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  1. Diy Links Resource

    [ This is the original work by our beloved rickcr42, whom we'll always remember for his dedication to the Head-fi community and the DIY forum ]   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ * Please refrain from modifying this wiki in any significant way without first consulting one of the mod or admin Broken links are indicated with "[ X ]", updated links are indicated with "[ √ ]" Links checked...
  2. 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...
  3. An Interview With John Grado

    [ The following is an original John Grado's interview done by Zanth, posted on 7/29/05 ]   Well folks I just had one heck of a time chatting with John Grado of Grado Labs (like that needed to be mentioned ) I rang him at just after 9 am today and we talked for a little over three hours! I was pretty nervous in the beginning but John was so laid back and forthcoming that I soon settled into a comfortable state and it felt like talking to a friend rather than me "interviewing" a...
  4. 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...
  5. Top Tier Universal Iem Comparison Chart And Information

    Will enter the info in table format in the near future.       IEM MSRP Street $, US What it does Better Than Others Strengths Weaknesses Sound Sig Ergonomics/fit Notes DAP/amp synergy Chart Reviews Supporters EarSonics SM3 (Triple BA) $395 $425 Most true to life/accurate/realistic music reproduction; dynamics; instrument separation/ presentation; transparency Speed; detail; very deep bass with ultimate power; great overall space; very resolving; very transparent; liquid...
  6. Basic Guide To In Ear Canalphones

    [Disclaimer]This guide may contain error(s) and is only meant to provide general / basic information for new in-ear-canalphones users. Some information within this guide has been copied or modified from the Etymotic, Shure, Headwize, Headroom and Wikipedia websites. Not all are referenced within the article, but links to the original pages have all been listed at the end (reference section). The credit and thanks goes to the original writer/companies for providing the information online and ...
  7. Do It Yourself Links

    [ This is the original work by our beloved rickcr42, whom we'll always remember for his dedication to the Head-fi community and the DIY forum ]   DIY PARTS __________________________________________________ _______________ PARTS SUPPLIERS U.S.A. Antique Electronic Supply [URL]http://www.tubesandmore.com/[/URL] Angela Instruments [URL]http://www.angela.com/[/URL] Action-electronics [URL]http://www.action-electronics.com/[/URL] Audio Grade-presently down will leave this link until I know the...
  8. Search And Advanced Search Tutorial

    Search And Advanced Search Tutorial Learn how to: Use the Basic Search Mode Use the Advanced Search Using Boolean Operators And Wildcards In Search Use the Basic Search Mode How To Execute a Basic Search At the top of every page, you will see the search bar to search the entire site (forums, reviews, Wikis, user profiles, etc). Enter your search keywords into the search bar. Click the "Search" button. Your results will display on several different tabs, divided up by the different types...
  9. Tagging Tutorial

    Tagging Tutorial Learn: What is tagging and why is it important? How is the tagging on this site different than other sites? Add Tags To Forum Posts And Wiki Articles Remove Tags View Tag Pages Subscribe To Topic Tags What is tagging? Why is it important? Tags allow information from around the community to be aggregated together. They are labels that can be added to forum posts or Wiki articles to tie pieces of content together to make relevant information easier to find. Product Tags...
  10. Image And Video Tutorial

    Learn how to: Add Images To Posts And Wikis Upload Images From Your Computer Embed Images From Another Site Using The On Site Tool Embed Images with Cut and Paste Embed Whole Albums from Photobucket Create And Edit Image Albums On Your Profile Create A New Image Album Add Images To An Album Edit Images In An Album Edit An Album's Details Organize Images In Your Albums Delete An Album Add Videos To Posts And Wikis Add Images To Posts And Wikis Upload and Embed an Image from...
  11. Subscription Tutorial

    Subscription Tutorial (Updated June 2017) Subscriptions are the way to personalize your experience so you can be kept abreast of only the changes that you care about. You can subscribe to forums, threads, products and users whose content you enjoy reading. This way, each time you visit your subscription pages you can see what has changed, without having to sift through everything. This tutorial covers: Adding a Subscription Removing a Subscription Viewing Your Subscriptions Changing Your...
  12. Messaging Tutorial

    Important Notice: If you receive a private message or bulletin board post notification in your email, do not reply to the email. Click the 'Reply' button to reply via your message center. Learn: Send Private Messages Access And Manage Your Message Center Write Bulletin Board Messages Delete Messages From Your Bulletin Board Change Your Messaging Notification Preferences Send Private Messages Occasionally you may want to converse with another user privately. Navigate to a user's...
  13. Review Tutorial

    Learn: How To Write A Review How To Edit A Review What Makes A Great Review? Can I Review My Own Products or Business I Am Connected To? How To Write A Review Navigate to the item page you would like to review. There are a few different "Write A Review" buttons on the page. Click one of them to open up the review creator. The review creator has a few different fields. In order to submit your review, you MUST fill in a Review Title, an Overall star rating, and a Full Review....
  14. Wiki Article Tutorial

    Learn how to: Why Create A Wiki? What Makes A Good Wiki? Create A New Wiki Edit An Existing Wiki Revert A Wiki To A Previous Version Export A Forum Post To A Wiki Report A Wiki Why Create A Wiki? Wiki articles can be thought of as collaborative works which pull together the wisdom of the community. Each Wiki article is fully editable by any registered member. They are best used for: "How to" guides Introductory articles Lists or "Top 10" guides When considering whether...
  15. Discussion Forum Tutorial

    Learn how to: Use the Forums Start A New Thread Reply To A Post Reply With A Quotation Edit Your Post Rate Posts Report A Post Export A Forum Post To A Wiki Read the Forums Understand The Icons Read All New Posts or Help Beta Test The New Activity Feed! Use The "More Forums" Jump Menu Go To The First Unread Post In A Thread Mark Forums As Read Using the Forums Start A New Thread Begin by navigating to the appropriate forum. Once in the desired forum, at the top left, you'll...
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