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    Chord Electronics Qutest DAC - Official Thread

    I hadn't gotten around to trying the different voltage settings till now. I set it to 3v and it works so much better in my system, now I am not going over 12 oclock on my preamp and seems to have more impact. I love the various settings on the Qutest!!
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    Chord Electronics Qutest DAC - Official Thread

    I felt the 650's were horribly veiled, I picked up Wywire Red cable and solved the problem. That 650 cable is definitely a bottleneck!
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    Chord Electronics Qutest DAC - Official Thread

    I read a post earlier in the thread about isolation and Herbies Tenderfeet. Isolation products can get crazy pricey but wanting to give it a shot I contacted Herbie and he recommended the Baby Booties. I was a bit skeptical but the price was right so I purchased 4 pieces. I am pleasantly...
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    Chord Electronics Qutest DAC - Official Thread

    Please share your thoughts between the TT2 and Qutest. ??
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    Chord Electronics Qutest DAC - Official Thread

    Cardas XLR adapters are the go to for audiophile.
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    Chord Electronics Qutest DAC - Official Thread

    Can someone please send me a screenshot of your HQP settings, I haven't been able to get it working with the Qutest. Thanks.........
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    Singxer SU-1 Owners

    Hi I have a like new SU-1 I am no longer using, purchased from Kutsune Audio, it has been modded with the prescribed mods on Computer Audiophile thread and has the Kitsume DC conversion done to accept external linear power supply of choice. This elevates the performance substantially. Shoot me a...
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    PCC88 Seimens Halske OS Tubes (7DJ8 6DJ8)

    I have a pair of old stock Seimens Halske PCC88 tubes for sale for cheap. These are untested but using my Musica Bella preamp and high sensitivity speakers these sound amazing, very resolute and extended with huge body and 3d imaging. One tube is very low noise and one tube has a slight hiss...
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    Wywires Red Sennheiser HD650 Headphone Cable ****SOLD***

    Hi its the standard length of 5'. Thanks.....
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    Channel Islands VHP-1 with VAC-1 Headphone Amplifier ***SOLD***

    FS: Channel Islands VHP-1 with upgraded power supply VAC-1. Excellent condition very low usage, rated 7/10 only for age. $165 plus shipping **********SOLD*********
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    Channel Islands VHP-1 Headphone stack with VAC-1 PS

    Hi I have a used CI Audio VHP-1 with VAC-1 power supply in excellent condition. Rated 7/10 only for age, very light use. $165 plus shipping
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    Wywires Red Sennheiser HD650 Headphone Cable ****SOLD***

    I have a like new set of Wywires Red cable for HD650. These are barely even broke in and in like new condition with approx 50hrs use. They breathed new life into the 650's but just not using them. Retail $349 Litz wire construction, Furutech connectors. Chance to score an awesome cable at more...
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    Holo Audio Spring R2R DAC

    Just received my Level 3 and playing sweet music. What is the consensus on how many hours breakin? Currently about equal with my departed 2Qute but only a few hours play so far.
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    Sennheiser HD650 & Massdrop HD6XX Impressions Thread

    I bought my HD650's slightly used with less than 500 hrs so I think their pretty broke in. My chain consists of Chord 2Qute (linear supply) C!Audio  VHP1 and VAC1 combo. I feel like what i've read many times the phones had a rather veiled presentation, the new cable just really opened them up...
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    Sennheiser HD650 & Massdrop HD6XX Impressions Thread

    Ahhh non-believers, well Ive got some maple syrup. :)
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