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    CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE

    Trying out something a little different today and hav made up some custom cables to run Dave direct to my speakers using Duelund gold platted UP-OCC copper RCA plugs and Duelund 16GA tin platted copper multistrand in a oiled cotton sleeve. It's a combination I've been wanting to try for a...
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    CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE

    Crossfeed definitely not for me with my current phones hd800 (SDR Mod).
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    CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE

    Super thanks I have now changed to your suggestion.
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    CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE

    After camping out here on the Dave thread and on the TT2 thread for the last year. As of today I've finally joined the Dave owners club. While I'm up and running navigation of the settings is going to take some working out to find out what best combination suits. Any pointers to filter or...
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

    Covid would have added a substantial delay normally takes 14 days with roughly half the time stuck in the que waiting for customs clearance.
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    CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE

    Thanks that makes sense
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    dCS Bartok

    I was having a look on the dcs website and there was a link to a recent review. https://www.stereo.net.au/reviews/dcs-bartok-dac-review
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    Hugo TT 2 by Chord Electronics - The Official Thread

    It's not really very fair to compare modern electrolytic capacitors to those of yester year. There are also many different capacitor types that do not use electrolyte and will probably never leak. As a example I used a bunch of Russian surplus teflons in the riaa stage of my tube phono...
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    Hugo TT 2 by Chord Electronics - The Official Thread

    When you start to have a look at some of the hi end manufacturers it's not uncommon to see mentioned products are pre conditioned before being sent out Ive seen soak tests and burn ins with pink noise for 40 to 100hrs mentioned a few times while window shopping on their website's.
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

    Dealux, fyi I have been running both hd800 and Hifiman he-6 for around 5 years off of numerous dacs and amps. Hd800 can't compare to HE6 bass wise but its certainly not far behind and has very good bass compared to many other cans imho. As for price Vs performance you generally get what you...
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

    There was a bit of controversy related to a review posted of the original Beyerdynamic T1 headphones a good few years ago. The review that was posted was clearly not seen by many as reflective of the T1 abilities and essentially a long moan about how the T1 was over priced and over hyped and the...
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    The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread

    Hi very curious as to your current amp and source which gave you these results as it really seems at odds to the norm here. What's your current chain consist of?
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    Crack;Bottlehead OTL

    Gec 6080 + Mullard 4003 would be my pick of the bunch 6sn7 should be great also. Have fun
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    Chord Mojo DAC-amp ☆★►FAQ in 3rd post!◄★☆

    Mine can make the same noise it seems to depend on what charger the power bank is plugged into.
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