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  1. Scorpio(DDMF)

    How to improve CD sound for peanuts...

    Let's take it from the top I think I understood what the OP meant: 1. He implies that you should resample the original rip to 96Khz 2. Secondly, you should burn an audio CD on the CD-R using 1x burning speed using quality gear and CD-R. My opinion is that you will definitely hear a...
  2. Scorpio(DDMF)

    New iRiver S10 nearly size of new iPod shuffle

    Just wanted to add that this could be a fairly nice player IF iRiver could get it's act together, and price it reasonably, but also make sure that it can be used as an UMS device for markets other than Korea... Battery life could be longer, but I think 8 hrs. without attaching the player to a...
  3. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Free CD from Musical Fidelity......

    It may sound stupid, but have you tried requesting the CD from the Flash part of the site? Cheers!
  4. Scorpio(DDMF)

    New iRiver S10 nearly size of new iPod shuffle

    Resurrecting this thread Anybody had a chance to check the S10 out? BTW: You can find a nice review of it here: http://www.pocketables.net/2006/11/review_iriver_s.html Quote: Conclusion The iriver S10 is the best low-capacity flash DAP I've ever had. What other players have...
  5. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Attaching iriver T30 to a USB car stereo?

    As Bangraman said, only way to use T30 as a flash drive is to cross-flash it to UMS firmware. You can find more info about it in this thread: http://www6.head-fi.org/forums/showt...ghlight=mistic Hope it helps, Scorpio
  6. Scorpio(DDMF)

    enhancing the HD600...

    I can tell you (and probably most 'round here will agree ) that the best thing to do is to add an dedicated headphone amp to the chain. Amp may/will give you an improvement in control, clarity, sounstage and detail over the headphone out of an CDP. As for the recommendation, you'll have...
  7. Scorpio(DDMF)

    please forgive ANOTHER AV-710 question, but all the setup guides have confused me

    Quote: Originally Posted by zaqintosh You see! this is my point! Nobody can agree on anything when it comes to what is what with the AV-710 <sigh> I've even read the year long thread regarding the last install guide.. and it really didn't concretely explain when the wolfsen dac is...
  8. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Recommendation for an op-amp

    Quote: Originally Posted by amb If you really mean OPA627 when you say "AD627", these are single-channel opamps. Sorry, I was in a hurry, I ment the AD826... Quote: Originally Posted by amb So is the OPA637. At any rate these are expensive. OPA2132, OPA2134...
  9. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Recommendation for an op-amp

    Thx for the recomendations Jazper! About the op-amp speed: Well, there were initially 2x NE5532, then I put op275 + AD627, and now there are JRC (something cheap) + AD627. No oscilations so far... I'm in luck I forgot to check if the 637 is an dual op-amp, my mistake... 2 Jcx: That is...
  10. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Sony CD Player drawer shutting AND THEN OPENING ?

    Quote: Originally Posted by gethomas I have an older model Sony single disk player that has an intermittent problem with the drawer coming back open after I shut it or....the disk not being recognized when it does stay shut. ANY SUGGESTIONS ? Professional repair would cost big $$$ I...
  11. Scorpio(DDMF)

    senn directly on rca ?

    Quote: Originally Posted by joelnepper Is it possible to connect a headphone directly to CD' s rca with an adapter ? What will be the results ? Yes, it is possible... However, line out wasn't ment to drive headphones. You'll get some sound, but it won't be...
  12. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Goodbye Sony, Hello Philips

    Hi everybody, Can someone who owns the hn060 answer this for me? 1. What's the cable length between the buds and NC unit? 2. How big is the NC unit (i'm thinking of aquiring the hn060 for my new "minimal" rig (flash player + buds) so size is an issue)? 3. How long does battery last...
  13. Scorpio(DDMF)

    NAD 542 vs Sony CDPX 7 ESD Question

    Quote: Originally Posted by JJ3810 How would the current model NAD CD player stack up against the top-of-the-line Sony from 15 years ago? I know the Sony is a tank build-wise but what about sound? Do today's DACs out perform the older ones? Which would give the better sound? Hi...
  14. Scorpio(DDMF)

    "Digital" Portable Rig Just Not Cutting It

    Quote: Originally Posted by 450 Wow...I was told 35/40...Nevermind then...Sorry for the confusion. I think that goes only for imp-400/450 (and maybe imp-350)... When I set my imp on "adapter volume on" it sets the volume at 35 (this mode is to be used when you connect an AC/DC...
  15. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Determining Drive's RIP Quality

    THX People... Cheers... P.S. One Cd-r and sandpaper coming up!
  16. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Determining Drive's RIP Quality

    I have an Samsung SC-152L cd rom with the latest firmware (C102)... I was wandering how good is this drive for audio extraction. I personaly don't care much for reviews on the net, and I would like to test it myself - thats where you come in... Can somebody recomend testing software and...
  17. Scorpio(DDMF)

    pc250 is far better than px200?how far?

    Actualy, not much.. (only diference is the NC addon, hence better isolation) Cheers P.S. I read somewhere that they use the same drivers...
  18. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Redbook:Yet another new magic bullet arrives?

    So what's the moral of the story? "CD copy - more smooth sounding than original (because of rolloff in the extremes)?" Cheers
  19. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Issues with imp450

    Quote: Originally Posted by noddypate I am new to this group, though I have been lurking around for a while. Anyway I bought I recently bought the imp-450 and I have been playing around with it for a few days and here are some things annoying things I notice. I will appreciate it if...
  20. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Iriver imp-400 and audio cd anti-shock (problem or not?)

    Quote: Originally Posted by V7iktor As far as I know, there is no "CD anti-shock" AND "Iriver shock-free" mode: there is just one, it is the same thing. The 45 or 180 sec. setting is for _Iriver shock-free_ mode so if you don't have it enabled the setting will do nothing (no...
  21. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Iriver imp-400 and audio cd anti-shock (problem or not?)

    Quote: Originally Posted by 450 The EQ on the iMP-450 is worse than the iMP-50! Go figure! Only Bass and Treble. iMP-50 has that and two others. About the EQ on the 400, it also has only bass and treble, but when I wrote 200Hz +3db I was refering to the bass corner frequency(200...
  22. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Iriver imp-400 and audio cd anti-shock (problem or not?)

    Quote: Originally Posted by 450 Mine does that too... So it's the same for all imps with that transport... Quote: Originally Posted by 450 NOTE: I have an iMP-450...I hate it at times, iRiver didn't give us any firmware! You shouldn't bother yourself with...
  23. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Simple preamp...

    I allready have one (C'moy that is)... So, is that my best bet? Cheers
  24. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Simple preamp...

    Hi, I need a preamp to put betwen my imp-400's lineout and my home amplifier ... Without a preamp, the sound is very quiet... I'm looking for a diy project with as little parts as possible, for example something simular to C-moy (1 op amp and some capatitors) If there is a possibillity...
  25. Scorpio(DDMF)

    Cable replace/upgrade on PX200

    Bumpy, bumpy... C'mon people...
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