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  1. C

    Something More Fun Coming From H660s

    I've been using the HD660s for more than a year, and I want something a little more interesting. I bought the Meze 99 Classics, and honestly they had too much bass, and weren't super comfortable. I got headaches while using them. Definitely too much bass- I'm still interested in a nice closed...
  2. S

    Closed back headphones for on the go

    Hiya, I am looking for a pair of closed back headphones, meant for listening otg. My source is my phone which is a LG V40 so no issues with low efficiency headphones here. So far I used my trusty DT770 32 ohms, replaced the pads with velour pads for less bass heavy sound. I also am a happy...
  3. Chimmy9278

    Alternatives to alo audio litz cable?

    Hello and thanks for dropping by. I find myself able to hear the difference between a linsoul HC-08 and a alo audio regular litz cable. Both 4.4mm termination and same DAP. (Yes, I know it is a $80 difference, but it is what I have to compare.) The $100 price range is a sweet spot, as it has...
  4. tamir124

    Upgrade from v-moda crossfade m100 less then 1000$.

    I can dish out 1000$ although ideally I would like to be in the 600$ range, and I highly prefer closed back or at least semi-closed back over ear headphones. My m100s are reaching the end of their life, breaking apart after many good years. I wouldn't call myself an audiophile and can't...
  5. Kagerou

    DAC recommendations for Campfire Audio Andro 2020

    Hi everyone, as the title says, I'm looking for DAC recommendations for the CA Andromeda 2020. I've been exclusively using the Witch Girl 12 now for a couple years and am ready for a change, and I've always admired the Andromeda's aesthetics but never really liked the sound until the newest...
  6. M

    HD 599se or shp9500.. any worth upgrading over Samson SR850s?

    Hey guys, I'm currently using the Samson SR850s and they sound okay. However I feel they are very uncomfortable and heavy even with the brainwaves padding on. I was thinking of getting a new pair of headphones and considering Sennheiser's HD599 se and the Philips shp9500s. In my country 559s...
  7. A

    Earbud wired or bluetooth with good mic

    Hello everyone, I need help to choose an earbud for work., it can be wired or bluetooth. I already tried - Anker Liberty Air 2: good microphone and sound, but unfortunately the one that I bought presented a problem with hiss , so I returned the product and I don't want any more products of...
  8. gettinhedfi

    Looking for Recommendations-DAP For Large Music Collection

    Hi all- I was looking into a DAP to replace my iPod Video and became aware of a surprising issue: many modern "MP3 players" won't support more than 20k songs at most (Hizids AP80pro, Shanling Q1, most Walkmen). Rather than a storage limitation, the music library size is limited by the firmware...
  9. R

    Recommendations for me?

    Hello Head-Fi community, Recently I acquired an IFI HIP-DAC, and was using it with my 80OHM 70pro which has stopped working after 7 years usage My Music Tastes have changed since then towards Metal, Rock, And on occasion Electronic Music genres (House. Trap, DN) Its fair to say detailed and...
  10. D

    AKG K72 vs Shure SRH240a vs Shure SRH440

    Looking for a cheaper headphone that is not too bassy and is comfortable, which one is the best to pick out of these three?
  11. T

    Looking for reccomendation Earbuds or Inear 40-80€ replacable cables

    Dear Audio-Fi-Heads, can you recommend a pair of headphones in the price range between 40-80€ with detachable /replacable cables? I like a neutral sound similar to the Sennheiser HD-25. Build in microphone (Headset) would be a plus. durability would also be a plus. I was looking at some...
  12. admaciaszek

    50mm Driver Recommendations

    I have a 50mm headphone shell and am looking for some drivers off aliexpress my budget is $60-$120. Hoping to make closed-back headphones with a wide sound stage with v-shaped signature crispy treble and warm bass, without having awful vocals. Has anyone had a good experience picking up drivers...
  13. B

    Newbie Advice

    Hi all, I'm looking to buy a new pair of closed back, wired headphones. I've been doing my research, but I keep seeing contradicting opinions and I'm kinda lost. I'm looking for and everyday pair that I can use for music and games. I'm looking to spend less than $300 USD and as I said above, I...
  14. T

    AKG k371 good for first set of headphones?

