Pharmaboy's Recent Activity

  1. Pharmaboy replied to the thread Philips Fidelio X2?!.

    The X2s (in some ways my favorite HPs) can be driven w/anything--but they scale up very nicely w/better amplification. I never heard...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 10:19 AM
  2. Pharmaboy replied to the thread ATTICUS and EIKON, the new dynamic driver headphones from ZMF.

    I've only heard the Eikon (at some length) using the "Eikon pads," not to be confused w/Ori pads or anything perforated. This pads are...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  3. Pharmaboy liked dgindlespergerd's post in the thread Chinese / Asian Brand Info Thread (On or Over Ear Headphones).

    AsKMeer V16 USB headphones.. I bought these during the AliExpress 11.11 sale for $16.00 (USD) because they were USB and had I mic so I...

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  4. Pharmaboy replied to the thread ATTICUS and EIKON, the new dynamic driver headphones from ZMF.

    I've heard a friend's cherry Eikon at some length/multiple times in my system. "The bottom end could use a bit of refinement" pretty...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 11:41 AM
  5. Pharmaboy replied to the thread Chinese / Asian Brand Info Thread (On or Over Ear Headphones).

    Awesome solution. I'm interested in both HPs -- the Sivga has some of the most extreme bad vs good comments around ("tinny bass!" &...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 11:21 AM
  6. Pharmaboy replied to the thread Violectric HPA V281 - Vorsprung durch Balanced .

    OK, now I understand. Sorry for the misdirect... Unfortunately, this issue you write about (is balanced input necessary "true balanced"...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:25 PM
  7. Pharmaboy replied to the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    How do you turn off autocorrect here? It's driving me nuts...I have to edit & proofread everything I type here.

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:23 PM
  8. Pharmaboy replied to the thread Violectric HPA V281 - Vorsprung durch Balanced .

    The point has been made on this tread before (and elsewhere): any amp that has been designed to be balanced in terms of circuit layout &...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 6:56 PM
  9. Pharmaboy replied to the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    I just have to weigh in on this topic. I bought 2 products from Massdrop in past 2 years: TX-00 mahogany headphones (sold in 2016); and...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 2:30 PM
  10. Pharmaboy liked CoFire's post in the thread E-MU Wooden Series Headphones.

    I have to admit I have to be much more cautious in current Massdrop offerings both for price and sometimes quality of product, but less...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 2:07 PM
  11. Pharmaboy liked fdg's post in the thread Violectric HPA V281 - Vorsprung durch Balanced .

    About ground-lift and other jumpers. Decades ago we developed our system of ground-lift jumpers. This was based on our experiences with...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 2:03 PM
  12. Pharmaboy replied to the thread Sennheiser HD650 & Massdrop HD6XX Impressions Thread.

    I'm getting an infarct just reading this stuff about sucking the dimple out of a driver... (ie, in my case, that little "thwop" sound...

    Feb 14, 2018 at 4:42 PM
  13. Pharmaboy replied to the thread ZMF Auteur Thread.

    omigod...envy attack!

    Feb 13, 2018 at 7:41 PM
  14. Pharmaboy replied to the thread What computer speakers to get?.

    Re volume knob, some monitors have "sensitivity" pots on the back, while some do not. But even when these pots are present, it's...

    Feb 13, 2018 at 12:40 PM
  15. Pharmaboy replied to the thread What computer speakers to get?.

    Sometimes it's there's no way to distinguish, because in some audio components, these qualities can seem mutually exclusive. ie, if...

    Feb 12, 2018 at 6:27 PM