Sound quality, ipod classic or touch?
Oct 17, 2008 at 8:44 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 14

Elluzion

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which one is better sound quality (stock) no amp. I am looking for a media player, and i like apple. its tough to decide between the 2. any suggestions?
 
Oct 17, 2008 at 11:02 PM Post #2 of 14

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The touch SQ is definitely better than the classic through the HP out. Very clean, great sq across all freqs, uncolored, w/no real detectable static (unless using very sensitive IEM's). Very solid sq in the ipod lineup - only the nano 4g is supposed to be just about equal.
 
Oct 18, 2008 at 11:31 AM Post #3 of 14

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^thanks for the info, i will be using the touch with UE tripple fi's, think i'll be ok??
 
Oct 18, 2008 at 7:49 PM Post #4 of 14

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^thanks for the info, i will be using the touch with UE tripple fi's, think i'll be ok??


Hopefully someone will answer that for you, since you can see in my sig, I don't own a set of those GREAT IEM's.
 
Oct 19, 2008 at 8:56 AM Post #6 of 14

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^thanks for the input, I am going to try and snag a 16gb itouch. 2nd gen
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Jan 6, 2009 at 5:37 AM Post #8 of 14

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From what I have heard and I can't remember exactly where, the classic uses a lower quality DAC. I have not listened to a classic personally so I can't tell you from first hand experience.

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Jan 6, 2009 at 5:27 PM Post #11 of 14

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I don't really like the sound quality of the classic when I compare it to my Sansa Clip or 5g ipod video.... I wish I did but I don't.
 
Jan 6, 2009 at 9:41 PM Post #12 of 14

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I have the Classic 160gb and the 2nd Gen Touch 16gb. The difference is not night and day, but I prefer the sound of the touch with unamped Shure e3c headphones.

Either one is better (imho) than the 4, 5, or 5.5 gen ipod.
 
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Quote:

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improved circuitry and a different (not worse) dac


Ok I couldn't remember exactly what I heard. Thanks for clarifying.
 

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