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post #136 of 1781
hey Robscix and what about the pci-e vs pci issue you guys were arguing some pages back?
post #137 of 1781

Buffer

After some readings about Audio-gd Discrete OPA i believe the best choise is the Moon in the Buffer section with my both LM4562 in the i/v spot.
post #138 of 1781
Whats the distance between the analogue outs of the extension board and the ST? Is it enough to connect some serious plugs?
post #139 of 1781
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Originally Posted by Blak View Post
Whats the distance between the analogue outs of the extension board and the ST? Is it enough to connect some serious plugs?
Yes. I have Blue-Jean LC-1 RCA cables plugged into the line-outs and they are pretty thick/bulky cables.
post #140 of 1781
Thanks Shahrose.
post #141 of 1781
BTW, it's been added on the official site : ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

but it says "Output/Input Full-Scale Voltage: 2 Vrms" so I guess it's true...and 600Ω headphones usually require something like 3 Vrms if I got it right..
post #142 of 1781
I have a pair of Sennheiser HD555 headphones and have been waiting for this card. Now the specs are out, does this card seem like a good match for the Sennheiser HD555s?

I have no PCI-e slots so PCI is my only option. Also just found out about the HT Claro Halo which is another PCI card with an onboard headphone amp.
post #143 of 1781

LME49720NA Opamps

I am pretty hopeless at diy but changing thae standard opamps in the stx to the 3xLME49720NAs was very simple and an amazingly effective upgrade.

I have some LME49720HAs arriving next week to compare.

Thanks for all the useful advice.

Regards

Andrew
post #144 of 1781
Sorry for posting in the wrong forum. I meant to post in STX forum. I am very much looking forward to an ST when released in New Zealand.

Regards

Andrew
post #145 of 1781
I enjoying this 2x LME49720NA I/v OPA627AU buffer that rob suggest to me to try. I use this combo for a long time.

Speaking of RCA cables I need to get some that isnt too thick thats flexable and then longer. As I got some from monoprice but in up getting them a little too short. Since they come out my amp RCA plugs sometimes because of being too short.
post #146 of 1781
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Sorry for posting in the wrong forum. I meant to post in STX forum. I am very much looking forward to an ST when released in New Zealand.
I was told by a retailer they are expecting to have it in stock in about a month here. No indication if the price is going to be around or higher than the STX price.
post #147 of 1781
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Originally Posted by rickdanger View Post
I have a pair of Sennheiser HD555 headphones and have been waiting for this card. Now the specs are out, does this card seem like a good match for the Sennheiser HD555s?

I have no PCI-e slots so PCI is my only option. Also just found out about the HT Claro Halo which is another PCI card with an onboard headphone amp.

I have the HD-595's among other headphones and the card is a good match with them.
Actually using the HD555's you can also use the line outs which offer higher quality output then the Headhone out. Either are great sounding outputs.

IIRC, the HD555 do not require the extra amplification such as the HD650 or others do..
post #148 of 1781
I have ordered my ST in Germany my retailer told me he can deliever it on the 29th this Month
post #149 of 1781
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I have ordered my ST in Germany my retailer told me he can deliever it on the 29th this Month
Which retailer, Alternate?
post #150 of 1781
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Which retailer, Alternate?
No it's BW-Tech GmbH
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