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  1. A

    Schiit Valhalla 2 - Very Quiet

    I just received the Schiit Valhalla 2 and have it hooked up to my Modi 3+ (which is connected to my Mac using USB) - and it's incredibly quiet. With software volume set to the ~75-80 range, and the amp on low gain, max volume, the headphone volume is... listenable, though not loud by any...
  2. Maximus Pain

    Schiit Backorder

    Hello again everyone, I've been waiting patiently for 11 weeks for my Bifrost/Jotunheim order but I'm starting to think this combo may never materialize. Unfortunately, I'm starting to look a other possible dac/amp combos but need a little help. Trying to push a set of Modhouse T60RP Argon to...
  3. Schiit Audio Hel 2

    Schiit Audio Hel 2

    Hel 2 is the latest generation of our super-popular, super-power transportable DAC/amp. A lot of people think Hel 2 is just for gamers, but it’s really much more than that. It’s so powerful and versatile you may find Hel 2 is everything you need—in one single box. If You’re a Gamer Just plug...
  4. mrspeakers

    Save on our Hel, Mod-Mic, and AEON headphone bundle clearance sale!

    At $650 our "Hel Yeah" bundle of an AEON RT, Schiit Hel, and Modmic microphone was already a great deal. But Schiit has come out with a version 2 of their Hel, and we have a few units left in inventory, so here's your chance to save even more! Get a Hel, microphone, and AEON RT starting for...
  5. Currawong

    Valhalla 2 vs. Asgard 3

    I noticed that some people were considering buying a Valhalla 2 as their first tube amp. There are some things you need to know first about that amp, so I did a comparison with the Asgard 3 to explain them.
  6. J

    DAC decision: Schiit Mimby, Soekris DAC 1321, Audio-GD R2R 11

    My primary setup is Schiit Modi Multibit > BH Crack > HD650 and I love it. Now I'd like to upgrade my system at work so I ordered another Crack as well as a S.E.X. amp and am looking at a new DAC. After Mimby I think I'm hooked on R-2R so I'm considering these 3 DACs: Schiit Modi Multibit: The...
  7. N

    HELP! I accidentally plugged in a 110v adapter to 220v socket - Schiit Magni Heresy

    Hi, I recently purchased a stack from schiit and as soon as I got it I've tried setting it up but when I plugged in my 6xx to the audio jack using a 1/4 connector I don't hear any sound coming from it. At first, I thought my unit is busted, but upon checking I accidentally plugged in a 110v...
  8. Schiit Audio Asgard 3 Desktop Headphone Amplifier

    Schiit Audio Asgard 3 Desktop Headphone Amplifier

    "Asgard 3’s all-new Continuity output stage delivers 3.5W into 32 ohms—a whopping 3.5X more than any previous Asgard—while also running 500mW of Class A bias. What this means is you have tons of power for virtually any headphone—and, since full power is delivered to the ¼” jack, you don’t need...
  9. Schiit Audio Magni 3+ and Magni 3 Heresy Headphone Amp and Preamp

    Schiit Audio Magni 3+ and Magni 3 Heresy Headphone Amp and Preamp

  10. Belgarathian

    Chord Qutest | Gumby | Gustard X-22 - DAC Recommendation

    Hey team... Thinking about a DAC upgrade. Will feed a Deckard amp via analogue input, upgrade will be a Schiit Audio Mjolnir (or Lyr 3 if I fail at saving) paired with Audeze LCD-X. Source is Tidal via USB for the most part. Thoughts on Schiit Audio Gungnir Multibit v Chord Qutest v Gustard...
  11. chekrdnickrs

    Help Me Complete My (Planned) Portable Setup!

    Hi guys, new Head-Fier here! I've just finished buying my home setup - Laptop > Modi 2 > Magni 3 > HD6XX (Still on the way) - and am now looking at putting money aside to improve my current portable rig, which is merely an AK70 (not the MkII, the first one) and wired Sennheiser Momentum 2.0s...
  12. Cerebrum2045

    Asus Xonar Essence STX I to Jotunheim

    Hey all, I currently own a Asus Xonar Essence STX I soundcard and was thinking of upgrading to an external dac/amp. The one I have in mind is the Schiit Jotunheim w/ Multibit DAC. My current headphones are the AKG K702 for competitive FPS gaming and the Beyerdyanamic DT770 Pro 250 ohms for...
  13. luckybaer

    Full Of Schiit Stack

    I started updating my music collection - no more .mp3 files, I'm re-ripping everything in FLAC via MediaMonkey and converting to ALAC (for my iPhone/iPod/iPad) with Aiseesoft's "Total Video Converter." If I can find a hi-res version of an album I love (24/96), I make note and buy it when I have...
  14. B

    Can i buy just buy a hd 650 and schitt stack considering it endgame for forget about everyting else?

