1. pradiptacr7

    The Ultimate Headphone Discussion -- General Discussions, Impressions and Content Sharing. Full-Size Headphones and Related Gears Only.

    🎧Welcome to The Ultimate Headphone Discussion🎧 Whether you’re a seasoned audiophile or just dipping your toes into the world of high-fidelity sound, this thread is your gateway to exploring the realm of full-size headphones. Let’s dive in and uncover the nuances of these magnificent audio...
  2. HiFiWar

    The Drinking Fountain - Full-Size Headphone Discussion

    Welcome to the Drinking Fountain! The Watercooler is a very well known thread for IEM discussion started by @Rockwell75, but there is nothing similar for full-size headphone enthusiasts. Therefor, on this day, the 4th of January, 2024, the Drinking Fountain has been created for just such a...
  3. msing539

    Affordable Desktop Audio Rack

    I searched for many months for an off-the-shelf solution to hold my gear but to no avail. Next logical step was something custom, and I tried my hand at building one, but soon realized that it's a tough undertaking if you don't have the right tools. Started reaching out to local woodworking...
  4. 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...
  5. AuneAudio

    aune X1s GT Bluetooth edition is here!

    X1s GT DAC with headphone amplifier, the 8th gen and the milestone of the classic aune X1 series The Bluetooth edition NOW AVAILABLE! ☞ ☞ Price: 349 EUR ☞ Find your local distributors here...
  6. A

    Intel NUC for HiFi help.

    Hi all. I'm building an Intel NUC for regular use, but also for YouTube and YouTube audio use. Basically I want to get great sound while using the computer, and to watch music videos and concerts on my big screen with it also. I've already ordered “Intel BNUC11TNKI30000 NUC Pro Barebone Kit -...
  7. D

    Most important gear for desktop audio system

    Let’s say you already own some FLAC files and a PC, then what are the most important gear to get the best audio out of the file? Is it DAC, AMP, Pre-Amp, Headphone, Speaker, etc. of course they are all important tho but which affects the most. If you have $5,000, how will you spend them for your...
  8. 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?
  9. Cayin HA-1AMK2

    Cayin HA-1AMK2

    2 headphone outputs with slightly different sound characteristics 5 output impedance settings works well with some lo-Z and planar headphones preamp output 2 inputs Lots of power...up to 2.2wpc at 600 ohms!
  10. Schiit Jotunheim 2

    Schiit Jotunheim 2

    Continuity circuitry. Slot for AK or multibit DAC module or moving-magnet phono input. Balanced and SE preamp outputs.
  11. F

    FiiO K9 Pro Hi-Fi DeskDop DAC&Bluetooth&Amplifier,XLR/RCA/4.4/Optical/Coaxial interface

    2021.10.14 Update Dear friends, K9 Pro is now available, you need to buy can find a local agent, or order online, the following is the product introduction information Here is the article I posted earlier for communication with you: Hello Everyone I'm Willson, Product Manager of FiiO, and...
  12. Z

    Looking for a smooth BASSY arse amp and dac

    Hey as the title says I am looking for a headamp that can function as a preamp to studio monitors. In a best case scenario it would have an output toggle switch or at least logic . What I need is a super powerful bass response with some great macro dynamics and speed. All while being liquid...
  13. E

    PC audio gear + closed headphone advice?

    Dear Head-Fiers, I have browsed this forum a lot a decade ago and decided to buy an AKG K271 Studio and a Prodigy HD2 sound card. I have enjoyed this experience a lot, but now it is time for an upgrade. I believe this forum is the place to be! I'm trusting you experts. About me: I am not an...
  14. Audio Analogue PureLine AAdac

    Audio Analogue PureLine AAdac

    AAdac The new AAdac is the latest product of PureAA line. Just like the AAcento and AAphono, it is a product that perfectly fits in the Audio Analogue philosophy: its simple design, its remarkable sound performances and its great care for the finish and for the materials and parts selection...
  15. Tuba - Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier

    Tuba - Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier

    Tuba - Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier The TUBA is a world-class vacuum tube headphone amplifier designed to operate with either low impedance (Grado) or high impedance (Sennheiser) headphones. The power stage is a single-ended, zero-feedback, parafeed EL84 triode into an impedance matching...
  16. Aune S6 PRO DAC / Balanced Headphone AMP

    Aune S6 PRO DAC / Balanced Headphone AMP

    dual amps can drive almost any headphones. 32bit 768k / 512 dsd all you need with excellent dynamics usb / coaxial, aes, optical inputs variable line out, so the Aune S6 Pro is suitable as a preamplifier !! AKM 4497 chipset 2 channel on amps. usb supports 32 / 768K DSD512 coaxial suppert 32...
  17. Rosson Audio Design RAD-0 Over-The-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones

    Rosson Audio Design RAD-0 Over-The-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones

    Headphone Designs Each RAD-0 headphone is handcrafted in a unique, one-of-a-kind housing. Select from the available designs in the dropdown menu at the top of this page when purchasing a headphone. #006 Moons Blood #054 Mean Green #058 Tropical Island #062 Red Fawkes #065 Amber Walnut #067...
  18. Roksan Caspian M2 Integrated Amplifier

    Roksan Caspian M2 Integrated Amplifier

    The Caspian Integrated Amplifier, like other products in the range, has received awards and accolades from around the world for its smooth, grippy and powerful sound. A true high-end amplifier without the price tag, it is used as reference in multiple situations. Using independent power...
  19. MoonAudio

    Sony DMP-Z1 Digital Music Player

    Sony DMP-Z1 Digital Music Player $8,499.99 Reproduce even the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound with the DMP-Z1. Crafted for High-Resolution Audio, better than CD quality, with fidelity that's just as the artist intended. Learn More THE SOUND YOUR MUSIC TRULY DESERVES For the...
  20. O

    Chord Mojo for computer rig

    Thinking about setting up my Chord Mojo through my desktop going through the optical cable. I used to have a Schiit Jotunheim I rather enjoyed with my LCD-X, but have since sold both. How well does the chord Mojo perform through optical going through a desktop computer?
  21. HIDIZS Tempotec Serenade iDSD

    HIDIZS Tempotec Serenade iDSD

    They made it almost impossible to copy info directly from their site, so this is the short version, from Aliexpress :) Brand Name: TEMPOTEC DSD (Direct Stream Digital): Yes Package: YES Type:USB DAC& Amplifier Body Material: Metal Input Type: USB&PHONE PCM: Yes Model Number: Serenade iDSD...
  22. dragonball

    DAC for windows desktop speakers (Logitech X230) - 200$

    Hi I have these 15 year old logitech speakers (X230) which still sound very good compared to new 150-200$ speakers. I play 320kpbs via windows 7. Now I am looking to upgrade my sound by spending ~150-200$ more. So I figure that best investment would be to get a new DAC. Is my thinking correct...
  23. JDS Labs Atom Amp

    JDS Labs Atom Amp

    JDS Labs Atom Conceived as the next-generation replacement to Objective2, Atom Amp builds on more than a decade of amplifier design evolution at JDS Labs. We've streamlined the amp to include everything our customers have requested without additional configuration or cost. Atom Amp comes...
  24. Dilvpoetry FX TUBE-03 6J1

    Dilvpoetry FX TUBE-03 6J1

  25. SMSL Sanskrit 10th (SK10)

    SMSL Sanskrit 10th (SK10)