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Is anyone else getting spammed in the DMs by fake accounts trying to sell fake sex sites Aug 10, 2021

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    1. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Is anyone else getting spammed in the DMs by fake accounts trying to sell fake sex sites
      1. dasman66, Jinxy245 and spwath like this.
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      3. loadexfa
        loadexfa
        I imagine it's simply bots, perhaps they target any site above a certain traffic threshold. Also the higher volume possibly indicates they've figured out how to bypass some anti-spam protection.
        Aug 10, 2021
        Jinxy245 and Lyander like this.
      4. Cspirou
        Cspirou
        just report them.
        Aug 11, 2021
      5. Friday
        Friday
        They're fake?! But the sex was awesome
        Aug 11, 2021
        Cspirou likes this.
    2. dncnexus
      1. Cspirou, M3NTAL, Cryptowolf and 4 others like this.
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      3. rhythmdevils
        rhythmdevils
        I’d like to see them get orthos right before making an estat
        Jul 29, 2021
        nishan99 and dncnexus like this.
      4. Armaegis
        Armaegis
        A friend of mine got their ribbon headphone. I find it interesting that they're trying to get into these other markets.
        Jul 29, 2021
        Cspirou likes this.
      5. rhythmdevils
        rhythmdevils
        It's not actually a ribbon headphone, that's marketing bullshit. It's a planar magnetic headphone with very low impedance. It is a driver with a membrane with traces and bar magnets. It's probably very similar to all their other drivers. Calling it a ribbon headphone because it has similar impedance to ribbon drivers is the stupidest marketing gimmick ive ever heard of. I still ant one though...
        Jul 30, 2021
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    3. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      If there are any Friends in the Maryland area, was dragging my Stellaris/Utopia/ESX900/Verite up to Gramophone in Timonium, MD tomorrow.
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      2. crenca
        crenca
        I wish there were SBAFriends near me here in southern New Mexico. In person with good gear and beer is always a delight.
        Jul 2, 2021
        yotacowboy likes this.
      3. yotacowboy
        yotacowboy
        We need to do a DMV Friends meet soon! Where's @sheldaze at, yo!
        Jul 3, 2021
        sheldaze and dncnexus like this.
      4. sheldaze
        sheldaze
        On a plane. Seriously, touchdown was 11:55pm. Otherwise, I would have been there!
        Jul 4, 2021
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    4. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Got the Stellaris in the morning, hooked it up and going to listen until I fall asleep at the desk
      1. Jinxy245, CEE TEE, Melvillian and 8 others like this.
      2. penguins
        penguins
        Yep, that sounds like a Stellaris
        Jun 17, 2021
    5. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Bought the EC Af, didn't realize it is only XLR out. Guess I need to get new cables, I don't have any XLR cables for my headphones
      1. crenca likes this.
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      3. JK47
        JK47
        Seriously just ask Marv. What was the title of the AF?

        Craig said he made it for people "who knew exactly what the fuck they doing"

        That XLR to TRS "SBAF pro tip" was buried so an idiot wouldn't take it and plug it into another amp and watch the poof of magic smoke...
        Jan 2, 2021
        sheldaze, Gazny and YMO like this.
      4. purr1n
        purr1n
        Use an XLR to TRS adapter (reverse from regular). Just never use this adapter on any other amp.
        Jan 2, 2021
        sheldaze and JK47 like this.
      5. JK47
        JK47
        Post #465 has the PDF of the "Speshul SBAF manual" https://tinyurl.com/y9ol9luz

