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 Feb 2017 20:22:03 +0000Sony NW-A35 or Apple iPod Touch?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838242/sony-nw-a35-or-apple-ipod-touch "Can't decide on which to get. Thanks."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 17:44:11 +0000InvalidSat, 25 Feb 2017 17:44:11 +0000#21623651Two disc spinners, one budget - which would you choose?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838239/two-disc-spinners-one-budget-which-would-you-choose "Hiya, So, I've had these two sources for a while, and - need to think about cutting..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 17:32:45 +0000DuncanSat, 25 Feb 2017 17:32:45 +0000#21623564Unbalanced DAC with Balanced Amphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838225/unbalanced-dac-with-balanced-amp "If my Amp has Balanced headphones jacks, and Balanced inputs, does the DAC must have..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 14:43:28 +0000thynameSat, 25 Feb 2017 14:43:28 +0000#21622582AKG K404 in 2017http://www.head-fi.org/t/838201/akg-k404-in-2017 "Does anyone still have this set? Is it any good? I heard it used to be popular for..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 09:54:51 +0000vapmanSat, 25 Feb 2017 09:54:51 +0000#21621358What to do if Dragonfly (red) volume is too loud for IEMs?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838177/what-to-do-if-dragonfly-red-volume-is-too-loud-for-iems "Hi,    On an iPhone, even the lowest volume is too loud for my IEMs. What are my..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:24:55 +0000pufftissueSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:24:55 +0000#21620226Fiio Bass Boost: Can this be recreated using an equalizer?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838176/fiio-bass-boost-can-this-be-recreated-using-an-equalizer "The x5iii doesn't have a "bass boost" option.   Is it possible to achieve the same..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 04:03:45 +0000TheEldestBoySat, 25 Feb 2017 04:03:45 +0000#21620140Headphone for big head, prefer openhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838174/headphone-for-big-head-prefer-open "So any suggestions for a pair of headphones to fit a big head comfortably? Fitted ball..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:42:04 +0000boberangSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:42:04 +0000#21620044Deep (but not thumping) Bass, Dark/Gentle/Relaxed Closed Headphone Recommendations?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838169/deep-but-not-thumping-bass-dark-gentle-relaxed-closed-headphone-recommendations "Hello! I was using a Philips SHP805 with a NuForce uDAC for the last 9 years or so at..."threadSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:05:59 +0000LadyfingersSat, 25 Feb 2017 03:05:59 +0000#21619848All round tube amphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838135/all-round-tube-amp "Im looking to buy my first tube amp. My issue is that i want to buy one amp that can..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 21:46:12 +0000ZJeeFri, 24 Feb 2017 21:46:12 +0000#21617652Is it time to upgrade my shure e5c's?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838131/is-it-time-to-upgrade-my-shure-e5cs "I've been using my shure e5c's for the past 11 years - wondering if its time to upgrade..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 20:47:19 +0000echan15Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:47:19 +0000#21617350Android DAP storage solutionshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838120/android-dap-storage-solutions "Hi everybody. Since there is a considerable amount of Android DAPs being released and..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 18:31:51 +0000hAbIrAbIFri, 24 Feb 2017 18:31:51 +0000#21616566MQA-capable DAC?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838119/mqa-capable-dac "I only know of Mytek Brooklyn (about $2,000) that is MQA capable. And some expensive..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 18:31:07 +0000thynameFri, 24 Feb 2017 18:31:07 +0000#21616563Denafrips DAC-8PRO2 R2R discrete ladder DAC - who's the King now?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838116/denafrips-dac-8pro2-r2r-discrete-ladder-dac-whos-the-king-now "Some days ago i've received the next Denafrips discrete R2R ladder DAC from Taiwan. Let..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 17:51:43 +0000PitBul34Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:51:43 +0000#21616326Fiio Q1: "This accessory is not supported by this iPhone"http://www.head-fi.org/t/838107/fiio-q1-this-accessory-is-not-supported-by-this-iphone "Hi Guys,   Take a look at the attached picture.   My iPhone is no longer playing..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 16:21:36 +0000TheEldestBoyFri, 24 Feb 2017 16:21:36 +0000#21615769Closed equivalent of Audioquest Nighthawks?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838100/closed-equivalent-of-audioquest-nighthawks "I currently use semi open Audioquest Nighthawks at work, but my co-workers are..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 15:00:44 +0000skrobulFri, 24 Feb 2017 15:00:44 +0000#21615416Information on DEAFIDELITY DSD2 http://www.head-fi.org/t/838095/information-on-deafidelity-dsd2 "I discovered this Mini Desktop DAC and Amp on Amazon.com but could not locate any..