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  1. Headphone Buying Guide

    ((This post will constantly be in a work in progress, the headphone world is constantly changing with new competitors and my goal is to keep this up to date with as much detail as possible. This will be no easy goal and I'm asking your help to correct any information, or add any as needed! A PM will yield best results when looking to change anything here.))   Before reading this thread I want everyone to realize that sound is subjective. Something that one person may find to be a great...
  2. Terms Of Service

    Terms of Service Rules and Terms of Use The Basics Posting Etiquette Member of the Trade Rules Group Buys YouTube Content Moderation Other Head-Fi Privacy Policy Information Collection and Usage Contacting Us termsRules And Terms of Use Registration to this forum is free! By registering and continuing usage of the Head-Fi forums, you agree to abide by the rules and policies detailed below, and read, understand and agree to the FAQ and Posting Guidelines. These Rules and Terms of Use are...
  3. About Us

    Head-Fi.org is the web's headquarters for discussing (and reading about) high-end personal audio and headphones. Whether you're looking to find new earphones or earbuds to completely transform your iPod (or other MP3 player), or for a full-blown multi-thousand dollar desktop headphone rig, Head-Fi is where to go.
  4. Faq

    General What is Head-Fi? Is it free to join? Registration Issues Why do I need to validate my email? I never got my email validation email! I forgot my password. What should I do? How do I change my user name, email address, and password? Why does registration require my Zip Code and Birthday for registration? Using Head-Fi Forums, wikis, product reviews...which one do I use? How are they different? Do you have tutorials on using the site? Can I search Head-Fi? Where is my forum...
  5. Support

    Need help? You've come to the right place! This page has links to all the resources you need to get the most out of this site. FAQ All else being equal, start with the FAQ and see if your question is answered there. We've covered a range of topics, from how to change your password to details on how tags work. Your questions may also be answered in one of our Tutorials: Community Profile Tutorial - learn how to edit your Community Profile, edit Your List, change your avatar, edit your...
  6. Flawless Album Suggestions

    Well, I think it is safe to say anyone reading this article is an Audiophile, Audiophile wannabe or somewhere between the two. I also think that the threads on this website are a great resource for any grade of audiophile to mine for new and excellent music to discover. One of the threads I found to be interesting and very helpful is the Flawless Album Suggestion thread. What is a "Flawless Album"? Well here is the definition as laid out in post 1 of the thread "The criteria is simple:...
  7. For Sale And Trade Forums FAQ

    Gear For Sale/Trade FAQ (updated June 2017) Welcome to the Gear For Sale/Trade forums FAQ. What are the Gear For Sale/Trade forums? Are there any posting limits or restrictions for the For Sale/Trade forums? How do I list something For Sale/Trade? I want to inquire about a classified item. How do I do that? I posted my ad, but I need to make changes to it. How do I do that? I posted my ad, and I made a sale/trade. How do I close it? How do I leave someone feedback? Can I leave feedback for...
  8. Buy Sell Trade Rules

    For how to use the classifieds, see this page: [URL]https://www.head-fi.org/f/articles/for-sale-and-trade-forums-faq.13112/[/URL] The "Buy, Sell, Trade" portion of this site is a private forum for members who have been registered for 30 days AND have made at least 15 posts on the forums. Use of this area is at your own risk. The use of the classified system is a privilege and not a right. Head-Fi reserves the right to close, edit or delete any classified as the moderators and admins see fit....
  9. Describing Sound A Glossary

    The following list is a compilation of terms commonly used by Audio buffs to describe sound and sound equipment. Credit goes to fordgtlover for creating the original list which can be found here. These are not terms or definitions based on any individual's point-of-view.but rather information that is already available in the public domain. As such, the virtue or accuracy of any of this information can not be guaranteed It serves only to help and inform. I'm sure that this list is not...
  10. A Hopefully Helpful Headphone Buying Guide For Newbies By Boomana

    [ The following is an original work by boomana, posted on 4/12/09 ]   I’ve thought of writing a thread like this for at least a year, but since I’m home with a cold, and nothing better to do, I thought I’d start it out. It’s meant to provide basic pointers for newbies who might be a little overwhelmed, as many of us were when we first found this site. I tried to think of all the threads I’ve seen and what might be helpful in general terms. You can agree with me on things or not, and...
  11. List of lossless and high-res music (FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, DSD, DXD etc.) download sites

    People regularly ask about where to buy CD quality or hi-res downloads (legitimately!) so here is a list of sites I know of. Please post a comment if there are any I've missed. Note that they must have music available in a lossless or high-res format available. Format guide: CD Quality = 16 bit, 44.1 kHz PCM. Hi-res = Any of 24 bit; 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 or 192 kHz PCM. DSD = Direct Stream Digital ie: SACD-type files that requires special playback software that can convert the files...
  12. Posting Guidelines

    Posting Guidelines Key Points Public Messages Threads Discussion Reviews and Impressions Other Disclosure, Group Buys, Product Tours etc. The internet's truest ever cartoon. (Source) The following essentially covers what is actually enforced by the moderators. Please also see the Head-Fi Terms of Service, which includes the Privacy Policy. pointsKey Points (TLDR summary) Be excellent to each other. Treat others with the same respect and dignity that you would expect back. Extend your...
  13. Mad Lust Envy's Headphone Gaming Guide, Page 3

    HEADPHONES Tier D: $0-50 Fun: Very Good Competitive: Good Comfort: Very Good, Amazing with KSC75 clips, Good w/Sportapro headband ---------- ---------- Koss KSC75 (*clip-on*) Koss KSC75 Unboxing + Mod For Improved Sound Quality My Koss KSC-35, KSC-75, Sportapro, Yuin headband/clip swap/mod video Sells for $13-$20. Fun: Good Competitive: Good Comfort: Amazing ---------- ---------- Koss UR40 Sells for $25-30. Competitive: Bad Comfort: Bad ---------- ---------- Philips SHP2500 Sold...
  14. Chord Mojo FAQ

    I'm creating this to answer all the repeat questions in the main Mojo threads.   Power   Q. My Mojo gets noticeably warm while charging and playing music. Is this OK? Yes. The Mojo uses 1.7W of power, so it will get comfortably warm during use, and has thermal cut-outs that prevent it overheating, even if charged at the same time. Mojo actually has three independant thermal cut outs a special high temperature battery and very sophisticated charging circuitry . Picking up on an...
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