        "For people who know what the f*** they want and what the f*** they are doing"
        Jan 2, 2021
        jexby and YMO like this.
    6. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      ESX900 in the house, time to listen!
      1. Jinxy245, obsiCO, dematted and 7 others like this.
      2. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        These things are the real deal @E_Schaaf knows what he is doing. Very impressed!
        Dec 21, 2020
        Jinxy245, obsiCO, gaspasser and 3 others like this.
    7. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Putting in my first payment for a new amp... lets say its in the same DNA as the Starlett..... puns intended
      1. CEE TEE, Jinxy245, YMO and 4 others like this.
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      3. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @Gaspasser you will be the first on my list. Keeping in SBAF and local would be a double win in my book. Should be in the next 3-4 months I will be putting up for sale.
        Dec 21, 2020
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      4. YMO
        YMO
        Did you just get the Starlett?
        Dec 21, 2020
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      5. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @YMO Yes I did. I wanted to try out DNA to see if it was my type of amp, and I love the Starlett so now I know I enjoy the house sound, and I got the cash for it I am upgrading and gonna let another SBAFer get the Starlett once I get the new amp in.
        Dec 21, 2020
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    8. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      The Clear on my setup is much better than I remember them being elsewhere. Excited to get the Utopia today to see if its the same for them.
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      2. ChaChaRealSmooth
        ChaChaRealSmooth
        If you like the Clear, very good chance you'll like the Utopia more. Something about the Utopia driver just sounds better than the lower-end Focal drivers, and I don't mean just technicalities. The "metallic timbre" thing is so overstated.
        Dec 18, 2020
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      3. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @ChaChaRealSmooth do you seeing yourself using VO or Utopia more. For my library thinking the VO works better, but where the Utopia shines, it really shines no competition.
        Dec 18, 2020
      4. ChaChaRealSmooth
        ChaChaRealSmooth
        @dncnexus I'm prone to wild mood swings and random fits of choosing a can, so it probably roughly averages to equal use among all my headphones that I own. That being said, Utopia and Verite are definitely complementary cans.
        Dec 18, 2020
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    9. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Just won a pair of Focal Clears. Exciting day :)
      1. Merrick, LetMeBeFrank, JayC and 18 others like this.
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      3. Lyander
        Lyander
        Is this Dex's charity thing? Haven't popped in there for a while but congrats!
        Dec 14, 2020
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      4. Tchoupitoulas
        Tchoupitoulas
        Great to hear that the Clears are going to a good home - congratulations!
        Dec 14, 2020
      5. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        Dec 15, 2020
        Jinxy245 and Lyander like this.
    10. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Just moved jobs and got a 100% pay increase. Mo money, mo audio gear
      1. obsiCO, yotacowboy, OJneg and 23 others like this.
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      3. penguins
        penguins
        *jerome powell moneyprinter gif here*
        Dec 10, 2020
        dncnexus and YMO like this.
      4. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @YMO the reason for the big pay increase is I went from a small tech company to a FAANG company. Just to give alittle more insight
        Dec 10, 2020
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      5. YMO
        YMO
        Yup Yup, that's tech. Banking is very different, but it's my trade.
        Dec 10, 2020
    11. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Spotify shuffle doesn't work. It only shuffles my first like 50 songs. Is there a 3rd party software that does better?
      1. nishan99
        nishan99
        It's weird, for me it shuffles similar songs and if I skip one song it shifts the genre!. Like WTF?
        Dec 7, 2020
      2. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @nishan99 yeah, I will shuffle, and it decides to play the song at the top of the playlist, and as i click next, it will shuffle through all the songs that are in the window and never any anywhere else. I have 3K+ songs to shuffle and listen to 50 max.
        Dec 7, 2020
    12. Manjeet Kandohla
      Manjeet Kandohla
      Why did you dislike my post? What did i say thats wrong?
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      3. famish99
        famish99
        Probably didn't read the rules.
        Dec 7, 2020
      4. Syzygy
        Syzygy
        Dislikes are usually given because the post doesn't add information (or something useful) to the thread topic.

        And more rarely because of disagreement with a point. And sometimes because butthurt.

