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    Speakers/ampli balance for a streaming system

    Dear all, I'm looking to start my audiophile adventure and i need to set up a good starting system around 2500-2700€. My room is 15-20 square meters with quite low ceilings and grit floors. I'm very undecided about either getting an all-in-one streamer amplifier or a separate streamer and an...
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    Looking for my first streamer

    Hey, I am considering buying a pair of Genelec 8030C as my first quality speakers but i want to be able to stream to it. So i wonder whats the best solution is for a streamer Max budget $150.
  3. C

    Looking for my first pair of good speakers

    Hey, I have some pretty good headphones and iems but the only speaker i own is an Ultimate ears hyperboom which battery dosent even last that long. So i wanna finally buy some good sounding speakers. Info: I live in a pretty small apartment around 40m2. And my couch is around 3-5 meters from my...
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    Upgrading Within the Bluesound Ecosystem

    Hey all, This is my first post on the forum so please correct me if I'm not following standard protocol or posting in the wrong place. When I was younger, my dad helped me pick out a Rega turntable, Sonos Connect, Rega Brio, and Neat Iota speakers for my bedroom. I've had that setup ever...
  5. Unique_User01

    $500 setup to upgrade PC - advice/details needed

    Hi Everyone, I have been researching replacing my Klipsch 2.1 pro medias that I run through my soundblaster titanium x-fi HD card(its a mouthful isn't it?) on my PC. It has served its job well as a step up from most traditional PC branded audio solutions for me over the last 8 or so years. I am...
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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...
  7. aaronsarkissian

    Help me with my first setup

    Hi, I'm new to the Hi-Fi and audiophile world and want to setup a new home system. My room size is about 25 Sqm (270 sqft). I don't have room for a Surround system so I decided to go for a decent stereo setup and maybe add subwoofer later if needed. So here are the products I chose: Speakers...
  8. M

    Moving from Sonos to Genelec 8341/8351 with 7360a, desk mount suggestions?

    I am getting ready to move from this Sonos setup to my dream 2.1 system. I am mainly going to be using it for music while I work. I am not sure if I should treat the room first or at the same time as the install. I am also not sure what mount if any that I should use? I considered stand mounts...
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    JBL 104 BT initial measurements and EQ

    Following recent discussions with helpful members of this board, and finding the Youtube videos of Julian Krause very informative, I have concluded the preliminary investigation and equalisation/correction of my JBL 104 BT desktop monitors. My methodology was to purchase and install a...
  10. P

    Unfussy setup for deeply imperfect listening space

    Hello all, I'm looking to move from my ancient little Bose Colour bluetooth speaker to something that gives me a listening experience comparable in enjoyment to what I get from my really not very sophisticated headphones (i.e. I don't have well-trained ears that need optimal sound as my cheap...
  11. D

    Help a newbie pick the most appropriate amp

    Hi everyone! I am in the process of building my first Hi-Fi system. I currently have a pair of Vandersteen 1C speakers and a td309 turntable (no amp as of yet!) My main use case will be listening to music (vinyl and some sort of streaming ideally). Movies are a nice plus. After some looking...
  12. L

    Helping a friend find a new pair of headphones (+- 200€)

    Hi, I'm posting this request for a friend who isn't on the forum, and he would like to ask for your advice on the following matter: I am looking for a pair of headphones that have an accurate response without breaking the budget to use at work, so I would be wearing them while sitting down and...
  13. camerarooster

    Finally got some answer here. Also ask for some advice for 2 channel set up

    Hi everyone here, greetings from Taiwan, a country famous for making chips in your iphone and audio machines. I've always had issue how to find real useful advice for audio set up, and after five years of reading advice from EXPERT, I've finally got here! In the beginning of my audio journey...
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    Amateur wants to develop a speaker based on Purifi PTT4

    Hello all, I am Gian and I am new here. :) I would like to embark on my first "serious" DIY project. But before I sink a ton of money in a project that may be doomed from the start, I would appreciate some feedback from more experienced people on whether what I have in mind makes any sense. I...
  15. M

    Suggestions for a newbie budget Desktop setup

    I've just this month graduated from listening to music from my gaming headsets (Astro A10s) and got some new audio hardware to use with my PC. After looking around a bit, I ended up buying a Superlux HD681 and a SMSL SAP6 amp, and I'm using Equalizer APO with some config I found online for the...
  16. Huang Jerry

    An Observer Turned New Member

    Hi, I'm kind of new here, but I'm also kind of not... I've been appreciating ASR ever since high school. Now that I rented a dorm, I'm now in a position to enjoy the cream of the crop of this forum: Speakers. (but also DACs and amps) I do have some gear, mostly pesky earphones and headphones...
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    Confusion over balanced output for headphones (DACMagic 200M vs. Jotunheim vs. Modius + Magnius)

    Hi, I feel a bit lost as I'm new to this space, and I'd really appreciate your help. I'm looking to get a setup that would power both a pair of active studio monitors and a pair of headphones. Both are entry-level (JBL 305P MKII and Sennheiser HD 600). At first, I had been considering buying...
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    Having trouble interpreting frequency graph

    Hello, I am new when it comes the room acoustics, I have been mixing in headphones most of the time, and now I would like to start mixing on speakers , I have set up my speakers and my best listening position in my room, it is a small room with a slanted roof. I have ran some test on REW with L...
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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!
  20. D

    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...
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