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Any SW51+ owners know a good seller of the various tube types it takes? Please PM me! Oct 18, 2020 at 5:55 PM

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    1. e.schell
      e.schell
      Any SW51+ owners know a good seller of the various tube types it takes? Please PM me!
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      3. JK47
        JK47
        Stock tubes for the win!!!
        Oct 18, 2020 at 7:56 PM
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      4. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        My recommendation is Mullard 6EJ7/EF184, but I cleaned out my Canadian eBay seller. Imma toob noob and just searched, then messaged sellers and took a chance.
        Oct 19, 2020 at 4:54 AM
      5. Boops
        Boops
        I would try searching here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LeedsRadio

        This guy has been running a shop in the Bronx for decades. I’ve bought from him a number of times. If you don’t see it online, email.
        Oct 19, 2020 at 6:40 AM
    2. e.schell
      e.schell
      Hey Deftones fans, new albums release today named Ohms. Loving what I've heard so far.
    3. e.schell
      e.schell
      Anyone had ears on the different Galaxy buds and have a preference between OG, Plus, or Live? Just want wireless for work...
      1. zerodeefex
        zerodeefex
        Copped the live for $85 from Verizon from the deal. I don't think any in ears have been this comfortable ever in my life. It's kind of amazing the innovation they bring in terms of fit.
        Oct 6, 2020
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    4. e.schell
      e.schell
      Just grabbed the digi download of S&M2. Gotta give it a listen...
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    5. e.schell
      e.schell
      Apparently LH Labs doesn't have a functioning website anymore? Was looking for info on a specific GO model, GO2Pro Infinity Edition....
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      2. Luckbad
        Luckbad
        Be careful, as they can also fry IEMs and you can't ever get super for them. I wouldn't pay more than $100 for anything from LH Labs anymore.
        Sep 5, 2020
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      3. jowls
        jowls
        Sep 5, 2020
      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        I didn't think LH Labs had a functioning anything any more. Cash box, maybe. Even that may be empty by now.
        Sep 6, 2020
    6. e.schell
      e.schell
      Coming from a guy who doesn't know a damn thing, would the Beyer T1 gen 1 have any modding potential? Had a pair years ago. That treble peak
    7. e.schell
      e.schell
      Anyone heard the JVC FW10000? Pretty neat looking. Seems kinda price for single DD IEM but who knows... maybe they sound amazeballs?
      1. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        They're available online here, but the usual retail outlets don't have them listed. I called JMPlus and all the demo units that were used during the press events here in March have gone back to JVC. He said maybe later this year they'll do more promotion of the F10k and F1800. I don't normally keep up with the local head/earphone news, but if you remind me in a few months I'll check.
        Sep 1, 2020
      2. netforce
        netforce
        Had a customer bring in his pair and I got to compare it with my Sony IER-Z1R. Fit decently in my ear, the JVC was little more comfy then z1r for me. Bass was fairly level on the JVC, z1r extended lower and hit harder. The JVC was notably more forward in the upper mids than z1r. Customer who brought it preferred it over the z1r which he thought was little too bassy for his music.
        Sep 1, 2020
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    8. e.schell
      e.schell
      psilocybin or lsd?
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      2. EagleWings
        EagleWings
        @Merrick ’s advise can’t be overstated. Me and my friends had a new acquaintance over for a shroom night and he started tripping bad (real bad). I guess he must have felt insecure, as we were new company. He thought we were trying to kill/harm him and he started crying out the window for help. That was the last time I had shrooms.
        Aug 29, 2020
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      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        LSD is as good or as bad as your last trip. Same place, same people, same music: all kinds of things can send you in one direction or the other. Know /that it does wear off./ It can be a great lesson in just knowing you will survive. Seriously. Want to mess with this stuff? Take the rough with the smooth. It is not always going to be cosmic peace and watching the colours come out of the speakers...
        Aug 30, 2020
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      4. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        ... but sometimes it is :)

