YKYAAW the price is not the first thing you think about when you are buying gear.
when you actually get this joke for real
Edited by blackwolf1006 - Yesterday at 4:48 am
YKYAAW you are considering desktop gear instead of a portable amp/DAC in the same price range.
I figure that since I only listen to music in my bedroom and my only preference is that I am able to pace back and forth while listening, I should be able to connect the 13+ foot headphone cable included with the Focal Spirit Professional to a desktop amp and have about as much freedom as connecting to an iPod in my pocket.
Any recommendations for a desktop amp and DAC combo under $300 to use with the FSP? (My desktop source components are a Buffalo DriveStation Quad 12 TB and Alienware M11x.) The Schiit Magni 2 and Modi 2 look good, especially for the price.
Here are the headphone specs, for reference:
sensitivity: 102 dB/mW
impedance: 32 ohms
driver size: 40mm
Although they can be driven straight out of an iPod, they also scale well with amplification. I know some people use higher-end amps with them, but I'm not sure what is really necessary to reach their peak on the amp side of things.
YKYAAW the fact that you're getting a turntable makes your day
I've already got one, but my dad is getting me a AT-LP60USB I think; which is crazy awesome, I can save space, have better sound, and get high-quality LP rips (can't wait to hear my Beatles records)!
YKYAAW you realize people also sell laptops, tablet PCs, and even video game consoles on Head-Fi, so you decide to get rid of even more of your stuff to open up more possibilities for new audio gear! (Does anyone know if we can sell external hard drives on this site?)
Sweet. I have like 50 vinyl LPs and EPs, and still don't have a record player. I want one that will let me rip them to digital format.
The AT-LP120USB is supposed to be much better than the LP60, and I have heard that it's a good turntable; I've never tried it, so don't take my word, but you could look into it.
had one of those when i was extremly young. must say, the sound was half good but the ideea of vibrating bass, is..well... let's say that if you want a massage, it is nice..
YKYAAW you live just a few miles away from Head-Fi Headquarters and are scheming invitation-only meets for when you get summit-fi gear!
YKYAAW you see a beautifull sunset, with a lot of layers of clouds, and you ask yourself, if that was a spectrograph, what clouds represent the bass, what are the treble, and you try to listen to how the nature would sound if that was music, and not a sunset...
Yep, you got the disease, and got it good. Congratulations!
That was eloquent. Reminds me of when my high school wind ensemble teacher told us about this: