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    Great shirt for our kids! [56K warning]

    Your son is adorable. Cool find!
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    Love equipment more than music?

    I can listen to my favorite songs on stock headphones, but I can't listen to songs I dislike on top equipment. While I have a thing for all the shiny things, it was music that led me there.
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    Official NYC Fall Regional Meet Sat Nov 10th.

    I will try my very best to come to my first Head-Fi meet and be the/a token female. I might be asking some stupid/n00b questions about meets as Nov 10th draws closer.
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    What are the Best IEM's for small ear canals?

    I have pretty small ears and ear canals (Grados are circumaural for me), and I found the Shure e2 with small clear sleeves to be too big, but the Westone um2 with short complys are really working well for me. Never tried the Etys though.
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    The Endorsement: LG Chocolate

    Just wondering if anyone has tried the mp3 player capabilities on the Chocolate. I was wondering if I should make the investment (microsd card + reader + 2.5" to 3.5" adapter ~$30) to use it as one.
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    What does Team Girl-Fi mean?

    I started Team Girl-Fi because I didn't like that other posters assumed that I was male and wanted a way to give them an indication that I was a girl without being too blunt. It was just a matter of pronoun preference. And kind of a thing to say that teenage girls can appreciate audio too...
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    Quick Denon DCP-150 question

    That's what I thought. Thanks!
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    Quick Denon DCP-150 question

    Is the digital out on the DCP-150 optical or coaxial? I've seen it referred to as both on Head-Fi.
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    Official NYC Meet Sat Nov 4th

    My gear and I would love to go, but since I'm barely capable of riding the NYC subway, I don't think I'd be able to figure out the Manhattan train, and since I now rely solely on public transportation....
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    The post your picture thread

    jpburton5150: yay for threadless! I'm actually wearing one of their shirts right now.
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    Of Gender, Dorm Rooms, and Audio Sources...

    Quote: Originally Posted by rincewind I hope ur room mate is a head-fier! problem solved Haha...but not happening. They won't let me room with a guy. So basically I should rip everything in flac to a huge cheap hard drive (and hopefully not bring my cds), get a dac, don't...
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    Of Gender, Dorm Rooms, and Audio Sources...

    Quote: Originally Posted by BradJudy Oh, you already mentioned risers, but just to reinforce, never place anything worth much directly on the floor in a dorm. When I was in the dorms, there was about a one in ten chance that during a year, some idiot would trigger the sprinkler system...
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    Of Gender, Dorm Rooms, and Audio Sources...

    Thanks guys...maybe I'm being a little too melodramatic with my mental images of a psychotic roommate. Turntable on the desk or dresser is probably the pragmatic solution, but is there anything fundamentally wrong with a CDP under the bed?
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    Of Gender, Dorm Rooms, and Audio Sources...

    I'll be going to college this fall, and I have some reservations about fitting everything (i.e. audio equipment) into my dorm room. I know that these are some ridiculous questions, but please consider the extenuating circumstances. The first question: audio fidelity heresies aside, would it...
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    Zhaolu 2.0 ARRIVED!!! IMPRESSION INSIDE!

    I know that I'm the oddball in this sense, but I was wondering if you could give us a sense of how big and heavy the dac is? Loved the pictures.
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    Any anybody tried amping the ksc75?

    Quote: Originally Posted by jagorev I think they definitely showed noticeable improvement with an amp. Same here. The biggest differences for me (with my PRII) are better soundstage and tighter positioning.
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    Zhaolu 2.0 ARRIVED!!! IMPRESSION INSIDE!

    Eagerly awaiting any further impressions and photos.
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    Heads UP - KSC75's for $9.99

    Quote: Originally Posted by bubsdaddy I did a price match at CC to get a KSC75 without the volume control. They called a local store to check the price and availablity. I didn't get the extra 10% difference though. Ditto here. Since CC's selling them for $20, I think the...
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    A.P. Exams

    Quote: Originally Posted by Oistrakh Since everybody in these days are so competitive, I doubt I'll even make it into Cornell.... Let me guess you got straight 99% in your AP classes which was why you were accepted into Princeton? Heck no. I've never gotten a 99% in a HS class...
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    Listing your equipment in your sig: Attention seeking or helpful???

    I don't think it's bragging if just a rig is listed, but when someone starts to list every single piece of gear they have in every iteration possible in a very long list...it gets annoying. Usually sig rigs help me put the person's point of view in context, and helps me figure out what...
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    Nomad/Creative Jukebox 3 - does it have digital ouput ?

    Quote: Originally Posted by Veniogenesis I'm assuming you can't connect a USB DAC up to it, can you? You're correct. Someone tried to do this. http://www6.head-fi.org/forums/showthread.php?t=109889
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    Portable CD Player w/ Digital output

    Quote: Originally Posted by adam917 How do you get the optical-out working? Which model? The rest are pretty much locate the optical-out and plug in the appropriate cable, but I believe that the iRiver has a combo line-out and optical-out that somehow detects which signal to send...
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    Scratched CD's or DVD's? Interesting product may fix them...

    I can see music appreciation clubs buying one of these to use. Or libraries. Libraries really need CD polishing/fixing/de-scratching machines. They often have amazing collections, but often, the most popular CDs are really scratched.
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    Portable CD Player w/ Digital output

    The iRiver imp-550 is a more recent (yet discontinued) model that has an optical out. A few of the older Sonys also have digital outs, and the elusive Optimus CD3400 and Denon DCP-150 also have them.
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    BestSkinsEver - Review of the New Version!

    Awesome thread. I just used the instructions to put on a BSE on my PSP and it turned out better than I thought it would. I'm pretty clumsy and bad with tasks that involve patience, but the instructions worked for me. Thumbs up!
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