bilboda
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bilboda

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Neurochrome HP1 sounds lovely. I'll compare it with ZDS and SW51+ soon, but for now it's just fine and suits my need for a quality SS amp. Oct 26, 2020

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    1. bilboda
      bilboda
      Neurochrome HP1 sounds lovely. I'll compare it with ZDS and SW51+ soon, but for now it's just fine and suits my need for a quality SS amp.
      1. atomicbob and crenca like this.
    2. bilboda
      bilboda
      New gear, Rs2E ouch!, G pads on the way, Elegia...smooth and closed, HD800S 1/2 price, ZDS waiting, amps... tubes for SW51+, Neurochrome HP1
      1. zerodeefex
        zerodeefex
        I'll be here to buy things when you purge. Bwhahahahaha
        Oct 18, 2020
        Thad E Ginathom, gixxerwimp and rlow like this.
    3. bilboda
      bilboda
      New feets are on the way from across the pond, stated packaging has been upgraded, yay!
    4. bilboda
      bilboda
      I think I'll have to agree with 6moons. It's the green pill that Morpheus delivers. Amazing how nice these JBL 3xx can sound.
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      2. bilboda
        bilboda
        6 moons is bad poetry but I got the impression that he liked it more than the Adagio. I am evaluating the JBL's..the dac is ongoing. I'll use headphones for that after tidal Muzak has run for a couple of days.
        Feb 9, 2020
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      3. EagleWings
        EagleWings
        Were you able to fix the 2 broken feet on your unit?
        Feb 9, 2020
      4. bilboda
        bilboda
        The feet fit on the remaining nylon pegs fairly snug, only the screw tops broke off. I sent a critical email to hifheaven and Sonnet . Dac slid back and forth in the Sonnet box,no foam, no wrap, the outside box was reused, oversized and slit with a razor for new big flaps and had minimal cushioning. It was pretty mushy. I am letting them off the hook cause the dac is wonderful. I just want me loose screws replaced.
        Feb 9, 2020
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    5. bilboda
      bilboda
      I choose the red pill, or is it the blue pill? Waiting for Morpheus...then I'll know...
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      3. Wilson
        Wilson
        Or go searchin' for your mainline, just like Sister Ray says...
        Feb 6, 2020
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      4. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        You might need a "Tool" to find out how "the pieces fit", there is a reason for the "Schism."
        Feb 7, 2020
      5. bilboda
        bilboda
        alas, Morpheus arrived on 2 broken feet, some 3rd world oem packaging,poorly designed thin cardboard cutout, thin oem box, no foam anywhere, dac slid about, likely on 3 dimensions, no plastic wrap for moisture, will need new feet, no other damage, breaking in with pi2aes now....so far, so good...
        Feb 8, 2020
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    6. bilboda
      bilboda
      my aliexpress mohair earpads are perfect on my he6se, thick and cushy. Why are mfrs making such thin pads now anyway? ZMF, Hifiman, etc.
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      3. bilboda
        bilboda
        Nov 29, 2019
      4. bilboda
        bilboda
        Good point, thin pads may be used to minimize pad impact on sound, I have moderate hearing loss at 8 khz. I am already missing the highs. I doubt these would reflect any sound at all, bass is still good because I still get the sound direct to my ears. My guess is there is less interplay with the pads.
        Nov 29, 2019
      5. bilboda
        bilboda
        Larger interiors help get more of the speaker exposed too. Just as resolving as either hifiman pad, Being slightly further from the driver with more driver exposed can't be bad, can it?
        Nov 29, 2019
    7. bilboda
      bilboda
      Just how does one repair scratches in black anodized aluminum, Sharpie?
      1. GoodEnoughGear
        GoodEnoughGear
        Fix it on the outside with Sharpie or inside with wabi sabi.
        Nov 6, 2019
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      2. Lyander
        Lyander
        @GoodEnoughGear gets plus points for wabi-sabi, haha. I rather like the look of worn (but not filthy) gear myself, it adds more character than it deducts from resale value.
        Nov 7, 2019
    8. bilboda
      bilboda
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      2. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Oh god... Keep you roofs on, your heads down, and your feet out of the water.

        Very best wishes to all you people over there. Take care!
        Aug 30, 2019
      3. rtaylor76
        rtaylor76
        Stay safe.
        Aug 30, 2019
      4. YMO
        YMO
        Not looking forward to it myself all the way up in Jax.
        Aug 30, 2019
    9. bilboda
      bilboda
      Roon, HQPlayer, new ec filters, Music is all DSD upsampled, I do like this but have not seriously compared to native or different filters
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    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Miama
    Gear List:
    WIN10, Fidelizer Roon w/HQPlayer ethernet to ropieeexl/naa,I2S to Sonnet Morpheus, Eddie Current Zana Deux Super, SW51+, Neurochrome HP1 HD650k, HE6SE, ZMF Verite, Verum, Elegia, HD800s, Grado RS2E....2nd pc multimedia, is WIN10, usb to Matrix Xspdif 2/AES, CAL transport spdif ...balanced VTV Amplifier Purifi >Mark & Daniel Maximus Ruby...some other stuff , custom switch to 4 headphone amps
    Older gent who likes music and movies, been thru a lot of gear and methods. I think I'm done now, maybe some room treatment...

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    Roon HQPlayer 502aes/I2S running ropieee xl NAA Sonnet Morpheus NOS>EC Zana Deux S/
    Shortest Way 51+ ,Neurochrome HP1 >Verite, Verum 1, Elegia, Grado RS2E(G pads) HD650k+, HD800S, Adcom GFA 535 to Hifiman HE6SE
    VTV AMPLIFIER Stereo Purifi Audio 1ET400A Amplifier -->Mark & Daniel Maximus Ruby...Custom RCA switch > 4 HP amps