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    Crackle/Hiss on certain parts of songs? detail in recording or problem?

    I've noticed for a while a very faint crackling/hiss on certain sounds in some songs. I can best describe it as similar to a crinkle of a plastic candy wrapper. Kinda faint crackle/hiss. Seems to only happen at high-end sounds. I can replicate this on both my mobo's DAC from an Asus x570 prime...
  2. V

    Neophyte Audiophile needs advice

    Hey guys. I'm a budding audiophile and this is my first post since my introduction so hi all. I need some advice so I'll keep it short. I recently purchased the fx audio dac x6 and the aiyima dac a2. I already owned the fiio a3 headphone amp and fiio m7 dap. i also have the fosi tube-p2 amp and...
  3. Amber~Nikki

    Looking for a store in my area

    Hi hi I live in the Memphis, TN area yknow, the city where everyone's headphones get lost in FedEx's shipping center and i was wondering if anyone from around here knows about some some shoppes so i can do some headphone browsing in person Im super-new to this and would love to look at and...
  4. AthenaZephyrian

    Left channel hum...driving me crazy

    Not sure where else to post this, but my SRM-1 Mk2 Pro has developed an infernal left-channel hum/buzz (sounds like a very quiet 60hz sawtooth wave) that is dependent on position of the volume potentiometer. I Thought it was a problem with a filter cap at first (electrolytic, installed a few...
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    sony mdr 7506 magnetic field?

    Can anyone who owns a pair of sony mdr 7506 also own a gaussmeter(or some sort of device to detect magnetic fields) measure the strength of the magnetic field at the ear cups of the headphones? Thanks
  6. LEIYIN AUDIO

    Please recommend A whole set of device for natural sounds

    Hi, I like to listen to the recordings of natural sounds, such as the sounds of a forest, rain, rivers etc.., so I really need your help to give an advice about a set of device that gives me the sound that is the most close to the original sound of the recording. I don't want anything else to...
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    DAP recommendation for Sennheiser HD600

    This is my first post (after introduction) on head-fi. If I have made some mistakes, please bear with me. I have a Sennheiser HD600 which I use with DAC/Amp Fiio EK10. While this setup works great when I'm using it to listen to music on my laptop or watching movies. I was wondering if there is...
  8. BounceHouse420

    Where do I download Dolby Atmos for headphones?

    I have a Cowin E7 Noise-Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones.. Also, are my Cowin E7 (non-pro version) good enough to make full use of Dolby Atmos? If not what headphones will give me the best Dolby Atmos experience for under $80.00 (preferably $60.00)? Thanks for taking the time to read...
  9. overhaze

    HeSuVi crackling with both audio repeater and VB Cable

    Hi I am trying to set up a HeSuVi with my SMSL Sanskrit MK II and I can't for the life of me get it working properly. I followed the guide here https://sourceforge.net/p/hesuvi/wiki/Help/ Audio Repeater is a complete bust. For some reason it is defaulting to legacy instead of RT Audio. I'm...
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    Reshelling Blon Bl03 to fix driver flex? Any advice appreciated

    My Bl03 has a driver flex and I think it's because of the vent being blocked by my ear. Some say it's the death of an IEM. :( If it is indeed so, I have low hopes for it being replaced so I'm looking ahead now for possible fixes. One of it is to reshell the drivers into a more agreeable...
  11. O

    Help with DIY AD900X wire replacement

    So my AD900x have been great to me ever since I bought them but the only issue was that the wire was so damn finnicky and would twist on itself. Well my wire finally started ripping because of it twisting so I searched for a way to replace it and found this thread on here to replace the wire. I...
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    Using Headphone DAC & AMP for Guitar

    Hi All, Looking for some help here.. Googling has been driving me nuts. I want to pick up playing guitar again, but I'd like to play quietly with headphones. This is something I've never done, though, so it's all new to me.. Is it possible to run the guitar into an audio interface, hook up the...
  13. S

    audio imbalance issues

    Hello all, I have been suffering from audio imbalance issues for quite some time now, the left channel is slightly stronger/louder then the right one. at first i thought it may be a faulty pair of headphones so i bought a new pair of dt990 pros and im running them through a fiio k5 pro dac/amp...
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    Duplicate post

