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post #811 of 1126

Ideas to pair with the Zo2!!

 

http://www.head-fi.org/t/585238/poll-best-basshead-cans-200-and-below#post_7968272

post #812 of 1126
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Originally Posted by ineedmorebase View Post



*cough Australia cough*


Hmm, I think he might have gotten the memo by now   ;)

 

I guess we live in a bubble down here, aided and abetted by a media which fawns over every Aussie making it big OS. Its easy to forget that the world is still dominated culturally by the upper 48 states, but I guess you know all about that in Puerto Rico. Maybe we should all get together with the Alaskans and Canadians in Hawaii and celebrate the fact that they dont teach geography in schools any more.  wink.gif

 

post #813 of 1126
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Originally Posted by estreeter View Post


Hmm, I think he might have gotten the memo by now   ;)

 

I guess we live in a bubble down here, aided and abetted by a media which fawns over every Aussie making it big OS. Its easy to forget that the world is still dominated culturally by the upper 48 states, but I guess you know all about that in Puerto Rico. Maybe we should all get together with the Alaskans and Canadians in Hawaii and celebrate the fact that they dont teach geography in schools any more.  wink.gif

 


You'd be amazed how "mixed" things become here in Puerto Rico because of the states...but hey, they just think we're all mexicans so I could care less xD

 

post #814 of 1126
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Originally Posted by ineedmorebase View Post


You'd be amazed how "mixed" things become here in Puerto Rico because of the states...but hey, they just think we're all mexicans so I could care less xD

 



It's sad, was just watching an episode of 30 Rock and they're spelling and using all the expressions...a mexican...would use...lol and they use puerto rican as a negative adjetive ahahahaha! 

post #815 of 1126

We're not all dumb you know ;). Just exclude the 2 isolated states (Alaska and Hawaii).

post #816 of 1126
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Originally Posted by lee730 View Post

We're not all dumb you know ;). Just exclude the 2 isolated states (Alaska and Hawaii).



Heard this on my iphone 4 with bass booster eq on ipod...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JnGBs88sL0

 

I came.

post #817 of 1126

C'mon - 'Island Head-Fi' (Oz is an island, albeit a big one ..) - we could alternate countries each year and ask Donald Trump to sponsor our meets. Attendance strictly limited to those who live on an island, and garish Hawaiian shirts mandatory for all meets. There will be a secret handshake and special discounts for anyone who knows all the words to the Hawaii Five-O theme song. Who's with me ??

 

(Anyone caught wearing said Hawaiian shirt with socks and sandals will be handed a pair of Skullcandy Titans and promptly ejected)

post #818 of 1126
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Originally Posted by estreeter View Post

C'mon - 'Island Head-Fi' (Oz is an island, albeit a big one ..) - we could alternate countries each year and ask Donald Trump to sponsor our meets. Attendance strictly limited to those who live on an island, and garish Hawaiian shirts mandatory for all meets. There will be a secret handshake and special discounts for anyone who knows all the words to the Hawaii Five-O theme song. Who's with me ??

 

(Anyone caught wearing said Hawaiian shirt with socks and sandals will be handed a pair of Skullcandy Titans and promptly ejected)



Secret handshake will be: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeDaFaDKloM if you can't remember the sequence, you're not worthy of a ZO

post #819 of 1126

As several of the Youtubers observed, there is something decidedly fruity about that handshake. It might have worked better if they were 8-year old girls on their way to ballet.

post #820 of 1126
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As several of the Youtubers observed, there is something decidedly fruity about that handshake. It might have worked better if they were 8-year old girls on their way to ballet.



2 guys in a room playing for hours on end with their hands...nahh nothign weird there

post #821 of 1126

It's called video games dude
 

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Originally Posted by ineedmorebase View Post



2 guys in a room playing for hours on end with their hands...nahh nothign weird there



 

post #822 of 1126
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Originally Posted by kenman345 View Post

It's called video games dude
 



 



with hand rubbing and twirling...awesomeness. o wait...

post #823 of 1126

Hmm.  Ok I've made my mind up and I'm going to buy a Zo2 to pair with my Future Sonics mg7 and Sony NW E-354 player.  I've never owned a portable amp and still an audiophile newb so pardon the dumb question.  I see people mentioning using a line out dock with their amp's.  Is this necessary to enjoy the Zo2?

 

I posed the same question to customer support and was told,

"People like to use Line Out Dock to pass the player's audio system, hoping to get a better listening experience. But then you have to attenuate the audio signal by passing through resistors (which introduces noise), and then amplify the signal. Therefore, you are passing the audio signal through an amplification system, which will introduce more noise to the audio signal.

ZO2 works equally as well with headphone out and line out, but please note that we do not not sell the line out dock with ZO."

 

 

I honestly have no idea what this means, but I understand the last part I bolded and underlined hahaha.  Anyone care to shed some light on the whole line out dock terminology?  My application for the Zo will be using it primarily for working out - do I even need to be concerned with such pro-audiophile vernacular?

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The original ZO didnt support line out, and the high gain mode (i believe) was added back in to allow it the same functionality as the original ZO

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Originally Posted by DnB Sublimity View Post

Hmm.  Ok I've made my mind up and I'm going to buy a Zo2 to pair with my Future Sonics mg7 and Sony NW E-354 player.  I've never owned a portable amp and still an audiophile newb so pardon the dumb question.  I see people mentioning using a line out dock with their amp's.  Is this necessary to enjoy the Zo2?

 

I posed the same question to customer support and was told,

"People like to use Line Out Dock to pass the player's audio system, hoping to get a better listening experience. But then you have to attenuate the audio signal by passing through resistors (which introduces noise), and then amplify the signal. Therefore, you are passing the audio signal through an amplification system, which will introduce more noise to the audio signal.

ZO2 works equally as well with headphone out and line out, but please note that we do not not sell the line out dock with ZO."

 

 

I honestly have no idea what this means, but I understand the last part I bolded and underlined hahaha.  Anyone care to shed some light on the whole line out dock terminology?  My application for the Zo will be using it primarily for working out - do I even need to be concerned with such pro-audiophile vernacular?



 

post #825 of 1126

I dont think you can get a LOD (line-out dock) for that series of Sony players - happy to hear otherwise. My old X1060 had a proprietary Sony connector at the bottom, and I think someone finally started selling a LOD for that connection : not sure if its the same on your player.

 

Short answer is that you dont NEED a LOD with the ZO - I have had perfectly good results straight from the HO on my T51, using a plain old mini-to-mini cable - you can use the white one they sell for the iPod if you cant find anything else. Most electronics shops will have at least one mini-to-mini cable - just take your player in and ensure that the mini plug is a good fit : sometimes its neater if you can get an angled mini plug for your player.

 

 

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