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    Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition

    That sounds very hot and painful.
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    Where is Singlepower? Where is Mikhail?

    So, how's singlepower doing these days?
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    Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition

      I want to go to RMAF.
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    Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition

    That one right there.
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    8 years ago . . .

    This one is really easy.  You already know what you like.  Get the O2 mk1 (not the mk2) and the BHSE.  Spend around $2k AT MOST on a DAC--there are many good ones out there.  Done.   plus ça change...
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    High End CIEM/IEM Thread!

      Yes.  I do.
  7. The Monkey

    Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition

      Then you should probably buy a different amp.
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    Multi-Custom In-Ear Monitor Review, Resource, Mfg List & Discussion (Check first post for review links & information)

        I don't think it's "V-shaped" in its response.  But if you're leaning toward the Miracles, go for it.
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    High End CIEM/IEM Thread!

    I would find the JH13 / ES5 decision a very difficult one.  The good news is that I think you would be very happy with either one.
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    Do audiophiles "like" music?

    I can't speak for Sweden, but if "hi-fi" shows are any indication, I think the "sleepy talentless slow jazz nonsense" comment is pretty spot on.
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    2013 CanJam @ RMAF (Oct. 11-13, 2013): One of the world's finest headphone audio shows!

    I suggest keeping it simple and relatively short, focusing on the top 3 areas that are most important to you (e.g., soundstage, detail, bass presence).  Then maybe have a 4th category for a few misc notes.  Don't write a novel.  That way you can easily glance back some months from now and have a...
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    Simple USB DAC? Halide vs W4S vs HRT

    If you go with the HRT and you have an iMac, then I think you can expect to also need a powered USB hub.  They're cheap and easy to find.
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