1. M

    What is the most suited distortion for each component?

    I've been passively absorbing a good amount of music listening and hifi gear info for just over a few months through listening to youtube reviews in the background, discussions and reading reading reviews and comments on such. Seems like some enthusiasts like to reference science to justify...
  2. GeorgeA

    Smyth Research Realiser A16 Speaker Edition

    The Smyth Research Realiser A16 SE (Speaker Edition) is a special version of the Realiser A16 for listening to Dolby Atmos and DTS: X movies, music, games or series on two Hi-Fi speakers, using patented AudioXD technology. The advantage would be a Realiser A16 unit with two operating modes...
  3. internaught

    Upgrade from the TH-X00's and Element II?

    Long time lurker, first time poster(?) I spend a lot of time on the PC and I'm a big gamer. I listen to a wide range of music from Drum N Bass and Mindless Self Indulgence to Nils Frahm and Gordon Lightfoot. I'm using the Massdrop / Fostex TH-X00s with the JDS Labs Element II -- Along with...
  4. Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    Burson Funk - 3Wpc Headphone Amp and 45Wpc Class-AB Speaker Amp

    3-Watts per channel, fully discrete headphone amplifier that doubles as a 45-Watt per channel Class-AB integrated amplifier! How cool is that? Some Funky facts first: As you are aware by now, their proprietary Max Current Power Supply is what gives their products that power and dynamic...
  5. matthewhypolite


    TRANSITION TO SPEAKERS, TUBE MAGIC! INTRODUCTION I've been a headphone listener for the past 2 decades, starting with my very first pair of hifi headphones the Grado SR60. Since then I've crept up the line of absurdly priced gear all the way up to what I consider my end-game headphone stack...
  6. M

    How do I fix this?

    I made the dumb mistake of not unplugging one of the left satellite on my Z625 while trying to move my subwoofer to another position, breaking the metal cover of that speaker's plug. If I just put the cover back in and plug it back in the subwoofer it works, but if I try to unplug the satellite...
  7. 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?
  8. danimeisteR

    Sorry, wrong subforum, please delete this thread :/

    Sorry, wrong subforum, please delete this thread :/
  9. 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...
  10. Tronsmart Official

    NEW MEMBER OF FORCE SPEAKER FAMILY--FORCE 2, Tronsmart’s First Speaker Designed with Qualcomm Chip

    In the past two years, we had launched Force and Force+ Bluetooth Speakers which have gotten millions of positive feedback. Force series has undergone the verification of time and is still our star product. This year, we cooperated with Qualcomm, adding Qualcomm chips to speakers for the first...
  11. S

    Question about aune S6/ S6 pro.Can i connect speakers?

    Hello, I was lately thinking about buying a speakers. I have aune s6 pro that I'm using with my headphones. My qestion is: can I connect the speakers to aune s6 pro. Do it need to be active speakers? If i can connect speakers how much power do aune S6 pro. Please can someone explain it to me. Is...
  12. Derek411

    Why headphones win for me.

    I don’t mind an Alexa for occasional listening. I have a decent Bluetooth sound bar which is ok. But unless I dedicate a room in my family home with my wife and two young daughters for speakers. Then be told it’s too loud (probably) and not suitable for late listening when everyone goes to bed...
  13. M

    Recommendations for active speakers under 200?

    I was considering the Monoprice Monolith MM-3 but those seems to cut out at low listening levels. So I'm currently looking at the Fluance AI40. Any advice on this matter? Any recommendations or suggestions? It would be really appreciated.
  14. 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...
  15. Polk Signa S2 Soundbar & Subwoofer

    Polk Signa S2 Soundbar & Subwoofer

    Signa S2 Universal TV Sound Bar and Wireless Subwoofer System Elevates home theatre and music well beyond what you hear from your TV's small built-in speakers Works with your TV and includes HDMI and optical cable for quick, easy setup 2” tall, low-profile design won’t block your TVs bottom...
  16. MonoJon

    Nichicon FW caps for subwoofer amp power supply?

    TL;DR Are Nichicon FW series caps appropriate or the power supply of an amplifier-integrated power supply? Hello, I need to recap the power supply (left side of the PCB in this photo). Are Nichicon FW series caps appropriate for this? I am a novice with this, but as I understand it, "audio...
  17. pichu

    Looking for a DAC with multiple XLR out

    Hey all, i want to connect my Liquid Plat and my active powered ADAM speakers to the same DAC. I currently am using the Mytek Brooklyn. I would really like a DAC with multiple XLR out and the ability to cotrol the volume of my speakers through. Preferably a passive design on the volume control...
  18. willsw

    Fern & Roby Open House, 11-23 Richmond, VA

    Event page: https://www.fernandroby.com/blog/2019/open-house-nov-23rd Fern & Roby has been building a listening room within their huge machine shop just south of the 14th St. bridge and are teaming up with a few other manufacturers to host an open house. There will be vinyl, digital, speakers...
  19. sponsor

    Speakers needed, €300 max.

    I have a budget of about €300 for some speakers for my computer. Focus is on clarity for music/movies/games with enough bass to give a good feel to movies and games, but not overpowering enough to cloud the dialogues. Also for music, preference is old rock, so a lot of high end cymbals and...
  20. thehexagonal

    If I was looking for a Studio Monitor equivalent...

    ...of the ER4SR, which one would it be? Working with dialogue, mixing with already finished music, mastering for web.
  21. Aurender S5W Wireless Speakers

    Aurender S5W Wireless Speakers

    S5W Lossless High-Fidelity (16-bit/44kHz) Resolution without any compression at all. True Wireless Stereo – No Cables Required (Even Power Cable) Machined Aluminum Enclosure Available In Three Finishes High Quality Drivers – Tweeter Unit From Scan-Speak, Mid-Bass Unit From SEAS Up To 50...
  22. spacedrone808

    Small speakers for computer

    Guys, desperately need your advice. Computer equipped with asus essense stx2 audio card + creative gigaworks t40 ii. I have feeling that speakers sucks a lot, even bigger then previous smaller model. Please advice. Size must be not bigger then creative. No room on the table. Listening to...
  23. NoodleBoy91

    LS50 Passive Vs LS50 Wireless

    Hi all, Recently in the market for some speakers and looking at the lS50's. Now initially I was sure and set on the passive version but I keep hearing about the actives and how good they sound. How much better they sound than the passive version. Reading one review, it sounded like they can...
  24. C

    Need help picking an audio set

    Hey I am looking for an audio solution for my TV/pc for mainly for watching movies and a bit of music(rap, rock, classical). Looking for something in the 400-500$ range. It will be used in a small room not a living room. I don't know if I should get a soundbar + subwoofer or if I'll be better of...
  25. W

    New too headphone amps

    I recently bought a SMSL sAp II Pro for my Beyerdynamic dt770 250 ohm and it works great but what i want to know is is there a preference over plugging it in in the front or back headphone jack for sound quality / if i buy a 2 female 1 male aux cable can i have both the speakers and the amp...