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  1. bobthedespot

    Focal Elear and Utopia Review / Preview With Measurements - Head-Fi TV

    Have a pair of Elears... would like to trade pads with a Utopia owner...   If anyone has a link to buy those pads, that would be great too!   Thanks, bob
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    Review by 'bobthedespot' on item 'Final F7200'

            This is my review of the F7200 from Final, which I picked up from them at CanJam 2017. The Sonorous VI are just about my favorite headphone ever, and I love listening to familiar music with them. When I heard that Final had some of their famous balanced armatures in a new...
  3. bobthedespot

    REVIEW: Vivo Xplay 3S + XE800 Mobile audio perfection

    Grabbed two pairs. Very excited to have a pair again. Thanks for the link!!!!
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    [Reviewer Wanted] USA for new final F series!

    Head-Fi username: bobthedespot Location in USA: NYC Which product(s) you would like to review: Would like to review all three as a series, F7200 preferred if I can only review one. Final products previously used: Pandora Hope/Sonorus VI (owned), Fi-ba-ss (owned),  Piano Forte X (loaned)...
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    Reply to review by 'bobthedespot' on item 'Final Audio Design Pandora Hope VI Headphones'

    These are just great headphones... some funky issues around 5k-6k, but still my go-to pair. Struggling to find something that is as good for a replacement :(
  6. bobthedespot

    [2021 Update] Venture Electronics (VE) Monk V2, Monk Plus & Monk Go: a $5 earbud that taking the world by storm!!!

    I can buy these on Aliexpress... says that there are 0 units available.... anyone got a pair I can buy off?
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    Review by 'bobthedespot' on item 'Final Audio Design Pandora Hope VI Headphones'

    Very, very nice headphones; my favorite cans in the 500 to 1500 USD range.   - Owned for 6 months, would buy again immediately if I lost them - I design 100k+ speaker systems for a living, and my ears work good - Best sound I have enjoyed from headphones PERIOD   PRO: Exceptional Vocal...
  8. bobthedespot

    Vivo Xplay 3S with ESS9018 and OPA2604

    Okay, so I unboxed yesterday and set up the Vivo xplay 3s. It took a while for me to change the language since there were no instructions and I had a different rom than is typically installed on the 3s for some reason... I FREAKING LOVE IT!!!!   Before I continue, I should note a few...
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    Vivo Xplay 3S with ESS9018 and OPA2604

    The only advantages are the extended storage and a better camera. The Sd801 is an overvolted 800. Easy to do to an 800. Also, the xshot does not support OTG usb connectivity, but the xplay does, so I can play large quality files via usb - more than 128gb, which will always be the mobile limit of...
  10. bobthedespot

    Looking for direction in a few ways...

    1. I want to make a DAC that has 5 separate analog channels out, each with a separate preamp. What forum/site/thread should I join to learn more and make that happen?   2. Looking to buy a set of nice in-ears.... but I only need one ear for now. (Work a phoning job and I gotta fill the free...
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