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    FS: Bryston BHA-1 Balanced Headphone Amplifier - Silver - Mint Condition

    $1,350 including shipping and paypal. Unit is absolutely mint. Current MSRP on this unit is $1999. BHA-1 Original Box Original packing. Balance of warranty per manufacturer. (Approx 18 years left on warranty)
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    Ayre Acoustics "Codex" DAC/Headphone Amp

    Don't get me wrong I use JRiver myself! Love it.
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    Ayre Acoustics "Codex" DAC/Headphone Amp

    I don't doubt at all what you are saying about PC. I think relatively speaking there are probably much better sources but I would not call my PC a rotten source. It doesn't sound rotten. The Melco is probably a big step up. From what I have heard it beats even the most meticulously crafted audio...
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    The Future of Audio pops up in New York City

    Do you mean the Occulus Rift headset? Is it on display. That would go great with a pair of HE-1s!
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    PS1000 Impressions Thread

    My dad is balancing his PS1000e this week I think. When he does he will probably bring them over to compare with my PS1000 on the Ayre QX-5 Twenty. I expect to be jealous at that point.
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    PS1000 Impressions Thread

    AIFF tagging never worked for me. I always had problems with transfers.
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    Ayre Acoustics "Codex" DAC/Headphone Amp

    You are entitled to your opinion. No need to apologize. For that kind of money you should just love it. It is all subjective. A wise man once told me, if you can't hear the difference between two units get the cheaper one. There are days when it all seems like nonsense. Codex is positioned...
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    Sennheiser HE-1 (Orpheus) Demonstration (Chicago)!

    I did hear this system last night for a few minutes. It was a strange experience. It is hard to describe the difference between this system and the dynamic headphones I am used to. It was very different. It was a more well rounded, bigger presentation than you would expect from a headphone...
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    Ayre Acoustics "Codex" DAC/Headphone Amp

      You need to identify specifically what drivers you are referring to before making claims like this. Also, what makes you think using this driver "closes the gap" between Codex and QX-5? Wouldn't the use of these drivers on QX-5 also improve its performance? Further, what you are describing...
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    Ayre Acoustics "Codex" DAC/Headphone Amp

    Music Man what is the version number? of the Streamlength driver you are talking about?
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