beginner setup
  1. BnGMurphy

    Please help me understand if my DAC/AMP is broken or just not compatible

    I bought the iBasso DC03 DAC AMP item as an introduction to high quality sound and have spent 4 or 5 hours trying to get it to work on my 3 devices. It has worked at least once on each, but repeating what caused it to work wouldn't work again. So I am wondering if it is a defective unit before...
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    Input setup for speakers

    Hello, the speakers are The box dsp 115. They have 2 inputs XLR/TRS, 1 input AUX and 1 output XLR. I need advice on whats the best way to connect audio. My audio sources are 2 bluetooth receivers. First one has 2 RCA outputs and 1 AUX output. Second one has only AUX output in the form of a...
  3. jjpresturd

    Playstation 5 Console Headphone & Setup Inquiry

    Hi all, It's been years since I've posted and since I first dived into the world of Head-FI. I'm returning now due to a sequence of YouTube-recommended videos that have led me back down the rabbit hole of headphone audio. Here we go again! I've got a couple of questions and considerations I...
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    Helping a beginner choose an amp and dac setup

    Hello all Brand new member of the community looking to buy A first amp and DAC setup that I'll be able to throw most headphones at in the future without needing to replace the system in order to properly enjoy them. I'm willing to spend around 400$-600$, although I'd rather keep it on the...
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    Advise for new headphone in the 300-500$ class

    Hello there, im student interested in music and sound quality and when there is a field that i like I become an enthusiast. In my case i have progressivly upgrade my gear and find infos on the audiphile stuff. So Im at the midle of the adventure (com from a 60$ headset -> SonyMDR 1A with a low...
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    Cheap Beginner DAC

    Any recommendations for cheap beginner DACs?
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    Schiit amplifier advice (DT990 / 770)

    Hey folks, Recently bought the Beyerdynamic DT 770 and DT 990 (both 250 ohm) as my first audio setup. I intend on picking a favourite and returning the other. My PC has an MSI B350M Bazooka motherboard, and it can go plenty loud for both of these. However, I like the practicality appeal of the...