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  1. ak622

    Northstar USB DAC32

    Has anyone here tried the Northstar USB dac?  The Northstar 192 MK1 and MK2 have been talked about on this forum and has had good reviews but I haven't read much on the updated Northstar USB.  Does anyone have any experience with and how does it compare with the original Northstar or other...
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    Problems with HD650

    Hi everyone, First off, its great to have head-fi back!! Anyways about a week ago my HD650s were all good and great but then last Saturday night I went to listen to them and the left channel makes a screeching sound when I turn up the volume... Also the left channel is quiet and not...
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    Blue Circle USB Thingee

    Well I stumbled upon this while looking at the Blue Circle website. This is a USB DAC or SPDIF connector. It is called the USB Thingee. Does anyone have one or have any thoughts on it? It can be a good solution for people with limited space or laptop or something.. Below is a link to more...
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    upgrade from K501?

    First off my current rig is AV710 -> DAC-AH -> DARED MP5 -> K501. I've been thinking of getting another pair of headphones as an "upgrade" but I would like some recommendations. I love the K501 sound and I would think the K701 would be a logical upgrade but I've read that the K701 isn't that...
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    Please tell me about San Francisco!

    Hi fellow head-fiers! So I'm currently going through a recruiting company and there is a possible match with a firm in San Fran. The thing is I know nothing much about San Fran and I've never been before. I can't give the recruiter a go ahead to pursue this further unless I get a better feel...