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Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up

Discussion in 'Jason Stoddard' started by jason stoddard, Jan 23, 2014.
  1. RCBinTN
    Tom - not sure what DAC you're using now, but I suspect you'll start hearing new things in your music when you get the Gungnir MB DAC in your rig.
    I know that I did...and still discovering new music almost every day. A nice journey!
     
  2. jlongon
    It is a very mellow and relaxing record another great recommendation. It is also on goggle play.
     
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  3. jmarcusg
    Nice choices. Loved the film and book and have enjoyed the soundtrack on many occasions.
     
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  4. Ripper2860
    It's alive!!!! It's alive!!!! (OK -- technically, it's powered off) ...

    The latest addition to my Schiit family of products. The now-all-to-familiar CoasterHead!!

    Tom ( @Paladin79 ) did a wonderful job, and I must say that it is a pretty nice sounding (and looking) rig. I have it connected to my Hidizs AP60 Pro DAP and my Hifiman HE400S cans. At 11 o'clock it's more than sufficiently loud and the sound signature is quite enjoyable w/ surprising FR range and detail. It ain't no Lyr 3, but it ain't nothing to be ashamed of either. Fortunately for me, I haven't figured out how to tube roll with it -- yet!!

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  5. Paladin79
    IMG_2847.JPG IMG_2844.JPG It's great to get another opinion about that little amp.

    I am not allowing you to have one with tube sockets, or you might tube roll. At least the tubes are about $2.00 each compared to some I have that were fifty times that.

    That headphone rack can be duplicated, this amp vessel is more difficult, and one of a kind. IMG_2845 (1).JPG
     
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  6. Ripper2860
    Baaah. If I need someone to hold my Coaster, I'll just tell my wife -- "Here- hold this." I bet your fancy-schmancy hand Coaster stand won't follow you around the house :wink:







    <minimizes screen quickly and checks to see if the coast is clear> :anguished:
     
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  7. Paladin79
    You probably have thin little effete fingers from typing on keyboards all day, just like my inspiration Escher. escher.jpg It takes a lot hard work and possibly the holding of a single malt scotch glass to develop sausage fingers. You are just jealous, and Texan, and probably wearing a cowboy hat.:) and or spurs.
     
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  8. riffrafff
    "Often-imitated, never duplicated!

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  9. Ripper2860
    :unamused:


     
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  10. Paladin79
    To quote a fellow Texan of yours who goes by the name of Meatloaf, two out of three ain't bad. I can also quote LBJ but it has to do with never trusting a man unless you have his p.....ker in your pocket but I digress. Speaking of x presidents from Texas, there are a couple who are starting to look better every day. I was not a fan at the time, but everything is relative.

    Glad you liked the amp, they may not measure well but for $40, where can you find any headphone amp unless it comes out of China and you can only understand part of the menu. (I own a dap like that, I just keep pushing buttons till music comes out.) The Coaster has a unique little sound.

    I need to move a few things around and get ready for a multibit dac, I will have two balanced Dacs feeding into the Freya, I own one more but I lent it to a friend. I am trying to make use of all of the inputs and outputs to give it a good test but so far I am liking it.

    It is getting late for me, I have a feeling Rippers wife is standing over him with a smoking gun asking him how to reload, so I shall call it a night.
     
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  11. Alcophone
    "The use of matrix relay volume, effective to ensure that 4-way volume unanimous"
    Love that stuff :-D
    And that's from the Amazon page of a $929 headphone amp.
     
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  12. Paladin79
    Lol try following their schematics sometime.

    I will leave with this line from Darth Vader, it is particularly timely.

    “Luke, I misspoke, I am NOT your father.”
     
  13. Derrick Swart
    Maurits Cornelis Escher is a fantastic inspiration Tickles my Dutch ribs though a few if them are already Portugueese
     
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  14. dieslemat
    Hoping that there’ll be a new Schiit product launch during CanJam London!
     
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  15. EricDH
    Did you ever visit the Escher museum in Den Haag? Wonderful...
     
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