Acquired all equipment; links to jump through entire thread listed below.
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Custom cable commissioned via BTG Audio for Hifiman HE series. *See speaker taps or banana plugs. Universal adapter for use with any XLR balanced cable to adapt any headphone to a speaker amp. (Information, pics)
Hifiman HE-500 with Emotiva Mini-X A100 speaker amp used. (Impressions, pics)
Maverick Audio TubeMagic D2 (Tube DAC), impressions & pics
Denon D5000 on the Emotiva. Also a 500ohm XLR resistor adapter used with the Emotiva.
Beyer DT770 600ohm with the Emotiva.
Grado SR80 Balanced with 500ohm resistor adapter.
Cheap & Easy speaker tap guide $20! READ THE WARNINGS!!
Edited by MalVeauX - 12/29/13 at 6:48pm