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  1. bikeboy999

    Will this work?

    I have Liquid Spark amp and an older turntable. Can I use the RCA out of the TT into the amp and listen to an album on my headphones. I am asking instead of doing as I am still hobbling around on my leg and can't get to the wires on TT easily. Will it work?
  2. bikeboy999

    Ottawa Region 2015 Head-fi Meet - Respond here

    I am in Orleans part of Ottawa. July is good for me . Be nice around bluesfest time. Deep Purple guitarist is one to watch this year.
  3. bikeboy999

    Montreal meet at the SSI, april 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

    Headfi guests at the  Montreal audio show.  First a big thank you to the powers that be at SSI for giving us a room and putting us in the brochure.   And to Jude for giving us t-shirts to wear to promote the community in a more professional/serious manner.   The best way to describe the room is...
  4. bikeboy999

    Lulu Hughes and the Montreal all city big band.

    For anyone who likes female vocalists and rock & roll and big band.  WOW I say.  Give this a listen, and expand your rock and roll.  :-)     B
  5. bikeboy999

    Best Amp for Ultimate Ears TripleFi 10 (UE TF10)

    My thoughts, after using the Stepdance for a month with my UEs.  I will whole heartedly endorse it for use with TF10s.  Mine will be coming in the fall a little later in the fall.     B
  6. bikeboy999

    Review: Portable amp roundup! 56 portable amps reviewed and compared - FINAL update 12-20-10 added RSA SR-71B

    I was loaned the Stepdance for a month a while back, and mostly use IEMs.  I have a set of TF10s and SF5s, and used both.  My son has a pair of Shure 210s (or something like that).  The happiest day of my summer was when Skylab said I could keep the Stepdance for another week.  The saddest day...
  7. bikeboy999

    Is it worth getting an amp for my headphones?

    Quote: When I purchased my Gary amp PA 2v2 it came with a cable about 12in long to go from headphone out to amp.  But like others have said, you will want to purchase an LOD to bypass the built in amp.  This means that you are controlling the volume via the amp, and saving the battery life...
  8. bikeboy999

    help me: advice for my first headphone amplifier - max $ 250

    What about a 3move from Meier audio.  A sponsor of Headfi and really good to the forum.  I have a headsix and am waiting for news on the Stepdance.  If I did not have the Headsix I would be all over the 3move.  Bonus is the built in DAC, and switchable crossfeed.      ...
  9. bikeboy999

    Summer Montreal meet, August 14th

    JUNE - 19 20 n/a - 26 27 a   JULY - 3 4 a - 10 11 a - 17 18  a - 24 25 a - 31 a   August - 1 a - 7 8 n/a - 14 15 n/a - 21 22 n/a - 28 29 n/a   Portable equipment, headsix ipod, scag lod.  Senn 590s, grado 225 Cambridge Audio 640c  and an extension cord so I do...
  10. bikeboy999

    HE-6 Loaner Program

    Not interested in reviewing the HE6 cans, but wondering if my amp would qualify as a speaker output?  It is a vintage (early 1980s) Nikko 220w amp.  Laugh if you must, but it works driving my speakers.     B
  11. bikeboy999

    MEET IMPRESSIONS AND PICTURES - 2010 CanJam Chicago

    I just got back from Chicago a few hours ago, and will post my photos for day two to my picasa account.  My day one photos are here http://picasaweb.google.com/bikeboy999/Canjam2010Day1#.  My day two contains a movie of someone getting fitted for a JH custom iem.  I did not get his name, but...
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    MEET IMPRESSIONS AND PICTURES - 2010 CanJam Chicago

    I put in a few quotes, being a novice with equipment.  I don't know much from how to tell how much tighter something is.  But I can tell you what I liked.  Those wooden super comfy headphones at Skylab's table.  The Rudistor, the cable from Whiplash I tried out on my tf10s.  The 800s in  TTJV's...
  13. bikeboy999

    MEET IMPRESSIONS AND PICTURES - 2010 CanJam Chicago

    Okay here is a link to 56 unedited/undocumented pics.   http://picasaweb.google.com/bikeboy999/Canjam2010Day1?authkey=Gv1sRgCJ7r4JT3hpCI6AE#
  14. bikeboy999

    Meier Audio StepDance (Obsolete)

    Aw shucks, I was hoping that Dr. Meier would be at CanJam with his new amp.   B
  15. bikeboy999

    Vitutal voice choir, any hear about this?

    Hey this is some sweet music, if you can get your music upto a stereo system it will blow you away.  And you can load it up in 1080p res.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7o7BrlbaDs&feature=related   Enjoy, B
  16. bikeboy999

    Anyone seen Porcupine Tree on the current tour?

    Set list for Montreal show.  WOW, what a show. Bare stage with just equipment on it, no smoke rising from floor.  Effects just done by lights (like Pulse).  I think the wider stage gave the band a fuller appearance, The little video going on behind sometimes filled the whole back wall with...
  17. bikeboy999

    Anyone seen Porcupine Tree on the current tour?

    I still think it is still the same tour. It was so good that my son and I are going to see them again in Montreal (two hour drive, so four hours total). The first time was in a semi bar setup, this time will be a concert hall. Let us know what you think about it Skylab. Up until we saw...
  18. bikeboy999

    Fubar III is Fubar

    My son took his PC apart to go to a net party, when he came home and reconnected it all sound from Fubar unit was not there. I was able to find out that the walwort is still working at 24v. I am not sure if under warranty but I would guess not. Does anyone have any idea what kind of repair needs...
  19. bikeboy999

    Good 1/8" mini to RCA Cable

    As the title says, this is what I am listening to as I get ready for the Montreal show. All I can say is, it is so nice to bypass the headphone out on IPODs. B
  20. bikeboy999

    2010 Montreal FSI [Head-fi] Meet

    If you want to leave the JH-13s with someone I can watch over them for the Saturday. My plans are to be bringing portable sources, 5.5 and 7.0 gen IPODS, and portable amps with SCAG and Qables lods. My son and I were there last year with somewhat the same setup. The 7.0 gen and the SCAG cables...
  21. bikeboy999

    2010 Montreal FSI [Head-fi] Meet

    Of course you are welcome to come to the show with your gear. And we won't even make you put on an silver medal shirt. :-). B Quote: Originally Posted by VT Skier Hi Everyone, Very new to this site, but am wondering whether you'd welcome a Vermonter who doesn't mind your new...
  22. bikeboy999

    On a train.

    Wow, what can I say. Since I have been involved with HF.org I have scanned what cans/iems that folk wear. Well last week while riding home from the NAHBS (North American Handmade Bicycle Show) in Richmond Va on the train. I sat down beside the guy with Senn's on. He had some closed HD280's, so...
  23. bikeboy999

    Stax Sick of Canadian prices

    Quote: Originally Posted by MacedonianHero Exactly, but the brokerage fees are not duties imposed by the federal government. I always prefer the USPS/Canada Post route. It may take a little longer, but it's always cheaper. The other advantage is that everyone has a post office down...
  24. bikeboy999

    From Promedia 2.1 to Budget Floorstanding?

    You may want to have a look at the Montreal show to see the various speakers and hear some nice equipment. Paradigm have some nice bookshelves. For my teenagers PC we picked up some Audioengine A2s. And he really likes them for gaming and music. B
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