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    Amplifier *Novice alert*

    Hi All, I'm completely new to the world of Hi FI Music and I have a question which is very possibly dumb. I have a Harman Kardon AVR151s receiver which delivers 75W per channel, as per their user manual. Currently I just have a very poor set up with 5 JBL satellites + a JBL Powered Sub...
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    Just got my first good passive speakers, where do I go from here?

    Hello sages of Audio Science Review! This is my first time posting here, came from r/BudgetAudiophile in reddit which advocates a lot for passive speakers, and I am curious on how I can improve my first good set of speakers. Currently I have the Aiyima A07 and Wharfedale D320s (Measurement can...
  3. Bontignole

    First set-up for small living room (EU)

    Hello all, Complete beginner, I am planning my first set-up, connecting my projector and Bluetooth source. Usage would be: 60% movies, 40% music I did some homework however, my main concern is on how to plug the entire set-up After trying to understand my best here is what I seem to...
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    Help setting up Room EQ Wizard

    Hey Audio Science forum! I recently got more into audio and I want to treat my room. So I bought an electret measurement microphone to know what frequencies are the worst in my room to try and treat them. This is my current gear: -Scarlett 2i2g3 audio interface -Adam sub10mk2 subwoofer -Adam...
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    Suggestion for headphones for Schiit Modi 3+ and Magni Heresy

    Hello everyone! I am a complete beginner on this audiophile journey, so any help for this newbie would be greatly appreciated!. I am a huge fan of the Beatles and classic rock music. To get the best sound of the music I love, I started to find a good (headphones + DAC + amp) setup that I would...
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    [First Purchase] Sennheiser HD 660 S + Schiit DAC & Amp combo?

    Hi, first I want to thank anyone that can help me out! I really appreciate it. Quick backstory. I've recently had surgery for my left ear after nearly two years of problems with it. With my hearing back I've been listening to music non-stop. I'm happy no matter the tunes and I really want to...
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    Could I use a a budget bookshelf speaker as an Audio Monitor?

    Hi all, I've been a budget audiophile for a while, my 2i2(Gen 1) and HD58x's have continued to server me well without breaking the bank. However, I'm in need of a pair of speakers to monitor my audio and, unlike with my gaming and music preferences, I don't know what denotes a good reference...
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    Audio from PC - budget $500, very newbie

    Hi, I've got a PC, it's got a stock sound card and USB ports. It runs linux, if that matters. Today my active creative T40 speakers began playing up, crackling. I tried switching the power supply, same problem. Headphones in the same jack work fine, so it's not the source. I'm a bit...
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    New to dac/amps

    Hi, I purchased the Hd560s when they came out and I love them. But I know a little bit about dacs and amps and was wondering a couple of things about them. Will they provide better sound than a laptop? They get loud enough on my laptop and there is no hissing or anything, though I miss a bit...
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    Upgrading Speakers / From Klipsch RP600M to?

    Hello guys, a few months ago i bought some klipsch rp600m and a cambridge audio cxa81 amplifier. i was happy at the beginning but soon i didnt enjoy them quite much becuase at louder listening levels they came over too bright for my ear. After reading some reviews in this forum about this...
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    Looking for a budget DAC/AMP (~100€/$)

    As it's my 1st post, I'd like to say hello :cool: Now, the topic - I'm looking at something to replace my PC-audio ALC-1220 soundard (MSI X470 M7) becuase... I'm annyoed by some hissing in my headphones. And somehow I think these should be amped better because when I had Yamaha A520, headphones...
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    Can you help me find the best dac?

    My sound gear is the blon bl03 and the ath m50x. I am gonna use it with my Desktop pc and my phone. I have looked at the Audio quest dragonflys, Centrance DACport HD and the Spectra X. My budget is around $120. I am also acceptable to find some used if they are more expensive.
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    Beginner-advice: Buying DAC/Amp for planar magnetic headphone

    Happy Holidays :=) Thanks for the forum, all the reviews and comments ;) I've read some of them (even the beginner's guide) but some things I do not understand and for some, the more I read, the more confused. So I simply ask for an explanation- and buying advice. Current setup for stationary...
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    Seeking DAC / AMP combo suggestions, please!

    Hi guys! I’m completely new to the audiophile world and just purchased a pair of HD650’s. I’ve found myself getting lost in a sea of varying opinions / reviews on how to optimally drive them. I’d deeply appreciate all advice and suggestions for a DAC / AMP combo - either all in one or...
  15. Arnandsway

    Suggestions 5 inch monitors

    Hi there, For my hobby I have been listening to headphones a lot. But ofcourse, this is not always wanted. For my student room, which is about 12 m2, I want some small speakers. They will probably be stated on my desk, so monitors are the best choice, I think. And because of the size, I...
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