.1Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:02:05 +0000What happened to my tube? Leaking envelope?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773639/what-happened-to-my-tube-leaking-envelope "At the weekend, I turned on my main system, and noticed that the output of my CD player..."threadMon, 06 Jul 2015 06:29:18 +0000CJG888Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:29:18 +0000#17839498Grado PS1000 Repair Questionhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773619/grado-ps1000-repair-question "Hi all,   Today I started to notice a crackling sound in the right channel of my..."threadMon, 06 Jul 2015 04:16:45 +0000zimzim2001Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:16:45 +0000#17839101Current Equivalents or Upgrades to DT-770 Pro / 80 Ohm?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773610/current-equivalents-or-upgrades-to-dt-770-pro-80-ohm "Hi there. I have an old set of DT-770 Pro / 80 ohm headphones. I preetttyyy much like..."threadMon, 06 Jul 2015 02:02:47 +0000GavinfoxxMon, 06 Jul 2015 02:02:47 +0000#17838584DAC for LCD-2 Rev 2 (non fazor) + Gustard H10http://www.head-fi.org/t/773606/dac-for-lcd-2-rev-2-non-fazor-gustard-h10 "Hi all, and thanks for your time. This week I should be the proud owner of a LCD-2 Rev..."threadMon, 06 Jul 2015 00:51:28 +0000strreamixMon, 06 Jul 2015 00:51:28 +0000#17838355Repair and/or HD-to-flash upgrade of old iMods and Wolfson-DAC Nano's -- Commercial shop or for-money Modder recommendations?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773590/repair-and-or-hd-to-flash-upgrade-of-old-imods-and-wolfson-dac-nanos-commercial-shop-or-for-money-modder-recommendations "Yes, I tried searching here and I know GIYF but I am coming up with no actual..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 21:27:37 +0000wavomanSun, 05 Jul 2015 21:27:37 +0000#17837617Is it possible to increase the gain using any media player without damaging the sonics?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773577/is-it-possible-to-increase-the-gain-using-any-media-player-without-damaging-the-sonics "I would like to jump the gain up at least 20 dcb but moving the gain above 0 dcb..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 19:51:29 +0000rsbrsvpSun, 05 Jul 2015 19:51:29 +0000#17837149How come treble peaks are well above the frequency range of most instruments and they still bother us?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773573/how-come-treble-peaks-are-well-above-the-frequency-range-of-most-instruments-and-they-still-bother-us "Here's the problem. Let's take a headphone with some nasty treble peak, say the DT 990,..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 19:39:06 +0000TopazusSun, 05 Jul 2015 19:39:06 +0000#17837086WA5-LE to be UPDATEDhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773571/wa5-le-to-be-updated "Was informed by Woo Audio that the WA5-LE is to be updated in several weeks.  Here is..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 19:20:22 +0000amhamSun, 05 Jul 2015 19:20:22 +0000#17837005wharfedale or MartinLogan bookshelf speakers?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773563/wharfedale-or-martinlogan-bookshelf-speakers "Has anyone listened to wharfedale bookshelf speakers? How are they? They're less then..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 16:45:36 +0000bretemmSun, 05 Jul 2015 16:45:36 +0000#17836450Ok to keep a USB powered DAC always plugged into the computer?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773554/ok-to-keep-a-usb-powered-dac-always-plugged-into-the-computer "Does keeping my HRT Music Streamer III always plugged-in to the computer accelerate the..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 14:44:13 +0000jologskybluesSun, 05 Jul 2015 14:44:13 +0000#17835960JBL Synchros S200i: Heart and Soulhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773553/jbl-synchros-s200i-heart-and-soul "Look what arrived!     JBL needs no introduction to the audiophile world, but..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 14:43:51 +0000blazer78Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:43:51 +0000#17835959Headphones with good isolation with the sound quality of sennheiser 650?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773552/headphones-with-good-isolation-with-the-sound-quality-of-sennheiser-650 "I think I have some idea of what I want. I am willing to sacrifice mobility for..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 14:42:41 +0000Hifi ManSun, 05 Jul 2015 14:42:41 +0000#17835946Feedback about Audiofly serious ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773539/feedback-about-audiofly-serious "Hello all !   I bought the last christmas a pair of Audiofly AF180. In term of sound,..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 09:39:54 +0000vizZirSun, 05 Jul 2015 09:39:54 +0000#17835116Turtle Beach Elite 800x vs Madcatz FREQ 9http://www.head-fi.org/t/773537/turtle-beach-elite-800x-vs-madcatz-freq-9 "I wanted a surround headset for gaming and I also wanted something for wireless music..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 09:33:10 +0000SoundPaduoneSun, 05 Jul 2015 09:33:10 +0000#178351001TB woeshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773529/1tb-woes "I have a 500gb and a 1tb iipod. The 500gb works like a charm. The 1tb has been flaky..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 06:22:42 +0000fred123Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:22:42 +0000#17834688Beyerdynamic T1 90th Anniversaryhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773512/beyerdynamic-t1-90th-anniversary "Got this pair of baby today! Thanks @Mark, who carry it for me from China!   This..