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Those Sine Deluxe look interesting, but limited run available via private lounge? What gives?
The Lola looks awfully interesting!
Cayin i5 uses USB Type C, launched June 2016. We have just released our N3 DAP, our second DAP with Type C connector two weeks ago.
Can I use my own music when I audition the He1? Should I bring a CD with me? Or a DAP with digital output to feed into the DAC?
Only Lola, what about the new Jh audio Bertha
I might be in for both
I'm curious to know if anyone's "plan of attack" changed after seeing the preview video. I know there are several products I can't wait to spend time with at the show.
for me it is simple... start at the beginning and see it all.
AFAIK, when Sennheiser exhibits the rare Orpheus, they restrict the playlist / rig configuration to theirs, to prevent any possible mishaps (perhaps with volume levels) that may occur, and with their Orpheus 2 they also didn't let you change the track playing. I'm fine with that, within the space of 10 minutes I'll probably get to hear a variety of 2-3 genres.
Interestingly, it would appear as if we'll be listening to the Orpheus 2 vs. the original HE-1 which I would have been even more interested to demo. The photo shown in the announcement more closely resembles the unit on the left, vs. the original on the right.
I wonder if someone can confirm we will be demoing the Sennheiser HE1060 + HEV1060 vs. the HE90 / HEV90?
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I haven't head anything about Sennheiser showing the HE90/HEV90 combo. They didn't have one for NYC. The HE 1 isn't called the Orpheus 2.
That is my plan also other than my slots with HE-1's and Ether E's.
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It had seemed that some were referring to it as the Orpheus 2, as it's the 2nd version. When I hear the term HE-1 it would seem to refer to the original Orpheus, but I guess they're actually referring to the 'reborn' Orpheus, technically the HE1060 + HEV1060 unit.
Yeah, many have called it the Orpheus 2, and even in the Head-Fi TV announcement video Jude called it "the Orpheus successor," but its official name is the Sennheiser HE 1 and it's not a revision of the Orpheus but a different system entirely. When it's mentioned in a Head-Fi TV episode, the HE 1 system is called/labeled the HE 1.
Not trying to argue, just don't want anyone to expect a direct Orpheus vs HE 1 comparison at the show.