Search results
  1. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    Some time ago I referred to the (Joni Mitchell) song lyrics: ''Don't it always seem to go. That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone'' Well, today is a happy day and I totally remember now, what I've missed since then... Seriously, I'm just completely blown away (again) by the quality...
  2. Kerouac

    EarSonics Onyx

    Hmmm... some wise decisions you guys made I do think Re. Onyx vs LX: to my ears the LX (which costs ± 3x as much as Onyx) has a bit more relaxed and V shaped signature overall. Both have superb (sub)lows, but the Onyx delivers better mids imo, where the LX has a slightly wider/holographic...
  3. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    Sometimes when you're just lost for words, luckily there are always gifs to help you out... All the best Nic! :)
  4. Kerouac

    Empire Ears - Discussion & Impressions (Formerly EarWerkz)

    I've never heard the EVO myself, but I don't think that you have to worry about synergy here :) The LPGTs 'secret sauce' is its superb PMEQ. It already has some great pre-sets (I sometimes use 'Heaphone' and 'Rock' myself) imo. But you can always create some extra settings to your personal...
  5. Effect Audio Ares II, 8 wire

    Time to thin the cable herd again :) This is the EA Ares II (bespoke) 8 wire version, which retailed at $300 new. It has 2-pin connectors and a 3.5mm SE angled plug. As can be seen in the pics, it's still in very good condition and works perfectly, but I just don't use it enough (too many other...
  6. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    So, this afternoon I've also sent P37 & P38 back to Singapore. And now it seems that I just can't get this nostalgic tune out of my head :) Don't it always seem to go That you don't know what you got 'til it's gone They paved paradise and put up a parking lot Surely gonna miss these cables...
  7. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    Here you go buddy :wink: Imho they really look fantastic and I already noticed that ergonomics are also great!
  8. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    Oh my Gosh... this was originally scheduled for tomorrow, but (to my surprise) arrived today :) Now, what could it be? :thinking:
  9. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    FWIW: when I had the EVO 1 and EVO 10 on a loan for some weeks, earlier this year, I honestly liked them both. But I slightly prefered the EVO 10, as that one was just a bit more revealing (details) and it also delivered slightly better imaging and separation to my ears. At that time I used it...
  10. Kerouac

    The Watercooler-- Impressions, philosophical discussion and general banter. Index on first page. All welcome.

    That's a classic album indeed! By chance I posted this some weeks ago :) I love that island! Visited it twice, one time on my own (backpacking) when I was young, and the 2nd time with my family. Here are some pics (as I think that's allowed in this thread) from that 2nd time in 2008. I will...
  11. Kerouac

    EarSonics Onyx

    OK, here we are now. 20x ONYX reviews / ratings on HF so far: 5:star:= 9x 4½:star:= 6x 4:star:= 3x 3:star:= 1x 1:star:= 1x These statistics should speak for themselves I guess? :)
  12. Kerouac

    Reply to review by 'Kerouac' on item 'EarSonics Onyx'

    A superb review imo! And some nice 'Track List' (with some of my favorite artists / albums) as well, at the end of it :) Great job!
  13. Kerouac

    Reply to review by 'Kerouac' on item 'Effect Audio Axiom'

    Thank you so much for the kind words my friend! It took me quite some time to put it all together this way. Trying to connect all the 'different dots' at the same time, to make it come across as a whole in the end. While keeping the Axiom (which is the subject of course) in the centre of...
  14. Kerouac

    Reply to review by 'Kerouac' on item 'TRN BAX'

    What a wonderful written and positive review! Besides that, so many pros at such an affordable price... it almost got me tempted (to buy) this morning :smile:
  15. Kerouac

    Rank the IEM's you've heard

    Well, I think that just perfectly described the 'curse' of Head-Fi in one sentence :sweat_smile:
  16. Kerouac

    Official Effect Audio Axiom discussion & impressions thread

    Inspired by the X (aXiom?) on your screen, I decided to listen to this album this morning. These babies, although still in their burn-in proces, certainly already deliver the goods! :) And while I'm on the 'babies' subject: joined in 2001? Wow man, you were literally standing at the cradle...
  17. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    Hmmmm, I think I can feel a certain amount of tension building up over here :thinking: But it'll be probably worth the wait :)
  18. Kerouac

    EarSonics Onyx

    Just to make sure that ONYX costs and order procedures are clear to everyone who visits this thread: Inside EU = 590€ (incl. VAT) Outside EU = 490€ (without VAT) When you log in with your personal address on the website shop, the right price should appear automatically that way. Nice...
  19. Kerouac

    Official Effect Audio Axiom discussion & impressions thread

    Just out of curiosity (as I don't have it yet): any thoughts (among those of you that already have used the Axiom for some time) on the needed/advised burn-in time to make the DD settle down and sound at its best? Was there some point that a change in sound was noticed? :thinking: Thanks in...
  20. Kerouac

    Official Effect Audio Axiom discussion & impressions thread

    Your description of the black modules seems to have a lot of similarities with a pre-production (prototype loaner) model, that I've been listening to over the past few weeks. I'm already impressed with the soundquality & signature of that one, so now I'm looking forward to try the 'real deal'...
  21. Kerouac

    EarSonics Onyx

    Very well (with a humorous touch) written and with some interesting comparisons + nice pictures on top of that. Totally loved it Collin!!! Btw, my guess would be 'at 25' :wink: Cheers!
  22. Kerouac

    EarSonics Onyx

    Hello, my good old 'Spartan' friend... :wink: I've just read your review, but when I looked at the pictures (also the one above) I wondered what cable that was? As it surely doesn't look like the stock UnHR 4C cable (which has no memory wire) to me :thinking: Cheers!
  23. Kerouac

    Effect Audio cables thread

    It was there... A) because it was partly black and fitted (imo) nicely in the picture :sunglasses: B) so I could easily check when it was time for my cup of coffee :coffee: C) and I still have no idea why :thinking: D) all of the above :smile: Cheers!
  24. Kerouac

    Reply to review by 'Kerouac' on item 'Effect Audio EVO10'

    Loved the review! I have a loaner here atm and was so impressed with that one that I just picked one up (4.4mm) myself. Thanks Collin!
  25. Kerouac

    Reply to review by 'Kerouac' on item 'EarSonics Onyx'

    @Cecala First of all: I think that the included 3.5mm silver stock cable is already pretty good itself! Imo single ended vs balanced mainly depends on the dap that you're using. I've had daps where balanced made a big difference. On my current daps the differences are very subtle though. I...
Top