• Rob80b
      Rob80b reacted to FullBright1's post in the thread AKG K872 - Mini Review with Like Like.
      Equipment Used : Marantz CD-1 Player & RME ADI-2 DAC FX Songs Used : Ed Wynne. : "Shimmer into Nature" Sarah Jarosz " "Over The Edge"...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think?.
      Would concur...just trying out the little SMSL HO100 for a second system, very good to excellent amp IMHO...but the Bryston BHA-1 still...
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      Good to see some love still around for the BHA-1 and the GS-X for that matter which has been around even longer...believe the general...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread AKG's new K872?.
      Don't know if you've found your amp but just acquired a very affordable SMSL HO100 balanced amp which work incredibly well with the...
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      Rob80b reacted to Ichos's reply to a review on item SMSL HO100 with Like Like.
      Thank you. I am glad that your own impressions are close to my findings. The case here is the same as with the HO200, the amplifier is...
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      Rob80b posted a reply to a review on the item SMSL HO100.
      Compared the HO with the resident Bryston BHA-1 hooked up to the balanced outputs of a Cambridge Audio CXN V2 . With the gain set to...
    • Rob80b
      Rob80b posted a reply to a review on the item SMSL HO100.
      Thanks for the review. Just literally acquired one of these HO100 for a second system and concur with most of Ichos observations, so far...
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      Rob80b reacted to Ichos's review on item SMSL HO100 with Like Like.
      The review samples were kindly provided by Aoshida Audio free of charge in exchange for my honest and subjective evaluation. I haven't...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think?.
      Balanced cable arrived....had to slightly trim back the shrink wrap on the sleeve to accommodate the Focal but IMHO an honest decently...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think?.
      As the Elegia is a closed back those would be ballpark figures and I can imagine it is extremely difficult in reproducing similar...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think?.
      Speaking of cables....just discovered this maker this morning. https://www.audiophileninja.com/product/focal-hifiman-dual-3-5mm/...
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      Rob80b reacted to Shane D's post in the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think? with Like Like.
      I found the sheepskins made it bassier, but not better. I settled on the Dekoni Stellia's. And of course they can use a bit of bass...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think?.
      For those into period music, the Elegia does a great job on this one. Rene Clemencic.. Carmina Burana! :thumbsup...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread AKG's new K872?.
      I do not IMHO believe there is any best amp for the K872s. Normally they're plugged into my Bryston BHA-1 and a Cambridge CXN 2 but...
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      Rob80b replied to the thread Focal Elegia - what do you think?.
      For under $500 they're not bad, but they all have their own peculiarities and only you can determine what is best... mine replaced my...
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