        Don't worry about it. And read the welcome forums.
        Dec 7, 2020
        Jinxy245, crazychile and hikergrl like this.
      5. DigMe
        DigMe
        The thread in question has a message from a moderator explaining the problem.
        Dec 7, 2020
    13. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Upgraded to OSX Big Sur, now my spotify won't open. Fun stuff....
      1. YMO and monacelli like this.
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      3. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @pure5152 rebooted again (4th time) and finally now everything seems to be working. Very odd indeed
        Dec 6, 2020
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      4. pure5152
        pure5152
        wtf yeah that's so strange, that's super frustrating you had to reboot four times to get it working.. glad to hear everything is working now though
        Dec 6, 2020
        dubharmonic and dncnexus like this.
      5. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @pure5152 the 4th reboot, the restart wasn't working had to do a physical unplug and replug. Not something I like to do but was unresponsive otherwise.
        Dec 6, 2020
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    14. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Just put on Hives after couple days with Verite. They def toss punches. These are really good.
      1. Cryptowolf, perogie and Gazny like this.
      2. Vtory
        Vtory
        Figured out I only need those two if I really want to go the minimalist way (which I don't as I still enjoy diversity lol). Anything else I owned can't compete in my use cases.
        Nov 26, 2020
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      3. perogie
        perogie
        The Hives are an interesting thought. Keep getting good impressions.
        Nov 27, 2020
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    15. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Is there anyone in California able to do a power switch repair job on an amp? Will be paying to get it done.....
      1. Gazny likes this.
    16. dncnexus
      dncnexus
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      2. dubharmonic
        dubharmonic
        That truly does look amazing.
        Nov 24, 2020
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      3. E_Schaaf
        E_Schaaf
        even though Verite is my least favorite ZMF sonically, they are gorgeous and actually look their price unlike most headphones in the $1k+ range.
        Nov 24, 2020
        dubharmonic, Inoculator and dncnexus like this.
      4. rott
        rott
        Looking to pick up a VC during ZMF November, hopefully with a similarly impressive wood finish as yours.
        Nov 24, 2020
        dncnexus and Inoculator like this.
    17. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Anyone in california know an amp repair shop? Shipped out an amp to cali and power switch broke it seems, need to get it repaired
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      2. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        Nov 23, 2020
      3. JK47
        JK47
        Whooooaaa friends don't sell friends Darkvoice!!!
        Nov 23, 2020
      4. dncnexus
        dncnexus
        @JK47 technically wasn't to a friend :D I get a pass right? Maybe?
        Nov 23, 2020
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    18. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      Let my mom and brother use my Starlett+Autuer and Hive. They said they can't tell a difference and prefer their beats..... at least i tried
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      2. Cspirou
        Cspirou
        Beats might have boosted bass
        Nov 15, 2020
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      3. Cryptowolf
        Cryptowolf
        Another point that hasn't been mentioned yet, more resolving and revealing audio equipment sometimes makes favorite songs sound awful. Case in point, I like early Taylor Swift songs (judge away) but find them painful to listen to on my desktop headphone setup because of the distortion and compression.
        Nov 15, 2020
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      4. Cryptowolf
        Cryptowolf
        Also, I've found Dubstep, Trance, and other electronic music sounds better, to me, on my less resolving closed backed Maddog pros than my modified open DT880s. I personally find my mid-range headphones work best for certain types of music and not others. YMMV since you have higher end gear.
        Nov 15, 2020
    19. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      6XX KISS really could be my endgame with the Starlett. Makes me curious about the 650JAR
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      3. yotacowboy
        yotacowboy
        Utopia: you'll know in 8 seconds whether they're your endgame or not.
        Nov 13, 2020
        Cryptowolf, Jinxy245 and dncnexus like this.
      4. perogie
        perogie
        The Utopia does reveal itself pretty quick. I’ve come close to pulling the trigger on something 600 for a while now.
        Nov 13, 2020
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      5. dubharmonic
        dubharmonic
        It took the Euphoria to make the Utopia click for me, after 2 years of owning them. They're so dependent on the rest of the chain.
        Nov 13, 2020
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    20. dncnexus
      dncnexus
      1. pure5152, Ntbm3, Jinxy245 and 4 others like this.
      2. ChaChaRealSmooth
        ChaChaRealSmooth
        That will not change. Better learn self-control
        Nov 10, 2020
        Gazny and dncnexus like this.
      3. SoupRKnowva
        SoupRKnowva
        He’s right, that’s been me every night since I got my Aficionado hooked up
        Nov 10, 2020
        yotacowboy and dncnexus like this.
      4. perogie
        perogie
        It does place a subtle grip on you. Next thing you know 2 hours have passed!
        Nov 10, 2020
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Feb 17, 1996 (Age: 25)
    Location:
    Virginia, USA
    Occupation:
    Software Developer
    Gear List:
    Headphones
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    Hifiman Susvara
    Focal Utopia
    ESX900
    HD800
    JAR650
    Stax L700
    Stax L300
    Sony CD900ST
    DT770
    Koss PortaPros

    IEM
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Campfire Andromeda 2019

    Amplifier
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    DNA Stellaris
    Eddie Current 445
    Eddie Current Electra
    Eddie Current Black Widow 2
    Bottlehead Crack w/ Speedball
    Stax SRD-7 Professional

    DAC
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Abbas 2.3SE

    Previous Gear
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    DNA Starlett
    Eddie Current Studio B
    Eddie Current Aficionado
    Bottlehead Tube Electrostatic Energizer
    ZMF Verite Open Purple Camphor Burl
    HD 6XX KISS
    Nectar Hive Electrostat
    Stax L300
    ZMF Auteur Cocobolo
    Focal Clear
    Rockna Wavelight
    Schiit Yggdrasil A2
    Schiit Yggdrasil GS
    ECP Walnut Dac X.1
    Schiit Bifrost 2
    Stax SRM-252S
    Schiit Modius
    FX Audio DAC-X6
    Darkvoice 336SE

    Signature

    HP: Hifiman Susvara | Focal Utopia | HD 800 | Stax L700 | ESX900 | JAR650 | Sony CD900ST
    IEM: Campfire Andromeda
    AMP: DNA Stellaris | Eddie Current 445 | Eddie Current Electra | Eddie Current Black Widow 2
    DAC: Abbas 2.3SE