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post #46 of 96
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Great post within a post. 

 

Would you be interested in buying my 760 off me lol ;).

post #47 of 96
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Would you be interested in buying my 760 off me lol ;).

 

:-)    Kind of but I'm a bit rich on the portable amp side right now and I also have an expensive home amp (GS-X mk2) coming down the pipe. The 760 is an indulgence that I will have to pass on for now.

post #48 of 96
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i am between this one and pico slim, the slim got better treble and mids compared with uha6mkii, also does last longer per charge, uha is warmer though, i wish someone who had the pico go and test the uha760 for us :P 

post #49 of 96
I thought the pico slim was on the bright side. It was a good match with the Tera player. I did not like it with iPods and the iPhone.

The 760 seems neutral to me. Neither bass tilted, like the Quickstep and neither treble tilted, like the pico slim. The 760 is also laid back to me. It is not an aggressive amp like the the O2.
post #50 of 96
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seems like i will go with the Pico Slim, the Uha6mkii was one of the best amps i had, and the 760 take this line to another level but sadly it won't give me what i need, i am crazy enough to buy the 760 to add it to my collection :P nothing reward a good product that you respect a lot better than buying it :3 will lend it to my friends etc. 
 

post #51 of 96
Yeah if you really like the treble of the slim, the 760 is not going to give you that, at least with the 4627brz opamps.
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Would you be interested in buying my 760 off me lol ;).

i wonder how long will it last XD why did you order it? you sold the older version which didn't last this long after you decided that the Triad was better than it :P or going to toy around with it to see how better it is then sell it?  i think you will do so as usual hehe

post #53 of 96
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i wonder how long will it last XD why did you order it? you sold the older version which didn't last this long after you decided that the Triad was better than it :P or going to toy around with it to see how better it is then sell it?  i think you will do so as usual hehe

 

I wanted the better volume control, the multi gain and crossfeed features. But ultimately I wanted better audio quality than my T1 amp which I don't feel I get from the 760. It is a more aggressive and upfront amp overall. It gets fatiguing on my AK120-S mod. I'm using the stock Op-amp Nick includes. The amp is intimate and has good depth to its sound. I consider it on the neutral side. 

post #54 of 96
I'll be getting these in for review soon and perhaps arrange a tour if Nick permits it...
post #55 of 96

I am curious as to how the 760's USB DAC + amp combo sounds. My DX50 + Pico Power which is exquisite with the Heaven VI is a bit bright with the Kaede. The brightness issue is in the DX50 not the Pico Power. 

 

(I do not think that the DX50 line out is generally too bright. Actually the Kaede is quite bright but sounds great with USB Monica - NOS Philips TDA1545 - as a source. It is a synergy issue.)

 

The 760 could be an interesting all-in-one to listen to the Kaede from my laptop on the road. Highly theoretical but if anyone has a comment on the sound signature of the DAC + amp combo, it would be appreciated.

post #56 of 96
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I am curious as to how the 760's USB DAC + amp combo sounds. My DX50 + Pico Power which is exquisite with the Heaven VI is a bit bright with the Kaede. The brightness issue is in the DX50 not the Pico Power. 

(I do not think that the DX50 line out is generally too bright. Actually the Kaede is quite bright but sounds great with USB Monica - NOS Philips TDA1545 - as a source. It is a synergy issue.)

The 760 could be an interesting all-in-one to listen to the Kaede from my laptop on the road. Highly theoretical but if anyone has a comment on the sound signature of the DAC + amp combo, it would be appreciated.

I also got my eyes on the 760 but the yet to be released coax in version, I like to be able to use it as a transport with the DX50.
post #57 of 96
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I'll be getting these in for review soon and perhaps arrange a tour if Nick permits it...


same here, but when I asked if I could send it to some fellow reviewers he told me he didn't have enough demo at the moment to let me/us keep it for an extended time. my guess is that he already has his own tour fully booked.