    Hello! I’m looking at getting my first set of quality headphones. I’m after something that will suit a fairly eclectic taste in music, but a lot of rock, jazz and blues. budget is around $500AUD ($350USD/300EUR) but happy to go over if it’s really worth it. I’d like them to last quite some...
  15. admaciaszek

    Recommend Soldering Iron?

    All my projects I have used my university's soldering irons and other equipment but As graduation approaches, I'm trying to flush out my own workbench. I have crappy 12$ kit I got off Taobao I've used for larger projects but absolutely too large and unwieldy to work on tint Knowles drivers. What...
  16. Javild

    Help Choosing The Best Audio Interface For My Use

    Hello, everyone! I am starting to get into audio and am currently buying audio gear for my setup. For my next purchase, I am looking for an audio interface. My budget is around $200 USD. I will be running my Philips X2HR headphones, a pair of monitors, and an XLR mic. I will sometimes record...
  17. solfanger

    amp/dac questions+recommendation

    hello everyone i am fairly new to the audio world and i am looking for an desktop amp/dac combo with a remote i looked around a bunch and just found topping stuff and thier low end ones have some issues from what i read anyone have any recommendation maybe some smaller companies or less known...
  18. DekoniAudio

    Dekoni Audio Ear Pad Request Thread

    Hey all! We are looking for some recommendations on what ear pads or other products you would like to see next. Normally we take a look at what are some of the most popular products people are talking about and design new ear pads for those specific cans. This time we would like to go directly...
  19. X

    IEM advice needed

    Hey, I've made a similiar post, but I don't think i expressed myself correctly :) I'm basically looking for a new IEM, I need something portable with minimal sound leak. I listen to a variety of music but the thing I love the most is the clarity and detail in the sound. I want to hear every...
  20. X

    IEM under $300

    Hey guys, I'm looking for an iem under $300. I'm looking for one as I travel a lot and wanted something portable, and very little sound leak. The most important for me is having and engaging sound with clear upfront vocals. I mean having an unforgiving and agressive sound, kinda like those...
  21. admaciaszek

    Balanced armature model IEM with good bass

    I know BA driver only models are not meant for bassheads but id like to be able to upgrade them down the line. Reshells only work on BA driver models and at that point I'll add a dynamic driver. What are some models that have more punchy bass they achieve through multi drivers. I like v shaped...
  22. M

    Best Wireless Headphones for Sound?

    Hi. I am looking for some new daily drivers, used for both for PC and phone. The most important thing to me is sound quality. I listen to many different types of music (Rock, EDM, Pop, Jazz). I like good bass, but not too overpowering. It must also be comfortable to wear for hours (like when i...
  23. Incarnati0n

    Headphones for 150$

    Hello, I've decided to get myself new headphones, since my 50$+- headphones broke. Budget is 150$ and I mostly listen to electronic for example: DROELOE - Looking Back, Many Words, zzz or something like Zhu Tame Impala - My Life (Away Remix) or KIDSØ - Apart to name a few. Any recommendation...
  24. Gazabi

    TFZ King II vs BGVP DMG IEM (sub $100 IEM)

    I'm looking to choose between these 2 iems, I want to replace my current earphones. I used to have a pair of sennheiser cx 5.00gs but I lost them, they were pretty neutral which I liked, I currently use a pair of bluetooth BeatsX . Its a bit too bass heavy and I want something more detailed and...
  25. ArlakTheRecluse

    Looking for an entry level (100-200 USD) DAP.

    Realized this was a bit long, so here's the TLDR version Looking for a $100-200 DAP Must have: MP3, OGG, FLAC and ALAC support. MicroSD Expansion (128 GB minimum) Transparent Sound Signature Physical Buttons for Reverse, Skip, Pause/Play Volume Roller/Wheel Hello there, I currently need a...
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