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  1. king896

    Questions About MPX3

    Hello all, I have owned a maxed out MPX3 that I purchased from forum member Voltron around December of last year, and I am very happy with it, but I have gone through four different tubes in my driver socket within that period. Three of the tubes were the stock EH6SN7, with each creating...
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    Car maintenance help needed!

    While I am somewhat tech savvy I am pretty clueless when it comes to car repairs and maintenance, right now I own a 2001 Honda Accord that I purchased used at around 60,000 miles 2 years ago. I have taken it for an routine oil every 3,000 miles for the past 2 years and replaced the battery 6...
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    How are the Corda Headfive & Rs-1 togeather?

    I am thinking about changing the direction of my system from a pair of HD-650's running balanced with a Equinox cable from a Benchmark DAC-1, to something that has more kick for rock and is a more fun and exciting listening experience. I have come to the conclusion that I want to try out a pair...
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    Questions about Opamps

    (I already posted this in the amp forum but I think I might get a better receiption here, I hope thats not a problem) Currently I own a PPA amp with OPA627AP op-amps and while I have no problem with the sound I am thinking of changing the opamps to something else. My main problem with the amp...
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    Questions about Opamps

    Currently I own a PPA amp with OPA627AP op-amps and while I have no problem with the sound I am thinking of changing the opamps to something else. My main problem with the amp is that I hear a clear and annoying hum with my IEM's (Sensaphonics) but not with any other headphone. I tried a 75 ohm...
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    Amp for Senn 600's yet no hum for Sensa's?

    I need some help with choosing a new home amp. Right now I need a amp that can both power a pair of Senn 600's yet be perfectly black so I can use them with my pair of sensaphonics and not have any background hum, also if possible I would like some preamp functions for a pair of computer...
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    CD3000 Vs. AT W1000???

    I have an interesting dilemma, right now I have enough money to purchase a used pair of AT W1000 (the wood series from those confused) or I can wait 2 weeks and pick-up a pair of Sony CD-3000. I just want to see the general opinion between these 2 phones if the AT W1000 can be had for $70 less...
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    I got a $500 Headphone budget! What should I do

    I worked hard for the pass month and have saved up enough money to make my second flurry into the hifi market and get some new home phones. I am overwhelmed in which direction I should go with my money; right now I am looking at a couple of different variations to spend my money. The first phone...
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    New Porcupine Tree Album

    Quote: Porcupine Tree are now in the studio working on their next studio record, which will be the second issued by Lava Records and Warners worldwide. Many of you will have heard that Warners were recently the subject of a major buy out, but many of the subsequent changes have worked in...
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    Quick questions on portables (IHP-140, and Zen xtra)

    My nomad 3's headphone out broke today so I am left in an unexpected situation. I tried to read up on all the new players on the market today and I narrowed done my search to a couple of players, but I have questions about each. IHP-140- I own shure e5's, and I was wondering a couple of...
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    Best all around protable closed phone?

    Ok here is my dilemma, I am looking for a pair of headphones that provide isolation, that are not in ear such a ety’s, and provide good sound. These phones would be used on the subway so isolation is essential and style is important. It seems that there are only a couple of choices that would...
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    Help with a new setup

    Hello, I have been a long time reader of these boards, and now I am ready to start getting some serious audio equipment. I have decided to buy a Nomad Zen, and I need a good pair of headphones to go with it. I have narrowed it down to the ULTRASONE HFI-650, and Audio-Technica ATH-A900...
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    Shure E2c questions

    Hello everyone, I wanted to know if anyone has these (Shure E2c) and if they are any good. I like the in ear design, and the price is good. Any help would be fantastic. P.S. If you know of any other bud like this please tell me, I own both Aiwa HP-VX100 and Sony MDR-EX70SL ear buds and...
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