The FiiO amps have really made it easy to get into headphone amps and we’re seeing more and more rigs have this awesome, cheap little piece of technology as part of the setup. Forum member don527 has one such rig which paired with a Cowon S9 and a pair of Phonak Audeo PFE really provides a nice quality rig.
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A good sound setup doesn’t have to cost $1500. There are plenty of equipment out there that will give you excellent sound quality without killing your food budget. Forum member garyk was bitten by the audio bug after upgrading from stock earbuds with his Zen Stone Plus and has been gradually improving his rig ever since.
Forum member Ralph aka Phangtonpower has tapped into the great sound quality of the Sansa Fuze with a Ray Samuels Hornet headphone amp. Ralph also uses this setup to practice his bass paired with a set of Audio-Technica M50′s. Read on for some photos and comments by Ralph on his setup.
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We all love to show off our portable gear, whether its low key or something flashy and expensive- its a lot of fun to see how we all make our portable audio experience personal. In the forums we have a subforum dedicated to showing off your gear. The thread that started it all continues to grow into something massive: “Show off your portable audio stuff! (56k warning)“
Every so often we thought it would be cool to show off some of the site reader or forum member’s portable audio setups. To start it all off we thought it would be appropriate to feature the creator of the portable rig thread, DFKT aka Martin Sägmüller, our headphone editor and forum admin. As an enthusiast, he has quite a few rigs shown off, but this one is one of the more recent and stunning. Below are some photos and breakdown of this luscious setup.