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 13:44:38 +0000drscagleFri, 24 Feb 2017 13:44:38 +0000#21615004Best cable material for clarity, sound quality, and soundstage?http://www.head-fi.org/t/838087/best-cable-material-for-clarity-sound-quality-and-soundstage "What do you guys think is the best cable material for increasing clarity, sound..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 12:33:18 +0000rc10mikeFri, 24 Feb 2017 12:33:18 +0000#21614660Please deletehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838083/please-delete "Deleted- moving to more relevant forum "threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 10:01:32 +0000itsikhefezFri, 24 Feb 2017 10:01:32 +0000#21614082Recabling AKG K240 "Sextett" Headphoneshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838056/recabling-akg-k240-sextett-headphones "So I found this pair of K240's at my local thrift store for $15 a few hours ago without..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 03:11:45 +0000Harmonic BlastFri, 24 Feb 2017 03:11:45 +0000#21612398Best closed, over ears? (400 to $700)http://www.head-fi.org/t/838046/best-closed-over-ears-400-to-700 "Hi!   I'm looking to buy a closed, over ear headphone (unfortunately I'm all day in..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 01:18:59 +0000UlisesFri, 24 Feb 2017 01:18:59 +0000#21611817Jaybird power Issues ( X, X2, X3, Freedoms) http://www.head-fi.org/t/838033/jaybird-power-issues-x-x2-x3-freedoms "Does anyone ever have any of these problems   broken power button not turning..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 22:18:37 +0000lovgun7Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:18:37 +0000#21611014Audiophile Soundcard/Audio Interface recommendationhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838030/audiophile-soundcard-audio-interface-recommendation "Hey guys, I've been happily using an M-Audio Audiophile 192 for years but alas I have..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 21:45:19 +0000dasmodulThu, 23 Feb 2017 21:45:19 +0000#21610819Focal Listen Balanced Modhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838011/focal-listen-balanced-mod "I want to make my Focal listen both compatible with 3.5 classic and 2.5 trrs, to use it..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 17:58:06 +0000wi110Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:58:06 +0000#21609363Asus xonar essence stx ii Users Help !!!-- Some Questions !!!http://www.head-fi.org/t/838010/asus-xonar-essence-stx-ii-users-help-some-questions "Hello Guys   Finally my Creative X-Fi sound card died. Took the opportunity to buy..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 17:57:33 +0000PitukyThu, 23 Feb 2017 17:57:33 +0000#21609355help with ID-ing Sennheiser headphones? http://www.head-fi.org/t/838009/help-with-id-ing-sennheiser-headphones "Hi, I used to have a pair of open Sennheiser headphones that sounded just okay. They..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 17:49:17 +0000charlienycThu, 23 Feb 2017 17:49:17 +0000#21609260Take care of pleather pads , please helphttp://www.head-fi.org/t/838002/take-care-of-pleather-pads-please-help "Hello head-fiii i want to know how you guys take care of your pleather pads also how to..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 16:25:33 +0000bloodyf8Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:25:33 +0000#21608614Which pair of headphones are the most difficult to drive?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837994/which-pair-of-headphones-are-the-most-difficult-to-drive "I know the Hifiman HE-6 stands out as truly power hungry, as does the AKG K-1000, but..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 15:00:28 +0000PlectoThu, 23 Feb 2017 15:00:28 +0000#21608233n/ahttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837986/n-a "n/a "threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 13:48:26 +0000SatirThu, 23 Feb 2017 13:48:26 +0000#21607787Used replacement units from FiiO in the UShttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837983/used-replacement-units-from-fiio-in-the-us "Has anyone here sent a malfunctioning FiiO unit to their US location for a replacement?..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 13:08:43 +0000gnychisThu, 23 Feb 2017 13:08:43 +0000#21607582What are the best Tube Amps for the price?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837961/what-are-the-best-tube-amps-for-the-price "Hello,   I have recently entered into the world of tube sound with the Martin IMS HVA..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 05:11:22 +0000Indigo BobThu, 23 Feb 2017 05:11:22 +0000#21605956Best IEMs for Apple's headphone adapterhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837957/best-iems-for-apples-headphone-adapter "I know some of us (including myself) are trying to simplify their portable gear. The..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 03:53:26 +0000Emerald CoreThu, 23 Feb 2017 03:53:26 +0000#21605625NY Times — How to Decide Which Headphones to Buy (Hint: Not Apple’s AirPods)http://www.head-fi.org/t/837939/ny-times-how-to-decide-which-headphones-to-buy-hint-not-apple-s-airpods "Amazing how different the world looks outside of Head-Fi.org, at least when it comes to..."threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 00:44:40 +0000Left ChannelThu, 23 Feb 2017 00:44:40 +0000#21604728deletedhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837938/deleted "deleted "threadThu, 23 Feb 2017 00:36:53 +0000ch28kidThu, 23 Feb 2017 00:36:53 +0000#21604694Comparing Blue Ella's built in amplifier to a standalone amplifierhttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837933/comparing-blue-ellas-built-in-amplifier-to-a-standalone-amplifier "     First off, I should disclose that I have these headphones on loan from my job...."