Recent content by musikaladin
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    E1DA DACs Discussion Thread (PDV2, 9038S, 9038D, 9038X, HiFiToy, HPToy)

    Hey there, when I plug my PDV2 into my Mac, immediately a window pops up saying that the device needs too much power and was disabled. I have no chance to make it run. Please find the infos to my Mac in the enclosed screenshot. Would be great if someone could help me make it run...
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    Toys for Boys, not at all, it's plug and play...
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    Toys for Boys

    I so much enjoy my new SPU...   ...and finally found the time to take some actual pics of my setup with my camera instead of just using the iPhone :-)  
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    XDuoo XD-05 Portable Dac/Amp Introduction - Impressions

    No, for the Burson v5i no further modifications on the case of the CD-05 were necessary...
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    iFi iDSD Micro DSD512 / PCM768 DAC and Headphone Amp. Impressions, Reviews and Comments.

    A lot of what people perceive being "typical tube sound" is owed to tansformers in the signal path (as such, just to achive exactly this, some amp companies put transformers even into a solid state signal path. check out the difference between JR Capri 1 and Capri 2). OTL tube amps do not have...
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    XDuoo XD-05 Portable Dac/Amp Introduction - Impressions

      Well, I will receive a XD-05 soon... and this mod with the Burson SSO V5 was exactly what I had in mind. I was even considering to mill a hole into the top of the case and have the V5 sticking out... an Op Amp Glory Hole :-) Whereas I am not sure whether it really works, becaus from some of...
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    AKG K702 Impressions. impression after I did the bass mod some time ago: the 702 plays in a different league now! The all over sound signature remained, super clear, super precise, super crisp, but now with that little more in the bass region, which gives the music the substance it needs to sound more...
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    Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review

    Just shortly after I ordered my X00 mahogany, the purpleheart was announced. I was a little angry, since there was a chance that I would like the purpleheart better. But then, later, I had the chance to compare both of them directly. Then I knew, that luckily I picked the right one for me. All...
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    Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review

    ... The X00 at my desktop rig...
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    Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review

    Correct, an optical illusion. I myself needed to double check whether it really were the genuine standard pads, also because the picture gives the impression as if the pads were quite glossy, whereas the standard ones are matt. But that is only due to the flash I was using. I have the same...
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    Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review

    The original X00 pads.
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    Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review

    ...happy headphone meeting...  
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    Reply to review by 'musikaladin' on item 'AUDINST HUD-DX1'

    Frankly, I find the price quite stiff compared to other offers on the market (ifi iDSD micro and others).