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  1. QDC 8SL (new)

    Crinacle's chart toppers with an S+ in technicality. You'll get everything LNIB for a stupid sweet deal. Bought two pairs but wife prefers CIEMs. Box and all materials included and untouched. I'll take any excuse to buy more IEMs but these are truly end game. I feel like there's nothing left to...
  2. QDC 8SL (Live) New PRICE DROP

    Crinacle's chart toppers. You'll get everything NIB for a stupid sweet deal. Bought two pairs but wife prefers CIEMs. Box and all materials included. Extra tips untouched. I'll take any excuse to buy more IEMs but these are truly end game. I feel like there's nothing left to be desired. These...
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    $18 DIY CIEM fittings?

    In procrastinating writing a research proposal I ran across this stuff on youtube.  Its a silicone polymer that sets after (i think) enough contact with air.     It comes from a kickstarter-ey company called sugru and I was just wondering if anyone has had experience with DIY molds using...
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    knife-fi?

    Quote:   I dream of the day I can get my hands on a combat troodon in CTS 204p.  Shame knifecenter doesnt ship to California.
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    knife-fi?

    Just got a microtech ultratech. It is probably the sweetest purchase I've ever made (aside from my JH13's that is )
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    Skateboard-Fi

      i like more of this stuff..
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    Skateboard-Fi

    norcal respresentin
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    Itunes SQ issues >:(

    Quote: eh thats no fun
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    ER-4p resistance converter?

    so what im getting is that this is just an add-on that happens to bring up impedance? That makes more sense. It sounds completely rediculous for someone to artificially bring up impedance for the sake of sound quality, after all, the driver's still receiving the same voltage.
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    Why not a Dual BA from Etymotic?

    Etymotic's philosophy strikes me as a one of a sound purist's. Their BA's are supposedly tuned to mimic the FR attentuation of sound hitting one's pinna before entering the eardrum.  Furthermore, a single BA headphone eliminates all the messyness of unwanted phasal interactions from imperfect...
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    Why dynamic drivers have better bass than BA drivers?

    dynamic drivers are stiff, light and comparatively large diaphragms with a voice coil in the center. The size of these are often 10X to the openings of a BA, this means that more air is moved. The feeling of deep bass is a result of the movement of a lot of air at speed, which requires a large...
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    You know you're an audiophile when...

    when you envy those with dry earwax
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    JH Audio colour guide: work-in-progress

    damn where was this 2 months ago... btw guys I recommend against opaque shipyard faceplates, I've had over 10 ppl ask me if my jh5's were hearing aids.
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