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Forum: Headphones 11-02-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,523
Posted By Soaa
Funny how the 112 got downgraded to "little" bass...

Funny how the 112 got downgraded to "little" bass quantity. It does come down to personal preference, but marking it in bright red implies that bass rolls off, which it doesn't. :P
Forum: Headphones 10-26-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,068
Posted By Soaa
I recommend the PFE. Want flat? PFE with grey...

I recommend the PFE. Want flat? PFE with grey filters. Want to recess the mids a bit? Black filters. They really suit every genre just fine, since they don't accentuate any particular range.

They...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 09-16-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
That is a thing of beauty...

That is a thing of beauty...
Forum: Headphones 09-09-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By Soaa
Has anyone ever considered that the sounds in...

Has anyone ever considered that the sounds in question are difficult to reproduce in a recording? With so many recording engineers and so many mastering environments, everything is bound to sound a...
Forum: Headphones 09-09-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,069
Posted By Soaa
I had the UE 700. Switched to the PFE and never...

I had the UE 700. Switched to the PFE and never looked back. I have a set of Perfect Bass, but I installed gray filters, so they're the same as the Perfect Fit. Dual driver is really just overhyped.
Forum: Headphones 09-07-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By Soaa
Noise canceling has its uses, but will create...

Noise canceling has its uses, but will create more or less audible artifacts. Some are better than others. The general consensus is that noise isolation is better than noise canceling, because...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-20-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Oh, they reopened it. I swear it was locked...

Oh, they reopened it. I swear it was locked earlier. More evidence of administration acting on a whim?
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-20-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Well, the O2 thread on Head-Fi got locked just a...

Well, the O2 thread on Head-Fi got locked just a minute ago. Not much of a loss, since there was barely any actual discussion there. It seems their admins didn't even care about the integrity of the...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-19-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Well, dfkt did measure and review it, saying it's...

Well, dfkt did measure and review it, saying it's one of the best ones around... It appears to be a well engineered product, having been through several revisions, and sports pretty interesting...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-15-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
I like ODA, but that's just because of Hiroyuki...

I like ODA, but that's just because of Hiroyuki ODA. He makes some of the most delicious trance music around... <3
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-12-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Awesome news! I remember reading somewhere that a...

Awesome news! I remember reading somewhere that a certain component was on backorder for a long time. Did you replace it?
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-12-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Very true. As we all know, the listening...

Very true. As we all know, the listening experience isn't only based on, well, listening.



True that many would appreciate a bass boost on a portable amp. Also, this worries me now, what kind...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-12-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
I think these will sell - and even become popular...

I think these will sell - and even become popular in audiophile circles - but in the end, people like to have paid big bucks for "reference grade" equipment. Sadly, we're going to see many people who...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Aw yeah! You got your hands on the v1.1 board? ...

Aw yeah! You got your hands on the v1.1 board?

http://s3.amazonaws.com/kym-assets/entries/icons/original/000/005/742/sweetjesus.jpg?1304464025

SWEET JESUS
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-11-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
^ I like the idea.

^ I like the idea.
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-11-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
I suppose you could remove redundant comments as...

I suppose you could remove redundant comments as well. Things like questions that have already been answered, or so-called doubts that have already been raised. Most of the junk is just repetitive,...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-11-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Knowing the Internet, the best approach is...

Knowing the Internet, the best approach is probably to let everything through except blatantly offensive posts. You don't necessarily have to reply to everything, but censoring is asking for trouble...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-10-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
What I meant was, rather a gain switch with fixed...

What I meant was, rather a gain switch with fixed gain values, what about two knobs, one for gain and one for volume? That way, gain could be turned down to 1x for the most sensitive headphones (not...
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-10-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Would it be desirable to implement variable gain...

Would it be desirable to implement variable gain using a pot?
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-10-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
I'm actually really curious about the Xonar U3...

I'm actually really curious about the Xonar U3 now. Hurry with the measurements! :D
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-09-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Well noise is definitely my main problem with...

Well noise is definitely my main problem with built-in jacks. Both of my computers have very audible levels of noise caused by close proximity USB ports.
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-09-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Thanks for the input. Are there any good compact...

Thanks for the input. Are there any good compact DACs that you recommend? Any opinions on Headstage's DAC cable?

I look forward to more articles on DACs from you.
Forum: Headphone Amplifiers (Portable) 08-09-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 137,420
Posted By Soaa
Head-fi, or Deaf-hi? I kid with that....

Head-fi, or Deaf-hi?

I kid with that. Head-fi has its value but I've never counted on it or its members for truly unbiased reviews.

This O2 amp is really interesting to me. I'd build one if I...
Forum: Headphones 08-02-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,523
Posted By Soaa
Goodness! News just broke out over at Head-Fi. ...

Goodness! News just broke out over at Head-Fi.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/539710/news-phonak-aud-o-pfe232/105#post_7649121

They're going to retail for 399, or around $650 US. That...
Forum: Sansa Clip / Clip+ / Clip Zip Rockbox 08-13-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,576
Sticky: Rockbox: Clip+
Views: 369,640
Posted By Soaa
Rockbox is designed for hard drive players that...

Rockbox is designed for hard drive players that can hold much more than 12k tracks. I don't think you'll have a problem.
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