    Posted a duplicate thread by accident please ignore this one https://www.head-fi.org/threads/recommendations-for-me.956516/ is the new post. Sorry for the mistake.
  15. nugx

    Trouble connecting headphone amp to my Denon AVR-3802

    I am having problems getting my JDS Atom to work with my Denon AVR-3802 that I've had for years. I use the Denon for the phono-in to listen to vinyl and it's also doubling as a DAC in my setup here. Ultimately, the goal is to play records through the Denon through the JDS Atom and out to my...
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    Not satisfied with the Akg k240 need help finding replacements

    I bought a pair of AKG K240 like 2 years ago and I'm not satisfied with the sound, I regret investing in the whole open back thing. I always used cheap closed back headphones so I thought open back weren't going to be such a problem for me, but I was wrong. I can't focus on the music and every...
  17. overhaze

    I just accidentally plugged a single ended cable into a balanced port what the odds I damaged my amp?

    Long story short I wasn't paying attention and plugged a single ended cable into the 3.5mm to 4.4mm adapter I used with my Zen Can. I noticed when I was only getting audio out of the right ear piece and it sounded like crap. What are the odds I've damage the amp? It seems to be working fine but...
  18. overhaze

    I just plugged a single ended cable into a balanced port how likely is it I just damaged my amp?

    Long story sort I wasn't paying attention and plugged a single ended 3.5mm cable into the 4.4mm to 3.5mm adapter I use on my Zen Can. How likely is it I have just damaged the thing? It is currently still working,
  19. Aelemar

    Recommendations for PC Audio (and replacing current sound card)

    As the title states, I'm looking for recommendations for my audio setup. PC's main purpose is gaming, with light movie/music on the side. Current Set-Up: Sound Card: Creative Ae-9 Headphones: Beyerdynamic DT990 Premium (600 Ohms) Somewhat cheap (but great) XLR microphone. Both mic and...
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    I am Very sensitive to sound and other senses- headphones help needed! :(

    This is not so much to do with sound quality for once ( though i do want to address a little thingy about that too). and its not about a single pair of headphones. This is about issues across the board that I stugle with and have done so for years- given my sensitive nature to such things.:- So...
  21. jarpipz

    Right channel of Focal Elegia's has static

    I have this bizarre problem, and after a lot of trial and error I’m not sure how to fix it. Basically on only the right side of my Focal Elegias, at high frequencies, the sound distorts the higher you crank the volume. This only happens on my Windows 10 computer, and not on my iPhone or laptop...
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    Rose Mini3Pro doesn't have protective mesh at the ear tip. Any advice?

    Hey, thanks for taking the time to read this! I just received my Rose Mini3Pro and they don't have any mesh to stop unwanted debris from entering into the IEM. Is this normal? (first time I've seen it) Any advice or tricks to not accidentally get something in there. I'm open to modding if...
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    Looking for new pair of headphones that would suit my need.

    I was using the ATH-M50X but wasn’t satisfied with the sound and gaming performances so decided to make an upgrade. My total budget is about 1700$, both for gaming and music listening. About music, I usually listen to hip-hop, r&b, EDM, pop, and rock. It needs to have great imaging and...
  24. T

    Help with noises from new amp+dac

    Hey, I recently bought my first headphone amp (Fiio e10k) to use with a pair of audiotechnica M50x and I noticed three types of noise: A high pitched sound that lasts for some seconds after I pause any sound. I can also hear it during quiet moments in musics. An even higher pitched sound...
  25. S

    Can you damage a power input port?

    Hello, I bought my little brother an SMSL SP200 a while ago as a gift. I recently found out that whenever our mom cleans his room she unplugs his amp. He said that every time she unplugs it or re-plugs it back in, she wiggles the head of the power cord a lot instead of simply pulling/pressing...
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