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    Seek for KRK Monitor Self-Generated Noise Help and Subwoofer Recommendation

    Have met two problems with my home studio monitors, hope somebody can help me out, thanks: 1. The self-generated noise level of my pair of KRK ROKIT 8 G4 is really high. It was so loud that I could hear the noise from the whole room, and couldn't sleep. Have Anyone met the same problem with me...
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    Soldering Headphone Cable with Mogami 2893 and 3Pin Mini XLR and 1/4 Jack

    I am planning to build my first own headphone cable for my modded DT770pro with 3Pin mini XLR connector and need help with soldering. I bougth the following components for it: Cable)Mogami 2893 Microphone cable, Neglex Quad Miniatur, 4.8mm (Mini XLR Adapter 3 Pin) Rean RT3FC-B (1/4 Jack)...
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    What Power amplifier to get for 700$ ?

    Hello every1 o/ Im wondering what to get for power amp, atm i have fosi v3 with 48v power supply. My budget is around 700$, i think AUDIOPHONICS MPA-S250NC XLR or iotavx pa3 stack will do just fine but i would like to hear othere recomendations. Speakers that i have are...
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    Help! Amp humming!

    Hello, I’ve spent days roaming the internet for a solution, so I really hope you can help! I have an Harmon/Kardon HK3270 RDS and an old BSR turntable. When I just plug in my turntable to the amp, it sounds awesome. BUT my turntable is 15 feet away from my amp, so I have to use a 15 ft RCA...
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    Is it ok to have error in frequency response?

    I am learning how to use VituixCad and have set up a project where the frequency response/impedance chart have been traced using the SPL trace tool. But no matter what values I set for the frequency reference points, or if I use log f axis, it has an incorrect frequency. Is this OK as long as...
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    Car Audio Installation - Tech Help with ALTERNATOR WHINE

    Hi all, I'm living a nightmare trying to chase down alternator whine in my system. I've been at it for a month. Please help me! I am fairly sure its alternator whine. My symptoms are whine when car is running, starts immediately after ignition, whine pitch rises and falls with engine RPMs...
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    Advice on upgrading from QAcoustic M20HD and REL t7x for desktop nearfield

    I'm keen for your collective wisdom everyone. I'm seeking to upgrade my speakers from the Q Acoustic M20HD for desktop. They are mounted on speaker stands approx. 30cm (11-12inch) on my desk, perfect for tweeter at ear level. My room is about 50% treated, not an optimal size (square shape), but...
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    Help Please ( pwr amp beneficial???) -Topping PA5 Plus (or similar) vs Bi-Amping Pioneer VSX-935 to Polk SE ES50 Speakers

    Hi all, I am fairly new to audio equipment. My hifi experience only extends to owning a portable Fiio M15S DAC, Fostex Headphones and an Escape portable speaker. Have never built a stereo setup. Anyways I just bought the below receiver and speakers, and am wondering how beneficial it would be...
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    Linaeum Tweeters Relevant? Aura ls-sat6

    I have a pair of Aura la-sat6 speakers I got on an auction. They have the infamous Linaeum tweeters .I have Pinnacle bd500, Atlantic Technology 2200LR, and Jamo s604. I tested these rates at 100 watts max 6 ohms and I found you can push loads of power through these things no issues. The people...
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    Differing vertical plots from Erin and Amir

    Hi audio noob here, I was looking at vertical contour plots to aid my decision in buying a speaker when I came across a curiosity of sorts. Erin and Amir both reviewed the Wharfedale 12.1 with their vertical contour plots being nearly identical (±20). However Erin also additionally has a...
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    Can't decide between Focal Shape 65 and Kali in-8 v2

    I want to complete my setup for critical listening. I have a pair of Focal Shape 65 and 1 Kali in-8 v2 that my friend gave me. Now I would like to complete my setup to make a 5.1 setup. I already have a subwoofer, so my question is, should I complete my setup buying more Focal Shapes 65 or just...
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    rode ai-1 Or the Audient ID4 MKii

    Hello guys i hope that you answer my question because now im really confused . in my last research i did find the rode ai-1 and in the specs i found this output power :24 mW into 32 Ohms 245 mW into 300 Ohms . (the manifacture dont show the output power in the website i go this messearement in...
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    Too many volume knobs!! Help a noob out

    Okay, I know this question has been answered to death in some form or another, but I can't wrap my head around it and I'm trying to learn. In my bedside listening setup: iPad pro --> SMSL su9n --> schiit magni 3 I have my iPad pro, which has the ios internal volume, the su9n, which also has...
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    New to the Forum! I have some questions regarding the DAC to purchase in my situation.

    Hello everyone! I've been lurking on this site for a while but finally made an account to ask some questions. So currently, I am trying to find the best solution for a DAC to be used as a Headphone amplifier, as well as for connecting to my speaker Amplifier powering a set of Bowers and Wilkins...
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    Help me pick my new headphone

    So, I'm currently using a wireless Pioneer headphones, not sure of what the model is because I got it as a gift a year ago, and I have been wanting to upgrade to a better headphones and I need help to choose. I'm going to use this headphone to listen to music, so sound quality is what I'm...
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    Samsung EO-IA500

    Hello. I bought Samsung EO-IA500, model similar to old Samsung tuned by AKG. Im not sure how similar sound is, but there also type-c variant EO-IC100. I found this graphic with frequency response for EO-IC100 at rtings.com. - https://www.rtings.com/headphones/1-5/graph#14780/7903. I think...
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    Best way to connect SMSL A300 to TV

    Hi all - new here! Ive just ordered a SMSL A300 and im just wondering what the best method is to connect it to my TV. The amp doesn't have optical so would it be best to buy a separate DAC? If so what would you recommend around AUD $100 - $150 range? Looking at this: SMSL Audio Sanskrit 10th...
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    Replacement 6.35mm Barrel Connector for FX-Audio DAC X6

    Hi there, I'm looking to replace the current 6.35mm female headphone port on my FX-Audio DAC X6. It's recently become quite loose and so loses connection often. I can't find a part number so am asking for some help to find a suitable replacement. It doesn't have to be a 1-1 replacement part but...
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    Could someone help me witg choosing a speaker?

    Hello everyone. I have been looking for semi good speakers/monitors for my desk and I have problem with choosing with would be be the best for me. The main problem is the size. I have a bit of space on my desk but I can't put 8 inch monitors on it, so size matters for me. Mosly I narrowed it...
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    Subwoofer(s) next to MLP

    Hey community, I’m continuing my new surround sound setup journey and looking for some feedback. Small and squarish space at 10’W x 13’L looking to add 1, but more likely, 2 subwoofers. Speakers/TV on short wall. We only have three corners as the front left is an open hallway. If I can find a...
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