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  1. Angelbelow

    HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone

    Still on the hunt for a SS headphone amp. Considering a classic amp that I used to read about often.. audio gd master 9 with HE6 upgrade. What are the thoughts on this pairing (last time I did research was 2015 lol)
  2. Angelbelow

    Lets Talk Metal

    Happy new year everyone.
  3. Angelbelow

    Headphones for metal music - ultimate solution

    Loving the HE6s so far with metal. The first thing I noticed over the HE500s was the overall improvement in richness of sound. Its not necessarily warm or lush but very extremely full sounding. 
  4. Angelbelow

    Headphones for metal music - ultimate solution

      Yeah, I've read the laid back comment too many times in various threads (for various genres too). Definitely wont be going in that direction. The good news is I'll save a good chunk by going with the HE6s as well.
  5. Angelbelow

    Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone

      Was wondering which headphone (or any other HE1000/HE500 owner) you would describe as more engaging/forward. The HE500 or HE 1000
  6. Angelbelow

    Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone

      A nice price drop for a used one would be nice. However I wouldn't mind picking up a new one and just modding it myself. I have the focus pads already for my HE500s and the grill mod would be pretty easy to pull off. For me personality, I would wait on the fuzzor mod because I tend to enjoy...
  7. Angelbelow

    Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone

    Yeah, going to wait to see if something will be released. Leaning towards the HE6s now because I know I would enjoy them.
  8. Angelbelow

    Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone

    Definitely considering the HE1000 even with the price tag. Kind of put off my HE6 purchase just to wait and see what the pricing would be for the HE1000s and if theyre announcing a direct successor to the HE6s.
  9. Angelbelow

    Lets Talk Metal

    Excited for the new Enslaved album. Been listening to a lot of the older stuff, seems to get better and better.
  10. Angelbelow

    = Hifiman Regrilling Mod =

    Just removed the stock mesh. Currently no plans to add another grill but will definitely have to be careful and stores these in the original Hifiman box so that dust doesn't accumulate.
  11. Angelbelow

    Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite

    Any impressions on the Grados RS1 (i or e) and the WA5?   Enjoyed the Grados sr325i for a few years before upgrading to the HE500s and sometimes miss the sound.
  12. Angelbelow

    Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite

      I asked a similar question when I first got my WA5. Everyone advised me to switch out the stocks ones so I ended up changing out the stock tubes pretty quickly (2 weeks in). I still don't really have a 300b tube but love the sound so far. I'm almost at the point of being skeptic that it could...
  13. Angelbelow

    Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite

    Just received my replacement Sylvania 6SN7GT (1952 vintage ONLY/bad boys tall). First pair had a dead tube on arrival. I've never really been good at A/Bing things because I don't take note of what I'm hearing and I immediate dive into the upgraded components. With the Brimars and the new...
  14. Angelbelow

    Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite

      I know what you mean, very happy with what I've heard as well. The upgraded 6sn7 tubes I had to send back due to defect but just got the Brimars and loving them so far (only about 4 hours of listenning though.) The other tubes are stock. Can only imagine how good it'll get with upgrades.
  15. Angelbelow

    Dubstep Girl's Massive 5AR4/5R4/5U4G Rectifier Review/Comparison! (Rectifer Tube Rolling thread)

    Just got my Brimars in the mail but won't be home for another 6 or 7 hours, bummer.
  16. Angelbelow

    Hifiman HE-1000 coming

    digging the black on black
  17. Angelbelow

    The Reference 6SN7 Thread

    Anyone have thoughts on the following tubes?   6SN7GT USSR Military   6SN7WGT Philips ECG
  18. Angelbelow

    Dubstep Girl's Massive 5AR4/5R4/5U4G Rectifier Review/Comparison! (Rectifer Tube Rolling thread)

    Awesome. Don't think mines have shipped yet but hopefully soon!   Quote:
  19. Angelbelow

    24-bits of Christmas - free tracks (Linn)

    Awesome!
  20. Angelbelow

    Lets Talk Metal

      Cool, going to check out them out.
  21. Angelbelow

    Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite

    Thanks for the input. That is too bad.   Quote:    
  22. Angelbelow

    Lets Talk Metal

    Have both the HE500s and LCD2s, definitely prefer the HE 500s but both are pleasant.
  23. Angelbelow

    HiFiman HE-500 (HE as in High End) Proving to be an enjoyable experience in listening.

    I have the DA8 and Emotiva xa100 combo. I often switch back and forth between the DA8 headphone out and the Emotiva xa100 and I think they are quite comparable in sound signature. I think the Emotiva provides more bass and is more clear, but I don't its significantly better. Albeit, I've never...
  24. Angelbelow

    HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone

      Yeah that is my current train of the thought too. WA5 sounds a fantastic pairing with the HE6s but is also very versatile and would be great with many headphones. I don't intend on get the WA5 parts upgrade, but will definitely play around with tube rolling. Have a couple more days to decide...
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