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 22:32:20 +0000SodacoseWed, 22 Feb 2017 22:32:20 +0000#21604049Headphone Burn-In Theory... Pulsing/Harmonics in trackshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837925/headphone-burn-in-theory-pulsing-harmonics-in-tracks "On the topic of standard pink/white noise, sine wave burn in tracks..   A) Would it..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 20:42:49 +0000m0rancharlesWed, 22 Feb 2017 20:42:49 +0000#21603301Chord Mojo => Macbook 12": How can I plug it in to the headphone jack?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837909/chord-mojo-macbook-12-how-can-i-plug-it-in-to-the-headphone-jack "So the standard cable is a micro USB to USB. But obviously these new macs don't have a..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 18:26:33 +0000ductrung3993Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:26:33 +0000#21602530Are these tips fit my RHA IEM?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837899/are-these-tips-fit-my-rha-iem "What up guys. I need your help, i have RHA MA750 iem, today i'm using spinfit tips,and..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 17:18:28 +0000vickie2006Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:18:28 +0000#21602070The volume knob on my Audioengine a2 is causing stating and kicking out volts, can I fix this?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837886/the-volume-knob-on-my-audioengine-a2-is-causing-stating-and-kicking-out-volts-can-i-fix-this "Hello   The volume knob on my Audioengine A2 (non plus) started producing loud static..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:01:29 +0000overhazeWed, 22 Feb 2017 15:01:29 +0000#21601186Wireworld Nano-Platinum Eclipse Headphone Cablehttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837883/wireworld-nano-platinum-eclipse-headphone-cable "Hi, guys. Anyone have experience using Wireworld Nano-Platinum Eclipse? Was..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 14:10:36 +0000latestyleWed, 22 Feb 2017 14:10:36 +0000#21600892How to get better audio from my laptop?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837854/how-to-get-better-audio-from-my-laptop "Hello,   I'm using a Clevo 750dm laptop which boasts a built-in Sound Blaster X-Fi..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 11:52:29 +0000BuzzbugsWed, 22 Feb 2017 11:52:29 +0000#21600266Good DAP for SONY EX1000http://www.head-fi.org/t/837847/good-dap-for-sony-ex1000 "What's a good DAP for the SONY EX1000's.  As you may know they are very clear and..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 11:22:58 +0000TeknicalXtacyWed, 22 Feb 2017 11:22:58 +0000#21600148Moving up from Shure 425 to what?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837840/moving-up-from-shure-425-to-what "Probably opening a can or worms here, but have been giving thought to jumping up from..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 08:24:47 +0000markrichWed, 22 Feb 2017 08:24:47 +0000#21599475DAC with optical SPDIF input with performance close ODAC?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837836/dac-with-optical-spdif-input-with-performance-close-odac "doesnt need to be quite as good as ODAC but in the same ball park.... $50-100..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 06:31:10 +0000AckeWed, 22 Feb 2017 06:31:10 +0000#21599151Fostex BK83 SOL cabinetshttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837826/fostex-bk83-sol-cabinets "Recently recieved these beautiful Fostex BK83 SOL cabinets. Ordered a FEP binding plate..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:43:47 +0000rellikWed, 22 Feb 2017 04:43:47 +0000#21598712Do I need one ?http://www.head-fi.org/t/837822/do-i-need-one "Hi.  I'm a newbie to "audiophile" level listening.  Thus far, Ive only ever had a bog..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:28:34 +0000CBonUKWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:28:34 +0000#21598295SONY MDR-7506http://www.head-fi.org/t/837818/sony-mdr-7506 "I read some reviews on Amazon, thought it was gonna be good so I bought it but it's so..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:11:33 +0000Ying1026Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:11:33 +0000#21598191RHA MA750http://www.head-fi.org/t/837816/rha-ma750 "So after using it for a few months, I am sick of it keep falling out from my ears. I..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 03:09:19 +0000Ying1026Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:09:19 +0000#21598166neutral solid state amp ideashttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837812/neutral-solid-state-amp-ideas "Hi all -   i'm looking for a neutrally tuned solid state amp to pair with two planars..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:55:24 +0000uhhmikeWed, 22 Feb 2017 02:55:24 +0000#21598089Audio GD NFB-11 vs Aune X7Shttp://www.head-fi.org/t/837793/audio-gd-nfb-11-vs-aune-x7s " Hey guys, i got a pair of LCD-X's and wondering what would be the better option. I've..."threadWed, 22 Feb 2017 00:24:53 +0000ClintonLWed, 22 Feb 2017 00:24:53 +0000#21597217Grado HP-2 vs. HP-1000http://www.head-fi.org/t/837774/grado-hp-2-vs-hp-1000 "Sorry if this question has been asked before, but what is the difference between the..."threadTue, 21 Feb 2017 21:14:31 +0000Bill GTue, 21 Feb 2017 21:14:31 +0000#21596014