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  1. Random Lunatic

    Denon AH-D9200 - 2018 Flagship - Impressions Thread

    I could see some finding it slightly bright at times maybe? Even that is a stretch. Weird and wonky sounding? Could not disagree more, but he is entitled to his opinion - I just hope people do take it as gospel.
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    Denon AH-D9200 - 2018 Flagship - Impressions Thread

    Haven’t listened listened much to the Clear, but the D9200 would likely be closer to what you’re used to from the AKG, with its slightly elevated bass etc. I found the Clear immensely boring to listen to, as it’s sound signature does nothing to “help” the music, like increased low end or...
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Has this been compared by anyone to the Liquid Gold or Platinum by chance?
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Pretty sure Bricasti makes a delta sigma dac for one, as well as Auralic... and that’s just ones I know off the top of my head. Although, in before those don’t qualify as high end, highly regarded or good sounding by some arbitrary logic, ignoring all their glowing reviews and user feedback...
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    I'll be very interested to hear how that goes, since I'm between the SA-1 and a Liquid Goldx... I know the spark isn't quite the Gold, but I'd wager it has some of the same Cavalli magic of adding some heft to the sound, so to speak?
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    Comment by 'Random Lunatic' in item 'Unique Melody MEST MKII'

    Will these be getting a EU price/retailer any time soon?
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    Denon AH-D9200 - 2018 Flagship - Impressions Thread

    Not to put anyone down, this is just my personal opinion, but in my personal experience the XC was so bad, in every regard more or less, that I was honestly surprised how it had gotten so popular, when I heard it - So needless to say I'd consider the D9200 leagues and bounds better.
  8. Random Lunatic

    Burson Soloist 3X Performance Head/Pre Amp - 8Wpc XLR with MUSE72320 volume control

    Has anyone used this with HD800? I'm wondering if its reported "analogue" sound signature might help give the 800 some more body?
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    The Liquid Gold is the one I’m leaning more towards too - since I’m generally not into tubes.
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    I’m somewhat hesitant about blind buying amps, since I’ve usually been disappointed with them, including an early Burson in the last - but haven’t heard that one specifically. Ive heard the original Cavalli amps and liked them in part due to the added body/low end they gave fx. My HD800... which...
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    Singxer SA-1 / Balanced Amplifier Fully Discrete Class A - beyond THX 888 ?!

    Has anyone in here had the chance to compare the SA-1 to either of the Liquid GoldX or Platinum amps? I've been considering one of those for a while, but apparently this amp shares some similarities?
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    Hmm... hope this goes on sale at some point. I kinda want one - just not sure how badly xD
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    Denon AH-D9200 - 2018 Flagship - Impressions Thread

    Thank you, thats slightly concerning for me I guess. I know the pads won't be 100% identical, generally, but mine are definitely more uneven than Audeze's pads have been on the numerous pairs of their headphones I've had, or other stitched pads I've had. Especially given that its pleather I'd...
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    Denon AH-D9200 - 2018 Flagship - Impressions Thread

    Not that I know of - you might call me a perfectionist. I'm also an industrial designer, so I tend to pay attention to details. All of that said, I don't see the relevance of any of that: having a loose/wobbly hinge on a brand new 1800€ flagship headphone is not acceptable in my book. Its not a...
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    Denon AH-D9200 - 2018 Flagship - Impressions Thread

    I hope some of the other owners on here can help me! I'm currently struggling with a warranty claim on a brand new pair of these, and would like to ask other owners in here whether you experience the hinges on the headphones being more loose on one side than the other (in my case the single...
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    It’s not new, it’s not uncommon that he is so oblivious to the product he is reviewing that is almost surprising he even manages to use is. He has done reviews stating completely wrong prices, technologies, etc.
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    He said literally nothing... spent half an hour saying absolutely nothing, other than he likes it... no real explanation why. Just Zeos doing what he does best I guess :P
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    Yea, I've heard rather varied opinions on it - some think the build is absolutely amazing, others think its cheap... Though ultimately I'm still waiting for a comparison to something I know, like the Liquid Glass or Crimson, as the sound is my first and foremost concern.
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Platinum - By Alex Cavalli

    As much as I like the case, it's a shame it does quite heavily limit how big 'n' fancy caps we could potentially swap in...
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    I considered it, but no, it’s an Auralic Vega G1 - which even though the CEO said the headphone out in it is not “serious” is already the best thing I’ve heard my HD800 out of, only beaten by the original Cavalli stuff... hence why I’m considering wether I should get one of these or an Auralic...
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    I feel like there are two options as to why they did it: 1) Cavalli himself genuinely felt he could make a dac that would synergize so well with this specific amplifier, that he wanted to do it - he did seem low key enthusiastic about it, as though expecting people to be surprised by how good it...
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    Yea, but living in EU I doubt that’s really an option...
  23. Random Lunatic

    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    Does anyone know if there is any hope of a Black Friday sale on these amps by the way?
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    Monoprice Monolith Liquid Gold (X)

    Yea, I do agree that integrated stuff isn’t my thing either - on the other hand it is handy to have at times, if I just randomly want to plug in a random laptop or the like. And in a world where it actually does sound like the OG LAu, even 1k is a bargain. if it wasn’t for the import fees I’d...
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