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, 26 Apr 2015 08:23:19 +0000[Poor Man Reviews] Sony MDR-ZX770BNhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764221/poor-man-reviews-sony-mdr-zx770bn "SONY'S MDR-ZX770BN &lt;&lt; Alclair Curve Universal Monitor                  ..."threadSun, 26 Apr 2015 04:08:16 +0000thatonenoobSun, 26 Apr 2015 04:08:16 +0000#17367621Wanting to make diy cables for my Alpha Dogshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764205/wanting-to-make-diy-cables-for-my-alpha-dogs "I bought connectors from Mr. Speakers and Mogami for the connectors and was just..."threadSun, 26 Apr 2015 01:16:11 +0000buke9Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:16:11 +0000#17366862Best portable dac/amp or just amp for IEM's?http://www.head-fi.org/t/764202/best-portable-dac-amp-or-just-amp-for-iems "What is the best portable dac/amp or just amp for IEM's? "threadSun, 26 Apr 2015 00:41:18 +0000BNHabsSun, 26 Apr 2015 00:41:18 +0000#17366736hi-fi closed or mid-fi open headphones? (Natural sound)http://www.head-fi.org/t/764188/hi-fi-closed-or-mid-fi-open-headphones-natural-sound "As far as I know, open headphones will outperform closed ones in a given price. In my..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 23:49:23 +0000lofthanzaSat, 25 Apr 2015 23:49:23 +0000#17366457vinyl playback setup - suggestions!http://www.head-fi.org/t/764185/vinyl-playback-setup-suggestions "Hi guys, i usually listen to flac music using my fiio X3 and Philips fidelio X2..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 22:55:25 +0000gorbenzerSat, 25 Apr 2015 22:55:25 +0000#17366241Do I need a DAC that can handle more than 16bit music files? http://www.head-fi.org/t/764183/do-i-need-a-dac-that-can-handle-more-than-16bit-music-files "Basically exactly what I asked in the title.   I'm searching around for a DAC for my..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 22:53:44 +0000GreenMachineSat, 25 Apr 2015 22:53:44 +0000#17366232Advice needed for getting the best out of a Burson Soloisthttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764179/advice-needed-for-getting-the-best-out-of-a-burson-soloist "I haven't run across too many threads for this amp. Apparently there was one that I..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 21:19:10 +0000tony22Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:19:10 +0000#17365764Need help for amplifier and speakers for my desktophttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764167/need-help-for-amplifier-and-speakers-for-my-desktop "<a href="http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-optiplex-790/specs/" target="_blank">http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-optiplex-790/specs/</a> This link as the details for my..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 19:22:21 +0000Hydralisk86Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:22:21 +0000#17365084HELP! I need to get an undewater P/S camera for anniversary gift.http://www.head-fi.org/t/764165/help-i-need-to-get-an-undewater-p-s-camera-for-anniversary-gift "I'm lost.  I've been looking at reviews, specs, and everything else, and can't decide..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 19:01:05 +0000ZMan2k2Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:01:05 +0000#17364991Astell&Kern, what's the best/great IEM to use? http://www.head-fi.org/t/764149/astell-kern-whats-the-best-great-iem-to-use "I'm planning on getting eather the ak120 or the new jr, I mainly listen to rock and..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 17:19:14 +0000bretemmSat, 25 Apr 2015 17:19:14 +0000#17364373Sennheiser RS185 Review by mark2410http://www.head-fi.org/t/764148/sennheiser-rs185-review-by-mark2410 " Sennheiser RS185 Review   Thanks to Sennheiser for the sample.       First..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 17:09:36 +0000mark2410Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:09:36 +0000#17364318Do you know any good 3.5mm extenders?http://www.head-fi.org/t/764139/do-you-know-any-good-3-5mm-extenders "Bought a great pair of phones only thing is they're shorter cord than my last and don't..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 15:21:23 +0000altfiv3Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:21:23 +0000#17363697Comparing Amps By Just Asking Questionshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/764128/comparing-amps-by-just-asking-questions "It amazes me that so many of us try to make permanent buying decisions by just asking..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 13:34:47 +0000dabtpaSat, 25 Apr 2015 13:34:47 +0000#17363223DAP: How to manage & search SD cards?http://www.head-fi.org/t/764123/dap-how-to-manage-search-sd-cards "I have a Sony NW-ZX2 and Noble K10 custom. This is a heavenly combination. I also have..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 12:28:55 +0000miguelitoSat, 25 Apr 2015 12:28:55 +0000#17362931Fatal flaw with Audeze EL-8 ???http://www.head-fi.org/t/764120/fatal-flaw-with-audeze-el-8 "I have enjoyed auditioning the EL-8 for the past few days.  The general build quality..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 11:40:08 +0000Gr8DesireSat, 25 Apr 2015 11:40:08 +0000#17362796Correct 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#17350823