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 00:35:54 +0000Prof GuSun, 05 Jul 2015 00:35:54 +0000#17833795A new budget amp from Chinahttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773506/a-new-budget-amp-from-china "I have been in market for an amp to drive my new AKG K612 for a while now. My current..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 23:08:26 +0000x_lkSat, 04 Jul 2015 23:08:26 +0000#17833478Audiosense V2mix4+ hybrid 2 Drivers IEM a little gem from China!!!http://www.head-fi.org/t/773490/audiosense-v2mix4-hybrid-2-drivers-iem-a-little-gem-from-china "                      Audiosense V2mix4+   Hi, I'm a big fan of value earphones..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 18:59:12 +0000ChaoturboSat, 04 Jul 2015 18:59:12 +0000#17832571Predict the next Classic?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773489/predict-the-next-classic "What would you choose as the next midfi/best bang/best all rounder for your buck..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 18:50:37 +0000JeangenieSat, 04 Jul 2015 18:50:37 +0000#17832519Beyer DT250 (80) v DT770 (250)http://www.head-fi.org/t/773483/beyer-dt250-80-v-dt770-250 "Hi all, currently my PC rig is hooked into an old Beresford DAC and with that I drive a..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 17:09:58 +0000pbirkettSat, 04 Jul 2015 17:09:58 +0000#17832074How to Compare Headphones - Factoring out loudnesshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773472/how-to-compare-headphones-factoring-out-loudness "At the last Canjam in Denver I compared a pair of HD650s on Balanced vs Unbalanced..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 14:58:52 +0000mikesaleSat, 04 Jul 2015 14:58:52 +0000#17831524Were the Nazis at the Nuremberg Trials wearing audiophile headphones?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773469/were-the-nazis-at-the-nuremberg-trials-wearing-audiophile-headphones "These look like Grado headphones. What's the point of having hundreds of them in a..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 13:10:11 +0000TopazusSat, 04 Jul 2015 13:10:11 +0000#17831067The Audio Critic Has Retiredhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773467/the-audio-critic-has-retired "from the old Audio Critic web-site THIS IS GOODBYE!   Having reached the 90th year..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 12:30:13 +0000SpeedskaterSat, 04 Jul 2015 12:30:13 +0000#17830941Wired earphones to bluetoothhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773458/wired-earphones-to-bluetooth "Hey guys,   I have recently experienced some problems with my phone where the..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 10:05:12 +0000magnezSat, 04 Jul 2015 10:05:12 +0000#17830498Chord Hugo / Schiit Yggdrasil. Anyone heard both?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773451/chord-hugo-schiit-yggdrasil-anyone-heard-both "Being that their around the same price point and their both very popular here on..."threadSat, 04 Jul 2015 07:23:53 +0000bclark8923Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:23:53 +0000#17830031Best Portable Source Gear...?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773424/best-portable-source-gear "I am Debating between the Fiio X3 II and the Fiio X5 II.... And how different is it..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 22:22:07 +0000TechGamerFri, 03 Jul 2015 22:22:07 +0000#17828241SONY Z7 - Hi5 Personal Impression http://www.head-fi.org/t/773423/sony-z7-hi5-personal-impression "The Sony z7 has inspired me to write a little about my personal reflections on these..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 22:18:52 +0000Hi 5Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:18:52 +0000#17828226Fiio E18 and E12 RFI/EMI?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773421/fiio-e18-and-e12-rfi-emi "Just got an iBasso D-Zero MK2 and besides not being able to get it working with my..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 21:50:18 +0000bose301sFri, 03 Jul 2015 21:50:18 +0000#17828092LG G4 Sound Qualityhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773410/lg-g4-sound-quality "Hi! I used to have dedicated MP3 players in the past but since the HTC M7 I use my..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 19:36:03 +0000vegetalebFri, 03 Jul 2015 19:36:03 +0000#17827395mini 4 pin balanced or 3.5mm for IEMS/CIEMShttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773408/mini-4-pin-balanced-or-3-5mm-for-iems-ciems "Hello to all,   I have a question:   Most IEMS/CIEMS I see around, even top end..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 19:11:29 +0000luisandreFri, 03 Jul 2015 19:11:29 +0000#17827256I use glasses. Should I get the beyer 880 dt 250 ohm pro (more clamping force) or premium?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773403/i-use-glasses-should-i-get-the-beyer-880-dt-250-ohm-pro-more-clamping-force-or-premium "Please help me out!!! "threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 18:22:41 +0000EmirFri, 03 Jul 2015 18:22:41 +0000#17827007creative blaster ZrX vs Asus sonar essence IIhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773385/creative-blaster-zrx-vs-asus-sonar-essence-ii "Hey guys, I have a doubt. I had decided to go with the 250 ohm beyer 880dt  and the..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 15:03:18 +0000EmirFri, 03 Jul 2015 15:03:18 +0000#17825876Phonostage buying advise: Creen Wyndsor or Nova II from Musical Surroundings???http://www.head-fi.org/t/773384/phonostage-buying-advise-creen-wyndsor-or-nova-ii-from-musical-surroundings "Hi there!   I am want to upgrade my phonostage, and I am looking at two options..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 14:58:08 +0000ursdiegoFri, 03 Jul 2015 14:58:08 +0000#17825854What is a good DAC/AMP for IEM's with RF shielding?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773382/what-is-a-good-dac-amp-for-iems-with-rf-shielding "What is a good DAC/AMP for IEM's with RF shielding? My Pico Slim picks up my cell..