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  1. buson160man

    Amp for AKG K701/K702

    Personally stay away from the newer Burson units with the switching power supply. I used to own a REF 3 unit and found after listening to it for awhile it had an electronic signature to it due to that switching power supply. I traded my Burson ref 3 in on a Morpheus dac. I own akg phones and...
  2. buson160man

    Burson Soloist 3X vs HPA4

    Only thing the older Burson HA-160 sounds much better than the headphone amp section of the soloist ref 3. Thats why I got rid of it and went back to the Burson ha-160. The Headphone amp section does not sound as good as the older Burson Ha-160. That is why I got rid of the Burson Ref 3 unit...
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    Reply to review by 'buson160man' on item 'Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp'

    I used to have a burson ref 3 preamp/dac/headphone amp for around a year. But after listening to the headphone amp for awhile I noticed a digital sound signature to it while i was listening to my headphones using the headphone amp. So, I dragged out my old reliable Burson HA-160 headphone amp...
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    Schiit Jotunheim 2 - Impressions Thread

    I am not a big fan of nordost products. I do have an older heimdall balanced cable version 1 which I no longer use. I still have an older nordost power cable I bought on a half price closeout that I use on my panasonic dvd player . it seems to work well on dvd players rendering a cleaner...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Myself I used to have the Burson ref 3 dac/headphone amp/preamp. I was sensing a digital sound quality to it with my headphones . I compared it to my venerable Burson ha-160 and my observation of the digital signature was correct. I found the Ha-160 more analog like and actually I liked its...
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    The AKG K712 Pro Support and Impressions Thread

    Yes the soundstage reproduction on the K712 is exceptional. Much more emulating speakers in that sense than most headphones. I have the moon audio silver dragon upgrade cable on mine with the Furutech carbon fiber plug upgrade and the 712s sound amazing. I was using the Sonnett Morpheus dac...
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    Pathos Inpol Ear Headphone Amplifier

    I have been a fuse upgrade fan for a long time. I have hifi tuning supreme fuses in my headphone amps . They really do make a noticeable difference on anything I have tried upgrading fuses on. I had tried the synergistic fuses earlier and preferred the hi fi tuning fuses. The noise floor drops...
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    Burson Soloist 3X vs HPA4

    Funny I used to have the soloist 3 but I found that it had a electronic signature to it that I attributed to the switching power supply that they now use. I compared it to my older Burson HA-160 and I actually preferred the sound of the Burson HA-160. The Ha-160 sounds more analog like than the...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    A better power cord is usually a safe bet for improvement. Of course there are differences as well among power cables as well. I recommend an audience forte f3 it is a pretty decent cord for around a couple hundred bucks. I got mine from the cable company. It was a b stock cable but it...
  10. buson160man

    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Just curious but what power cord are you using on the Schiit dac? I use an older Harmonic Tech AC-11 on my Og and It is not dry sounding in my set up.
  11. buson160man

    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    I would really would not call the Og forward so much as I would call it more accurate at least in my set up.I use a burson ha-160 amp. I also have a rogue RH-5 hybrid amp . I have made a fair amount of changes in my set in the last six months including the Og after I had also bought the morpheus...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Well I have had the OG for awhile now and it is pretty much fleshed in. I absolutely love the Og it is just so much more resolving than either of the dacs I mentioned in my earlier posting. Listening is amazing, I never realized how much information the other dacs were missing. I play cds and...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Well it is has been 9 days since I first played signal through the Og .It is sounding pretty awesome at his point. I had read of the sound being a little digital after full break in some peoples set ups. At this point I am hearing little if any digitis. It is wonderfully musical. I have a Sonnet...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Been breaking in the dac with signal for a week now .But today I heard a big change in the sound. The sound is more spacious and relaxed and sounds less digital. The low level detail is also more resolving as well.
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    I had read the absolute sound review of it and the reviewer had listened to it in his set initially and then after a week.He was not happy with it so he just left it powered up for the balance of thirty days and it had transformed into the great sounding dac he then reviewed.
  16. buson160man

    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    So it sounds like it is going to take some time till the yggy is going to fully settle in. So time to just settle down in my listening chair and listen.
  17. buson160man

    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Well the yggy is still improving at this point. But I have to really actually play it for a week or two before I can really get a good idea of its sound.
  18. buson160man

    Sonnet Digital Audio: New kid on the block, well.. not really!

    I know where you are coming. I have the Morpheus and I was thinking about jumping at the Pasithea even though I just bought the Morpheus. Hifi is extremely addictive Once you have heard something like the Morpheus you just imagine what the newer and better model will sound like. Right now I...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Well the beak in process is still progressing. It is interesting how different sounding a lot of my cds sound on the OG compared to other dacs I have owned. I also have a Sonnett Morpheus dac and there are differences between that and the OG as well. The OG is wonderful and getting better but at...
  20. buson160man

    Sonnet Digital Audio: New kid on the block, well.. not really!

    Ditto for me. Would love to be able to read a review of it comparing the Morpheus to the new Pasitrhea .
  21. buson160man

    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    It pairs extremely well with the burson HA-160. The bursons class A operation helps. I have a rogue rh-5 headphone amp as well. But I find the burson more appealing in my set up. I believe it is due to the class A operation on the burson . The rogue has classs ab operation.
  22. buson160man

    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    I use a yamaha cd 2200 as a transport and I am playing it into a burson HA- 160 headphone amp(hifi tuning supreme fuse in it) and through my akg 712 headphones with a moon audio silver dragon headphone cable with the furutech carbon fiber 1/4 inch headdphone plug . I have kubala sonna emotion...
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    Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread

    Well I have been actually playing music thru my new Og for three days on and off. And I have to say the OG is a real keeper. I have to add my aok to the thousands of praises that have been before me in honor of the Yggy. It is the best dac I have ever owned and I have owned a few over the...
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