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  1. Duncan

    What DSD sampling rates are there?

    Hi all,,, Before we say DSD64, 128 and 256 - am aware of those, however - I can play 6.14mhz and 12.28mhz with no problem, and neither comply with the DSD standard... Proof of this as below: So, for those more in the know than me, just seeing if it depends on DAC implementation (Pioneer U05...
  2. Duncan

    Seems Sony has abandoned the US!

    Puzzling that neither the MDR-EX650 or EX750 are available on Sony.com but both are available on Sony's UK site.. I have both of these, and whilst the EX650 are good, if not great value for money, the EX750 (other than their cheap build, and wind noise) are stellar for commuting... I'm...
  3. Duncan

    Short optical cable for AK120 to Mojo

    Hi All, I'm looking to place an order for a bespoke cable, however - if someone already has one that they want to offload, please let me know! Not sure of the actual length required, however - the image should give an idea. want it to be as snug as possible... If anyone has something like...
  4. Duncan

    JH Layla - full sized equivalent required...

    Hi All, Having gone through a tour of most of the TOTL headphones, I still haven't found any that touch the integrity and tonality of the Layla... Is there ANYTHING out there that would satisfy me or should I just use my IEMs for all applications? FWIW the nearest I got was the Grado PS1000...
  5. Duncan

    IC - Shure SE846 + 64" Toxic Cables SW24 cable + StarTips

    Having massively upgraded my portable setup in the past month, I'm looking at clawing some of the money back... Looking at parting ways with my Shures that I bought in December '14, come with original box (albeit this was ripped to get inside) plastic case, both stock cables, 64" SW24 (double...
  6. Duncan

    Cambridge meet impressions, 25 April 2015

    Here is the place to post all impressions etc from today's epic meet up... May I be first in the thread to say thank you to organisers and attendees alike... Without you, there would be no head-fi :) May the fun begin!
  7. Duncan

    Final Audio Design FI-BA-SB Heaven S

    I have mis-placed the retail packaging for these, but - come with the carry case, and all ear-tips, which can be supplemented with Complys... Looking for a UK buyer, just to save on postage (would send RMSD for insurance / tracking purposes) - am happy to meet in central London if easier...
  8. Duncan

    Micromega MyDac

    Up for sale is my MyDac, purchased June 2013, but not used since getting the Chord Hugo... Comes with box / documents - 9.8/10 condition - Supports 24/192 USB alongside optical and coax inputs... Universal power connection, but - at point of sale comes with UK plug adapter. Would prefer...
  9. Duncan

    Arcam rPac

    Up for sale is my barely used Arcam rPac USB (24/96) DAC / Amp... Can be used from a smartphone (confirmed with Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3, although YMMV with other models) or directly from a PC... Comes with box / paperwork / cables / carry case... Would prefer collection from London, but...
  10. Duncan

    FiiO E12

    No longer using my trusty little FiiO, so - feel it deserves to go to a new home... Works flawlessly, Sound cosmetic condition (has the six sorbothane feet stuck to its bottom, but they can be removed if you'd prefer), but comes as-is, no box (unless I can find it!) Not really much more to say...
  11. Duncan

    Sony MDR-1R

    Hi, Looking at my ever-growing collection of Head-Fi paraphernalia, thinking I need to trim it down a bit - as such, up for sale are my Sony MDR-1R... This is the original plain vanilla version (no Bluetooth or NC), and comes with original inner hard box (those that have ever handled these...
  12. Duncan

    Sony MDR-Z1000

    Hi, Looking at my ever-growing collection of Head-Fi paraphernalia, thinking I need to trim it down a bit - as such, up for sale are my Sony MDR-Z1000... Rare in so-much that I paid full retail (£500) for these before they had officially launched (receipt included if I can find it) - come...
  13. Duncan

    Vorzuge Vorzamp Duo

    Hi, Looking at my ever-growing collection of Head-Fi paraphernalia, thinking I need to trim it down a bit - as such, up for sale is my Vorzuge portable amplifier... This is a brilliant little TOTL portable amplifier, great cosmetic condition, comes with box, registration card etc. - Reason for...
  14. Duncan

    Burson HA160D

    Hi, Looking at my ever-growing collection of Head-Fi paraphernalia, thinking I need to trim it down a bit - as such, up for sale is my Burson HA160D... Works flawlessly, and - if connecting to a PC doesn't need any proprietary drivers (24/96 compatible) - has USB, coax and three line-level...
  15. Duncan

    New restrictions for electronic devices on US flights - Portable Amps...

