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  1. Mad Lust Envy's Headphone Gaming Guide, PAGE 2

    Chicolom's FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions Why are Gaming Headsets often said to be inferior to regular headphones? In general, headphones (especially "audiophile" or "hi-fi" headphones) tend to have better sound quality than your typical gaming headsets. This is due to a number of reasons, such as: a design more focused on maximizing sound quality instead of maximizing stylish "gaming" looks, an Open Vs. Closed design (most gaming headsets are closed), and simply having more experience...
  2. Mad Lust Envy's Headphone Gaming Guide: (1/14/2016: Final Section Updated)

    NO UNSOLICITED PRIVATE MESSAGES ASKING ABOUT GAMING HEADPHONES. PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS ON THE THREAD. This quick guide is for Headphone gaming WITH virtual surround. NOT stereo, so those looking at this guide as a headphone guide for stereo gaming will need to note that my reviews aren't based on stereo gaming. I play most games with virtual surround DSPs like Dolby Headphone and THX Tru Studio, so I CAN'T make suggestions to those who wanna play in plain stereo, as I find most headphones to...
  3. 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...
  4. Head-Fi Logo Gear

    Head-Fi Logo Gear If you've been wanting to get your hands on some cool Head-Fi gear, look no further! Check out all of our Head-Fi shirts, bags, mugs and other Head-Fi gear below. Thank you for supporting Head-Fi! T-Fi: Shirt $25.00 Heather-Fi: Gray T-Fi $23.99 Sleeve-Fi: Long-sleeve T-Fi $28.99 Slugger-Fi $26.99 Golf-Fi: T-Shirt-Fi $23.99 Buff-Fi (Men's sleeveless Tee) $24.00 Organic Men's Fitted Head-Fi T-Shirt (dark) $29.99 Organic Men's Head-Fi T-Shirt (dark)...
  5. All about iPod Touch 6G as digital transport

    July 2015 Apple's latest iPod Touch 6G as digital transport   Apps (local music)     $0 FLAC Player+ [URL]https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flac-player+/id577346786?mt=8[/URL]     $0 McIntosh AP1 Audio Player [URL]https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mcintosh-ap1-audio-player/id411263894?mt=8[/URL]     $0 VOX Player [URL]https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vox-player/id916215494?mt=8[/URL]     $0.99 APE Player Pro - Loseless Music Player...
  6. List of major HiFiMan HE1000 reviews, impressions and videos.

    Miceblue's Unboxing Hifiguy528's unboxing:   negura, followup and followup II against speakers Sennheiser HD-800s [modded] HiFiMan HE-6s [modded] Audeze LCD-3F [modded]   money4me247 HiFiMan HE-560 Audeze LCD-X AKG K7xx, K553 Pro Audeze EL-8 (closed) MrSpeakers Alpha Prime Oppo PM-3   chowmein83 HiFiMan HE-400i and Sennheiser HD700   Cotnijoe HiFiMan HE560   Kayandjohn, followup and followup II Sennheiser HD 800 Grado PS1000 With 5 amps: CEntrance HiFi M8...
  7. Can I change my user name? Can I delete my account?

    Can I change my user name? Name changes are handled on a case-by-case basis by Head-Fi's administrators, and are generally reserved for extreme circumstances. Creating a new account is prohibited and doing so may result in both accounts being banned without warning. If we do agree to a user name change, there are some limitations. We can only rename accounts to names that follow these rules, there are no exceptions: 4-15 characters The name can contain spaces. The name must use...
  8. Table of Earphocalypse

        i'm redesigning my tables, work in progress...   new simplified version:     Bass Treble Vocals Separations Sound Size  Audio-Technica CKS77 (aliexpress) 3 3.5 4 4.5 4.5  Audio-Technica CKS90LTD (aliexpress) 2.5 3.5 4 4.5 4.5  Audio-Technica CKS99 (aliexpress) 1.5 - 3 4 4 4.5 4.5  Koss Plug 3.5 2.5 3.5 4 3.5  Vsonic VSD3 2.5 4 3 3 3.5  Moxpad X6 3 1.5 3 3.5 3.5  Moxpad X3 2 3 3 3 3.5  Brainwavz Beta 1-3.5 3 3.5 2-3.5 2.5-3.5  Audio-Technica CKS990iS 1.5...
  9. The Great FiiO DAP FAQ Wiki

    The function of this page is to answer commonly asked questions about the X3, X5, and X1, all in their respective category. Please add anything that might benefit others. If you tried something listed here, but it didn't work, you can always ask in the thread for help. And don't forget to add it here ;) The FiiO X3 thread: [URL]http://www.head-fi.org/t/651769/the-fiio-x3-thread[/URL] The FiiO X5 thread: [URL]http://www.head-fi.org/t/661411/fiio-x5-thread-info-updated-on-jan-17th-2014[/URL] The FiiO X1 thread:...
  10. Audio Connections between components -- Digital and Analogue

    I regularly encounter people who don’t know whether a connection between two components is analogue or digital, let alone the differences between them, so I thought I’d write up a quick guide.      Click on the picture for a larger version.   A connection is either analogue or digital, not both. Different analogue connections can be connected with an adaptor cable, but different digital connections cannot. You cannot use a cable to connect a digital socket to an analogue input. That...
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