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  1. CrystalT

    looking for the least expensive portable amp that can drive 400.ohm headphones.

    I have a pair of akg k340 electrostatic hybrids. Was looking for something that can drive this beast.
  2. CrystalT

    Need help picking a portable amp. ~AKG K340 Vintage~

    First time NEEDING an amp for a pair of headphones. I have an amp for home usage, but when I travel, I would like use of these wonderful cans. I'm currently running my music through my LG G2, and occasionally my iPod Nano 6th gen. I'm looking for something beefy enough to properly drive my...
  3. CrystalT

    passive near-fields.

    I'm looking for some good passive near-field monitors. preferably mid-centric on the bright side. looking to spend around $100-$200 per speaker. any advice?
  4. CrystalT

    Help me crack open my ATH T-300!

    No visible screws. Did some poking around, can't quite find find how to open these up. Anyone able to identify where I should start?     Tore open the backplate, but they don't seem to serve any function. looking to open 'em up without breaking them. Want to play around inside...
  5. CrystalT

    Cable/Plug choices, and Dampening.

    I've ghetto-fixed my broken HSA Golden Crystals with some jank cable from stock earbuds, but I'm worried that it might actually be affecting the quality. The cord is exceptionally long, and the contacts are razor thin. Secondly, I lost the dampening foam that was inside the soundchamber. I'm...
  6. CrystalT

    I need pictures of the insides of the Koss Pro DJ 200.

    I got my hands on a pair of Koss Pro DJ 100 for free. I wish to mod them to have removable cable. The Stereo/Mono switch complicates things. I want to see what the inside of a Pro 200 looks like.
  7. CrystalT

    Looking for passive speakers. Something with a high mid emphasis and sparkle. $100 or less.

    Laptop running Foobar2000 /w Asio out 320kbps/flac > 1.8th to RCA > Pioneer VSX-9900S Jensen TF-3-A x2 Panasonic SR-AK57 x2   are my current speakers, no sub.   I want to upgrade my cheap panny passive speakers.
  8. CrystalT

    Sub $100 analytical iems. *MUST BE SHALLOW INSERTION.

    As the title says, I'm looking for.analytical. I'm fine with slight colorations towards upper mids. My bass preference is articulation and accuracy. Quantity will be provided by the songs mixing, not by tuning bias in the in ears. Thanks! Sent from my LG-VM670 using Tapatalk 2
  9. CrystalT

    A Power Metal fanatics review of Grado SR60i.

    I had been eyeballing the SR60i for the past year or so, but money usually went elsewhere, mostly in the In-ear, and source departments. When money came along and I was able to buy a ~$100 can, I was looking at the Grados, KRK KNS 6400, and AD700. I eventually pulled the trigger on the Grados...
  10. CrystalT

    iPad g1 as a PMP/Transportable?

    I'm looking at getting one of these moderately cheap from a friend and wanted to know what its audio capabilities are.   How is its HP out? Is it dark? Light? Clean? Low distortion? High distortion? Let me know!   It's line-out dock. Is it clean as well? For home-use, I'd prefer to use a...
  11. CrystalT

    SGS Captivate stolen; Need to decide on a new PMP.

    Since my SGS was stolen, I'm out of a player. I was using it both as a dedicated network device with my home theater system, and as a PMP. I'm debating mostly on if I want to either:   A. Buy a used SGS. B. Buy the SGS 3 without a contract.   The only way to beat the SGS 1 or 3 in...
  12. CrystalT

    Bought vintage Jensen speakers, and vintage pioneer reciever, want tto use them.for laptop audio.

    Bought a pair of Jensen tf-3a, and a pioneer vsx-9900. What would be the best way to set it up with my laptop? I have a pair of rokit power studios I plan on pairing them with for a 4.2 set up. What would be an affordable USB dac to use them with? Sub-100. Sent from my LG-VM670 using Tapatalk
  13. CrystalT

    repair meelec cc51?

    Got mine second-hand from another head-fier, but the connection inside the left earpiece is shot. Anyone know a way to get inside so that I could re-solder the wire?
  14. CrystalT

    Klipsch X10 stolen: Looking to buy $20-$30 IEM. Details inside.

    My X10 were stolen, so I'm in the market for some knockarounds. $20-30 is my budget. I listen to the following genres most often:   Power Metal (Mostly more progressive acts like Circus Maximus, Symphony X, Lost Horizon) Djent, and Djent/Deathcore (AAL, After the Burial, TesseracT, Haunted...
  15. CrystalT

    Closing open cans?

    Has anyone attempted this? People avoid open earphones due to a need to listen to them on tjw go, but what's stopping people from buying open cans and adapting them in such a way thar you can close them off for public situations? Sent from my LG-VM670 using Tapatalk
  16. CrystalT

    looking for new music.

    Hi there head-fi. I'm looking for music similar to that which Yuki kajiura, akiko shikata, and kokia produce. Its difficult because these artists don't stick to one genre. They play music ranging from filmscore, to punk rock, to Singer/songwriter style music. From industrial to pop. I'm very...
  17. CrystalT

    calling all tucsonites!

    I'd really love to meet other enthusiasts in Tucson. Anyone near the u of a, or live on the east side? Let me know.
  18. CrystalT

    Need help buying a sub-200 DAP/PMP.

    Hi there. My birthday's next month, and I'm setting my eyes on something preferably in the <$150 range. I'm looking for the following:   1. Battery Life. Player must be able to play for at least 20 HR non-stop. 2. Sound Quality. My current bench marks are the Zune 30, LG Optimus V /w...