        (for "LSD" read any powerful psychedelic)
        Aug 30, 2020
    9. e.schell
      e.schell
      Magni 3 > FDX1 = Pretty fantastic. I suppose being fed by GMB as opposed to my Galaxy S10+ COULD have something to do with it as well...
    10. e.schell
      e.schell
      Corresponding with a new friend from sbaf who is not only generous but great to talk with reminds me to not take this community for granted!
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    11. e.schell
      e.schell
      Where is a good place to order little enclosures for DIY projects? Need one for Marv's balanced to SE using Cinemag CMLI-15/15B...
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      2. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        @e.schell : pass through set in parallel is basically a Radial LX-3 line splitter.
        Jun 29, 2020
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      3. JK47
        JK47
        ^Maybe a source selection switcher?
        Jun 29, 2020
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      4. GanGreinke
        GanGreinke
        Jun 29, 2020
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    12. e.schell
      e.schell
      Zu Omen DW MK.II going on sale again soon. Thoughts / opinions on them? Thinking of pairing with Aegir single or monoblocks if need be...
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      2. MichaeLeroy
        MichaeLeroy
        Hard to go wrong if these promise to match your tastes and listening space. The value proposition seems quite high. The two month audition period ought to give you enough time to decide whether you are happy with them. (They give them a 100 hour factory break in, so you can start critical listening soon after you set them up.)
        Jun 13, 2020
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      3. PTS
        PTS
        Listened to Zu Soul Superfly ($4k speakers) next to a pair of Tekton Lores (very similar configuration and spec) and they sounded as good as each other. The kicker is you can get Tekton Lores for $1000 or less. Zu speakers are way overpriced IMO.
        Jun 13, 2020
      4. monacelli
        monacelli
        I was kicking the tires on these too. The Dirty Weekend are reasonably priced at $1k, and high efficiency at 97 dB/W. On paper they're a perfect candidate for a single Aegir. Along the lines of @PTS' comment, I decided to place an order for the Tekton Lore Reference instead ($750 shipped).
        Jun 21, 2020
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    13. e.schell
      e.schell
      @purr1n "I should make a run of 1:1 XLR to SE boxes for SBAF members at nominal charge, Still won’t be cheap." Yes Please.
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      2. Luckbad
        Luckbad
        @purr1n Have any shots of your trafo? I took a quick look at the site and it legitimately seems like you just need XLR in, RCA out, 2x transformers, something to put it in, and a bit of wire. Simple as hell, but probably $200-$250 in parts. Oh, and a resistor.
        Jun 5, 2020
      3. crenca
        crenca
        Parts are higher than I unthinkingly assumed. The $550 for the AmpsandSound box is looking OK now. The Iso-Max Jensen offerings are < $300 retail, though perhaps those transformers are significantly cheaper builds
        Jun 5, 2020
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      4. JK47
        JK47
        Marv mentioned somewhere here the 1:1 jensens used in the iso box and the cinemags looked pretty close to the same, since they shared the same lineage. Maybe Marv can get a deal from David at Cinemag?
        Jun 5, 2020
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    14. e.schell
      e.schell
      Sonarworks + Roon + Clear's = good stuff! Added SW a few weeks ago with trial, decided I can't EQ as well as the preset and purchased!
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      2. e.schell
        e.schell
        I always thought the Clears sounded excellent but got bored and gave Sonarworks a try. Now when i turn SW off it sounds like I'm listening under water. Haha. The Focal Clear Wired Average preset does wonders as far as I am concerned. Highly recommend giving Sonarworks free trial a whirl with any headphone they have a preset for.
        May 4, 2020
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      3. dubharmonic
        dubharmonic
        OK, you've prompted me to try Sonarworks again, and you're absolutely right. These presets completely transform the HD800S.
        May 4, 2020
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    15. e.schell
      e.schell
      Sometimes one just needs to play hooky from work...
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    16. e.schell
      e.schell
      Anyone happen to know anything about the pioneer tx 9500 ii ? Looking like I'll be able to get my hands on one for nothing...
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      2. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        Back in the day, when audiophiles often wore white shirts and ties, a fully loaded audiophile component system comprised of a turntable, tuner, tapedeck, preamp, amplifier and speakers. The 9500 was one of the better tuners in such a system.
        Feb 28, 2020
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      3. e.schell
        e.schell
        I just assumed it would have at least a few pairs of rca analog inputs! Kinda of a bummer...
        Feb 28, 2020
      4. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        That would have been called a Receiver in that era.
        Feb 28, 2020
    17. Claud
      Claud
      Listened to Tame Impala new album on Tidal yesterday. Very good album, IMHO
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      3. e.schell
        e.schell
        Just saw it was released and haven't listened to The Slow Rush yet, but I really like Innerspeaker, Lonerism, and Currents... I'm sure it's going to be good.
        Feb 16, 2020
      4. Phantaminum
        Phantaminum
        Thanks for the heads up. Going to give it a listen on Spotify and buy the digital album if I enjoy it (I’ve liked their last two albums).
        Feb 16, 2020
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      5. Senorx12562
        Senorx12562
        Agreed. Now I have to go explore the back catalog, as it is the first i have heard. Always enjoy it when that happens
        Feb 16, 2020
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    18. e.schell
      e.schell
      Ahhhhh... Tame Impala, an americano, and green crack... my ideal Saturday afternoon? Starting to seem that way!
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    19. e.schell
      e.schell
      Ultraboosts are the real deal. First pair and I believe I have found my new everyday shoe of choice.
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      2. insidious meme
        insidious meme
        Mine are comfy to walk around, but it's still a bit snug around my foot. Liked boosts so much, I got a pair of pureboosts for $46. Not as snug.
        Jan 8, 2020
      3. e.schell
        e.schell
        @insidious meme The cushioning as comfortable as the UB's? Thought about grabbing a pair of the pureboosts as well because i have seen them cheaper...
        Jan 9, 2020
      4. insidious meme
        insidious meme
        i think they are. It didn't take me as long to break them in as I did the UB's. A steal for the price I paid.
        Jan 9, 2020
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    20. e.schell
      e.schell
      Came upon good deal on a ZX2, thought i was hoping for ZX300. Any thoughts on pairing with FDX1? Impedance matching etc...
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      2. YMO
        YMO
        When I had the FDX1 Loaner it needed more volume on the ZX2, like most of the time I was running them at 70% power on the ZX2.
        Jan 4, 2020
      3. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @brencho Done a quick search: 15mW vs 200mw at 16ohms for ZX2 and ZX300 respectively.
        Jan 5, 2020
      4. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        I find myself using blue filters with ZX300 most often. ZX300 has this tendency to make everything sound a bit leaner, faster, cleaner, and sharper. ZX2 has much more slam, a warmer character, rounder transients, longer decays, but less power output. Since it is a fairly efficient single DD, it should be less of a diva on amplification so it’s more about choosing the sound profile you prefer between these two DAPs.
        Jan 5, 2020
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    Location:
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    Gear List:
    Source: Built PC with Lynx E22
    DAC: Gungnir Multibit A1
    Headamp: ZDT Jr & Liquid Platinum
    Headphones: Clear, HD650K
    Speakers: JBL LSR308

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