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post #706 of 1021
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Originally Posted by fuzzyash View Post

The digizoid team has amazing customer service

i recently bought a zo from an authorized dealer and i found out it has a missing usb cable, so i emailed digizoid

their rep emailed me back within a couple hours and is going to be send out a usb cable, along with a male to male cable and extra instruction pamphlets

very pleased! 

 

When I was troubleshooting a cable issue, the president of the company literally called me on the phone and spent time helping me out. They felt the hub on my Grado plug wasn't seating properly, so they sent me a small adapter on their dime. That type of awesomeness goes a long way with me and I don't forget it. I can't wait to see what cool products this company comes out with in the coming years....and of course I love my ZO2 :)

post #707 of 1021

Is ZO3 in the works?

post #708 of 1021

So I'm new to all this Line Out thing, and simply, i was just wondering if i could control the volume of my device through the use of the ZO2.3 on the Low gain setting? (I currently want to apply this to my android phone which is 3.5mm jack not like the port on an iPhone)

 

Sorry for the novice question.

post #709 of 1021
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Originally Posted by 2Curiosity9 View Post

So I'm new to all this Line Out thing, and simply, i was just wondering if i could control the volume of my device through the use of the ZO2.3 on the Low gain setting? (I currently want to apply this to my android phone which is 3.5mm jack not like the port on an iPhone)

 

Sorry for the novice question.

if you're using a 3.5mm out of your phone, you have to control the volume from your phone, which the ZO will be in high gain

you can control the volume from the ZO if you're using a line out (eg. LOD for apple), the ZO will be in low gain

post #710 of 1021
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Originally Posted by amader7 View Post

Is ZO3 in the works?

 

MizMoxie was on here a few pages back indicating that they had something really cool in the works....I'm dying to see what direction they go in. This is one of the coolest companies in audio, IMO...

post #711 of 1021
Thread Starter 

Don't know if it has been posted but on facebook:

 

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FIRST LOOK! 
Just b/c we love you guys, here's a little sneak peek at our next product... (the slender thing next to the ZO). It's a headphone amp that will be capable of driving up to 600 ohm 'phones. The final version will be smaller, and in an aluminum enclosure.

 

 

and some comments:

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 The noise floor is significantly lower, and it puts out 10x more power than the ZO2! 

For color, the options are endless! What would u all like to see?

The thickness could be similar to the ZO, but the thickness of the battery would be what dictates the profile. 

What if the design doubled as a stand to prop a phone up?

 

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Q: But will this feature SmartVektor? Or is is meant to complement the ZO or just be a more traditional headphone amp?
 
A: It's meant to complement the ZO as a stand alone amp

 

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The ZO is enough to power most headphones by itself (especially those types of headphones/earphones used while on-the-go). The separate amp is really intended for those who are looking to drive larger, high impedance 'phones, or when stationary (i.e., at work, while studying, gaming, etc.).

Edited by RPGWiZaRD - 10/27/12 at 9:16am
post #712 of 1021
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post #713 of 1021
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Originally Posted by ClieOS View Post

Nice biggrin.gif

 

10x more power than ZO sounds scary... lol I mean aren't we talking about 1W or so then lol.

post #714 of 1021

Well that's very interesting....I didn't expect them to come out with a non-SmartVector product, but if the final product is expected to be even smaller than what's in that picture, and it can drive something like my T1s, I would bite.

 

I had mentioned previously in the thread that something like a Smart Vector "buffer" would be badass, and MizMoxie mentioned that they were working on something that would have that sort of application, so I'm eager awaiting their future offerings.

 

Also, if any of you guys have cheap IEMs laying around, fire them up on the ZO and prepare to be amazed. I've done this a few times, with these little cheap $8 Altec Lansing IEMs being my favorites. They sound ok by themselves, but with the ZO they are transformed into something entirely different and better. I still can't get over it. I'm not saying they compete with my Atrios, but when driven by the ZO you'd NEVER guess they were cheapos. I prefer headphones to IEMs, though, so I love that Digizoid is coming out with ways to accomodate harder to drive headphones.

post #715 of 1021

is it like the ZO3 or just an amplifier for the ZO?

doesnt look like it it has any buttons so i guess an amp?

post #716 of 1021

It's mentioned a few posts before yours. Please read

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Originally Posted by fuzzyash View Post

is it like the ZO3 or just an amplifier for the ZO?

doesnt look like it it has any buttons so i guess an amp?

post #717 of 1021
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Originally Posted by fuzzyash View Post

is it like the ZO3 or just an amplifier for the ZO?

doesnt look like it it has any buttons so i guess an amp?

 

It is just a high power amplifier for the time being. However, we're also working on a high-power amp/DAC (w/FullSpec technology, aka ZO3), and a CD-quality wireless ZO. We're not sure if these variations will be offered in one package, as separate products, or what to do just yet. But I will definitely keep you guys updated.

 

P.S. Suggestions are always welcome!

post #718 of 1021
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by MizMoxie View Post

 

It is just a high power amplifier for the time being. However, we're also working on a high-power amp/DAC (w/FullSpec technology, aka ZO3), and a CD-quality wireless ZO. We're not sure if these variations will be offered in one package, as separate products, or what to do just yet. But I will definitely keep you guys updated.

 

P.S. Suggestions are always welcome!

 

Great!

 

Definitely keep them as separate products. DAC? sounds cool, I do hope that there will at least be one updated just standalone amp ZO version that fixes the last remaining things I concider are fix/improvement worthy:

 

- Volume control separated from gain so that you can control volume with whatever gain setting used

- The gain setting in "high" gain mode should be using similar gain setting as that of ZO2.1, as I find this setting to be just PERFECT for it's targeted market segment

- Feature fullspec SmartVektor (Ie. treble control as well)

- Hissing/noise levels at least equal to v2.3 or better

- Price; $139 or lower  (119~$129 would be ideal)

 

^ if above things are fixed I can assure you, that you have a product that would sell like bread & butter.

 

But I'm also VERY interested in a low-cost "SmartVektor buffer" as mentioned previously, something that could work with great results with any amp/source, so that you could add it's contour levels to any of your chosen amp configs.


Edited by RPGWiZaRD - 10/28/12 at 4:15am
post #719 of 1021
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Originally Posted by MizMoxie View Post

However, we're also working on a high-power amp/DAC (w/FullSpec technology, aka ZO3), and a CD-quality wireless ZO. We're not sure if these variations will be offered in one package, as separate products, or what to do just yet.

 

 

That new amp/DAC, will it be portable? Also, can you be more specific about what's the "CD-quality wireless ZO"? 

post #720 of 1021

nooo i have to spend more money!

sound interesting though

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