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    PHONON SMB-02 - HOLY GRAIL

    Did you receive yours? If so, what do you think? Is it a keeper? It's limited to 300 units so I guess that explains the unexpected price hike. I hope no one, including yourself, feels buyer's remorse.
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    PHONON SMB-02 - HOLY GRAIL

    I missed out on its Kickstarter but would like to grab one after its US/Europe release next month. The SMB-01L's current Japanese listing's ¥77,000 is too much for me at the moment. Fortunately its official release in Japan is the 28th and "Early December" in the US and Europe so the...
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    DT 1990 Pro DAC/Amp Opinions and Suggestions

    Looks like a good deal. I'll keep my eyes and options open, especially if I can sell my DT 1990 Pro. Maybe something less revealing? If I find myself really needing studio monitors, I might look at Japanese options (Audio Technica, Phonon, Sony or Sound Warrior.) As far as prices from $300...
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    DT 1990 Pro DAC/Amp Opinions and Suggestions

    Thank you for that tip! I did just that and it helped with my current DT 770 setup. I don't have my DT 1990 and its accompanying gear yet. The passive filter is getting mailed from Europe tomorrow so it might be a minute until I can share how I feel about it all. I have DTS Headphone:X...
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