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post #1666 of 1991

I was just looking around the other day and saw a new (to me) version of the Conductor. It was cheaper than the regular Conductor and they called it a "Conductor Streamline" ? I don't even see this on Burson's website. Anybody know what this is? Judging by the specs I'd guess it is basically a Burson SL amp with the regular Conductor dac but you can get it with either the original dac chip or the Sabre chip.


Edited by HPiper - 4/20/14 at 4:32am
post #1667 of 1991

do you mean this?

http://bursonaudio.com/creations/conductor-sl/

post #1668 of 1991
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The bass/warmth improved noticeably after leaving it on for five hours or so. It was annoyingly lacking in warmth at first on the HD800.

 

But that seems really odd and I'm wondering if it's my imagination, but then again the manual said it needs to heat up to sound good.

 

Very odd. Not sure I understand the physics of that.

I still find the HD800 very bright no matter how long the Conductor stays on. =/

post #1669 of 1991
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I still find the HD800 very bright no matter how long the Conductor stays on. =/

 

That's because they are bright. :) What can help is change to copper headphone cables and apply one of the Anax mods. That's unless you want to change your gear to specifically match the HD800s which in case you have other (less bright sounding) headphones will be bad luck for the others.


Edited by negura - 4/20/14 at 10:30am
post #1670 of 1991
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That's because they are bright. :) What can help is change to copper headphone cables and apply one of the Anax mods. That's unless you want to change your gear to specifically match the HD800s which in case you have other (less bright sounding) headphones will be bad luck for the others.

Thanks! That's why I got an Audeze headphone. Much better synergy with the Conductor! My HD800 is still collecting dust until I can get a good tube amp for it. :tongue: 

post #1671 of 1991
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Thanks! That's why I got an Audeze headphone. Much better synergy with the Conductor! My HD800 is still collecting dust until I can get a good tube amp for it. tongue.gif  
If you use the Audezes for an extended period time and then go to the HD 800s they will seem bright no matter what you do. You need to let your ears (and brain) adjust.

I dont find them bright at all right now. Just a bit sibilant. Now I find the Audezes too dark. It's just a matter of getting used to the sound.
post #1672 of 1991
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I dont find them bright at all right now. Just a bit sibilant. Now I find the Audezes too dark. It's just a matter of getting used to the sound.

 

That's because you are going deaf from how loud you're running your dual Plasma setup. 

post #1673 of 1991
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That's because you are going deaf from how loud you're running your dual Plasma setup. 
Ain't running them yet but soon smily_headphones1.gif
Can't believe Dan told you biggrin.gif
post #1674 of 1991
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I still find the HD800 very bright no matter how long the Conductor stays on. =/

 

I've learned to appreciate the technical, precise and intellectual version of music created by the Conductor + HD800. Might not sound as fun but it has its own unique and interesting character.

post #1675 of 1991
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I've learned to appreciate the technical, precise and intellectual version of music created by the Conductor + HD800. Might not sound as fun but it has its own unique and interesting character.

 



+1, I thoroughly enjoyed the combination of the HD800 and the Conductor in the time I had them before they were stolen from me.

They were definately my go-to pair for analytical listening, though I much preferred the LCD-2's for pure musical enjoyment.
post #1676 of 1991
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I've learned to appreciate the technical, precise and intellectual version of music created by the Conductor + HD800. Might not sound as fun but it has its own unique and interesting character.

The HD800 sounds fun to me especially with the Conductor because the Conductor presents the music in front of your face and brings out a lot of energy. It's just the sibilance ruins the fun sometimes and I have to turn the volume down a little. :p 

post #1677 of 1991
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I've learned to appreciate the technical, precise and intellectual version of music created by the Conductor + HD800. Might not sound as fun but it has its own unique and interesting character.

 



+1, I thoroughly enjoyed the combination of the HD800 and the Conductor in the time I had them before they were stolen from me.

They were definately my go-to pair for analytical listening, though I much preferred the LCD-2's for pure musical enjoyment.

 

Someone broke into your place and stole your HD800 and conductor? wow.

post #1678 of 1991
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Someone broke into your place and stole your HD800 and conductor? wow.

 



No, nothing like that, I just made a trade with a scammer on head fi (my HD-800's and $450 of my money for his LCD-X's) and he got my money and HD-800's and vanished into the night, never to be heard from again.
post #1679 of 1991
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No, nothing like that, I just made a trade with a scammer on head fi (my HD-800's and $450 of my money for his LCD-X's) and he got my money and HD-800's and vanished into the night, never to be heard from again.

 

Sorry to hear. Lots of scumbags on the internet. Even on Ebay, if you sell stuff, they can technically lie and claim you sent them an empty box or something. But at least ebay has feedback.

post #1680 of 1991

can you please write the name of this headfier?

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