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    Different volume on DACs

    lets just say I've 2 different DACs, DAC A and DAC B. When plugged into the same amplifier, same volume settings for dedicated Amplifier, Max Volume setting for music player + Windows + DAC. DAC A Setup sounds louder than DAC B. What Does this mean? Is DAC A better than DAC B? Is there...
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    Does this setup amplify the signal, twice?

    Does this amplify the signal, twice? DAC LINE OUT > Active sub RCA in > Active sub RCA out > Active speaker RCA in If it is, is there a correct way to approach this? Sent from my MI MAX using Tapatalk
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    Are IEMs/Speakers bound to become cheaper in the future?

    Just asking before I throw in my money for high end equipments. Sent from my GT-I9305 using Tapatalk
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    Will an overpowered amp destroy my headphone or iem?

    hi guys, I'm planning to buy a new amp so please don't laugh because there's a probability that I'm going to ask a stupid question.   Will an amp that's capable of driving 600ohm headphone, destroy a 38ohm headphone/ 16ohm IEM?   Or Will an amp that's capable of driving 600ohm headphone...
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    price range for speakers to be in summit fi

    Aye guys have been seeing headphones and DACs but never come across with speakers. Anyone have any idea what price range for speakers deserved to be in summit fi? Thanks
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    Will Audio Gears price comes down as technology advances?

    20 years ago, A computer that has core i3 cost around $2000[This is just a guess] and now a computer with core i5 cost around $1000   So lets say, 20 years later,  as technology advances, will audio gears such as speakers be cheaper? 
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    Does having a better dac makes a noticeable difference? Fiio e10k vs audio-gd nfb-11

    I'm currently interested into ud120,fiio e10k and audio-gd nfb-11 and my speaker is hivi swans m200mkiii.   When I got this set of speakers, I didnt know how much I should spend on dac. I heard many people is recommending audio-gd nfb-11 for m200mkiii but it cost $330bucks! Whereas dacs like...
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    Is fiio e10k or ud120 going to be a bottleneck for swans hivi m200mkiii?

    I was intended to buy one of these dacs but have been shockingly seen people recommending expensive dacs that cost around $270...which is out of my budget for now..
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    Buzzing sound from tweeters. how to tell if tweeters are faulty

    Hi guys i just bought hivi m200mkiii. To my disappointment, i have been hearing buzzing sound from both tweeters. Actually, it isnt that loud, it requires my ear to be about 10 cm away from the tweeters to hear the annoying buzzing sound. When I turn up the volume knob, the buzzing sound will be...
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    Help recommending headphone for my cousin girl who loves fasion a lot

    Hi all. My cousin ask me to recommend a pair of headphone for her. She is not an audiophile and priortize fashion a lot. She wanted something pink so I recommended ath m50rd to her and she say she will consider abt it.  Am I doing it right? Should i recommend skullcandy(Fashion) to her since she...
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    Help recommending headphone for my cousin girl who loves fasion a lot

    Hi all. My cousin ask me to recommend a pair of headphone for her. She is not an audiophile and priortize fashion a lot. She wanted something pink so I recommended ath m50rd to her and she say she will consider abt it.  Am I doing it right? Should i recommend skullcandy(Fashion) to her since she...
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    2.1 speakers recommendation Creative t3 vs Logitech z623 vs Altec Lansings 200w MX6021 - Living in Singapore -

    Hey audiophiles! I'm now planning to get 2.1 speakers setup for my pc. I'm living in Singapore and it seems like the price here is very different from usa. Thus, I most likely will not buy it online due to heavy shipping cost.   This is my local price list:   Logitech z623 $199 Edifier C3...
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    Are portable dacs usable when charging?

    So lets say i bought fiio e7 with built battery. If its flat, batt 0%, will the sound still works as i charge it at the same time? I'm planning to use it for desktop and mobile phone.
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    Questions about japan imported Ath A900x

    So why is this "Japan imported" headphone cheaper? Is the quality the same with normal ath a900x? Is there any cons buying these?
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    Best headphone for Fiio e10 dac/amp

    So im planning to get dac e10 but i dun know which headphone to get along with it. Some ppl recommend ath m50, others say ath-a900x so which one should i get to be able to get the full potential out of this e10 baby?
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    Lifespan for portable and desktop DAC/amp. Fiio e18 and Olympus e10

    This will decide whether should i get fiio e18 for android & pc or just olympus e10 for pc...
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    Audio Setup for KRK Rokit 5

    So i just got myself krk rokit 5 and hook it up on my pc which has on-board sound... what is the recommended setup for this pair of speakers?   *my on-board sound is from my mobo, asus m5a99x   Im not really pro in this kind of things... i just read reviews of them n decided to get this.
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    usd$250 on pc audio setup

    So.. i have a total 450 bucks to spend on my audio setup. Questions   1. Recommendation on best value(performance/price ratio) sound quality 2.1 pc speakers  2. Which one will give the best quality for 2.1 speakers? Onboard audio from mobo  /  Usb to DAC  /  Dedicated Sound card  ...
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    $250 on audio setup

    I have $250 usd to spend on audio setup.   Which gives the best quality? should i use the onboard audio , or buy another sound card/usb to dac?   My current mobo is asus m5a99x (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131874)   Also will headphones like ath m50 in...
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