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    Modded Musical Fidelity XCAN-V3 with filtered power supply SOLD SOLD SOLD

    Musical Fidelity XCAN V3 headphone amplifier, modifications include: Removed input coupling electrolytics, replaced garden-variety rectifier diodes with fast/ soft-recovery HEXFREDs, replaced low-quality electrolytic filter caps with low-ESR high-quality Panasonic electrolytics, and replaced...
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    Pass Zen style class-A amp

    Built this amp using http://electronics-diy.com/zen-headphone-amplifier.php   Uses 1,000 uF motor run film caps for output coupling (switchable with 1,000 uF Elna Silmic II electrolytic cap for comparison), SIlmic II caps in circuit, IXYS FRED diode bridges, separate transformers / diodes /...
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    Why are there no 'high-end' 1/4" headphone jacks!?!?!

    For RCA connectors and speaker connectors we have WBT, Cardas, Furutech-  to name a few.  Prices range up to over $100 for an RCA jack.   But for headphone jacks we have... Neutrik locking connectors (which I find annoying)  and there's nothing particualrly wonderful about these, except they...
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    Audio-Gd Reference 10

    New DAC / preamp coming from Kingwa   REFERENCE 10     no price announced as yet   Lots of inputs   I'm curious to know how it will be priced, and how it will sound.   http://www.audio-gd.com/Pro/Headphoneamp/Reference10/RE10EN.htm  
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    KOSS ESP-950 Thread

    There's some discussion of these electrostatic 'phones in various threads, and reviews, but I thought it would be worthwhile to dedicate a thread to the ESP-950.     The ESP-950 doesn't get the respect it deserves, in my opinion.  It doesn't have the brand cachet of Stax -  Koss ESP-950's are...
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    Which of your headphones do you consider the most "critically revealing" when A/B'ing source components or amps?

    What I mean by "critically revealing" is, which of the headphones that you own are the most revealing in terms of allowing you to hear differences in upstream gear?  For example, with which of your headphones can you hear differences between DACs most clearly?  Amps?   While you may not be...
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    Stax srm-t1 mods?

    I've got an SRM-T1 coming (along with Lambda Signatures)   I'm wondering what mods there are for the SRM-T1   I searched "SRM-T1 mods" and I read hundreds of various STAX posts and I didn't see anything.   So, I'm curious about what mods there may be for the SRM-T1   Can someone...
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    NEED HELP WIRING BEYER N1000 'PHONES TO WORK OFF STAX ENERGIZERS & AMPS!

    I have a pair of Beyer N1000 electrostatic headphones I'd like to use on ('standard' bias) Stax amps and adapters   So, I need to either find and install a Stax 6-pin cable - but so far I have not been able to find one, all I can find are Stax 5-pin cables.   Or, I need to find the...
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    WTB 6-pin Stax cable- ANY TYPE

      I'd love to find a Stax 6 pin (standard bias) cable of any kind.  Any kind as long as it has at least the MALE plug on it.   This can be a HEADPHONE EXTENSION CABLE, a REPLACEMENT HEADPHONE CABLE, or a cable CHOPPED OFF A PAIR OF DAMAGED-BEYOND-REPAIR HEADPHONES.     MUST be...
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    WTB Stax 6-pin cable any type

    I'd love to find a Stax 6 pin (standard bias) cable of any kind.  Any kind as long as it has at least the MALE plug on it.   This can be a HEADPHONE EXTENSION CABLE, a REPLACEMENT HEADPHONE CABLE, or a cable CHOPPED OFF A PAIR OF DAMAGED-BEYOND-REPAIR HEADPHONES.     MUST be 6-pin and...
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    Spotted a pair of AKG K-1000's for sale....

    Saw these for sale just thought I'd mention it in case anyone here is interested.   http://www.myaudiolisting.com/classified.php?clasid=MTA1MzU=   I never heard of the site, seems an off-the-beaten-Internet-path site to me, but maybe it's actually very popular and I'm just ignorant, I...
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    Color code of wiring in stock HD800 cable?

    I'm chopping off the 1/4" phone plug on my Sennheiser HD800 stock cables to go balanced. I need to know the wiring scheme of this cable - which color wire is Left (+) and which LEFT(-)  etc.   Anybody have this info?    (I would also like to know the wire color scheme for the...
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    Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones

    I will list here all the amps I tried with my HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones.  (I will update this over the next few days  until I have tried all the amps I can get my hands on )   These headphones want some power and so not every amp will drive them.     Dedicated Headphone Amps...
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    Somebody selling cheap oil caps now on eBay, try them in Bijou and other tube amps...?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130363228747&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT#ht_1611wt_911   This guy is selling 245 uF / 250 VDC motor start caps for $3.49 ea.  I bought some to try as output coupling caps in my Bijou.  I'll leave a comment after I try them, but for those of you...
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    Koss executive pleads not guilty to embezzlement

    See Former Koss executive pleads not guilty to embezzlement - JSOnline The head of finance at Koss Headphones in Milwaukee has been charged with stealing over $30 million from Koss. Amazing melodrama in the headphone world.
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