    Hi All, Hoping this can become a sticky, if relevant, if not - will happily let it sink down the forum - anyhow, with the new rules introduced re electronic devices on flights to / within the US, just seeing if anyone has - as yet, had any issues with portable amps (what is this, what does it...
  16. Duncan

    Large T200/TX200 (or maybe TSX200) Comply tips

    Hi All, If anyone has a spare set of these, I would like to try them on the Sony H3 before committing to buying a pack of three - I know how Complys are, as I have had lots of medium size, but it seems the H3 - for my ears, will need the larger size)... Preferably UK for logistical / postage...
  17. Duncan

    CEntrance HiFi M8 (iOS version incl. CCK)

    Hi, I know I've listed this as an IC previously, but - after getting hold of a new, smaller portable setup, this lovely little DAC/Amp is now surplus to my requirements... Three months old, is the 'standard' Apple version (I,e, with USB support rather than optical input) - will throw in a...
  18. Duncan

    CEntrance HiFi M8 - iDevice version - Looking for high grade portable amp.

    Hi All,   After getting a FiiO X5 I realise that I don't need a portable DAC combination anymore, so looking for a portable amp of the same calibre / value for trade with this device (standard mini / large  jack / XLR version)...   Comes with box, PSU and 9.5 months warranty - condition is...
  19. Duncan

    Micromega MyDac / Arcam rPac / FiiO E17

    Hi All,   Having bought the CEntrance HiFi M8, my old DACs serve little to no purpose to me anymore...   As such, wanting to have a little clearout...   Micromega MyDac - Bought June 2013 - Perfect condition - boxed, with all cables / documents / receipt for 5 months warranty - £175 ONO...
  20. Duncan

    WTB: TDA1541 based DAC

    Having a silver disc renaissance, and - whilst my TDA1543 DAC is good, I have never heard a TDA1541, so - looking to get my hands on one...   Based in / near to London (so, UK) open to any suggestions - if you have one you're looking to offload, drop me a PM - and, if based in London, can...
  21. Duncan

    Classic Silver Disc Spinners

    So, after seeing this eBay auction for a Philips CD880 reach dizzying heights, and then reading this webpage, it whetted my appetite enough to dig out one of my Philips CD850's (I have an absolutely mint boxed one tucked away for when it is a sellers market)..   Much moving around later, set...
  22. Duncan

    Philips Fidelio L1

    Hi...   Had the Philips for about six months, wanted them for portable on the road cans, which didn't really work out, anyway - perfect condition, come fully boxed etc...   If interested, drop me a PM...   Will discount price if collecting from London (Kings Cross / City Thameslink...
  23. Duncan

    Sony MDR-SA5000

    Further clear-out...   Had these since 2008, and only put about 50hrs on them - cosmetically 9.9/10 - come with full box etc (which is quite huge, so will influence shipping charges) - original cable (too unused to have had the failure that some other head-fiers have experienced, but at the...
  24. Duncan

    AKG Q701 (black with green cable)

    Ha...   Now I've put my HD800 and Burson amp up for sale, might as well carry on the clear-out...   If you're looking for a clean, crisp and clear sound in an open can, you cannot really do too much wrong with the Q701s, however - as I've posted in my other FS threads, practically 100%...
  25. Duncan

    Burson HA160D & Wireworld Ultraviolet USB cable

    Hi All,   After deciding to part ways with my HD800, it seems pointless having this amp... so, looking to sell   I am the second owner, cosmetically it is about 9/10 all in great condition... - The volume pot is a bit noisy, but - that is typical of Burson's stepped pots, and is...
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