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Leckerton Audio UHA-4 VS. Headstage Arrow 3g; A Comparison. MOBILE DEVICE WARNING

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  1. uglijimus
    Scratch the UHA-4, spend the extra money and get the UHA-6.  it's well worth it.  Look for my review.
     
     
  2. estreeter
    With an avatar like that, this review of yours is bound to be a cracker, uglimus !
     
    Seriously, I've made my next amp purchase really simple - I'm just going to buy the amp that looks the cutest, and I havent seen anything from Leckerton that fits that bill :wink:
     
  3. Armaegis


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    Cute
     
    [​IMG]
     
     
  4. estreeter
    I know - very punny, right ? While I dont mind the aesthetics of those (rather large) amps, my current favourite portables based purely on looks are:
     
    1. Headamp Pico (the original)
    2. TTVJ Slim
     
    Given that Nr 1 is available in a light blue finish similar to my 6G Nano, and they are identically priced, I can see the funds leaving my account very soon. Sure, sonics are important, but buying amps based on the cute factor really narrows the field.
     
  5. Blasto_Brandino

    Damn, that is one of the most blatant cases of threadjacking I've ever seen!
     
    Some people need a slim profile, hence the UHA-4. I personally think the UHA-6 is equally genius, but not as pocket friendly, not everyone wants to carry a stack around.... and $80 is a significant price difference.
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  6. Mad Max
     
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    You haven't seen anything yet.  =p
     
     
  7. Kunlun


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    The TTVJ Slim's LED changes color based on the amount of volume, that alone should be worth the price. As an added bonus, it also acts as a portable amplifier!
     
  8. Murat
    Nice review Blasto! Can you just turn the dynamic normalizer 'on' on the Sony X and pair it with the arrow on the gain 1, cross 1, bass 1 and imp 1 settings? My dt880 ohms are singing like they never did before, best sound I have heard!! Normally dynamic normalizer is not good with the um3x but really something special with the dt880s. Smooth detailed highs, very thight bass and wide coherent soundstage from them. I am not sure how similar are hd650 to the dt880 but I think it is worth trying. I cannot go back to sflo:2- arrow-um3x( still very good but full size headphone experience is different )..
     
  9. Blasto_Brandino
    ^^OK, are you using a LOD, or a 3.5 mini cable out the headphone jack? any eq or clearaudio settings enabled? Please tell me your exact settings and I'll copy them with my '05 250 Ohm DT880's...
     
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    TTVJ slim seems very solid, was thinking of buying one myself, but having purchased the Leckerton, it seems pointless (I'd love to compare those two, the TTVJ slim +DAC is twice the price)...
    If "Cute" is what you are looking for go to the apple store and have fun, Head-Fi is about SQ baby!
     
     
     
  10. illquid
    I think I'm finding Head-fi to be more fanatical worship at the altar of consumerism than anything else these days!
     
  11. Negakinu


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    SHUN THE UNBELIEVER! SHUN! *sharpens rake, lights torch*
     
  12. Murat
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    ^^OK, are you using a LOD, or
    a 3.5 mini cable out the
    headphone jack? any eq or
    clearaudio settings enabled?
    Please tell me your exact
    settings and I'll copy them with my '05 250 Ohm DT880's...

    Yes I am using Fiio L5 lod with the Sony. All the settings in Sony are off other than the dynamic normalizer. Sony X's batery needs recharging now and I put the sflo:2 in its place and the sound is too harsh through the dt880s. Thanks..
     
  13. Armaegis


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    Astute observation for someone who's only been here two months.
     
  14. estreeter
    Now, now - he may be one of our 'long-time lurker, first time poster' friends  :)
     
  15. grokit
    More of an ironic or even hypocritical observation considering the expensive sports-car avatar which could be considered an even higher pinnacle of consumeristic worship.
     
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