The HeadAmp GS-X and GS-X MK2 Thread
Jul 11, 2021 at 3:43 PM Post #6,181 of 6,200

Slim1970

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I read in the manual that you should not stack the psu and amp? Is this a best practice recommendation, or a necessity? What are the complications if one did stack?

Sorry to spam I should have condensed my questions.
I’m finding the amp unit gets much warmer than the power supply unit. There is a risk of RF/EMI inteference when stacking and if I had the space I probably would have my GS-X MK2 stacked with the power supply on bottom. With that said, I have my units separated on a small rack with my OPTO-DX sitting on top of the power supply unit.
 
Jul 11, 2021 at 4:01 PM Post #6,183 of 6,200

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I stack mine with no issues.

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Jul 11, 2021 at 7:13 PM Post #6,184 of 6,200

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Jul 12, 2021 at 8:02 PM Post #6,189 of 6,200

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Ok I never thought about separating tt from gsx, I’ll try reconfiguring, just to see what’s what
 
Jul 12, 2021 at 8:11 PM Post #6,190 of 6,200

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Just curious how closely you've listened to them (Utopia)...in a meet or at home? I would describe them as neutral-ish with maybe a tad on the brighter side, but not by much.
I have very very little time with utopia.

I own the gsx.

When I did listen to the utopia I felt treble was harsh. I dunno. Maybe I just didn’t give it enough of a chance.
 
Jul 12, 2021 at 10:22 PM Post #6,191 of 6,200

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I have very very little time with utopia.

I own the gsx.

When I did listen to the utopia I felt treble was harsh. I dunno. Maybe I just didn’t give it enough of a chance.
The treble is pretty far from harsh. Could be your upstr setup? I’d suggest some more auditions…they are quite special!
 
Jul 12, 2021 at 10:44 PM Post #6,192 of 6,200

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3 years and counting with Yggdrasil A2 + GSX Mk2 + Utopia here. Perhaps the treble head minority here :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:
 
Jul 13, 2021 at 5:38 AM Post #6,193 of 6,200

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If you like a little less snap in your snare or toot of the trumpet, hd800S works great, still wide n snappy
 
Jul 13, 2021 at 8:05 AM Post #6,194 of 6,200

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The treble is pretty far from harsh. Could be your upstr setup? I’d suggest some more auditions…they are quite special!
I’ve like never listened to a dynamic headphone I really liked all that much. I think the 800s are great but I just got rid of them because I always reach for planar. I definitely have a strong bias towards planar. I’ve never listened to ZMF. Everyone speaks highly of them.
 
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Everyone has there own preferences, no one can convince me otherwise. Not that they try, it’s just preference
 

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