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    Crack;Bottlehead OTL

    Quote: What did you use for polish? I'm going to give Mothers Mag & Aluminum Polish a try. I've never used it; hope it works.
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    Crack;Bottlehead OTL

    I have an order placed, and I've started thinking about how I'd like to finish the wood. My plan is to polish the aluminum plate and treat the wood to look like this     adapting from these step-by-step instructions for finishing a guitar body.   I feel much more comfortable with...
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    Amarra and Music Streamer II

    I'm trialing Amarra on my system (iTunes with Apple lossless on a hackintosh, Music Streamer II, Matrix M-Stage Headphone Amplifier, and HD600s).   My issue is, after careful listening, I can't tell the difference with Amarra on or off. They sound exactly the same in both cases.   Some...
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    Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread

    Quote: No, it's Reiner/CSO paired with Scheherazade. Funny you mention Resphighi; I get to hear Festa romana live with Muti and the CSO this Saturday. :)
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    Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread

    I've just got my first pair of HD600s in today and have done some very brief listening and comparison with the Q701s. Using a music streamer II and matrix m-stage.   I noticed that the bass detail is actually quite superior in the HD600. My test track was the first movement of Debussy's La...
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    Getting a Music Streamer II to play at 96k on a mac

    I found out how to do this. So for posterity, the change needs to be done in the Applications/Utilities/Audio MIDI Setup utility where the max sample rate and the max resolution can be set.
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    HRT music streamer/Matrix M-stage, cables included?

    I have a hrt music streamer and a Matrix M-stage on order. Anyone know if any RCA cables are included with either product?   I'd also be interested in hearing opinions on whether this setup would be a step up from a total bithead for a Q701. Thanks!   Stephen
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    Recommendations for closed headphones for classical for under $600

    Hi everyone; this is my first post to the forum. I was hoping get a recommendation for a pair of headphones.   I'm interested in a closed design for listening to music at work. I typically use a total bithead amplifier and lossless iTunes and about 80% of my collection is classical music. I...
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