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My mobile set up

Source : Ak 120 as DAP
Iem : Final Audio Design special edition for Astell & Kern

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Originally Posted by grokit View Post

I didn't have Olives but I tried some Comply tips and the sound improved greatly. I don't like foam tips for extended use, my usual preferred tip is the Sony Hybrid. I tried those and the sharpness went away but they sounded a bit choked off because the opening is on the small side compared to the Polk's nozzle size. After trying a few others the tips below are the ones that worked best, I don't know where they are from but the wider opening combined with a great seal really opened these up. They have great bass extension and impact, clear silky mids, and smooth extended highs now. Before I picked them up what reviews I could find were all over the place from not enough to way too much regarding the bass, so I figured it was fit-dependent and I was right.




I am now quite happy with the Polk UltraFit 3000, and would like to see it go up against the Westone ADVs in a moisture-resistant showdown biggrin.gif

Look like my hippo shroom Eartips
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https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1043916_265703246905271_435271295_n.jpg

Ah the Flat 4's. They have such a unique appearance. Are they actually comfortable in your ear? XD

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Upgraded cable for my SE5 (Beat Audio Oslo II), so new combos. The TP is still the best source for the SE5 but AK120 does well too.

 

 

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I'm stuck between the GS4 and the iPhone 5. Anyone else have an input, sound quality wise?

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Golden Ear music player...
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Seeing that you have an E17, it can be used with the S4 as a USB DAC. 

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Originally Posted by calipilot227 View Post

 

I'm stuck between the GS4 and the iPhone 5. Anyone else have an input, sound quality wise?

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Pure DAP as portable audiophile set up

Source : ibasso Hibino HDP R10
Headphone : HD 700 with upgrade japan cable
Cable : Venture Craft luxury audio cable collection



For better as desktop audiophile SQ :

Siurce : iBasso Hibino HDP R 10 Japan
Amp : WAGNUS Epsilon S studio monitoring portable amp with 2 x 1,5 Volt AA battery
Headphone : HD 700 with upgrade japan cable
Cable : Venture Craft luxury audio cable collection

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Originally Posted by Mimouille View Post

Upgraded cable for my SE5 (Beat Audio Oslo II), so new combos. The TP is still the best source for the SE5 but AK120 does well too.






Hi Mimouille
You love Tera better than AK 120 ?
Please share the SQ different between these two high end DAP
Thank you
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Only got them yesterday, but loving them!
 

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Only got them yesterday, but loving them!
 

(JVC HA-S500 pic)

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Edited by seeteeyou - 11/4/14 at 11:17pm
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There are only a couple of days before the price is doubled, better hurry up to order your own Tera-Player soon:

What?! You're kidding, right?redface.gif

Edit: okay I just saw on the tera player site that the price is jumping to 1680 euros?
ERR? WTF?
Unbelievable!
Edited by thegrobe - 6/28/13 at 9:07am
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Originally Posted by seeteeyou View Post

There are only a couple of days before the price is doubled, better hurry up to order your own Tera-Player soon:

 

http://www.headfonia.com/an-interview-with-charles-altmann/

http://www.headfonia.com/altmann-micro-machines-tera-player-review/

 

That should sound sublime with your 1Plus2 and "Uber" cable. I kept wondering why you still didn't get one for yourself after trying so many different portable gears.

Excuse me?!
Mr. Altmann is trolling around. He can't be serious about that.

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Originally Posted by thegrobe View Post


What?! You're kidding, right? redface.gif

 

No, he's not kidding, the price really is going way, way up.

 

From the Tera Player website......

 

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Important notice: The student's price offer of the Tera-Player (EUR 840,- std / EUR 960,- Stealth) will end July 1st 00:00:00.

All orders after July 1st will be charged regular (adult) price, see below for pricing information.

 

Price for the standard Tera-Player: EUR 1680,- incl. shipping, orders taken by email.

 

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