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Hehe, i think it would fit in step 10.

 

15 is a curious one. It seems like a breath of fresh air, yet saddening at the same time. I guess you could call 15 "Retirement".

yes, i´m thinking about this situation but without sadness at all

post #8807 of 14162
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yes, i´m thinking about this situation but without sadness at all

Well sir, my hat goes off to you then. May step 15 be the most joyous of all for you! :beerchug:

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Well sir, my hat goes off to you then. May step 15 be the most joyous of all for you! :beerchug:

thanks:biggrin:

post #8809 of 14162
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yes the KA-7100 is a wonderful amp and is great with the HE-500, it's also got a fantastic phono section. I'm hoping to get a Kenwood KR-9600 That's a higher end model than my KR-7400 receiver so it might be even better :) 

Cool, I'll have to keep an eye out to try one sometime.  The KR-9050 and KR-9600 are said to be among the very best receivers of all time.

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15 is a curious one :blink:. It seems like a breath of fresh air, yet saddening at the same time. I guess you could call 15 "Retirement".

 

Head-fi retirement is even more of a joke than retirement in professional sports. There's always a RMAF or Can Jam around the corner.

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Head-fi retirement is even more of a joke than retirement in professional sports. There's always a RMAF or Can Jam around the corner.
A bit oftpic..but ayone in europe interested in a jerg pad modded (by modulor), grill modded he500 thats bought last year in oktober at madooma.de? (Pics in my profile) I am thinking bout getting myself a different phone..
Price is 600euro excl. postage in europe and paypal fees.. U all know i care about my stuff like they are my kids... So its nobrainer!

for europeans this is a excellent deal..especially because its modded (original cable never used and its with the better carying case..not the bulky rubbish jewelery case)
Pm me if ur interested.

Sorry for the oftopic post guys..but just got a deal i cant resist on the other phone..so wanna sell it fast.lolz
Edited by hifimanrookie - 10/22/13 at 10:05am
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How does the HE-500 compare to the Stax 507- that's my budget range for headphones. I am looking at either Woo WA6SE/GES or a Taboo MKIII. Music- classical, jazz, ambient. Any issues with fitting a large noggin into either?

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How does the HE-500 compare to the Stax 507- that's my budget range for headphones. I am looking at either Woo WA6SE/GES or a Taboo MKIII. Music- classical, jazz, ambient. Any issues with fitting a large noggin into either?

You might have a hard time to fit your head in the amps, else no issues :D

 

You should probably stick with some other model than the 507 unless you want to pay premium for leather pads and another color... In general the current Stax line-up is pretty bright sounding. The HE-500 isn't bright... Also, most think the best Stax stuff is to be found in earlier models/vintage.

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Originally Posted by jamc View Post
 

How does the HE-500 compare to the Stax 507- that's my budget range for headphones. I am looking at either Woo WA6SE/GES or a Taboo MKIII. Music- classical, jazz, ambient. Any issues with fitting a large noggin into either?

IMO, if you're looking for something between $600-$1k, i would snatch up a used HE-6 and a $500ish speaker amp. TBI Millenia comes to mind. That is the best value ticket for Summit-Fi admission around. Excellent combo for your tastes in music too.

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IMO, if you're looking for something between $600-$1k, i would snatch up a used HE-6 and a $500ish speaker amp. TBI Millenia comes to mind. That is the best value ticket for Summit-Fi admission around. Excellent combo for your tastes in music too.
And i just saw a secondhand he6 is for sale now in the confidentials for a very good price biggrin.gif
And i agree..in that price range only two phones come to mind..a he500 or he6 second hand..
Ampwise.. Well..let me stay quiet on that one..as most of u guys know what i advice u til around 700usd for the he500..
For he6 i agree..emotiva all the way!
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does anybody know arece mdac 5

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i mean arce mdac 5

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14) Dude goes DIY and enjoys the "journey" of Head-Fi, realizing there is no end game, but it sure is fun to create gear that is specialized to his purposes.

15) The End?

 

14) can be an amazing journey.  Start as a devotee of one builder/style, move to another, and another and another....  And with bleed-through to other aspects of life, too! 

 

15) The End... Nah .... Return to 11 and start again!

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14) can be an amazing journey.  Start as a devotee of one builder/style, move to another, and another and another....  And with bleed-through to other aspects of life, too! 

15) The End... Nah .... Return to 11 and start again!
I dont think there will be an end..i think when u start finding out ur sound gets better all the time u go on and on...

Until ur wallet or ur wife/girlfriend/boyfriend/husband slaps u so hard u wake up from ur coma called audioupgraditus and see what u have done to urself and others while seeking for that one perfect rig..just like the perfect woman..those dont exist..but until u tried all.. U wont know how close u came..and for some thats worth the trouble u get into when u totally go overboard with ur rig.. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by potterma View Post
 

 

14) can be an amazing journey.  Start as a devotee of one builder/style, move to another, and another and another....  And with bleed-through to other aspects of life, too! 

 

15) The End... Nah .... Return to 11 and start again!

:beerchug:

 

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I dont think there will be an end..i think when u start finding out ur sound gets better all the time u go on and on...

Until ur wallet or ur wife/girlfriend/boyfriend/husband slaps u so hard u wake up from ur coma called audioupgraditus and see what u have done to urself and others while seeking for that one perfect rig..just like the perfect woman..those dont exist..but until u tried all.. U wont know how close u came..and for some thats worth the trouble u get into when u totally go overboard with ur rig.. biggrin.gif

 In reference to money and time and life wasted away, you mean something like these audiophools?:o

 

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