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, 22 Dec 2014 17:46:05 +0000FLAC Ripper for MAC & PChttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747362/flac-ripper-for-mac-pc "What is the best lossless ripper for FLAC that runs on a MAC?  What about the PC? "threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 17:41:35 +0000billandrewsjrMon, 22 Dec 2014 17:41:35 +0000#16435588Budget Giant Killing Speakers!http://www.head-fi.org/t/747357/budget-giant-killing-speakers "A little while back I bought a pair of little cheap speakers to use in my test..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:47:18 +0000karmanfamilyMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:47:18 +0000#16435320Closed cans upgrade http://www.head-fi.org/t/747355/closed-cans-upgrade "Hi there,     I´ve been away from headphone / hifi community for some time and was..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:06:41 +0000moonshakeMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:06:41 +0000#16435143Philips Fidelio X2, Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro and AKG K612 PRO Referencehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747353/philips-fidelio-x2-beyerdynamic-dt-990-pro-and-akg-k612-pro-reference "If anyone can explain these headphones such as "the DT 990 pro is a bass heavy..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:00:40 +0000Donnyboy98Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:00:40 +0000#16435116EQ cure all?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747350/eq-cure-all "Somebody on here a while ago was saying that a headphone could be EQ'd to sound the..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 15:35:00 +0000krismusicMon, 22 Dec 2014 15:35:00 +0000#16435024Tascam US-366 for Computer Audiohttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747349/tascam-us-366-for-computer-audio "I'm thinking of taking the optical output from my motherboard and plugging it into a..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 14:48:17 +0000jnorrisMon, 22 Dec 2014 14:48:17 +0000#16434809Can I use the XLR and RCA at the same time? (NA11S1)http://www.head-fi.org/t/747342/can-i-use-the-xlr-and-rca-at-the-same-time-na11s1 "I use my streamer to feed the pre-amp, and from there I now use the rec-out to feed my..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:31:57 +0000AudioticMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:31:57 +0000#16434305THD - when is it low "enough"?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747337/thd-when-is-it-low-enough "For example, let's say you have a headphone amp that has a THD+N of 0.001%.  If you..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 11:19:07 +0000pedalheadMon, 22 Dec 2014 11:19:07 +0000#16434063Balanced DAC necessary?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747328/balanced-dac-necessary "I'm thinking about getting a balanced amp and was wondering if a balanced DAC is..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 09:44:29 +0000hotdogsellerMon, 22 Dec 2014 09:44:29 +0000#16433819Meridian Explorer² Impressions Thread http://www.head-fi.org/t/747327/meridian-explorer-impressions-thread "I think this awesome new DAC/amp should have its own..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 09:38:26 +0000ClickMon, 22 Dec 2014 09:38:26 +0000#16433808Powerful midrange SS amps?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747325/powerful-midrange-ss-amps "What I'm looking for is basically a SS version of the Lyr I have now. So what amps are..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:59:05 +0000hotdogsellerMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:59:05 +0000#16433654Inside Sennheiser Factory,How the HD800 are made.http://www.head-fi.org/t/747323/inside-sennheiser-factory-how-the-hd800-are-made "So I thought this was pretty interesting,something like this has probably been posted..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:21:53 +0000iPoopDailyMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:21:53 +0000#16433556Upgrade from PC360 to AKG712Pro or from onboard to Parasound Zdac first? http://www.head-fi.org/t/747322/upgrade-from-pc360-to-akg712pro-or-from-onboard-to-parasound-zdac-first "Upgrade from PC360 to AKG712Pro or from onboard to Parasound Zdac first?  "threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:15:12 +0000D126Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:15:12 +0000#16433545Cheap source for carhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747313/cheap-source-for-car "Hi All,   I was just wanted to look at recommendations for a good source that is not..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:57:24 +0000vfreeze31Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:57:24 +0000#16432814I need some sub-$500 Open Ear Headphones recshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747312/i-need-some-sub-500-open-ear-headphones-recs "Buying a gift for my girlfriend  who has absolutely no experience with high end audio..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:50:36 +0000kwitelMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:50:36 +0000#16432796Sennheiser RSxxx Range Questionshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747296/sennheiser-rsxxx-range-questions "Wanted to try Senns wireless range, I'm looking at getting the RS180   Looks like you..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 00:05:36 +0000RaymateMon, 22 Dec 2014 00:05:36 +0000#16431607Can you hear hi-res music without a compatiable headphone/peakerhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747292/can-you-hear-hi-res-music-without-a-compatiable-headphone-peaker "There is a lot going on about hi-res music these days but will you have benefit of it..