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    [WTS] CK2III

    MisterX
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    [WTS] CK2III

    Price drop to $150 shipped.
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    [WTS] CK2III

    Bump. Open to offers!
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    [WTS] CK2III

    $150 shipped. I don't listen do much hi-fi listening anymore, and I want to downgrade to something USB powered and more compact, and give this guy a new home. Will come with a chunky powercord, the "Ironlung Jellyfish", and a custom 1/8 to L/R RCA cable. https://www.amb.org/audio/ck2/ 0 gain...
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    CK2III

    Don't listen to headphones much anymore, so putting these up for sale!   Amp comes with iron lung jellyfish power cord + silver plated copper 1/8 -> RCA   Price includes shipping to continental US via USPS.
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    ATH-AD700 + CK2III

    Had it for a while, don't use HPs that much anymore so I would like to sell it. Since I'm in the states I have a wider audience!   PM me.   Pricing details: 200 for amp (built by FallenAngel, sorry, it was not MisterX), 70 for HPs ($40 off Amazon price).   Price drop to $250 USD.  ...
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    So what was exactly wrong with Patrick82?

    I don't have a problem, in fact I found Patrick82's antics to be very revealing of audiophilia in general.
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    So what was exactly wrong with Patrick82?

    It seems that the general attitude to him is to politely regard him as a bit of a village fool. Why? On the broad spectrum of things he slots very neatly into the psychoacoustic phenomenon surrounding the entire audiophile business of cables, power conditions, and another not electronically...
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    Don't bend your wires, don't touch them at all!

      Quote:   Standard practice is to take a 0.1% offset as the plastic instability, although plastic deformation usually occurs before that.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yield_(engineering)   Quote: Hibbard et al, 1958. Strain is different from grain size.  ...
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    Don't bend your wires, don't touch them at all!

    I don't know, actually. But I remember how people were distinguishing between different elemental platings on connectors, which amounted to distinguishing the difference in the Fermi surface of a material ... and this is probably masked by the amount of bending and twisting you do to a cable...
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    Don't bend your wires, don't touch them at all!

    Cold working copper to 1% strain reduces conductivity by a factor of 100.
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    Audio Technica ATH-700, CK2III amp. (Toronto)

    "AD700", e.g. the open back ones.
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    Audio Technica ATH-700, CK2III amp. (Toronto)

    The famous 'FPS phone.'   In the end my glasses have always ended my brief headphone quest. So, my list:   CK2III amp - built by FallenAngel. Comes with Quail power cord, and a 1/8 to L/R (RCA?) adapter. $300 $200. Low gain version, with stepped attenuator. ATH-AD700 - $100. Used...
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    Perhaps someone has posted this? "Metallica, Enter the Sandman: Smooth Jazz"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBmM79YadYM   Don't need hi-fi to enjoy this, amazingly, surprisingly catchy.
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