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  1. Diseree

    Sony's new flagship 2014 - MDR-Z7

      I agree.   I also had DR-Z7 at 1978. It was narrow ranged compared to modern headphones, but I remember that listening with DR-Z7 was fun.
  2. Diseree


    Almost the same. But the DS-DAC Edition is more flat than the original. The CD900ST is lack of low-bottom playback capacity. I can't fully hear Roland AIRA TR8 kick with CD900ST. I prefer the DS-DAC edition, but the CD900ST with YAXI pads is more comfort than SMB-02s. YAXI pads slightly...
  3. Diseree


    You betcha. The pads are between on and around ear. They are 80mm (posterior to anterior) x 85mm (top to bottom).
  4. Diseree

    Any good japanese Headphone amp ?

    Many japanese audiophiles simply belive that "more expensive, is better". So some products are obviously overpriced. But we must consider that the japanese audio market is relatively small (most of manufacturers do not sell to worldwide).
  5. Diseree

    Any good japanese Headphone amp ?

    X-HA1 is slightly narrow ranged. The characteristic of the HD800 is wide ranged sound, so many people say X-HA1 is mismatched to HD800. I think too. Furthermore, X-HA1 has a little white noise. When you use high or middle impedance headphone, this noise is not audible. But with low impedance or...
  6. Diseree

    Any good japanese Headphone amp ?

    I recommend Nmode X-HA1, 1-bit digital full balanced headphone amplifier. It costs approx. $800. But X-HA1 is not so good for HD800 (treble is spoiled) and it is very popular so always out of stock.
  7. Diseree


    DS-DAC Edition (Left), Original Edition (Middle) and MDR-CD900ST with YAXI Protein Leather pad (Right).   The DS-DAC Edition is slightly thinner than the original. The cable is also slightly thin. Bass is tight. I recommend original SMB-02. In Japan, DS-DAC's street price is decreased to...
  8. Diseree

    Best Studio Headphones

    I think the M50 and the M50x are almost identical. But I feel the M50x has slightly powerful low-bass. The MDR-7520 is obviously clearer than the M50x. But the M50x is more comfort and cheaper than the MDR-7520. So I recommend the M50x to the person who want to buy more music instruments and do...
  9. Diseree

    Best Studio Headphones

    My recommendation is ATH-M50x. It is not so expensive, but very good for monitoring. Bass is moderately strong. It is the newest cans among my headphone collection.   MDR-7520 is also my favorite. Its sound is not so flat, but you can hear very subtle detail.   My best favorite is K701...
  10. Diseree

    New Audio Technica ATH-M50x with Removable Cable

    from (amazon japan), approx. $190. Already it is sold out in amazon japan, but still available in other audio or music instruments shops.
  11. Diseree

    New Audio Technica ATH-M50x with Removable Cable

    Just arrived. Almost neutral sound character with appropriate low-bass. I love it. I'll use it to make EDM.
  12. Diseree

    AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio – Young Guru Edition

    The Young Guru has just arrived. The sound is somewhat similar to HD700. But mid-tone is behind, just like Custom One Pro or DT770 600ohm. I feel the TMA-1 Fools Gold Edition is too overbassed, but the Young Guru is within normal range. I am hard to say this is a typical basshead.
  13. Diseree

    Sennheiser HD 700 Impressions Thread

    I disliked HD700 because sibliance is very harsh. So I have thrown away HD700 into a junk box. Recently, I changed the cable to doublehelix's balanced Molecule OCC. Hmm, sound becomes very mild. Now HD700 is one of my favorites.
  14. Diseree

    [New] Philips Fidelio X1

    Today, I get X1. The genuine cable is horrible. Lch; 2.0 ohm, Rch: 1.9 ohm, Ground: 1.8 ohm (by SANWA CD771 digital multimeter).
  15. Diseree

    Luxman New DAC : DA-06

    I do not know much about MBA-1, sorry. MBA-1 is considered to be slightly outdated. Recently, most popular high-end headphone amplifier in Japan is P-700u, KH-07N or KH-08N by Newopto, X-HA10 by Nmode. KH-07N/KH-08N/X-HA10 are approx. $4000, build-to-order products. The X-HA10 is a digital...
  16. Diseree

    Luxman New DAC : DA-06

    Quote:   Some audio shops now display DA-06, but not of all (because DA-06 is very expensive). You can test demo unit at Fujiya-AVIC (Nakano, Tokyo, 20 minutes from Akihabara), Dynamic-Audio 5555 (Akihabara, Tokyo), Audio-Union (Ochanomizu, Tokyo, near Akihabara). The japanese domestic...
  17. Diseree

    Luxman New DAC : DA-06

    A relay noise does not contaminate the output signal. Remarkable loud sound is heard directly from the equipment anytime the music starts and ends, even you are at 2m from DA-06. I guess it might be corrected by firmware update.   In japan, the commercial audio journalism is obviously...
  18. Diseree

    Luxman New DAC : DA-06

    Quote: Yes, both are mine. I had reserved DA-06 last December.   The sound of DA-06 and P-700u combination is amazing. Very very transparent and clear. But DA-06 have an issue around USB that is controversial among japanese audiophile. When the music start through USB, you can hear the...
  19. Luxman DA-06

    Luxman DA-06

    DA-06 is the high end DAC with USB input. DSD 2.8/5.6MHz, both DoP and ASIO are supported. DAC chip is double PCM1792A. Fully balanced output.
  20. Diseree

    Luxman New DAC : DA-06

    Price may be approx. $3300 or higher. DSD is available thruough USB (both ASIO and DoP). The proprietry music player software for DSD is included. DAC chips are two TI PCM1792A. Its weight is 11Kg. DA-06 is already sold in Japan from Feb 22.    
  21. Diseree

    Looking for... DAC - HP Amp w/ Coax S/PDIF out.

    FOSTEX HP-A8C (fully path-thru except DoP, with discrete HPA) FOSTEX HP-A7 (fully path-thru, USB is up to 96KHz/24bit, not for export, japanese domestic model) Cambrige Audio DacMagic Plus (as you know) Nmode X-DP1/X-DP1-HF (path-thuru from Coax and optical, except feed from USB, with...
  22. Diseree

    DAC Popularity Check (2013 Edition)

    USB converters: Anedio U2 (1) Audio GD DI-V3+DIPSU (1) Audiophileo (2) Fiio E10 (1) Halide Bridge (3) KingRex UC384 32/384 Async USB Converter with AES/EBU (1) Music Fidelity VLink 192 (3) Stello U3 (5) USBridge 192 (1) Yulong U18 Asynchronous 24bit 192khz USB Digital...
  23. Blossom BLO-3090

    Blossom BLO-3090

    Fully balanced monitor headphone amplifier with electronic volume control. It has both 4pin XLR and 2x 3pin XLRs.
  24. Luxman P-700u

    Luxman P-700u

    P-700u is a fully balanced pure class A high-end headphone amplifier. It has LECUA, luxman original electronic volume system and ODNF-3.0A, original NFB system.
  25. Diseree

    Inner Fidelity Down?

    Quote: Thanks! I can display again, by stopping adblock.