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  1. tomini

    Suitable solution for PC38X (and the rest of my setup)?

    Hello, I recently ordered the Sennheiser PC38X headset from DROP and I'd like an AMP/DAC combo to accompany it. This whole setup is 70% for gaming on Windows 10 and 30% for everything else on the same OS, so please keep that in mind. Quick backstory: Although the headset is only 28 Ω, I still...
  2. L

    please recommand a set of device to listen natural sounds

    Hi, I like to listen to the recordings of natural sounds, such as the sounds of a forest, rain, rivers etc.., so I really need your help to give an advice about a set of device that gives me the sound that is the most close to the original sound of the recording. I don't want anything else to...
  3. Azathoth

    My ceiling fan is causing interference in my DAC/AMP

    I noticed a faint crackle or pop sound and such in my audio system right now, an E30/L30 setup through my FD5s, and after looking around for an explanation I realized the ceiling fan I had up there is somehow showing signs of wear and tear, and it seems to be wobbling around, and it gives off...
  4. S

    How can I move a thread from Headphones to this section?

    How can I move a thread from Headphones to this section? I am afraid posting it here as well is against the rules.
  5. M

    Help! - SMSL Su-8s only playing MQA files on tidal @44.1khz

    Hi guys, I've just got the SMSL Su-8s and I'm struggling to get MQA playback on Tidal working properly as it seems to only want to play 44.1khz I have downloaded the drivers from Shenzen audio "https://download.shenzhenaudio.com/#su8s/1" and installed them but when playing a Master track on...
  6. G

    ¿Do i need a dac for my Edifier S1000MKII active speakers?

    According to the manual of my active speakers, only in optical mode it reproduces at frequencies from 44.1 to 192 khz, so what I wanted to know is if with a dac with Optical output I could reproduce in that quality in Tidal since a dac with RCA output would be losing quality right? I was...
  7. L

    Intermittent buzzing on Topping L30/E30 setup

    Basically I get this random buzzing, it's 5-7 short 1-3 second buzzes of sound, at a sort of mid pitch (the pitch is the same all the time), and then it stops. It happens randomly, some times it's every 15 minutes, other times it could be an hour between instances. I tried a couple pairs of...
  8. Eidie

    Wanted...Help, guidance, a guru

    I started my journey with a NAD 3020e, Wharfedale Diamonds and a Dual turntable. The vageries of life have left me with a Denon AVR fed by an ipad via analogue. This is not acceptable. I have been lurking here for a few months & have been impressed with the knowledge, empiricism and cordiality...
  9. C

    Help with upgrade selection...

    Hi there, I know this is likely a common post, so redirect me elsewhere if this particular question has already been answered. I currently have a UR22mkii that I'm looking to replace. It's paired with a couple of JBL LSR305's, and a pair of HE350's from a mass drop a while back. Most of my...
  10. R

    Topping dx3 pro + dt 990

    Hello everyone! After many sacrifices and weeks, read the information on this forum. managed to retrieve a Topping dx3 pro and the DT990 Pro. The purchase was made to be able to hear uncompromising music and play while hearing an audio as realistic as possible. I connected the headphones to the...
  11. N

    First Set of Speakers Setup. Please Help

    Hi. I'm confused on what is the best volume control to use. I want to make sure I'm doing it right. I have it setup DAC into Gustard H16(has built in preamp), into speaker amp. have both the DAC and the AMP maxed and am using the Gustard H16 as the volume control. Am I doing it right?
  12. J

    Looking for advice on a headphone cable carrying microphone signal.

    I am looking to find some bare cable (no attached connectors) to repair my Audio Technica ATH-G1. What I am having trouble with is finding a 4-5 conductor cable that is close to 4mm and has a silicone outer insulation. From my understanding even though the current cable has 6 conductors (5 that...
  13. J

    DacMagic Fault - Won't turn on

    Hi all, not sure if this is the right place, but I'm slightly upset as my DacMagic Plus won't turn on. Been using it quite a bit recently, which today was no different 3-5 hours of use having worked from home. Popped for lunch (which I turned the AMP off), went to turn it back on, and no...
  14. C

    Is it worth upgrading iems? If it is not then which ones should i buy?

    I currently have the blon bl03 with upgraded cable and spinfit eartips and the Urbanfun YBF-ISS014 with spinfit i think cp145. I am considdering upgrading to the Magrid Tea's or Moondrop blessing 2 but i dont know if they are really worth spending $300 on when i have some iems that are way...
  15. foamy

    Amplifier + speaker pairing, have I messed up?

    Hi everyone! I've recently made a new purchase as my entry into the Hi-Fi ecosystem. I'm still awaiting the order to be delivered but am having some concerns about if I've made a huge mistake with the wattage pairing of amplifier and speakers. Some experienced advice would be much appreciated...
  16. M

    Fiio K5 Pro or Drop O2 + SDAC

    I live in the EU and ordered the O2 + SDAC but now see that it only has a US plug and the EU plug will either be $16+$26 shipping, or $23 in an EU store. For this price it will be around the same as the Fiio K5 Pro. I see that the Fiio has a stronger Amp but want to know if the Amp is better...
  17. S

    Motu M4 not working green line problem

    I purchased my Motu M4 over a month ago and I haven't used it for over 10 hours. Yesterday I was recording with the two inputs, a microphone and a plugged-in a bass where suddenly the screen of my mac had a message that said it had been disconnected. When I looked over the M4 the levels screen...
  18. E

    AMP/DAC Combo Recommendation for HD6XX

    Looking for recommendations on an AMP/DAC combo for my HD6XX. Looking for something with XLR balanced.. I'm looking at the Monolith THX 788 and the Monolith THX 887 and heard about the THX 789. Not sure what to get, it seems the 788 has XLR IS NOT balanced? Looks like the 788 XLR IS balanced...
  19. C

    Considering changing up my amp/DAC

    Current chain: Modi 2 -> Lyr 2 (LSST tubes) Cans: HD800 (SDR EQ) Rosson RAD-0 ZMF Verite Closed (Also JH Angie, ER3XR) Portable DAPs: iPod + Rockbox Hidizs AP80 LG V20 Phone Budget: $550 unless there's a big jump in price-performance after that. If there is, maybe considering an extra $2-300...
  20. C

    How to build a Class-D Amp?

    Hello dear people, [mod: deleted] I am kind a newbie when it comes to building a DIY amp but I want to give it a try. My plan was to build an amp that outputs 30W (RMS and 60W max) to my Dayton Audio RS100-4 4'' speakers. With that amp I wanted to have 1 input with RCA connectors and another...
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