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Guess the headphones...

700

 

700

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Guess the headphones...

 

 

ATH-WS77's biggrin.gif

post #573 of 14353

Well having looked at the DX100 and deciding I couldnt warrant the expenditure at the moment, this is the newest addition to the fold which arrived in the post this morning:

 

 

700

 

700

 

700

 

and with the 4.Ai

 

700

 

I couldnt actually believe how big this was when I took it out of the box, but on the plus side for its size its extremely lightweight....and I must say to me looks far sexier and retro than the DX100.

 

Initial impressions are impressive and it certainly has a different sound signature to my ALO The National and Modded iPod rig.....a lot more open and spacious sounding......however initial impressions also lead me to say that the ALO/iPod combo has a far better bass response.

post #574 of 14353

looks nice, but with the high impedance at the headphone jack, it will not let your heir sound the way it should. look at what it does to a tf10: http://www.markuskraus.com/RMAA/Colorfly/tf10/data.htm

 

-2db in the sub bass area frown.gif


Edited by sofastreamer - 11/29/12 at 7:21am
post #575 of 14353

-2db isn't that much~

post #576 of 14353
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Originally Posted by makavelijm View Post

Guess the headphones...

 

 

 

How do you like the WS77s?

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Originally Posted by Jason36 View Post

Well having looked at the DX100 and deciding I couldnt warrant the expenditure at the moment, this is the newest addition to the fold which arrived in the post this morning:

 

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

700

 

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

700

 

 

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

700

 

 

and with the 4.Ai

 

700

 

I couldnt actually believe how big this was when I took it out of the box, but on the plus side for its size its extremely lightweight....and I must say to me looks far sexier and retro than the DX100.

 

Initial impressions are impressive and it certainly has a different sound signature to my ALO The National and Modded iPod rig.....a lot more open and spacious sounding......however initial impressions also lead me to say that the ALO/iPod combo has a far better bass response.

 

They look really good together. Beautiful! Maybe there is 'burn in' and the sound will change? Or maybe you could EQ if it has the adjustment? I bet you will turn a few heads when people notice.

post #578 of 14353

Cheers Saraguie,

 

I must say the C4 is a sexy looking piece of kit tongue_smile.gif

 

I actually bought this second hand...so it is probably as burnt in as it is going to get.....there are a couple of EQ options that I will try, but it isnt a mjor concern for me to be honest as the overall sound is very good and compliments the 4.Ai nicely.

 

However I must say I am actually getting quite a few problems with the files on the C4 at the moment.......some of my 16/44.1 WAV files (converted from Apple Lossless) produce file errors when trying to play and I cant get it to actually play any 24/96 WAV files (converted from FLAC), rather disconcerting as it is supposed to accept 24/96 FLAC files.

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Originally Posted by sofastreamer View Post

looks nice, but with the high impedance at the headphone jack, it will not let your heir sound the way it should. look at what it does to a tf10: http://www.markuskraus.com/RMAA/Colorfly/tf10/data.htm

 

-2db in the sub bass area frown.gif

haha probably why the bass sounds a bit thin compared to the ALO/iPod rig....and also why I am looking for a pair of 250 or 300 ohm headphones. I think my T70p will also have the same problem seeing as they are 32 ohm as well.

 

Also I must say Im not a great fan of graphs either......for one I dont understand them confused_face.gif and cant be bothered to spend time trying and secondly I go on what MY ears tell me.....if I like the sound I like if not I dont...simple as that wink_face.gif


Edited by Jason36 - 11/29/12 at 8:00am
post #580 of 14353
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Originally Posted by Jason36 View Post

Cheers Saraguie,

 

I must say the C4 is a sexy looking piece of kit tongue_smile.gif

 

I actually bought this second hand...so it is probably as burnt in as it is going to get.....there are a couple of EQ options that I will try, but it isnt a mjor concern for me to be honest as the overall sound is very good and compliments the 4.Ai nicely.

 

However I must say I am actually getting quite a few problems with the files on the C4 at the moment.......some of my 16/44.1 WAV files (converted from Apple Lossless) produce file errors when trying to play and I cant get it to actually play any 24/96 WAV files (converted from FLAC), rather disconcerting as it is supposed to accept 24/96 FLAC files.

I'm sorry to hear that. I hope it works out for you.

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some of my 16/44.1 WAV files (converted from Apple Lossless) produce file errors when trying to play and I cant get it to actually play any 24/96 WAV files (converted from FLAC), rather disconcerting as it is supposed to accept 24/96 FLAC files.

Then why don't you use FLAC? WAV is just a waste of space.
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Then why don't you use FLAC? WAV is just a waste of space.

Well the C4 only accepts files above 16/44.1 as a WAV format.

 

All of my CD rips are Apples Lossless so not sure if I would get the same problem converting them to FLAC (cant see what the difference would be between FLAC and WAV).

 

I will have a play over the next few days and see whether I can sort the problem out......I'm not sure why I didnt just rip them to FLAC yesterday instead of WAV....DOH!!

post #583 of 14353
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it is supposed to accept 24/96 FLAC files.
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Originally Posted by Jason36 View Post

Well the C4 only accepts files above 16/44.1 as a WAV format.

Which is it?
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Originally Posted by Jason36 View Post

I'm not sure why I didnt just rip them to FLAC yesterday instead of WAV....DOH!!

You can easily convert WAV and ALAC to FLAC without re-ripping. Also, CD rips are 16/44.1.
post #584 of 14353
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Which is it?
You can easily convert WAV and ALAC to FLAC without re-ripping. Also, CD rips are 16/44.1.

The original post was a typing error....the C4 only accepts 16/44.1 FLAC. If you want High Res files 24/88.2, 24/96, 24/176.4 or 24/192 they have to be WAV files.

 

My Hi-Res files have all been downloaded from HD Tracks and are in FLAC format......when I convert them to WAV the C4 show a Play error on all the tracks.

 

I am aware that CD rips are 16/44.1 and that is what my itunes library contains at the moment, but obviously in Apple Lossless. I have converted (not re-ripped) a number of these files to WAV format and these are what I have transferred across to the C4. I have started again on this and have copied and dragged across 32 16/44.1 WAV (converted from Apple Lossless) file and all these seem to be playing without any issues......and actually sound pretty dam good....especially seeing as you can upsample them as well.

 

It would seem that a couple of the original 16/44.1 files I transfered across got corrupted in the conversion process from Apple Lossless to WAV.

 

However this still means that I am having problems with Hig Res files :-(

 

Anyway I dont think this is the thread to discuss this further, however if anyone has any suggestions please feel free to PM me :-) 

post #585 of 14353

New stuff to play with today....L3000.gif

 

 

1000

 

I think this combo is a keeper for sure.....

 

 

1000


Edited by Achmedisdead - 11/29/12 at 10:21am
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