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 23:21:19 +0000mr-dukeSun, 21 Dec 2014 23:21:19 +0000#16431403Learning about audiohttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747284/learning-about-audio "Hey guys, I was wondering if there are any books or anything specifically for audio? I..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:27:36 +0000SaeglopurSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:27:36 +0000#16431144Worth getting a DAC? (dt770 250ohm, Fiio E12 amp)http://www.head-fi.org/t/747281/worth-getting-a-dac-dt770-250ohm-fiio-e12-amp "Amateur audiophile here. I have a 13'' Retina MacBook Pro, dt770 250ohm, and Fiio E12..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:09:06 +0000HalalCadmiumSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:09:06 +0000#164310472.1 PC Speakers Recommendationhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747280/2-1-pc-speakers-recommendation "I'm looking to buy PC speakers in the range 2500-3000 INR.   My requirements..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:07:44 +0000pgchelseaSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:07:44 +0000#16431036Cayin C5 Headphone Compatibilityhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747278/cayin-c5-headphone-compatibility "How well would the Cayin C5 be able to handle the HiFiMAN HE-500?  What about the AKG..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:57:18 +0000Insatiable OneSun, 21 Dec 2014 21:57:18 +0000#16430946Power Conditioner on Carpet ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747270/power-conditioner-on-carpet "I read somewhere that power conditioners shouldn't be put on carpet. Is that true? "threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 20:50:45 +0000BirdManOfCTSun, 21 Dec 2014 20:50:45 +0000#16430582Portable DAC recommendations that work with Chromebooks.http://www.head-fi.org/t/747267/portable-dac-recommendations-that-work-with-chromebooks "Hi all   I have a Google Chromebook Pixel and iPad Mini and use the SONY MDR-1A..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 20:24:42 +0000scotty2012Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:24:42 +0000#16430421Hi-fi audio signal chain -- no more sigma-deltahttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747265/hi-fi-audio-signal-chain-no-more-sigma-delta "I just had an idea of a complete hi-fi audio signal chain -- from the recording studio..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 20:11:34 +0000m3_arunSun, 21 Dec 2014 20:11:34 +0000#16430365Question about y-splittershttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747256/question-about-y-splitters "So I got two devices that need to use my Little Dot MKIII's input, however it only has..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 18:09:25 +0000spykezSun, 21 Dec 2014 18:09:25 +0000#16429705BlackBerry Passport plays high res flachttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747254/blackberry-passport-plays-high-res-flac "Hi all,   Just wanted to give a heads up as I couldn't find anything about it on the..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:35:56 +0000rovoSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:35:56 +0000#16429498What is this Schiit?! - constant rumbling on new Lyr 2http://www.head-fi.org/t/747252/what-is-this-schiit-constant-rumbling-on-new-lyr-2 "I bought a new Lyr 2 last Thursday. Up to yesterday it performed great. However, I..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:31:14 +0000XerberSun, 21 Dec 2014 17:31:14 +0000#16429475How about a vintage hifi amplifier/receiver.....http://www.head-fi.org/t/747248/how-about-a-vintage-hifi-amplifier-receiver ".....instead one of the dedicated headphone amps ,for my 120 Ohm AKG K612( hifiman..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 16:20:37 +0000TeoSSun, 21 Dec 2014 16:20:37 +0000#16429109Audiologist in Paris for custom molds on XBA-H3http://www.head-fi.org/t/747243/audiologist-in-paris-for-custom-molds-on-xba-h3 "Hi,   I was wondering if anyone would happen to have someone to recommend in Paris..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 15:46:46 +0000mattbrSun, 21 Dec 2014 15:46:46 +0000#16428908Please help a noob, ..Cords for schiithttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747242/please-help-a-noob-cords-for-schiit "I have a pair of he-400. My wife got me the schiit mangi 2 and modi 2 for Christmas . I..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 15:44:53 +0000eviesworldSun, 21 Dec 2014 15:44:53 +0000#16428899Very weird Schiit Asgard malfunctionhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747233/very-weird-schiit-asgard-malfunction "Hello everyone.   I'm really helpless and I really need some help/feedback. Here's my..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 12:32:55 +0000HubardoSun, 21 Dec 2014 12:32:55 +0000#16428133Koss SP330 threadhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747230/koss-sp330-thread "What's your opinion?"threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 11:49:34 +0000MDR30Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:49:34 +0000#16427984Nexus 6 and a DAC (Leckerton audio uha-6s mkII) questionhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747228/nexus-6-and-a-dac-leckerton-audio-uha-6s-mkii-question "I recently upgraded my phone from a galaxy s5 to the nexus 6 by Motorola. I bought a..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 10:30:35 +0000BetterFuture@gmaSun, 21 Dec 2014 10:30:35 +0000#16427760[Poor Man Reviews] Master And Dynamic's MH40http://www.head-fi.org/t/747222/poor-man-reviews-master-and-dynamics-mh40 "MASTER AND DYNAMIC'S MH40 << Beyerdynamic T-70P          Quick..