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  1. chronoso

    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    Well that database makes me many low scores for albums I like
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    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    For what it's worth, in case anyone else is wondering, here's my Schiit stack, in black finish, for to support my WFH rotation:
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    Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

    Thanks, was wondering if the LED happened to be switched to red a la the Heresy. I've been trialing 3+/Heresy and it's honestly coming down to an aesthetic choice, leaning towards Heresy.
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    pre-amp intro

    Quote: Originally Posted by Frihed89 I got my son one of these and what a difference it made! got which one?
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    pre-amp intro

    having finally added a decent analog source (rega p1) to my stack, i am now in need of pre-amplification. my old weak-sauce direct drive from the 70s was self-amped, but now i need something to make the music come out decent like. i can crank up the volume on the stereo, but it sounds bright and...
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    wtb: grado headband

    i'm looking to pick up one of the higher-end grado headband. the stitched leather one like used to be on the SR80's and up, but are not only on the 325i and up. maybe someone's dropped their cans into a hot tub and are looking to recover some $... thanks -james
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    Music Game VI

    Quote: Originally Posted by catachresis "Sweet Sweet" - Smashing Pumpkins Sweetness Follows - R.E.M.
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    HiFi store database

    i'm thinking it would be helpful if we compiled a list of brick-and-mortar stores that stock the kind of high end headphones we head-fi-ers would want to go try on. something akin to the compilation of portable amps in the amp forum, for example. after enough entries, we could arrange it...
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    Watches - another passion of ours, it your pics!

    pretty standard fossil watch. tells the time, gives the date, and even works in the dark. well, for a little while, till the the glowing stops.. perhaps one day ill be rich enough to have that Opus V on my wrist.. -james
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    who wears their grado's in public?

    the cord? i deal with that by occasionally tripping onto my face.. i generally have it plugged into the inline remote for my ipod which is clipped to my bacpack strap i'd say maybe 6 inches below my shoulder joint. from there it drapes and comes back up to my head-piece. it's only ever a...
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    ipod 'newest' playlist

    i have a smart playlist on my ipod set up in the same way as i do in for my full music library. this list just displays the most recent [insert arbitrary number here] files added to the list. it's really handy for finding files in my full library (though i'm not that happy about podcasts being...
  12. chronoso

    The Hornet arrives...(pics 56k)

    Quote: Originally Posted by skullguise Well, I've been listening to my amp (#9016) pretty much all evening, My 2 cents.....back to the music. why hello new neighbor...i wonder who's number 14.. this is becomming one of my favourite burn-ins, this thing sound so good, and i...
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    Emmeline "The Hornet" portable headphone amp.

    i too have the blue pouch. out of the box, i am quite impressed by this tiny lil' amp. i'm not sure how much of an improvement over my D15's internal amp it has, but it makes my computer and my ipod sound just as good, which is welllll worth the price of entry. the difference with my er4p's...
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    Pictures of your portable rig- Part III of the infinite trilogy

    Benvolio and Hornet #15 i'd take a picture of the er4p's, but that would require taking them out of my ears... -james
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    The Hornet arrives...(pics 56k)

    there is, of course, a certain irony in that this thread began with photos and now everyone is demanding listening impressions... i just checked my mailroom at work and bam, i've got myself an impressively small box straight from skokie. i really wish i could comment on something besides how...
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    Emmeline "The Hornet" portable headphone amp.

    Quote: Originally Posted by bobeau I dropped out from this awhile back (have no need for a portable amp) but this is pretty exciting, can't wait to hear the impressions start to roll in within the next day or two. heck, i cant wait to supply a few impressions in the next few days...
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    Emmeline "The Hornet" portable headphone amp.

    finally deposited my paycheck. one step closer to sweet sweet audio heaven. intro price (Post #49) $295.00 2 accupower batteries $13.60 shipping $10.00 subtotal $318.60 paypal $9.56 total $328.16 reservation list #27 thread post #49 serial number 37 if possible -james
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    Pictures of your portable rig- Part III of the infinite trilogy

    Quote: Originally Posted by DJShadow Please, excuse the crappy image quality which zep collection is that white one in the middle there? -james
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    Music Game V

    Quote: Originally Posted by DLeeWebb "Get Ready" - Rare Earth Ready, Steady, Go - The Meices -james
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    picked up nikongod's er4p's. made quick with the info and shipped them to me almost disturbingly quickly. -james
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    Where did you go to college?

    Quote: Originally Posted by agile_one BS Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute MS Computer Science, University of Southern Maine i was wondering if there would be another WPI-er on these here boards. working on: (deep breath) BS - Mechanical Engineering...
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    bought a sony D15 from him. quick, consistant communication. shipped as soon as money was delivered. would gladly buy from again. a great pcdp at a good price. thanks a lot. -james
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    Calvin and Hobbes

    hehe, it's on pre-order. this may be sacrilege, but i've postponed buying a pair of akg 501's till after i get this set of books. maybe i'll even wait out the 601s.. -james
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    Pictures of your Portable Rig II - The Journey Continues.

    Quote: Originally Posted by Capital R 3rd Generation Apple iPod 20GB, [...] Sony Discman D-151 PCDP, [...] hrm, i have almost exactly the same discman, a D-153. havent seen that series of case design in a while. it's my current bedside cd player. -james