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I am excited by what I already know... not much. Emailing the designer. I'll be back with more info. Hang tight!

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I am excited by what I already know... not much. Emailing the designer. I'll be back with more info. Hang tight!

looks nice. fingures crossed:)

post #33 of 135

I just got myself yesterday and I think it sounds great as a complement to the DX100. However, there is a hiss in quiet movements (with Shure SE530x6 6 drivers reshell). I am not really sure if their is something I can do against this...I will try some volume calibration, and also see if it changes after some burn-in (no clue if this applies).

post #34 of 135

Anyhow, sor far, it REALLY SOUNDS GREAT.

post #35 of 135

Here a few picks. I'll wait for the burn-in for my impressions.

 

 

 

 

 

post #36 of 135
Mimouille, what IEM are you using? Nice pictures. IMO you need to burn in the Continental V3 more than 150 hours with signal going through to avoid the hiss.
post #37 of 135

Thanks. I'm currently using Shure SE530x6 (6 driver reshell from UM). However, I am waiting for my UM Miracle, because I think that right now, the Shure are the weakest part of my rig. I will continue with the burn in for shure, so far only 15 hours so...
 

post #38 of 135
Thread Starter 

BTW all the text in that link was in jibberish...but the pics look awesome! 

post #39 of 135

Are you referring to the link to the ALO site ?
 

post #40 of 135
Thread Starter 

The other amp site above. The ALO site is fine :)

post #41 of 135
Ok guys here are some news about the hiss issue: Just as a reminder, I have a hiss whether the music is on of off: - The guys at ALO Audio told me it was not systematic, but that it is maybe because the amp requires burn in, I should burn it in for 100 hours and see if the hiss progressively disappears. - The distributor who sold it to me here in Shanghai said that ALL his V3 have a hiss at first, and then it disappears after burn in. The demo unit I tried apparently had 300 hours of use, but 100 hours should suffice. Hope this helps ! Just another issue, I am experiencing quite some RF noise due to surrounding cell phones... Michael
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I am going to be ordering a WA6 to compare and after having been in contact with them they assure me it is extremely quiet with UE18s. Obviously this will not be portable, but I got the V3 as a bedside rig anyway...

 

 

Hey Catch, I am VERY interested/curious to see what your comparisons (Continental vs WOO6) will be like!   popcorn.gif   I'm staying tuned. Thanks man.

post #43 of 135
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Originally Posted by Mimouille View Post

Ok guys here are some news about the hiss issue: Just as a reminder, I have a hiss whether the music is on of off: - The guys at ALO Audio told me it was not systematic, but that it is maybe because the amp requires burn in, I should burn it in for 100 hours and see if the hiss progressively disappears. - The distributor who sold it to me here in Shanghai said that ALL his V3 have a hiss at first, and then it disappears after burn in. The demo unit I tried apparently had 300 hours of use, but 100 hours should suffice. Hope this helps ! Just another issue, I am experiencing quite some RF noise due to surrounding cell phones... Michael

 

Oh good to know. I was getting worried since I'm using my V3 primarily with IEMs too (getting mine today!). Thanks for the info!

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Please let us know if you get anymore information on what you're looking at.  Quite intriguing.

For those of you interested in the Analog Paper^2 offerings, there is a discussion here with updates


Edited by SoundFreaq - 1/22/13 at 7:12am
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xxx


Edited by zorin - 1/23/13 at 4:13am
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