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post #46 of 59

Be patient and do your research.  There's a lot of great info on this site to help with your decision.

post #47 of 59
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Originally Posted by wburton View Post


Would I need an ELE DAC for my computer?

If you get the E07K then no, but for E5/6/11 then you will need a DAC for your laptop.  But again there is a bit of patch working from from the ELE to E11 and price wise getting both are close to the E07K.  Of course if Seekky can give you a REALLY good deal then that's a different story.

post #48 of 59
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Originally Posted by DrSheep View Post

If you get the E07K then no, but for E5/6/11 then you will need a DAC for your laptop.  But again there is a bit of patch working from from the ELE to E11 and price wise getting both are close to the E07K.  Of course if Seekky can give you a REALLY good deal then that's a different story.
I'm hoping he can!
post #49 of 59
Thread Starter 

Okay, let me get this straight: amps boost volume and frequency range. DACs boost sound quality and clarity. Is that correct?

post #50 of 59
Pretty much.
post #51 of 59
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by DrSheep View Post

Pretty much.

and if I get the E11 with an ELE DAC would I just use a USB 2.0 cable?

post #52 of 59
No, you still need a cable between the ELE and the E11.
post #53 of 59
Thread Starter 
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No, you still need a cable between the ELE and the E11.

oh i know. but would the ELE plug into a USB port or an audio jack?

post #54 of 59
Thread Starter 

How about the E7?

post #55 of 59
USB to ELE, then 3.5 from ELE to E11.
post #56 of 59
That's why E7 is better since it is just 1 USB to it from the computer then straight to your headphones.
post #57 of 59
If budget is $130usd then how about the ibasso d zero which is thin and credit card size DAC/AMP with usb input, a line out and compatible with andriod(s3,note2,xperia z,xperia V,htc butterfly) so the cheapest solution for an all in one unit that I know and sounds good too both for the DAC & AMP.The price includes shipping from ibasso direct.You get about 15 to 20 hrs of usage from full charge.
post #58 of 59
If budget is $130usd then how about the ibasso d zero which is thin and credit card size DAC/AMP with usb input, a line out and compatible with andriod(s3,note2,xperia z,xperia V,htc butterfly) so the cheapest solution for an all in one unit that I know and sounds good too both for the DAC & AMP.The price includes shipping from ibasso direct.You get about 15 to 20 hrs of usage from full charge.
post #59 of 59
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Originally Posted by rckyosho View Post

If budget is $130usd then how about the ibasso d zero which is thin and credit card size DAC/AMP with usb input, a line out and compatible with andriod(s3,note2,xperia z,xperia V,htc butterfly) so the cheapest solution for an all in one unit that I know and sounds good too both for the DAC & AMP.The price includes shipping from ibasso direct.You get about 15 to 20 hrs of usage from full charge.

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Originally Posted by rckyosho View Post

If budget is $130usd then how about the ibasso d zero which is thin and credit card size DAC/AMP with usb input, a line out and compatible with andriod(s3,note2,xperia z,xperia V,htc butterfly) so the cheapest solution for an all in one unit that I know and sounds good too both for the DAC & AMP.The price includes shipping from ibasso direct.You get about 15 to 20 hrs of usage from full charge.
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