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 08:49:07 +0000thatonenoobSun, 21 Dec 2014 08:49:07 +0000#16427436Quick Fiio L16 Impressionshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747210/quick-fiio-l16-impressions "Picture gallery if you want to see it first or just look at them. First off, I should..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:10:07 +0000ShibeSuchBassSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:10:07 +0000#16426609Which is better to rip cds to full uncompressed FLAC? Foobar200 or EAC?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747207/which-is-better-to-rip-cds-to-full-uncompressed-flac-foobar200-or-eac "just started to rip some cds what would be the best way to get the best out of my cds? "threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:25:27 +0000SatanOffspringSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:25:27 +0000#16426446PS Audio Dectet ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747200/ps-audio-dectet "Can anyone tell me their experience with the PS Audio Dectet? "threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:23:55 +0000BirdManOfCTSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:23:55 +0000#16426012Will an extension cable reduce sound quality?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747197/will-an-extension-cable-reduce-sound-quality "Hi guys. I started a thread recently enquiring about headphones for tv use, movies in..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 02:18:58 +0000Blaalad12Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:18:58 +0000#16425992How can a planar headphone produce bass frequencies so effortless?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747185/how-can-a-planar-headphone-produce-bass-frequencies-so-effortless "I compared the hd650 and the he-400 (or any planar magnetic headphone) and holy moly I..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 23:55:57 +0000retskradSat, 20 Dec 2014 23:55:57 +0000#16425281Did I make the right choose for gaming cans? (DT 990 Pro)http://www.head-fi.org/t/747183/did-i-make-the-right-choose-for-gaming-cans-dt-990-pro "I've just ordered a brand new DT990 Pro 250Ohm cans, and I know it's kind of stupid to..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 23:39:51 +0000RayzSat, 20 Dec 2014 23:39:51 +0000#16425211need help selecting new canshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747181/need-help-selecting-new-cans "i recently had akg 550's . i thought they were good but lacking bass . is there a..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 23:23:52 +0000sakana420Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:23:52 +0000#16425159Device DACs or portable DACS?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747175/device-dacs-or-portable-dacs "Hello i am a bit of a newb when i comes to this and im trying to learn about Amps and..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:45:04 +0000DroccordSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:45:04 +0000#16424644Recommend me an AMP for my setup (Logitech Z-2300 speakers, Audiotechnica ATH-A900, AuraSound AST-2B-4 Pro Transducer)http://www.head-fi.org/t/747172/recommend-me-an-amp-for-my-setup-logitech-z-2300-speakers-audiotechnica-ath-a900-aurasound-ast-2b-4-pro-transducer "Been a while since I posted, but I'd like some input on how to handle this..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:23:37 +0000spomSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:23:37 +0000#16424603Considering between Note 3 and Win 8 tablethttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747167/considering-between-note-3-and-win-8-tablet "I am looking for a phone or a tablet (preferably Win 8)  to listen HQ audio files. I am..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:08:13 +0000fischerbSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:08:13 +0000#16424274Will wearing the DT990 in public be a problem?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747143/will-wearing-the-dt990-in-public-be-a-problem "I am concerned about hearing damage-Do you think that on the bus i will have to crank..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 16:40:47 +0000GustavMahlerSat, 20 Dec 2014 16:40:47 +0000#16423094Is this enough power?http://www.head-fi.org/t/747141/is-this-enough-power "My headphones are about 46ohm impedance, a DAC/AMP I am looking at lists the power..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 16:10:29 +0000nicholarsSat, 20 Dec 2014 16:10:29 +0000#16422928SE535 international versionhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747134/se535-international-version "Searching for a good price on the SE535 I came across this link with..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 13:38:20 +0000freitzSat, 20 Dec 2014 13:38:20 +0000#16422160DAC/Amp for SONY MDR-1Ahttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747130/dac-amp-for-sony-mdr-1a "Hi all   I use a Google Chromebook Pixel or an iPad Mini 2 paired with the SONY..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 11:23:51 +0000scotty2012Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:23:51 +0000#16421724Can not find a decent portable amp.http://www.head-fi.org/t/747129/can-not-find-a-decent-portable-amp "I've been searching for like a full week, and I still can not find a good amp for..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 11:09:12 +0000DonRogerSat, 20 Dec 2014 11:09:12 +0000#16421663Importance of clean USB power in my experiencehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/747126/importance-of-clean-usb-power-in-my-experience "I recently built a new computer with a motherboard that boasts "stable 5V USB ports" as..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 10:42:24 +0000tk3Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:42:24 +0000#16421591