The Stax Thread III
Mar 22, 2019 at 2:36 AM Post #17,401 of 21,493

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hello everyone can i ask which amp suits stax 007O2mk1, or does it only sound great with super expensive amps like bhse
 
Mar 22, 2019 at 2:45 AM Post #17,402 of 21,493

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DACs have pretty much been the same since the 80s. Not sure why anyone would need an
hello everyone can i ask which amp suits stax 007O2mk1, or does it only sound great with super expensive amps like bhse

I have a SRM-D50 that sounds just as good as the highest end amps to me.
 
Mar 22, 2019 at 3:36 AM Post #17,404 of 21,493

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DACs have pretty much been the same since the 80s. Not sure why anyone would need an


I have a SRM-D50 that sounds just as good as the highest end amps to me.
and how much would the cost of a used amp like that be
 
Mar 22, 2019 at 3:52 AM Post #17,407 of 21,493

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thats reasonably priced

Yea man. This is pretty good. Staxs are great at making dacs also. It is awsome that they bought back DAC device's into their line ups again!

Pick that up and dont come back to this thread lol. If you do, next posting will all be about 10K dacs and a 10K minimum amp you need. Save yourself now!
 
Mar 22, 2019 at 7:17 AM Post #17,408 of 21,493

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Oh, some people have different priorities is all, I think. I already had a setup better than most people will ever dream of in my L700 + 353X. I could have spent a lot of money chasing a little bit more......

But in my case, I decided to spend that $5K on twin subwoofers for my Home Theater instead :p I think I made the right choice for my own personal overall enjoyment level. Knocking things off my kitchen counter 2 rooms away is fun! And if you've never experienced sub-20Hz bass at a good level........well, it will completely change your movie experience. Not by a little bit, either. By a LOT.

If I had unlimited money, sure......I could chase "the best" in each of the myriad hobbies I seem to pick up. But yeah, not realistic for me.
 
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Mar 22, 2019 at 8:18 AM Post #17,409 of 21,493

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People spend money according to their needs and desires

It is not that we all would like to toss the 10K amp and or DAC into the chain to recommend people for enjoying the Stax, it is that many people who claimed to be “audiophiles” often is mistaken about claiming that Stax has “no bass”. That is wrong, Stax is capable of so much bass that it can blow your brain off, but that will need 10k Amp and 10k DAC ?

I am not saying that the Audiophiles is wrong, I am saying that they have not used the right systems. I am so confident that if they could have listened to Stax and a proper setup, those claims would be tossed out of the windows. This had been proven over and over and over again.

Therefore, instead of busting the “Stax has no bass” myth, by only saying that “it is a myth”. We simply stating the fact that, if you could not hear/audition/tried out the best of Stax $10k amp or DAC, you are not hearing Stax system, so stop spreading that myth. Does that make any sense ?

Stax system is very different than Dynamic headphones. I already stated, dynamic heapdhones has the magnetism mechanism to drive the driver, it only need signals input to make sound. Stax driving mechanism is the charged Bias or energized line. That is all coming from the amplifier itself. But that is where it gets confusing, we have to stop calling Stax energizer or driving unit AN AMPLIFIER, because it is actually an energizer or driving unit literally

So then, let me remind every one that you can enjoy music with whatever budget you have, and if you could enjoy your music by simply YouTube and a pair of Bose or stock earbuds, good for you. I am jealous with that. I honestly am ! Why ? Simply, because if I needed to spend 10K on an Amp and 10K on a DAC to get the same level of satisfactory as your, then I am jealous. Period.

However, do not claim or mistakenly amass the idea that “Stax lack bass” because they do not. You can claim that “beats by Dre lacks fidelity”, and it is ok, because you can hook it into a 10K Amp and it is what it is. But if you have not plugged “Stax into a 10K Amp and DAC” could you really claim “Stax has no bass, or worse....SR-009 is sibilants ?

In the end, instead of saying “Stax has no bass, or it is sibilants, or I can’t enjoy it”, then ask yourself another question “how far could your pocket stretch ?” But if you already did, then it is all the matter of personal preferences......we don’t all like “anchovies”.. for real

Just my 2 cents
 
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Mar 22, 2019 at 8:36 AM Post #17,410 of 21,493

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The BluTack mod on the mk2 produces the best bass.
 
Mar 22, 2019 at 9:23 PM Post #17,412 of 21,493

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Here it is bois! The "New Omega announcement" is being made as we watch this video!

People with no patience! I see you over there eating your potato chips!
Skip to 12:40 -14:30





Everyone better start saving now! Have $6000usd in 2 years!
I dont want to hear any excuses from anyone! You guys have 2 years to make that money for staxs!!
 
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Mar 22, 2019 at 9:27 PM Post #17,413 of 21,493

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I am not a Stax history pro. :smirk: but.....

Stax is not making a 010 or 011 or 012 series as their next flagship

They are reviving the "Omega". And making a "Omega version series" !?

I never understood this until now. It was Stax Omega 1993. 'OMEGA' like 'ORPHEUS'.

Stax 007Mk1 1997
Stax 007MK2 2006
Stax 009 2011
Stax 009S 2018

Most likely 2020-2021 'Stax NEW Omega'

The "000" are not part of the 'omega' brand! Very strange. As how I always knew it, 1997 Stax 007MK1 was Omega 2? So, I guess this is wrong now?!
 
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Mar 22, 2019 at 9:41 PM Post #17,414 of 21,493

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So who are the special ones who heard or own the Omega 1993?! :blush::heart_eyes::heart_eyes:
I still consider the 1993 Omega stax best headphone they ever made next to 007mk1!!!

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