1. lowtwo

    New to hifi help. Paw Gold 2017 + LE LX vs IER-Z1R & NW-WM1A?

    I just got into high end audio stuff. I bought a 2017 paw gold because I thought it looked cool (reminded me of my old diamond rio) + it seems to get great reviews. Also got a mest mkii to go with it. but when I received the mest it felt pretty underwhelming. it was very clear but not what i was...
  2. LuckyPantsu

    Portable amplifier for AEON 2 Noire

    Hi all, I'm looking for advice about the source for Aeon 2 headphones. I've ordered Aeon 2 Noire and not sure if a combination of WM1A + Orilolus bs300A is enough for this headphone? I thought about drop thx aaa 789 as a solution for the home but ofc I prefer to save money and have portability...
  3. K

    Request: Sony WM1A Solis?

    Hello, been following the forums for a good while now, owner of the forementioned WM1A as of recently. It came to my attention, that certain members have developed the so-called Solis firmware, but I am unable to source it, presumably deleted. Would be of great help if anyone could direct me to...
  4. Sony Audiophile

    Sony Audiophile

  5. MrWalkman

    Sony Walkman OS custom firmware (non-Android)

    Hello, In the "history" of available modifications for non-Android Sony players, there are two types of modifications: 1. Tuning mods - these consist of modifications done to the SWUpdate.xml file (that is located in the files of the Sony firmware updater tool), and they started to appear...
  6. N

    Looking for my End Game IEM, confused :-( (pro/experienced help needed))

    Hello Good People First must say I love this forum, up until now just as a reader and enjoying the threads. I really need some help from the IEM experts here, where I live, there is not much reference to listening to, so when thinking about buying, I cannot try before, so I know what I'm...
  7. ceeloChamp

    Do DAPs Sound Good?

    Hey All, I have zero experience with DAPs, but I do have a lot of experience being annoyed carrying portable amps. I even have a Dragonfly Red, which is one of the most portable amps ever and it drives me crazy. Are there DAPs out there that can power hard-ish to run headphones and sound good...
  8. ceeloChamp

    What's Next? Recommendations and Help

    Hey All, I am currently at an impasse. I am kind of stuck wondering what the next step is in my audiophile hobby. Currently my headphones in use are: 64 Audio A8, Sennheiser HD650, Nighthawk Carbon, Sennheiser HD1 Over-ear. My desktop setup is Schiit Asgard 2, and Schiit Modi. My portable is...