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    Pictures of Your Portable Rig (part XVI)

    Damn open back as a mobile setup? Hardcore. How does it sound when you're out and about?
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    Any interest in doing a local head-fi small gathering in SF?

    There might just be hope for a large SF head-fi meet! I think I've only seen this pulled off once or twice in the area. Looking forward to it!
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    Any interest in doing a local head-fi small gathering in SF?

    We should be getting a gear list up soon! :gs1000smile:
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    Looking for an adaptor, after recommendations

    Norne and DHC make some reallllyyyyy low profile adapters http://www.norneaudio.com/litzheim/norne-audio-cable-cables-hypershort-ultrashort-eidolic-balanced-trrs-4-pole-female-3-5mm-rhodium-astell-and-kern-a-k-adapter-direct-soldered-conversion
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    Any interest in doing a local head-fi small gathering in SF?

    Wow this place looks amazing! Looking forward to it! I can definitely bring stuff by to test as well.
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    Any interest in doing a local head-fi small gathering in SF?

    I'm actually really guilty of never walking into that store. :o2smile: I'd definitely be open to meet ya'll at the store and have a poke around.
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    Any interest in doing a local head-fi small gathering in SF?

    We could find a rent out a library space (free and definitely has outlets for amps etc. I know some of the libraries in my area (Walnut Creek) are nice, but not familiar with the options in the city.
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    Norne Audio (Was: Norse Audio): Feedback & Impression Thread

    Just wanted to stop by and give Trevor the thumbs up. Been buying parts from Eidolic and Trevor for a few years now. Always fun to talk to and provides personable service. Thanks again man!
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    PETEREK (formerly cCasperTFG) MOD & Cable Thread

    For those that care, I've seen Brandon active and posting some headphone content on my facebook business page, so hopefully he'll be back!
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    Toxic Cables - Impressions and Discussion Thread

    I can't believe I'm finding out about this just now 6 months later, but definitely unfortunate news and I send my condolences to Frank and his family.
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    New Beyerdynamic T5p 2nd generation

    Any changes to sound signature at all?
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    Why the Beats Hate?

        Forgot about that. I do expect apple will release a better product, but I doubt it will be to the same level as a dedicated audio company. I don't expect the beats to have anymore increased durability. Apple is the king of planned obsolescence. 
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    Fostex x Massdrop TH-X00 Review

    Be a man. Don't let your wallet speak for you. ;) Th-x00s aren't too bad on the ol' wallet.
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    The Centrance HiFi M8 thread

      Ouch dude. First I've heard of battery issues. I think my unit is about 3 years old still holds 8 hr charge. 
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    Post your computer specs!~

    http://pcpartpicker.com/list/wpmTBP   CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition ATX LGA1150 Motherboard  Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury White 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866...
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    Campfire Audio - Introducing 2 new models Hello Andromeda and Nova

    I'll just leave this here... ;)     Not my headphones, but I really like how the Eidolic pins match up with the matte aluminum shells. Also the silver plated wire doesn't hurt either. 
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    What wire gauge to use when making cables for IEMS?

    Tips from a pro. 26 AWG 1mm OD is good enough for almost every headphone I got my hands on. but if you're working on Etymotic's you might have to get some 32 AWG litz which is really no better than a stock wire. Good luck! 
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    Post your EQ settings for your headphones

    This is head-fi, Doesn't everyone just buy new headphones when they need to EQ? ;)
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    New Beyerdynamic T1 (2nd Generation)

      I think we could go on endlessly about more impressive headphones. ;) 
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    Bose QC35 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones

    I actually had a pair of these on my desk about 2 weeks ago. Really surprised at how well the canceled out noise. I've never dealt with active canceling before. Also figured out that this little gem lets you use aftermarket cables.  ...
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    Grado sunflower pad mod

    This could also help with debris on the driver. I've seen a lot of that on the grado headphones which can attribute to buzzing. Not sure how acoustically transparent that is though. I feel like the foam in front of the driver could cut out the treble that Grado's are famous for. 
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    Q Cable Impressions Thread

      Thanks Arb233! I've heard the stock cables being described as "garden hoses" before. I couldn't imagine why a $2000 headphone would come with a garden hose for a cable. ;) 
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    Q Cable Impressions Thread

    Thats a long time! I think Steve and I have changed quite a few aesthetic things about the cables since then, but glad to hear the design is still holding up! 
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