MrSpeakers Alpha Dog Revealed! - The World's First Production 3D-Printed Headphones
Nov 16, 2018 at 9:52 AM Post #9,061 of 9,071

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I drove my Alpha Primes with a Lyr 2 (and also used Gold Lions) and loved it. Yes, your DAC is absolutely your weak link. Try one of Schiit's multibit models.
 
Nov 16, 2018 at 10:12 AM Post #9,062 of 9,071

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I drove my Alpha Primes with a Lyr 2 (and also used Gold Lions) and loved it. Yes, your DAC is absolutely your weak link. Try one of Schiit's multibit models.
Thanks for the advice! I wonder if the Bifrost Multi is worth the price difference of the Modi Multi in the sound department? There is about an 80% chance that I will probibly never upgrade the Bifrost if I would have to send it back to Schiit to do so like people had to do to upgrade to the multi due to firmware reasons.
 
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Thanks for the advice! I wonder if the Bifrost Multi is worth the price difference of the Modi Multi in the sound department? There is about an 80% chance that I will probibly never upgrade the Bifrost if I would have to send it back to Schiit to do so like people had to do to upgrade to the multi due to firmware reasons.
I can't answer your question about Bifrost VS Modi, but my advice is to buy what fits into your budget. :)
 
Nov 18, 2018 at 2:04 PM Post #9,065 of 9,071

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I just bought a Magni 3 and Modi 3 to replace my first generation Modi. My computer stopped recognizing it and would not boot while the USB was plugged in. Hopefully this one lasts longer.
 
Nov 24, 2018 at 5:25 AM Post #9,066 of 9,071

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Looks like i will be able to pick one of these pretty babies up for around 250 euros. That's a pretty good deal right? Looks in great condition too.
 
Nov 20, 2019 at 6:47 PM Post #9,068 of 9,071

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i just got one of these coming. paid 280 canadian shipped. i wonder these are still good in 2019. seems pretty rare and hard to find now. if i like these better than the XC i have and i'll get rid of the xc. i read some reviews and some people seem to like the older mrspeakers than the newer stuff.
 
Nov 21, 2019 at 4:31 PM Post #9,069 of 9,071

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I've had mine since they initially upgraded the Alpha to the Prime. Still my favorite headphone!
 
Nov 25, 2019 at 4:55 PM Post #9,070 of 9,071

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Just got the headphones. listen through hifiman 802 first and completely no power at all lol. i am going to go home and try it on the audiogd 10.32. maybe pick up a balanced cable for this later.

looking at the tuning screws the left side i can see the screw about halfway in the hole and right side screw is not stocking out through the hole. is that normal? i thought they should be equal.
 
Dec 3, 2019 at 8:07 AM Post #9,071 of 9,071

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so, my girlfriend took the time to listen to the Primes. She chose 'Stairway to Heaven', since she knows it so well.

Within 5 minutes, she was in tears. "It's like they're in the room!"

Awesome headphones, simply awesome
 

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