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    Meze 99 Classics Discussion + Impressions Thread

      Will it be possible to fit the bigger earpads on the Walnut Gold?   thx
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    THE best female vocals? (your favorite female singers)

    Holy Cow!   Nightbird is a great album. Thanks!
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    Adam audio F5/Emotiva airmotiv 5s

    I have the Adam F5 on my desktop and absolutely love them!  Clear, tight, fluid, one of the best purchases I have made.  To give a little context, I have Magnepan MMGs + a good sub in the living room and love planar/ribbon sound.    Once setup in your room, if the midbass is insufficient, you...
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    NEW 2015 - HIFIMAN HE400S

    Clap Hands Here Comes Charlie - Ella Fitzgerald.  For once she is not drowned out by a large ensemble. Proof that it was possible to record beautifully in 1961.   Please post your impressions of the HE400S as I am considering them.
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    Using iPhone as a source (Spotify) - connecting to amp/DAC

    A bit of reading seems to indicate that a lightning camera kit and a USB hub would do the trick as this seems to work for iPads. Would this function for most DACs?   thx Bert
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    Audio-GD NFB-15.32 Delivery & Impression Thread

    I would like to connect my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.x) to my Audio-gd NFB-15 while keeping the signal digital.  Is this possible?   thx Bert
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    Using iPhone as a source (Spotify) - connecting to amp/DAC

    I find myself using Spotify 90% of the time.    My desktop setup:  Laptop >> Audio-gd NFB-15  >> Adam F5 active speakers or ATH-50/Grado SR80  (my Beyers died and I am shopping for new cans)   Q: I would like to connect my iPhone 6 (iOS 9.x) directly to the Audio-gd. Is this possible? I...
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    Which headphone amp+DAC that can serve as a preamp for powered speakers?

    I have come across an Emotiva Stealth DC-1 DAC/Pream locally. I suppose this would also be a good choice, right? Thanks!
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    Which headphone amp+DAC that can serve as a preamp for powered speakers?

    I have an opportunity to get a used  M-Stage HPA-2 w/USB DAC for about $250, shipped. Perusing the forums, it looks like it is also a pretty good unit.   Folks here seem to like it too. opinions?   Thanks!
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    Which headphone amp+DAC that can serve as a preamp for powered speakers?

    I have a new pair of Adam F5 active speakers on my desktop but now need a headphone amp with DAC that has variable preamp outputs so I can control the speaker volume.   Below is the list of candidates that have variable line-level output I have gleaned by sifting through many posts. Please add...
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    2014 Matrix Mstage HPA2

    Could you point me to the knob you bought? Thanks!
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    Schiit Asgard 1 v2.0 great condition and low use

    Quick question: does the volume knob control the level on the RCA line-out? I need to contril input to powered speakers. Thx Bert
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    Best desktop monitor speakers with heavy bass?

    I would suggest these.   http://www.trustedreviews.com/paradigm-shift-a2_Portable-Audio_review     Bert
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