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    iPod video iMod. Fiio E17
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  3. jonathanjong

    Recommendations for portable amps for mobile phone: interference/static noise and shielding

    Hi,   I'm in the market for a portable amp, but one of the things I've found annoying about them is the fact that wifi/3G/4G causes annoying static noises if they're not shielded properly, etc. So, I'd like to know of you positive experiences with slim, very portable amps that don't have this...
  4. pickleweed

    Fiio e17 crashing windows 8.1

    So I know I'm not alone in this but I've yet to see a solution for it. I've been using my fiio fine for several years with my windows 7 machine. My new machine is unfortunately now windows 8.1 and nothing but again in my ass. Plug in the e17 via usb and it will eventually hard crash. Has anyone...
  5. TechGamer

    Best Portable Headphone Amp+Dac for around $150....?

    Any suggestions...?  I was thinking... The Fiio E17k Or the Fiio E17 or the Fiio E07k And would this amp+Dac.... Also work for my Sennheiser PC 350 SE....? I like tight crisp bass... Not into flat sound signature and transparency.... 
  6. TechGamer

    Portable AMP + DAC or a DAP...??

    So basically I am just getting into the Audiophile world...  I own the Sennheiser IE80 and the the Sennheiser HD 558... And the Audio Technica ATH M50x... And few others from Bose and Beats (Older ones) I like tight crisp bass which I can feel... Not overpowering though...  And I like my...
  7. Connahhh

    Fiio e12 or other for Senn HD650?

    Hey guys! I'm eventually going to buy a Bottlehead Crack for these phones, but I also want something portable that will hold me over until I have the funds. I will likely end up with either a Modi or E17k DAC, so amp only. I'm just looking for a good sounding, under $200 amp that will drive...
  8. ScaryFatKidGT

    Help with hi rez files and E17

    So I have learned that my Macbook has a digital out built into the headphone jack so I can get 24/196 to my E17 but it still says "48k 16bit", what do I need to change on my computer/iTunes to get it to 96/196k 24bit?
  9. Stanfoo

    Best portable DAC/AMP to pair with HD700?

    im currently using the Fiio E17 & E09K DAC/AMP combo. im looking to upgrade this for better sound. can someone list some worthy upgrades? dont have a budget, just looking for the best portable dac/amps   also it needs to have a optical input
  10. ferday

    really durable portable amp

    hi,   i have an E17...well had as i've broken it (my second one).  i really like the sound and features (especially theEQ and DAC features) but it's become pretty obvious that my constant travelling and throwing it around isn't working.  the E17 is built nice and solid, just can't keep them...
  11. GonzaloM

    Best Portable system to move IEMs & CIEMs???

    Hi, I was looking for the best portable system for IEMs and CIEMs, well I already own an Arrow 4G an iPod classic 7G 160Gb and an iPhone 5 64Gb. I want to move a TF18s and a JH13s With the Arrow and the classic both earphones sounds perfect, but with the iPhone 5 the sound isn´t as good as...
  12. Retrias

    Dear Head-Fi Help me Kill my Wallet

    Dear head fi , I am pretty new here , just getting into the better part of the audio world , so far I have a beyer dt 1350, and a fiio e 17, so now I want something to use at home, something that maximize on comfort, you know like a full size headphone, so I am looking for the headphone that is ...
  13. popcorn123

    Headphone Recommendations

    So I am new to these forums, and I am a teenager. I am looking for a good pair of closed headphones. I have looked at a number of forums have researched a lot of headphones I can't narrow down. I listen to everything from classical to rap. I would like a a flat headphone. I once tried beats and...
  14. audiophile6500

    High-End Audiophile Headphones For Acoustics With Powerful Midrange

    Hola people! This is my first thread here (and maybe by 100th time :D). I cannot imagine a better website for this kind of genre, and I just love every aspect of it. So some background info of me just to introduce myself: I started out as a basshead. Bass was all I ever cared about, and Datsik...
  15. JD1993

    Good ~$350 Around-the-ear, Closed-type headphones?

    I'm looking for some good closed back headphones that I could wear around the house and outside. Size isn't really a huge issue for me as I won't really be running or doing any excessive or strenuous movement with them. I listen to pretty much all types of music, so a more well-rounded pair of...
  16. PaulieB

    My First "Real" Headphones initial reaction

    So my first real headphones got delivered yesterday - AKG K550's and I am unsure if I made the right decision. I have upgraded from a pair of Senn HD205's. I am not an audiophile but I was expecting to hear a huge difference between the two and i simply dont. Is this normal to react this way to...
  17. Phoenix07013

    Finally! I've officially upgraded, burn in q's

    After stalking Mr. UPS man electronically for the last couple of day he arrived bearing my latest lifestyle upgrade, Beyerdynamic DT770 LimitedEdition 32ohm and Fiio e17 alpen and L9 LOD I settled on this setup after two weeks of exhausting research First impressions, out of the box, sans amp...
  18. S

    (Full-Size) Headphone Recommendations by Genre: Nu/Heavy Metal, Rock, etc.

    Hi guys, I have been lurking around your wonderful forums for a while now, and finally decided to have the guts to post since I am total noob when it comes to hi-fi audio(but I'm  learning:) I noticed a lot of people come on here and ask for advice/recommendations on what headphones would fit...
  19. fartingisahobby

    How do nice quality headphones sound, do they really make the music sound better?

    I'm currently using $15 headphones that I got from wallmart .. I can listen to music and it sounds alright but I woundered, if I were to have better headphones would the music actually sound better? never got a chance to use some nice headphones you know, due to low cash.
  20. Smoothbass12

    Open Ear Headphones $170-~$350 Suggestions

    So I am looking for some over the ear headphones with great detail and a big soundstage. I have found that I like more bass than I thought I would (boost the bass on my Fiio e17 up to 6 regularly), so ill be looking for some cans with decent bass and powerful presentation. I do however own the...
  21. vincentyujiajie

    Can any body recommend a amp for PRO900

    Can any body recommend a amp for PRO900,thx!
  22. aznpos531

    Recommendation for Portable DAC

    I've been using the Fiio E7 with my Android phone for some time now and I'm happy with the sound. However I'm looking to reduce the bulk of my setup so I'm in the market for a small DAC/amp to replace the E7. I've been looking at the Dragonfly from Audioquest as well as the Fulla from Schiit. I...
  23. hidart99

    Choice among FiiO Alpen 2, iFi nano iDSD and IBasso D-Zero MK 2

    Hello!! This is my first post here; I am a Jazz/Rock/Classical music lover, owning currently very little equipment, basically just an Arcam A18 and a pair of two-way speakers, and a almost historical Yamaha HP2 headphone.   I am interested in a portable DAC/amp in the <$200 range and...
  24. Nauglanch

    E17 Firmware download - download page is in chinese - how does one reasonably actually download firmware for Fiio devices?

    I have an E17 . I was trying to get the ASIO andFirmware download from the E17 page.   The link takes one to a download page in chinese. I've tried all the apparent buttons and they spin loading a lot and then do nothing. One of them wants me (seems to) log in but won.t   How does one...
  25. t0rmi

    Need some opinions.

    Hey, new to the forums but i've been browsing a bit in my search for decent headphones. I'm about to pull the trigger on a pair of HD598's and a FiiO E17 and i'd like to know your opinions on them. I was originally going for the HD650's but i think they would be a bit too pricey for my first...