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    HiFiMan HE-6 Headphone - Free shipping, no fee! Priced to sell!

    Come on now, folks, this is the best deal ever for an HE-6. 
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    Fostex TH900

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    HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone

          I liked your setup a lot. I know its much less exotic than a Krell, but I was hoping you liked my Crown D-75A, too. I've been listening to a lot of Infected Mushroom, actually, since hearing that track "Noise Maker" on your setup. 
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    HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone

      Ah, you were at the head-fi meet in Annandale!      Thanks for the information. I may also consider doing the "fuzzor" mod described here: http://www.head-fi.org/t/692494/hifiman-fuzzor-mod-driver-backwave-felt-damping-modification   
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    ENIGMAcoustics Dharma

    Everytime I hear the bass hit on even just my stock he-6, I am impressed by its speed and strength and clarity. I had no complaints about the dharma's bass but i do not recall it impressing me quite like the he-6 bass does. Again I did not have a ton of time with it and may already be...
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    DC Area Head-Fi Meet Impressions (George Mason Library) 4/12/15

    I posted a bit in the meet thread, but might as well post here for posterity.      There were a lot of things I was eager to hear going into the meet:      Musicinmymind's modded HE-6 running on a very fancy DAC/amp setup: This was great, especially the custom cable for the HE-6 which was...
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    Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why delta-sigma kinda sucks, just to get you to think about stuff)

        Ah, I actually use toslink. Without galvanic isolation between my large PC and any DAC I've ever personally tried, I get interference (coax/usb both seem to fall prey to this). I am not sure why this is the case, but it plagued my friends before they moved to toslink with their DACs, too...
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    Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why delta-sigma kinda sucks, just to get you to think about stuff)

      I'm not sure if I can tell a difference between DACs. I've tried a few of very different price ranges mostly at head-fi meets. What I'd like to do is find a DAC that sounds very distinctly superior or different to the DAC1, and occasionally switch between them to get those different feels.   ...
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    Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why delta-sigma kinda sucks, just to get you to think about stuff)

    What's the popular recommendation for a very visually attractive, competent DAC <$1000 that has optical & USB inputs, and RCA & XLR outputs?      I do love my Benchmark DAC1 and have never had a complaint with it, but I think variety could be nice, too. 
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    ENIGMAcoustics Dharma

    I heard these at the Annandale head-fi meet yesterday. I listened to M83, Above & Beyond, and The Naked & Famous. Not a huge selection - but then I didn't spend a ton of time, There were just so many other things to try as well.      From what I did experience:      Really smooth sound...
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    DC Area Head-Fi Meet - George Mason Regional Library - SUNDAY. APRIL 12, 2015 Noon-5 pm

    For some reason, seeing it online, the Beyer T1 never interested me at all. No idea why, I guess it just didn't seem exotic or something?      But seeing and hearing it at a meet, well that was a really very nice headphone. Looked great, felt great, sounded very nice. It might not be the most...
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    DC Area Head-Fi Meet - George Mason Regional Library - SUNDAY. APRIL 12, 2015 Noon-5 pm

    Thank you --      I can bring a Benchmark DAC1 USB, a Crown D75A, and an HE-6. 
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    Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones

    I just can't wait to bring my setup to a headfi meet sometime. I want to get a close comparison to what I'd say is a very properly driven HE-6 to the other flagships folks have.
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    Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones

    So my friend just got his HE-6 setup finished:      Modi 2 uber dac, Schiit Lyr amp, HE-6 headphone. He's new to audio so I helped him out with plugging things in, and gave it a try when he had it setup.      Man, compared to my D75A amplifier, the level of volume you can get from the lyr...
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    Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones

    The D75A does have 30-step gain knobs for each channel. I currently have these at max, but I could always set them to half and see if I still ever hear that crackle. 
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    Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones

          I am also interested in this.      I have both my DAC and amplifier plugged into an isolation transformer. This is something I started doing years ago, and I test it fairly regularly and continue to find that plugging power into an isolation transformer will audibly reduce the noise...
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    Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone

          This should make it substantially easier to power than an HE-6. If you like plain neutral solid-state sound, I'd expect any amp that has <1 ohm output impedance and >1W power into 32 ohm should be sufficient to make it sing.       ...assuming those specs are correct, anyway. 
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    Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone

    I've always considered HiFiMan to be the best value in high end headphone.      If you have an amp to really drive the HE-6, I believe it's every bit as good as any other flagship. And you can find one used for $700-$800.   If you get a used, $400 HE-500, you are getting sound that directly...
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    Pictures of your computer rigs! Post them here!

    My biggest thing is my complete and total disregard for cable management. Generally the lights are off and all you can see is the TV or the Computer monitor, so I've been lazy with cables.             
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    Schiit LYR

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    HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone

    I'll certainly keep mine. I'm not even sure that I could afford the HE-1000 anyway. 
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    Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones

    If that's the consensus then I will need to take some time to research this process. I'm shocked that I could do anything to improve it, but I guess its not unbelievable. 
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