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  1. dizzyorange

    Herbie Audio Big Fat Dots x8, GLS Audio XLR Cables x6

    Some summer cleanup:   Vibrapods are SOLD   8x Herbie's Audio Lab Big Fat Dots (for speaker coupling to stand): $25 shipped (I paid $85 new for them) 6x GLS Audio XLR Male to Female cables, 6 feet long, color coded $20 shipped (I paid $40 new for them)   Thanks.
  2. dizzyorange

    Audioengine A2 black desktop speakers

    I'm selling my Audioengine A2 desktop speakers in black.  They're in excellent condition.  I'm asking just $60 shipped in the USA or Canada.     Check out the Stereophile review: http://www.stereophile.com/standloudspeakers/1207ae/     See my signature for additional trader feedback from...
  3. dizzyorange

    REDGUM RGi35ENR Black Series amplifier

    I'm selling my soon-to-be delivered REDGUM amplifier.  This is their new model which was funded through a recent indiegogo campaign.    REDGUM is an Australian company known for their house sound, sometimes referred to as the "Best Bass in the World."  This unit is 65watts into 8ohms but...
  4. dizzyorange

    Little Dot MK VI / Little Dot MK VIII SE Owners Unite

    I just bought a Little Dot MK VI and was wondering what they changed in the "+" version?  Do the two amps use the same tubes?
  5. dizzyorange

    Black Treasure CV181Z (6SN7) tubes - Grant Fidelity "Select" matched pair

    Some of the best 6SN7 tubes you can buy regardless of price.   This "cherry picked" set is a totally different ballgame compared to what you buy on Ebay.  These are from Grant Fidelity who do extra precise matching and screening.  They have "Select by LJX-GF" printed under the regular logo...
  6. dizzyorange

    NAD D3020 Discussion Thread

    It's got a howitzer of a headphone amp.  It has a generally powerful sound that fills out the crucial lower-midrange area.  There is some slight midrange edge (in a good way) that gives guitars crunch and growl.     If you listen to mostly girl with a guitar stuff, you'll be able to find...
  7. dizzyorange

    NAD D 3020

    NAD D 3020 used for two months.  Perfect condition.     Comes with everything in the original box.  Comes with purchase receipt dated mid-June.   Price includes Paypal fees and USPS Priority Mail shipping in the USA.  For international we can discuss shipping options.   No bargaining...
  8. dizzyorange

    KEF LS50 speakers

    For sale are my 2 week old KEF LS50 speakers.  They are indistinguishable from new.  They have been played about 100 hours in a nonsmoking, no children, no pet household.  Comes with everything in the original box, including the box.  Comes with the purchase receipt.  The only reason I'm not...
  9. dizzyorange

    KEF LS50 Bookshelf Loudspeaker Review

      Yeah I'd agree that a better amp would make it sound better.  I have two requirements that make rule out a lot of amplifiers though: 1) small form factor and 2) lower-midrange centered sound with smooth, relaxed treble.  Any suggestions?  I was thinking of the Rega Brio R but not sure it...
  10. dizzyorange

    Foobar oversampler SoX

    I've been using the SoX oversampling plugin for foobar lately at 192khz and very high.  Love the sound - 3D and super smooth treble.  Just wanted to share the info in case anyone wanted to try it.  
  11. dizzyorange

    NAD D1050 DAC and headphone amplifier

    Zool, can you extract the version of the firmware that you are using?  I'd like to hear it as well.  
  12. dizzyorange

    Anyone using Arcam irDAC & what do you think of it?

    It's really good.  Only negative I can think of is that the sound doesn't have the "weight" of some other different voiced DACs.  There's a sense of lightness to it that you may love or hate or be indifferent to.  But it's great at just about everything else.  Terrific smooth treble extension...
  13. dizzyorange

    Nad D Range

    That's some really useful info.  I can't find the old firmware anywhere online, but NAD's firmware updater tool has an option where you can grab the firmware from the device into a file.  Is there any chance you could do that?  
  14. dizzyorange

    Keyboard-Fi

     I got my cherry green WASD today and it seriously kicks some ass.  Despite the 80g, they don't feel heavy to me.  I don't think they are heavier than typical throw-in rubber dome keyboards.  Only the shift key on this particular keyboard is slightly heavy.  Other than that, it's perfect.  Feels...
  15. dizzyorange

    Dali Zensor 3

      I have fond memories of Klipsch (didn't know they were American) as their ProMedia 2.1's were my first speaker system.   Continuing the English trend, I also have a pair of Cambridge Audio Aero 2's coming in.  I became intrigued by these after they got Hi-Fi Choice's highest award for...
  16. dizzyorange

    Keyboard-Fi

    Are there any unlabeled keyboards with cherry blue switches besides the Das Keyboard brand?
  17. dizzyorange

    Dali Zensor 3

    I'm in the US but find myself reading mostly UK media for some reason.  I think that started when I started following Arsenal many years back.  Now British-isms are regularly creeping into my vocab.   I'm actually looking for the opposite of the V sound.  I like sweet mids with plenty of...
  18. dizzyorange

    Resonessence Labs Concero discussion/review thead

    Thanks that's pretty helpful actually.     I became interested in the Concero mainly because a reviewer who I've been following for a while (the guy at digitalaudioreview.net) ranked it extremely high in his DAC index.  But I think it may not quite be for me based on what I've read in this...
  19. dizzyorange

    12" wooden desktop speaker stands

    For sale are a pair of wooden speaker stands that I had custom made.  They are 12 inches high, and the base plates are 6 x 6 inches.  The middle is two pieces of wood in a V-shape.  They're finished in a matte black.  They'd make nice desktop stands.   I'll sell them for $35 shipped USPS...
  20. dizzyorange

    Speaker stands... Non-sense or science?

    Putting speakers on a tall vertical foam block vs a solid stand sounds different to me.  Not necessary better or worse, but clearly different.
  21. dizzyorange

    Some OVERRATED High End Gear.

    Senneheiser HD280 — the absolute worst headphones on the planet.  They sound like if you took the tweeter out of a 2-way speaker and put it in a headphone shell.
  22. dizzyorange

    Resonessence Labs Concero discussion/review thead

    The only negative I've read across many reviews of the Concero (non-HD version) is that it has less "heft", "weight", "meat", or "body" compared to some other DACs.  I'm curious as to whether anyone here feels this is true.  I might get one to do a comparison with the NAD D 1050 next week.  It's...
  23. dizzyorange

    Nad D Range

    I have a NAD D1050 ordered and on it's way.  Will update with impressions.
  24. dizzyorange

    Does anyone have experience with the Kef LS50?

    Do you use blu-tack or isolation foam or anything like that?  What stands do you have?
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