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    Audeze LCD-1

    Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to look! I was helping my friends out at Sonic Studio/Streamsoft (Amarra) yesterday and Audeze's in the same row. I'll be back on Friday to check it all out
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    Audeze LCD-1

    and for all NYC Head-fiers: You can check out the LCD-1 at AES NYC this week! I was pumped to see Audeze there yesterday. Shows about to shut down today - but if you can - AES continues tomorrow and Friday at the Javitz :)
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    The Centrance HiFi M8 thread

    did you try Parts Xpress, Full Compass, or Monoprice?? which phone are you rockin? The M8 is still, IMHO, one of the best overall buys in high end personal audio. It can act as your main desktop or on-the-go amp (though a bit large). I recently loved a sesh with my MiniM8 too - which...
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    Astell & Kern KANN - DAP with Massive Storage & Battery

    I'm intrigued by the kann! Gotta check out this giant A&K! Love their DAPs. So the noisefloor is quiet enough for IEMs?? Actually: I found Questyles' QP1R drove my Audeze LCD-3, 3F, and 2s quite well. They've got a distinct advantage with regard to packing' power in a small footprint thanks...
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    2016 CanJam @ RMAF, October 7-9, 2016: The Exhibitor List!

    DUDE   I didn't know you were a "Young Gun of Hi-fi" w/ Stephen moderating.   I GOTS to be there for that!!
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    2016 CanJam @ RMAF, October 7-9, 2016: The Exhibitor List!

    psyched to spend some time w/ Flow!!   LOVE my ETHERs + ETHER-C  on the Schiit Jotunheim!!     
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    Sonic Satori - HRT Levels the Field with the MicroStreamer

    @Kevin_Halverson??   ANY idea how to address this issue??
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    New CEntrance DACportable dac-amp

    GREAT job Larry!!!!   Been LOVIn' it - and workin' on  new Mike Drop at OccupyHifi gonna mention it. Then full review.   But you NAILED it man! I've been so busy lovin' music through the thing and new cans I haven't sat down to write about the damn thing! Michael's psyched about this -...
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    Double Helix Cables Thread

    oh man - NICE!!!!!   When I threw my new DHC on my ETHER-Cs w/ the Questyle CMA600i headphone amp/DAC - DAAAAM!   I usually don't shy away from saying the maker of the cable I was using prior to DHC just for giggles - but, this time Peters lead made such a dramatic difference I don't wanna...
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    Sonic Satori - HRT Levels the Field with the MicroStreamer

      Realizing how grand this combination is again!! My Audeze LCD-XCs (haven't used these in a LONG time) via Moon Audio Silver Dragon - and the microStreamer!! Using Amarra for TIDAL as source - WICKED
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    Cavalli Audio's Liquid Carbon Owners Impressions

      I really dig the Mytek ahead of my LC.   I'm gonna be givin' the Brooklyn a try. YEAH!!
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    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    true admittedly   but this combo was always a FAVE for me