1. krys42

    Closed Back Over Ear Headphones under 50 dollars.

    Hi, I need help with Over Ear Closed Back Headphones under 50$, I'd use them for listening Metal and Rock music on computer. Which headphones should I buy under 50 bucks? Thank you for any help.
  2. Trihexagonal

    Screenshots of your desktop

    There are threads about computer hardware with some very nice pictures of how people have them set up, video game screenshots and the like, but it's the Operating System that makes that tower or laptop more than a lovingly assembled box 'o electronics. Whether it be Windows, Linux, BSD, etc. it...
  3. alivejamie

    Can I Output Bluetooth and 3.5M Audio Simultaneously From My PC?

    I recently purchased a Fiio BTA30 Pro that works pretty well for transmitting Bluetooth audio to my headphones from my PC via USB. I have a bunch of Nanoleaf Light Panels on my walls that react to sound and have a 3.5m audio input. The BTA30 Pro has a coax output, and I got an adapter that...
  4. L

    Need help with ground loop issues

    Hello everyone, I am looking for advice to help me with my (suspected) ground loop issue. I am currently in the middle of upgrading my audio setup. I recently bought a Topping A90 headphone amp as well as the Hifiman Sundara with a balanced cable. I use my Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen as a...
  5. gaming

    How do I use Equalizer APO for speakers?

    I've just put Equalizer APO on my computer, and I'd like to try using it for desktop speakers Is there a guide anywhere that can tell me how to use it properly? And do I need to do anything differently, since I'm using it for speakers and not headphones?
  6. H

    Your HiFi solution for the PC

    Share your PC music system solutions. :) I am using my PC (2700x) for everything: music, movies, PC gaming, news (youtube, etc). Main sources: mp3 (~128 - 320 Kbps), Spotify (320 Kbps), torrent movies, pc gaming and sometimes turntable, FLAC, CD, and having a trial on Tidal, Roon and plan test...
  7. P

    Getting audio onto my DAP from a Mac.

    I love this forum and have been reading it for years. My set up right now is HiFiman Arya and ibasso dx220. (amp one). I love it. I am an old Stax guy before. My question is: how do you people get audio files stored on your Mac onto a DAP like the Ibasso? ibasso operates on Android. I have...
  8. X

    Looking for some advice

    I'm attempting to find a better way to wire my PC setup and you really appreciate some advice on the subject. I have a set of Koss ESP/95X which are connected to their energizer, which is then connected to an Aune T1se DAC/AMP via RCA/Component (Red and White) connector, then from the Aune T1se...
  9. xdeedledeedoo


    Hi, this is my first post on these forums and I'd like some help with my ATH M50X headphones. I was first using a bad "gaming headphone" that i got for like 30 euros and wanted to get better sound quality. I decided to go with the ATH M50X headphones and connected them to my pc. They sound...
  10. Z

    Philips SHP9500, ATH-AD700X, etc for PC/PS4 Use Via Jack, No Amp?

    Hi everyone, I'm relatively new to headphones. For a long time I used the $5 ones from the nearby general store before trying several name ones (Beats, Bose, etc). Eventually I went with the Audio-Technica ATH-M50XBT. I tried them as well as the M40X, and while I preferred the M40X's sound, I...
  11. 5

    Bluetooth issues with wireless earbuds

    Hi, I recently bought a fairly cheap pair of wireless earphones from amazon due to the great reviews (ENACFIRE Future) with Bluetooth 5.0. I bought them mainly for connecting to my PC when I don't really feel like wearing headphones. They're great except for one problem: the audio lag on PC is...
  12. J

    JBL LSR305 to PC setup

    Hey I've got a pair of JBL 305's, which I'm very happy with. Currently connected directly to my PC's soundcard via a dual LSR to 3.5mm cable - I get a faint buzz from both speakers, just wondering what the best way to improve this (and possibly sound quality) would be? A lot of people...
  13. S

    Best Wireless Headphones for my PC, Artiste or Avantree?

    Hi, im looking for a new pair of Wireless Headphones for my PC. I'm currently using the Sony MDR-RF810R Wireless Stereo Headphones. They are really old now and not in very good shape, so could really do with getting a new pair. I have already tried a few pairs, mostly the Sennheiser and the...
  14. spacedrone808

    Small speakers for computer

    Guys, desperately need your advice. Computer equipped with asus essense stx2 audio card + creative gigaworks t40 ii. I have feeling that speakers sucks a lot, even bigger then previous smaller model. Please advice. Size must be not bigger then creative. No room on the table. Listening to...
  15. BigZ12

    USB BT 5.0 dongle/device for PC with LDAC and or AptX HD?

    Didn't know where to post this, but it seems this group suited the most. (Mods,feel free to move it if it's wrong, but please don't move it to a forum where no one visit :) ) I have preordered the...
  16. X

    Need help with new PC audio gaming setup budget is $1,000-$1,500

    Hey guys. I'm looking to throw away my "gaming headset" they're arctis pro wireless and upgrade into the new age of headphones. I'm very disappointed in them for reading all the reviews, can't pinpoint enemy footsteps for anything. I actually, thought i was upgrading my ATH-AG1x but not even...
  17. bowei006

    Burson Audio FUN Review

    Burson Audio is one of the most recognized makers of audio amplifiers in the industry. From my humble beginnings in 2010, Burson was always a company that made great products and stood by them. They were at one point the unreachable throne that I wouldn’t be able to reach. But alas here we are...
  18. macdonjh

    Digitizing vinyl, help please

    Is someone out there able to help? I have a couple of vinyl albums I would like digitized but no longer have the hardware. If you are willing and able a PM would be appreciated.
  19. RayTrace77

    Asus Essense STX II 7.1 Line-Out question

    Hi Everyone, I got an Asus Essense STX II card and can't find any information regarding the RCA out, I want to connect it to a Little Dot MK II using Phono - Phono cables but I'm aware you shouldn't connect an already amplified source to another device than can amplify again. I've searched...
  20. super kermit

    recommend headphones + amp (inc DAC?) + soundcard

    ONLY for PC gaming Currently onboard from Asus Rampage V extreme with Audio-Technica ATH-AD700 Just bought Schiit Modi 2 Uber and Magna 3 for Amp and DAC Budget in $US Headphones $300 Soundcard $150 Thinking Massdrop...
  21. tmorterlaing

    Desktop audio no hiss??

    I have a set of JBL LSR305s, and I don't like the amount of audio hiss they give off- audible in silence up to about 1.3m away. It's low, but I'm a video editor so I need it to be pretty silent when there's supposed to be...silence. Its not fixable, they all do the same, and it has nothing to...
  22. Neccros

    ELAC UB5's as desk speakers?

    Who here has these as their desk speakers? if so, what desk amp are you using to power them? I just picked up a pair from the ELAC open box sale and found these need a little more power than the Pioneers they replaced