Interesting machine from Luxury n Precision
Jun 12, 2022 at 3:09 AM Post #2,793 of 2,891

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Correct- totally agree with your description. Still in Bali before I get back to London tomorrow so didn't realise what actually came out ie thunderous but well controlled bass lol

A bit of an oxymoron right there.

Yes, definitely a P+ affair on the N8ii. Unlike the previous iteration, however, the Ra 21 C-Cu can be driven by pretty much anything.

It does scale like crazy though.
@twister6 slightly fine tuned it is not, however. I would call it a night and day difference as someone who owned both.
 
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I was thinking to get one but Naoki recommended me the STR-7 Ref (shipped yesterday)
Yatono Ultimate is thicker and stiffer
He only recommends with CIEM
Agree with Naoki-san. The weight may not be so suitable for universals. I have both the Ultimate and Ultimate 8 wire with FitEar customs.
 
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LP6 users can now order the premium green leather case from Musicteck!

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https://shop.musicteck.com/products/luxury-precision-lp6-green-leather-case?variant=39769843007550
 
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Jun 23, 2022 at 2:57 AM Post #2,797 of 2,891

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Jun 29, 2022 at 1:15 AM Post #2,798 of 2,891

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I wanted to post a semi-quick review of my P6Pro Obsidian since I joined the L&P owners club back in April this year.

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I was interested in the P6Pro based on listening to a friend’s P6Pro Black Edition as a source for several headphone setups at CanJam SoCal 2021. The DAP impressed with its ability to rival multi-kilo buck DAC setups. So when I was looking for a new “endgame” source for my Ambient Acoustics Mad24 CIEMs, the P6Pro Obsidian was high on my list and I placed my order through the always amazing @MusicTeck

To my surprise, my brand new P6Pro from was missing quite a bit of detail, was fairly congested, and had a bit of an “etching” to the tonality that was not representative of the smooth, natural, yet revealing player I had heard before.

Fair warning, burn-in is a significant factor with this player. I loaded up a 1TB SDCard and let the P6Pro Obsidian play on shuffle for the next couple of weeks straight, listening to it every day as the details emerged, the staging opened up with less congestion between elements, and the natural smoothness that is a hallmark of L&P R2R’s revealed itself.

For context: my reference desktop setups are generally where I center my head-fi focus and my believed Holo May L2 is my reference DAC. As for my portable setup: I’m coming from a mix of low to mid-tier DAPs - dating back to an old AK Jr. :) - and currently centered around an iBasso DX300 and Sony WM1A. I’ve moved completely to CIEMs, where the before-mentioned Mad24’s are my favorites, followed by the 64Audio A12T and Unique Melody Mest Mk1 customs.

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Getting to the sound: I would describe the P6Pro as naturally thick and tonally dense in the best way possible. The cohesive, all-encompassing sound is dynamic, layered, and refined, delivering musical elements with distinct place and space that are easy to follow and sound “correct.”

The transient attack of notes is lightning quick but not inorganically etched. Conveying a satisfying speed and heft without tipping into harshness or being bright. The slightly more neutral, and vocal mid-centric tuning of the Obsidian is right up my alley, filling in a bit of energy in the critical mids while letting the tonality of my CIEMs shine through.

The imaging is spectacular, with elements anchored in a distinct location in 3D space - both horizontally and vertically. Paired with the Mad24, out on neighborhood walks I would consistently hear elements in a track (a dog barking, a person shouting, etc.) that were mixed into the back of a track and I would mistake for things happening yards away and off in a distinct direction in real life. Making me stop and pull out a monitor just to realize the sounds were coming from my track and not out in the world.

The L&P P6Pro Obsidian thus far is my end game DAP from a sound quality perseprcetive.

The main con I find is with the UX of the devices. Missing gapless playback or any form of search are cardinal sins of DAP user design in my opinion. I generally search for full local albums and like to listen all the way through. The P6Pro sounds so great that I’ve changed my listening habits with it to a “shuffle box” 90% of the time, but this is sub-optimal. With a slightly enhanced user experience, I believe Luxury & Precision would have an enormous following in the western markets as the very best DAPs, full stop. For now, I guess they’ll just have to settle for being the best-sounding DAPs on the market :).

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Jul 2, 2022 at 8:17 AM Post #2,799 of 2,891

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Taking the LP6 Gold out for a spin with the FitEar DC Ti today. Running Roon out of the AK SP2000Cu via USB input into the LP6. And then QQ Music out of the DX300 via Spdif coaxial into the LP6. :)

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Jul 2, 2022 at 7:24 PM Post #2,800 of 2,891

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Taking the LP6 Gold out for a spin with the FitEar DC Ti today. Running Roon out of the AK SP2000Cu via USB input into the LP6. And then QQ Music out of the DX300 via Spdif coaxial into the LP6. :)

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How interesting 😶
What did you find you preferred the most?
The first set up with s2k , second with dx300 or LP6g standalone?
 
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How interesting 😶
What did you find you preferred the most?
The first set up with s2k , second with dx300 or LP6g standalone?
Well, for sheer SQ, definitely the LP6G by itself. But for streaming, I do enjoy it with the DX300 as the Spdif connection is more lush and dynamic. The SP2K is purely for Roon frankly. :)
 
Jul 3, 2022 at 9:32 PM Post #2,802 of 2,891

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Getting some Monday morning listening in. DX300 Spdif into the LP6 Ti AE. And the DCTi. Nice way to start a week. :)

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Jul 5, 2022 at 10:58 PM Post #2,803 of 2,891

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Just got an LP6 ti from DaYooper and I can safely say it is the best dap I've ever heard and I've owned a few. So much power and finesse. Really controls bass amazingly!
My question for all the LP6 owners is what full size cans sound the best on this amazing piece of kit?
 
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Just got an LP6 ti from DaYooper and I can safely say it is the best dap I've ever heard and I've owned a few. So much power and finesse. Really controls bass amazingly!
My question for all the LP6 owners is what full size cans sound the best on this amazing piece of kit?
Congrats!

Receding the full size HPs, LP tune the high gain of LP6 Ti using HD800s and Utopia, so these two should definitely work well with it. People have also reported positive results with Meze HPs (all three of them) and ZMF VO/VC.
 
Jul 6, 2022 at 6:47 AM Post #2,805 of 2,891

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Thanks for the reply! Which one of all these choices would you say has the best bass? I had a Focal Stellia once and it lacked bass IMHO and I've heard the Utopia may too.
 

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