 

anyway people expect feedbacks coming soon.

post #58 of 96
I'm very interested to hear a comparison between the 760 and the 6S which have the same op amps. I really enjoy my 6S and want to know if the upgrade might be worth it...
post #59 of 96
 The amp section in the UHA760 is basically the same as the UHA-6S.MKII.

from Nick 2months ago.

 

 

 

in my opinion you should upgrade if you have a real use of the dac. the 192khz upsampling should be a nice jitter killer.

or if you want some crossfeed. usually the older the album the more I find a need for crossfeed, but it's not good for all musics so the different settings are nice.

 for the volume knob being less subject to accidental changes (smaller).

or for the digital volume and 3gain positions. for IEMs specially this is a life changer for ease of use and ridding yourself of channel imbalance troubles. since I've had the pico slim (my first digitally controlled volume amp), I can't see myself going back to analog volume, even on my RSA there was really no imbalance trouble and the knob was great, but it was just not as convenient.

 


well here are my reasons ^_^ if it was 100% the amp section that concerned me I would get the 6S and buy pringles with the difference.

post #60 of 96

I've had the 760 for almost two weeks now.. my 760 has the ADA4627-BRZ opamps.  In the past, I've owned two 6S MKII's (one w/ the OPA209.. and another w/ ADA4627-ARZ).  I much preferred the 4627 to the 209 in the 6S MKII.. so much so that when it came time to purchase another amp (the wonderful Neco Soundlab V4), I had the ADA4627 installed in it as well.. just so you know where my preferences lay.  I may be getting a 6S on loan.. but going off memory (so take this with a grain of salt), the 760's DAC section seems to sound virtually the same as the 6S MKII's DAC section.  Again, I'm going totally off memory.. but having spent a lot of time with the 6S, I don't seem to sense any large difference (either positive or negative) vs the 6S's DAC.  Generally speaking, I found the 6S (and 760's) DAC section quite serviceable.. not the last word in resolution.. but in terms of having a bundled DAC with an amp section that's the 'star of the show,' the DAC held up quite well.  I did find the 760 noticeably scales up with a better DAC (in my case, I tossed the Vio V800 at it).

 

Moving onto the amp sections (comparing the 6S' 4627A vs the 760's 4627B).. again, the 760's amp section seems very similar to the 6S'.  My 760's amp section (w/ the 4627B) seems a little transparent.. perhaps a little more refined.. and more dynamic than how I remember the 6S' 4627A sounding.. but being that these two opamps are very similar, I wouldn't expect much difference.  From what I understand, the BRZ's datasheet indicates slightly better specs than the ARZ.

 

General sonic impressions?  Like the 6S, the 760 is a wonderful amp.  Very very transparent, fast, dynamic, and tonally accurate.  Frighteningly silent background.. terrific control, and smooth dynamics.  I use the 760 almost exclusively with the UERM & JH13Pro.. the combo sounds nothing short of phenomenal.  I'll echo @shotgunshane's opinion that it pairs exceptionally well with the JH13.. but the UERM/760 pairing was eye-popping for me.  I've had the UERM & JH13Pro for some time and I can't choose a favorite between them.  They're both considered neutral phones, but also tend to compliment each other perfectly (the UERM being neutral to slightly bright.. while the JH13 leans to the warm side of neutral).

 

Running both through the paces with the 760, the UERM has revealed itself to be my favorite IEM to date.  The JH13 certainly isn't going anywhere.. in some areas, it's more technically capable than the UERM.. but IME, the UERM with the 760 (ADA4627-BRZ) & a HQ, dedicated DAC makes for one of the most compelling listens in all of audio.  Back to the 760.. I think it offers a ton of sound for the price I paid ($379).  While the SQ of the amp section is marginally better than the 6S MKII (a near perfect portable amp as it is, IMO).. the digital pot (especially if you use IEMs), three gain levels (again, especially if you use IEMs), and crossfeed make the 760's $100 premium more than worth it for me.


Edited by FlySweep - 12/25/13 at 8:19pm
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