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post #5791 of 12186

Well i tuck deliver of a new Lyr2, on Friday lucky i had an old set of  6922 tubes sitting around because the ones that came with it are just crap. At this point my opinion is out on this unit until some more tubes arrive, i still have my main wa5 amp but i was using this to replace a wa6se from my office.

 

At this stage i would have to say i am missing some low down quality bass, but as i say i am not wanting to give an opinion yet for some weeks until new tubes arrive and i give it some time to burn in.

post #5792 of 12186

Overkill, but still a good listen:

 

post #5793 of 12186
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Originally Posted by Currawong View Post

Overkill, but still a good listen:



Beautiful HeadFi Porn, such a sweet setup!!! Lusting in Tennessee.
post #5794 of 12186

Kinda curious on his conclusion with this match. I just hope he keeps the classic "it's good, but since it doesn't cost 2000+, it can't be on that top tier level" kind of comment out of the way to give his real impressions, with little to no price considerations.

post #5795 of 12186

That's the thing, the headphones are going to be the biggest determinator of how good a system sounds. It's not hard to make a phenomenal amp in a $500 or less package. I will say that I've listened from Magni/Vali up to Ragnarok and I liked the way the Ragnarok sounded better than anything else. Why is that? Not just because it's expensive but the exact sound signature of it sounded better. I also didn't do it fairly and use the same pair of headphones for everything I heard. It sounded the best with the T70's I own. 

 

Listen to the Mjolnir and the Ragnarok in a blind A/B with a group of people and I bet they pick 50/50 which is better for them. Same goes for any well designed amp from $100 to $10,000.

post #5796 of 12186

 

Is this normal, usb cable sticks out a bit from Modi usb connector? It works fine but looks weird.

post #5797 of 12186
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Is this normal, usb cable sticks out a bit from Modi usb connector? It works fine but looks weird.

Mine does too but i don't see any problem with it so long as it works fine and the cable doesn't pop out easily.

post #5798 of 12186
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Originally Posted by Currawong View Post

Overkill, but still a good listen:



ooooo nice, I gotta try that combo sometime... Maybe at the next head-fi meet I attend. Out of curiosity, what music have you had a chance to listen to with that combo?
post #5799 of 12186

I just got my Schiit a few days ago, MODI + Asgard 2, I absolutely love it, tho' I will in all probability upgrade to the Bifrost sooner rather than later (as soon as my bank account agrees)

The Asgard 2 drives my Beyers (DT990's 250Ohm) quite nicely, but the volume knob is pretty much around 3-5 when driving them. Still I will be replacing the Beyers in the future as I find the treble too jarring to my ears. Not uncomfortably so, and this is independent from the MODI + Asgard2 setup (same issue with them when using my Centrance HiFi M8)

 

But I really love the Asgard 2 with my Shure SE846... (in the low gain setting of course ;)

 

The more I listen to it, the more I love it. 

 

And as a bonus it works as a small heater, which is nice here in the nordic regions of the world :D

 

EDIT (23-06-14): As my subsequent post/s will indicate, the volume level from my source was set low (approx 75%) this is the reason I had to crank the volume on the Asgard 2 to about 3-5, with output from my source at 100% the volume knob usually stays around the 11-13 mark... with some variations depending on what I listen to. 

 

-Sindre


Edited by sindrealmost - 6/23/14 at 10:23am
post #5800 of 12186
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The Asgard 2 drives my Beyers (DT990's 250Ohm) quite nicely, but the volume knob is pretty much around 3-5 when driving them.

Wow, this is crazy! Is that on low gain or something? I don't need to go much higher than 9 am on high gain with my HD650. 3-5 would blow my head off.
post #5801 of 12186
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Wow, this is crazy! Is that on low gain or something? I don't need to go much higher than 9 am on high gain with my HD650. 3-5 would blow my head off.

I await his answer. The Asgard 2 should be able to crank out 456 mW continuous at 250 Ohms which is 122.6 dB SPL. :popcorn:

post #5802 of 12186
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I await his answer. The Asgard 2 should be able to crank out 456 mW continuous at 250 Ohms which is 122.6 dB SPL. :popcorn:

Either his source is tuned down or he is using low gain, or a combination of both. 

post #5803 of 12186
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Either his source is tuned down or he is using low gain, or a combination of both. 

Yep, that's what I'm thinking since the numbers say it should raise one's hair. That's why I'm waiting to hear from the poster, I don't think anyone, under normal conditions, can listen that loud (3-5 PM) for too long.

post #5804 of 12186
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Yep, that's what I'm thinking since the numbers say it should raise one's hair. That's why I'm waiting to hear from the poster, I don't think anyone, under normal conditions, can listen that loud (3-5 PM) for too long.

But hey, 1W ain't enough! Need more power! ;)

post #5805 of 12186
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Overkill, but still a good listen:

 

Oh boy, I was enjoying the 800 with the BH Crack and he does this! God, it looks great.

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