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 14:24:13 +0000CareyPrice31Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:24:13 +0000#17825696Microsoft Lumia 435 Review by mark2410http://www.head-fi.org/t/773374/microsoft-lumia-435-review-by-mark2410 " Microsoft Lumia 435 Review       First Impressions:  The box seems unusually..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 12:43:57 +0000mark2410Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:43:57 +0000#17825199Flare Audio R2PRO Appreciation/Impressions Threadhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773359/flare-audio-r2pro-appreciation-impressions-thread "Just got the UPS delivery :)   First very early sound impressions - wow! This super..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 09:04:43 +0000John CulterFri, 03 Jul 2015 09:04:43 +0000#17824500Serenade Pro DSD DAC Impression & Reviewhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773352/serenade-pro-dsd-dac-impression-review " This is a little DAC with Headphone Amps. It draw my attention because it is an..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:05:29 +0000552388Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:05:29 +0000#17823911Vintage Koss K/6A Impressionshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773351/vintage-koss-k-6a-impressions "Hey all, I was wondering if any of you have had any owning/operating experience with..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:05:22 +0000eldusFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:05:22 +0000#17823905Question about Planar Magnetic Driverhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773350/question-about-planar-magnetic-driver "i have a tons of doubt that i want to share with you guys, in the audio world what's..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 05:43:06 +0000baadaqFri, 03 Jul 2015 05:43:06 +0000#17823804NuForce Udac-2 + Usb isolator, will it work?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773344/nuforce-udac-2-usb-isolator-will-it-work "Been suffering from a what i suspect to be a ground loop, have tried quite a few things..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:32:53 +0000HemanseFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:32:53 +0000#17823324Looking For Some New Headphones $300-$500http://www.head-fi.org/t/773343/looking-for-some-new-headphones-300-500 "The speaker on my 2nd pair of V-Moda M-100s went out a month ago and I'm looking to get..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:32:23 +0000newyorkcityFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:32:23 +0000#17823322Fostex T50RP : How to fix Treble Rolloff? http://www.head-fi.org/t/773340/fostex-t50rp-how-to-fix-treble-rolloff "Is there a mod out there that restores the frequency band from 10kHz to 20kHz?  On..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:11:35 +0000peli_kanFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:11:35 +0000#17823243CIEM: do I have a good seal? Please give advicehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773337/ciem-do-i-have-a-good-seal-please-give-advice "This is my fourth refit for my Roxanne's and second impressio used. I got them back..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 02:09:11 +0000CareyPrice31Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:09:11 +0000#17822910How to deal with customs/import duties?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773333/how-to-deal-with-customs-import-duties "Hi, all,   So I'm planning to get my first CIEM's  from abroad (I'm in the US) later..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:41:24 +0000tusingFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:41:24 +0000#17822551An interesting page with the mathematics of Sampling http://www.head-fi.org/t/773328/an-interesting-page-with-the-mathematics-of-sampling "This is pretty interesting, I do not have sufficient higher maths to determine if it is..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 23:05:59 +0000nick_charlesThu, 02 Jul 2015 23:05:59 +0000#17822120help me choice Fiio E12 iem/X3 2nd genhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773325/help-me-choice-fiio-e12-iem-x3-2nd-gen "Hi guys,I was looking for a solution when i am not at home,I do not have big claims, i..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:37:27 +0000spunnikThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:37:27 +0000#17821965best 32-50 ohm headphones for movieshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/773315/best-32-50-ohm-headphones-for-movies "Hey guys   I would like the headphones to have clear mids (dialogue is ery important)..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 20:41:53 +0000EmirThu, 02 Jul 2015 20:41:53 +0000#17821422iFi Audio Micro iDAC2 http://www.head-fi.org/t/773308/ifi-audio-micro-idac2 "Hi,   I haven't seen anything about this new iDAC2 from iFi Audio and I thought I'll..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:30:17 +000000lunarThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:30:17 +0000#17821046Moved everything to FLAC should I get a better DAC?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773298/moved-everything-to-flac-should-i-get-a-better-dac "After shuffling around a bit i finally decided on this setup.   Beyerdynamics dt880..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:24:04 +0000relikk356Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:24:04 +0000#17820473Sennheiser IE8 or IE80: both similar to HD650?http://www.head-fi.org/t/773288/sennheiser-ie8-or-ie80-both-similar-to-hd650 "I want to purchase some new iems that sound similar to the HD650s. I've read reviews..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 15:08:24 +0000achelgesonThu, 02 Jul 2015 15:08:24 +0000#17819693