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||IT engineer and guitar player.
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||IT QA testing.
||Yamaha RH5MA - Giant Killer. DT1350 performance level at 50$. However, much loser isolation and built.
SuperLux HD668 - Great price/performance, great build. Highly recommended for general use.
Takstar HI 2050 - Best price/performance I had ever seen. Good DT990 chineze clone. Highly Recommended.
HD555/595 - Good entertainment headphones, less good for music hobby, too boring and uninvolved.
DT880 (600 ohm) - Simply put, the best <300$ headphone I had. Reference performance indeed but hard to drive.
HD600 - Nice phones, but too slow and boring on most headgear I had pluged them in. Capricious and tricky. Sold
DT990 - Boomy but textured bass. Can't see any reason recommending these after having used DT880's or DT770.
HD650 - Unlike HD600, less boring, faster, less amp dependent. Highly Recommended.
K712 - My current favorite mid-fi headphone. Made me sell all sennheiser/bayerdynamic stuff.
T1 - Extremely hard to drive (1400 ohm pick impedance). Can make a false impression because of lesser headphone amp. Sounds good on speaker receivers. On it's best, beats each and every dynamic driver..
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||LittleDot MKIII - after tube rolling pretty nice sounding and looking device. However it's noisy on high volume levels. (sold)
AMB M3 (sold)
||Pegasus II HP DAC/AMP --> a great 300$ unit. I've sold everything previously owned and left this little device alone. No need for a dedicate amp, even a tube amp. Sound is neutral to warm, almost analog. Love it !
StereoLink SL 1610 DAC - nice 300$ dac, one of the best delta-sigma sound I've heard. Is it worth 500$, I don't think so...Sold..
AudioGD NFB11 - I'm glad i've sold it. Not particularly liked it from the very beginning. Ok, it isn't bad, but not as good as I've expected.
Audinst HUD-MX1 - ok, many guys like it, especially considering the price. I think it's a good sounding little device, but don't expect too much from it. It's too small to give us the big, HIFI-ish sound. I've enjoyed it anyway.
Creative X-fi XtremeMusic - If you ask me for a good budget soundcard - here it is. Great sound for only 60$.
|Other Audio Equipment
||HiFiMan RE0 - to boring/aggressive on every hardware but HiFiMan DAPs. Can be moded very easy. Versatile after mod.
VSonic GR06 - Giant killer. Better overall built/accessories/isolation/SOUND then famous RE0
VSonic GR07 - better subbas performance and faster driver then GR06. Different signature, less warm, more sibilant.
Sennheier IE7 - very good value/money, baby IE8 for half the price, liquid-warm presentation, unlike GR07.
Sennheiser IE8 - huge soundstage, uncontrolled bas
Sennheiser IE80 - much better then IE8 in terms of bass control and treble energy
Sennheiser IE80 MOD - THY ultimate In_ear universal.
AlexRoma's Recent Activity
QLS QA360: Another DSD-capable DAP
AlexRoma posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 6/9/16 at 2:48am | 717 replies | 74615 views
Amp and DAC for AKG K712 Pro
AlexRoma posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/14/16 at 12:21pm | 44 replies | 9047 views
The Official Massdrop/Fostex TH-X00 Owners' Impressions and Discussions Thread
AlexRoma posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/14/16 at 12:14pm | 259 replies | 26738 views
New and Improved* Luxury & Precision L5 PRO 32bit DSD DAP with AKM AK4490, touch screen, rosewood blackplate
AlexRoma posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/23/16 at 1:20pm | 1278 replies | 149062 views
The AKG K712 Pro Support and Impressions Thread
AlexRoma posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/21/16 at 2:54pm | 4519 replies | 518559 views
Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review
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ONKYO DP-X1 | Dual Sabre Dacs | Balanced | Sabre BTL Amp | MQA | DSD 256 | Android 5 |
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LG V10 : New ESS Chipped Flagship Android Phone from LG
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Best Smartphone for audiophile
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Best "Starter" Headphones? - HiFiMan HE-400 / AKG K712 / Sennheiser HD650 / Sennheiser HD600
AlexRoma posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/25/15 at 1:04pm | 40 replies | 14717 views
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