    I mean how much do i miss out.
  15. SchiitFerBrainz

    Schiit Audio behind the scenes YouTube channel! - SchiitFerBrainz!

    Hey there folks, Check out the SchiitFerBrainz YouTube Channel! There will be videos of us building Schiit, fixing Schiit, testing Schiit, and talking Schiit! All are welcome!
  16. PJABBER

    DC Area Head-Fi Meet and End-of-Summer SchiitStorm! - August 12, 2017 - Gaithersburg, Maryland! - IMPRESSIONS

    A big thanks to Ken and Yaling for helping to get this event organized and then managing the festivities! A HUGE amount of appreciation to Schiit Audio for sponsoring us in the new venue and providing a ton of their product line to demo! Man, that Schiit Kit was a great way to compare and...
  17. BackBoneCrusher

    Equilibrated Headphones with DAC

    Hi guys. I'm searching a good Headphone for my birthday and a DAC who will be connected to a Vinyl Player (I don't if it is the right name, my english is bad), for 450$. I want something pretty equilibrated, but with present Bass and Treble (More than mid, not rolled-off mid) like my earphones...
  18. O

    WA7 w/WA7tp & EH upgrd or WA6SE w/ Bifrost Miltibit

    I'm buying a headphone rig to go with my HD800S headphones. Currently using a vintage Matantz amp and it's actually pretty good but a bit harsh and not a great solution Need a rig that is mostly connected to my MacBook Pro/Tidal etc but occasionally to my Hi-fi system (Marantz 1060/Linn Sondek...
  19. ZenGentleman

    Schiit Bifrost Multibit DAC w/USB GEN5 Upgrade

    Quick initial impressions regarding sonic improvements following the USB GEN5 upgrade, having just picked up my upgraded Bimby yesterday from the Schiit warehouse after 5 days of withdrawal symptoms. It replicates much of the improvement I saw when I added the Wyrd USB Decrapifier last year...
  20. N

    I need help with some Schiit (Amps) and a HD650 (Pairing)

    Alright, so I just bought the HD650/6XX on Massdrop and I want to be fully prepared when they arrive. The Amps I have been considering are all made by Schiit because it seems like they have a good price to performance ratio and I want the most bang for my buck. I'm willing to spend up to 500...
  21. X

    Assistance needed deciding between amps for Senn HD-600 on budget

    I presently possess Sennheiser HD-600 headphones which demand something to drive it. I was going to start with baseline modules like the Schiit Modi 2 Uber and Magni 2 Uber stack but a friend corrupted my ears. Now my 7.1 Bose speakers sound like complete garbage. But I’m here looking purely to...
  22. tunedless

    Good tube amp for Aeons + Bifrost

    Hi Everybody I have a Schiit Bifrost Multibit that's gathering dust and a pair of new Mr Speakers Aeons that I use mostly with a Woo WA-8. I am now looking for a full size tube amp. Music is mostly jazz, classical, ambient, etc. Most important to me is resolution and soundstage, in that order...
  23. Zenrap518

    Should i leave my Schiit Stack 2 on all the time?

    I just got my Schiit Stack 2 yesterday and some people say to leave it on to make it sound it's best but, i usually turn off my computer and the and unplug it at night, which turns off the Modi 2. I also unplug my Magni 2. Does leaving it on 24/7 actually make a difference? Thanks -Zen
  24. G

    MHA150 or...

    Hey everyone! Thank you for taking the time to read this post. I'm about to buy a McIntosh MHA150 for around 2.8k new (employee purchase). I own an HD800S as my main headphone, DT990s, and HD600s. I've also been looking at some of Schiit's hardware. Particularly the Yggy and Ragnarok (which I...
  25. Frank161

    Schiit Mimby gets quite hot

    Hi everyone, I have a Schiit Modi Multibit for a couple of weeks now and it's a great DAC, but I'm wondering how hot it's supposed to get. Mine becomes almost too warm to touch at the top. Is this normal behaviour? It's connected now with a USB cable from ghentaudio (which I got today) to my...
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