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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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    Loxjie A30 Amplifier - Unable to get discrete 2.1 channels with Windows USB, only shows up as stereo "Headphones"

    I've connected my Windows 10 laptop via USB to the A30. Under devices the A30 shows up as "Headphones (TX-384Khz Hifi Type-C Audio)" however I have no way of changing the number of channels to 2.1 so I can discretely send sound to the L, R, and Subwoofer RCA out on the A30. Anyone run into...
  3. P

    Broken Aune X1S?

    Hi all! I've been hearing some strange things lately on out of my Aune X1S. I can't seem to find it inside of ASIO4ALL and there are strange distortion spikes. The first image is my onboard soundcard and the second one is my Aune with the fast filter selected. I just want to know if this could...
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    Software EQ on Manjaro

    I recently switched to Manjaro after I got sick of windows. The only thing I havent properly figured out is the audio stack. I'm pretty sure Manjaro uses pulseaudio by default. I'm currently using Pulse Effects to eq and it's often clipping and some apps just bypass the eq (i dont mind this but...
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    Good outside audio blocking headphones solely for listening to music/gaming

    Hello, I'm looking for some decent noise-cancelling headphones for listening to music and gaming. I value general audio quality and soundstage the most, for reference I previously used the sennheiser hd 599s and those were great (besides comfort factor) so I'm looking for something comparable to...
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    One headphone that can lasts my whole life to choose from?

    Sorry for bothering here! Newbie here. So here I am trying to find the one headphone that can last me a lifetime. I have a Sennheiser HD 206 that I have used for years now and I am deciding to retire it due to its bad condition. I am not an audiophile, but I do want a headphone that can sound...
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    Weird Noise in Phono mode for Luxman L-1 amplifier

    Hi folks, I come to this forum seeking some help beyond my knowledge to resolve a weird issue I´m experiencing in my Luxman L-1 amplifier. It has worked pretty well during his more than 30 years of life. However, quite recently, it creates a very frustrating noise in both Phono an Subsonic...
  8. Comrade Sandwich

    Reasonably knowledgeable audiophile (listener) wants to add EV RE20 Mic to Setup

    Hi there friends. I've been around the forums for a little while though but this is my first forum post. I've mostly just been here for troubleshooting, reviews, hardware measurements and general knowledge. Want to take a second to thank everyone especially Amir for the endless amount of...
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    New Member Here with Analysis Paralysis. Am I crazy?

    Hi everyone. First time poster here at Audio Science Review. I look forward to some engaging conversations regarding audio products. I need some sound advice on building a great value audio system. Please check out the thread here. Any helpful advice or recommendations would be greatly appreciated!
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    Analysis Paralysis (Best Bang for the Buck System for $600) Please help.

    Hello everyone. I am a beginner with this audio stuff and need some sound advice. Please excuse my ignorance when it comes to audio equipment because I am a bit confused of which components will work well together to power up the Jamo C 91 II speakers cleanly, loudly, and reliably for a desktop...
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    Where Do I Go From Here?

    I'm new to "HiFi" so bear with me. I live in an upstairs, carpeted apartment so high quality sound at low volume (without headphones) is my goal. My listening tastes are varied, mostly jazz and classical with some country and classic rock mixed in. My current audio setup is a 20 year old Yamaha...
  12. Marasmic

    Question about phasing and balanced cables

    Hello, everyone. I'm trying to build my first DIY audio system and I'm trying to use my existing audio interface as the DAC. I have a Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 and it has 2 sets of balanced 3.5mm outputs on the back. I was going to connect 2 cables like this one to the right and left balanced...
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    Amplifier for bookshelf speakers - rookie trouble

    I have very limited knowledge about hifi, and I must admit that as of now I don't understand much of the charts except maybe the frequency response. I want to try a couple of bookshelf speakers the following year just for fun, and potentially some headphones. Good sound is nice to have / fun...
  14. mononoaware

    [Solved] Attention Headphone users - I need help identifying these headphones.

    Photo is from ShenzhenAudio twitter. Post only names the DAC/Amp/Player and there are zero comments.
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    Better mic than behringer xm8500?

    I am looking to buy a cheap audio interface M-Audio M-Track Solo, i want to know if their are any better options for mics than Behringer xm8500 for max $100. Is gonna be used at a close distance mostly for discord or streaming. I live in europe. Thank you ahead
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    Help buying a microphone

    It would be nice if i got some help. I am looking to buy a Mic with a usb. My microphone that i am currently using is a blue snowball which is pretty damaged. My criteria is the price cant be more than $150, and if the mic have som noise filtering it would be nice because of my clicky keyboard...
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    Moving from a X6200W, help deciding between a X6700H or X4700H

    My precious X6200W of six years, took a good bit of a power surge, from a nearby lightning strike a few weeks ago. (HDMI 1 port is dead, all kinds of sporadic EDID issues between devices, and the pre-outs no longer work) My setup is 7.1.4, with the two rear heights powered by a 2-channel amp...
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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...
  19. 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...
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    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...
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