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    The Fiio X3 Thread.

    Hi,   I just received my X3. Is it possible to hide all the tracks that are in the memory (from the factory), short of deleting them?
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    HRT Music Streamer II causing static every few hours

    Hi,   I have been using my HRT Music Streamer II to listen to music for a few years now. I recently changed companies and brought my setup with me to the new job. I am now using a Macbook instead of a Dell PC but everything else about the setup is the same.   Macbook Pro --> USB Cable -->...
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    The Deals DISCUSSION Thread (READ THE FIRST POST!!!)

    Was anyone able to grab a pair of the DT-1350's from AC Gears? I caught it too late but am curious if it ever was truly available for that cheap.
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    JDS Labs C5/C5D (pg96) portable amp/amp+DAC

    Black Friday sales just went up. Looks like the C5D AMPLIFIER+DAC is $229. Thoughts?
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    The Fiio X3 Thread.

    Just picked up the Fiio X3 for $139 shipping from Adorama. I have been wanting to replace my Zune HD. To be honest, I don't listen to portable music that often but when I do, I don't want to drain the battery on my phone. This is a small-ish barrier to entry.
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    The Deals DISCUSSION Thread (READ THE FIRST POST!!!)

      Agreed. Thank you for the explanation. Really helps me out caprimulgus 
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    The Fiio X3 Thread.

    With the X3 going for $139 at Adorama, would you guys say it's a good buy? Looking to replace my Zune HD.
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    The Deals Thread (CLOSED! See the last post for the link to the new thread)

    Quote:   How does the Airhead compare to a cMoy or similar amp?
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    Favrite price promotion for Hisound’s upcoming new Nova player

    God, I love Asian manufacturers. The ability to respond to market opinion is crazy.   Here's an $80 DAP with built in amp Cool, is there a SD card slot? No, seriously this is a good deal. BOOOO! PROTEST Ok ok, give us a few weeks and we'll put in a memory 
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    The New iRiver/Astell & Kern AK100: A High-End DAP

    Quote:   I am a long time Spotify user and fan and even I don't understand what you are saying. You want a portable device to have Spotify support? In what manner? Streaming or offline mode, or both? How do you plan on getting streaming working unless there's a 3G/4G chip SIM built in? Do...
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    Help, I can't decide how to spend my $300 between noise-cancelling and open-ear headphones!

    Check out the noise cancelling battle that Gizmodo published today. Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
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    Cheap DACs coming for iPhone 5?

    It makes it easier because it's sending a digital signal out (like optical or coax digital). So you just need to plug it in to a DAC. This is even better than using a LOD which relies on on-board DAC.
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    Replacing Zune HD

    I'd like to hear the responses too because I don't think such a thing exists.
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    If USB sends a digital signal, why can you change the volume at the source?

    So are you guys saying that the "purest" signal you can get from a DAC is to set it at MAX volume through the source/OS/media player? And control the volume through the amp?
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