The JPS Labs: Abyss AB-1266 Impressions Thread
Feb 27, 2021 at 3:03 PM Post #14,266 of 19,189

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Lolll, I don't see a like link either. Never came across this situation.

Oh boi, I can't be liked.
I shadow-liked your post, you know, in case I'm not around afterwards. :joy: :wink:
 
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Looks great...I would like to be your first customer!
Thanks for your appreciation! I am no expert in leathercraft, this is probably my 5th project with leather. If you don't mind the inconsistency in quality...I can probably make some more in my free time haha.
 
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Hi everyone,

Hopefully you can help me.

I am facing a really annoying problem of bass imbalance and it's driving me crazy!

I started noticing it in multiple songs so I wanted to test this further.

Bass is much louder on the left side.

I tested the frequencies from 5hz to 100hz.

The largest differences are between 25hz to 50hz - In those frequencies the difference is huge and it feels like bass is mostly coming from the left ear - like 70% left ear, 30% right ear.

At 55hz the bass is much more even.

And between 60hz to 100hz the bass is perfectly even.

When I play at really low volume it doesn't even sounds like bass is playing from the right side.

The problem is the same even when I connected the cable in the opposite way.

And also when I turned the headphone on my head.

Has anyone else experienced this?
This is same for me if you move your head bass disappears on one side. What fixed this was finding toe in, proper soft seal and keeping my head and body in one position. Bending out the frame on one side by a bit. I have it now that if I keep my head vertical to my torso and don't move much I'm fine. This took me a long time to figure out like a year. Must have trained myself to sit properly when using 1266. Sometimes I lean forward this produces thicker bass. Last the position of the pads are in this position
 

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I know this isn't 1266 related but hoping you all would know what I'm missing. I connect from my laptop to my DAC's. I stream all my music from Tidal and Apple Music through their apps. I was concerned that my laptop isn't shooting out all the bits. Should I have another device like a network streamer or some program like HQplayer? My T+A manual for my HA-200 wrote down that Windows doesn't actually go over 48khz. I may have gotten confused because Tidal has exclusive mode and my DAC's show the correct but rate.

For a setup the HA-200 has high current with low wattage and because of the current at 700mA powers the 1266 really good.
 

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Feb 27, 2021 at 9:44 PM Post #14,274 of 19,189

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With Windows you might need to install a driver to get higher resolution output - but per your photo there it seems to be showing a 96 khz input already so it seems good.
 
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For the TC metal heads (the Qobuz version is 24/96, and it's insane on the TCs)

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Feb 27, 2021 at 10:17 PM Post #14,277 of 19,189

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For the TC metal heads (the Qobuz version is 24/96, and it's insane on the TCs)

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OMG I CAN'T EVEN UNDERSTAND THIS

THIS IS PURE PEFRECTION I CAN'T!!!!!!

THE DRUMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE SPEED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE BASSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!

I AM DEVASTATED!!! :)

I am just hearing this on repeat!



I know this isn't 1266 related but hoping you all would know what I'm missing. I connect from my laptop to my DAC's. I stream all my music from Tidal and Apple Music through their apps. I was concerned that my laptop isn't shooting out all the bits. Should I have another device like a network streamer or some program like HQplayer? My T+A manual for my HA-200 wrote down that Windows doesn't actually go over 48khz. I may have gotten confused because Tidal has exclusive mode and my DAC's show the correct but rate.

For a setup the HA-200 has high current with low wattage and because of the current at 700mA powers the 1266 really good.
Don't worry, Exclusive mode completely ignores windows and just sends the signal as it is to the dac. So windows is not even messing with the signal.

Just make sure to install the driver if your dac has one.
 
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More crazy music that sounds amazing on the TCs:

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Hello, does anyone here have experience with HD650 / HD6XX. Specifically in comparison with the mids vocals. I am currently using Utopia (norne audio silvergarde S4) and HD6XX. With my setup, I still find the HD6XX's vocals are more special.

I would like to ask can someone provide more insight on 1266's vocals and mids?
From my reading, I do know that 1266's bass and highs excel above the Utopia. And 1266 have significantly larger sound stage compared to Utopia.

Thank you
 
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Hello, does anyone here have experience with HD650 / HD6XX. Specifically in comparison with the mids vocals. I am currently using Utopia (norne audio silvergarde S4) and HD6XX. With my setup, I still find the HD6XX's vocals are more special.

I would like to ask can someone provide more insight on 1266's vocals and mids?
From my reading, I do know that 1266's bass and highs excel above the Utopia. And 1266 have significantly larger sound stage compared to Utopia.

Thank you

What makes you think HD6XX have more special vocal than utopia?
 

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