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what would be your fav electronic albums on HD800? 
There are so many, but one standout favorite is Mr. Bill - The Collaborative Endeavors. (free in FLAC/MP3).

One track from it I really enjoy particularly with HD800s is #10 Abba Ridge. It showcases the detailed treble with the great bass extension with many layers of sound upon each other, but clearly delineated.
Edited by Maxvla - 7/4/14 at 11:56pm
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There are so many, but one standout favorite is Mr. Bill - The Collaborative Endeavors. (free in FLAC/MP3).

One track from it I really enjoy particularly with HD800s is #10 Abba Ridge. It showcases the detailed treble with the great bass extension with many layers of sound upon each other, but clearly delineated.

Hey thanks for this link, really enjoying it!  

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There are so many, but one standout favorite is Mr. Bill - The Collaborative Endeavors. (free in FLAC/MP3).

One track from it I really enjoy particularly with HD800s is #10 Abba Ridge. It showcases the detailed treble with the great bass extension with many layers of sound upon each other, but clearly delineated.

sweet

post #11764 of 13458
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BHA-1 is an upgrade to the V200, IMO.

But bha-1 is not a "fully balanced" amp.

Not sure v200, how about going with mono blocks?
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But bha-1 is not a "fully balanced" amp.

Not sure v200, how about going with mono blocks?

 

Why isn't it?

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Why isn't it?
Single ended gain stage, two gang pot, phase splitter before the output
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Why isn't it?

I can be wrong but isn't it balanced input then converted to SE then back to balanced out?

Not a "true" balanced or I should say "fully" balanced amp.?
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Originally Posted by SoupRKnowva View Post

Single ended gain stage, two gang pot, phase splitter before the output

You beat me smily_headphones1.gif
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But bha-1 is not a "fully balanced" amp.

Not sure v200, how about going with mono blocks?

 

Why isn't it?

:popcorn:

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One track from it I really enjoy particularly with HD800s is #10 Abba Ridge. It showcases the detailed treble with the great bass extension with many layers of sound upon each other, but clearly delineated.

 

Downloaded and Im' currently listening to this music.  Abba Ridge is indeed an exemplary track to show how the HD800 can perform so well for EDM . :beerchug:

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What about the HDVA 600? Would you rate it above, or bellow the BHA-1 for HD800?
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May I ask what makes you prefer the V200 over the BHA-1? And thanks for the insights mate biggrin.gif

I found the BHA-1 a bit forward and thus not ideal with the hd800s. The V200 is a smoother amp without overly forward treble and a better match. For Audeze headphones, it's the other way around.
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I found the BHA-1 a bit forward and thus not ideal with the hd800s. The V200 is a smoother amp without overly forward treble and a better match. For Audeze headphones, it's the other way around.

I haven't heard the 3, but I believe Audeze needs a mid bump and it would be perfect.  Now that I have my HD800 on correctlly, I've noticed that the treble is still not to my liking, and just needs to tame the treble around 6-8k area.  It comes out too aggressive for me, that it causes a stressful listening session.  I listen to music to relax.  :(  I've tried EQ, but possibly I need to learn to EQ better with better software as EQ is not helping that much.  The tonality with how the treble is done is off to me.


Edited by SilverEars - 7/5/14 at 7:55am
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The stress is the DAC. Hahahaha.
At least try another one for while. The thing is all DAC allow you youngest all the music
But the presentation us the change. Most blame it in music or amps but the DAC s. Are the most likely cause.
Al
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When I auditioned the BHA-1, I found it very forward with very sharp highs.. and that's with the Naim DAC-V1 in front of it.  Not the sound signature that I'm looking for but some people do really like it.  As always, audition it if you can.

Tried the HDVD800 in SE mode and it was good, but not great.. Still on my list and going to give it a shot with a balanced cable.

 

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I found the BHA-1 a bit forward and thus not ideal with the hd800s. 
post #11775 of 13458
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Originally Posted by ALRAINBOW View Post

The stress is the DAC. Hahahaha.
At least try another one for while. The thing is all DAC allow you youngest all the music
But the presentation us the change. Most blame it in music or amps but the DAC s. Are the most likely cause.
Al

I don't get why I have to get a new DAC for it.  My other phones don't have problems with it.  :mad: I like my ODAC, if the HD800 has problems with it, it's own problem, not the DAC's.

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