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    Reply to review by 'Steelsix' on item 'FiiO BTR5'

    Great review thanks. I've gotten serious use out of my ES100 but have been waiting for Fiio to offer something with more punch and features. Glad I checked in! Now to find one. Want!!
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    Bluewave Audio Get - Bluetooth 5.0 AptX HD 24 bit amp/DAC

    I just scored a deal on an LG V30, which thankfully has a headphone jack and QuadDAC; but I'll say I'm still interested in the Bluewave GET. The V30 will be the largest phone I've owned to date. It's not always practical to have a big ass phone in your pocket wired to your cans, regardless of...
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    Audio Technica ATH-CKM99 Review

    ha yeah this tread seems dead. I just happened upon this part number which was slightly different from ATH-CKS99 on their US website. So these are titanium vs. plastic. Hard to find these titanium versions, I grabbed them shipping from Hong Kong, hopefully genuine, from a reputable seller I've...
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    The Little Dot Mk IV / SE Impressions Thread

    This thread is amazing, 2+ years old and still going!   I set out first week in December to buy my first set of high end phones, and grabbed a pair of Beyer DT990 600 ohm for Christmas. I also  ordered a Bravo Ocean tube amp from China. After realizing I bought too little amp, I came back to...
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    Little Dot Tube Amps: Vacuum Tube Rolling Guide

    I've been researching tube amps for a couple weeks and am minutes away from pulling the trigger on a Little Dot MK IV.   I thought I'd better research the tubes real quick to determine availability and replacement cost. A quick Google search and BAM! here's this thread.   Amazing job OP...
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    My buys today, a Hi-Fi Man EF2A and Beyerdynamic DT 990 600 ohm

    Have admired DT 990 Premium's grills for more than a year, and dig the thought of the tube amp on my desktop. I grabbed them today for $249 and $169. I'm pretty stoked!
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    nOOB pays respect to the experts.. Finally made my full size can choice

    I bought some Senn HD 280's two years ago for quiet gaming. I remember being confused and intrigued by all the criteria in choosing a set of headphones! I've been researching for six months to pick an upgrade for gaming and occasional movie/music use. So many considerations, open/closed, amped...