obsiCO
Last Activity:
Feb 24, 2021 at 11:46 PM
Joined:
Sep 18, 2017
Messages:
144
Likes Received:
552
Dislikes Received:
0
Trophy Points:
93

Following 2

Gender:
Male
Birthday:
Dec 15, 1992 (Age: 28)
Location:
Bangkok, Thailand
Occupation:
UI Designer

Share This Page

obsiCO

Thai Fish Experiment Gone Wrong, Male, 28, from Bangkok, Thailand

Friend

It's been great, Daft Punk. Thank you for the memories. Or I guess you could say, Random Access Memories... Feb 22, 2021 at 7:11 AM

obsiCO was last seen:
Viewing thread FluxLab FA-10 powerful headphone amplifier, Feb 24, 2021 at 11:46 PM
    1. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      It's been great, Daft Punk. Thank you for the memories. Or I guess you could say, Random Access Memories...
      1. View previous comments...
      2. fraggler
        fraggler
        Whoa. They are one of my "desert island" artists. Very sad, but thanks for nearly 30 years of amazing music.
        Feb 22, 2021 at 8:49 AM
      3. Merrick
        Merrick
        I wonder what prompted the decision to break up now. I also wonder if there will be one final project from them before the year is out that they had been working on.
        Feb 22, 2021 at 9:05 AM
      4. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        Based on the video, the silver helmet robot couldn't go on anymore, and asked the gold helmet robot to "pull the plug".
        Feb 22, 2021 at 9:01 PM
        obsiCO and Lyander like this.
    2. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Looking forward to see how Jot 2 holds up against BHA-1 from SBAF members.
      1. yotacowboy, Merrick, FlySweep and 8 others like this.
    3. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Broke my Verum by accident...and by broke I mean one cup's driver got literally split in half. Yikes.
      1. View previous comments...
      2. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Phantaminum I dropped it from a quite-high cabinet at a very specific angle on an object that punched directly into the driver. It's hard to explain....with tears in my eyes...
        Dec 7, 2020
      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Ouch... that's a sad end to headphones or any valuable object.

        Going for replacement? I wonder how the customer service is now.
        Dec 8, 2020
      4. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Thad E Ginathom Good timing! Garuspik (or his "intern"?) has surprisingly contacted me on email for a replacement solution after a "customer" told him about my situation (with some added choice words for SBAF haha). Will see how that pans out!
        Dec 8, 2020
        Thad E Ginathom likes this.
    4. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Had a listen to KRK Rokit 5 G4. Sounds pretty nice. Hate its very small sweet spot though, and how it crapped the heck out at higher volume.
    5. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      JBL 104-BT is quite a good buy for cheap. Pretty amazed with how such small speakers can sound this big. Very strong center image, too.
      1. View previous comments...
      2. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @gixxerwimp I have only seen a few mentions from Psalm and zerodeefex about being a tier or two below Vanatoo T0. Spec sheet has zero detail regarding the codecs but I suspect the usual aptx, aac, sbc – no LDAC mention anywhere on the box. I notice there's a few milliseconds delay of sound while using bluetooth as well, which sucks a bit.
        Aug 6, 2020
        gixxerwimp likes this.
      3. bixby
        bixby
        Good example of how far you can take a simple small design when you can properly tune the power to the drivers. My experience with JBL Contol Ones is that they were lifeless lumps and only got close to any respect when you cranked them.
        Aug 6, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
      4. zerodeefex
        zerodeefex
        I bought the non BT for $50 I think a while back. I used them at work and they were pretty decent.

        For $50, I'd take them over most compact monitors and keep the rest of the $$$ for good investments during the recession.
        Aug 6, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
    6. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      SW51+ hype train makes big sad *stares longingly at my dead SW51+*
      1. Cakecake likes this.
      2. View previous comments...
      3. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Sqveak Damn. Guess I'll have to ask Zampotech to add some mean spike traps in the box now.
        Jul 7, 2020
      4. Sqveak
        Sqveak
        The postal workers are probably over worked and under paid. Just needs to be packed well.
        Jul 7, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
      5. gixxerwimp
        gixxerwimp
        That's really sad to hear. IIRC mine came in a thick plastic Russian Post plastic bag with Zamp's sturdy packaging on the inside. It definitely looked the worse for wear, but everything was intact. I'm sure you'll get sorted out as quickly as possible.
        Aug 6, 2020
    7. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Verum 1 (perforated pads) and Corda Classic are bonkers good. Nicely detailed, engaging, zero annoyances - well, maybe Verum's weight.
      1. Garuspik, DigMe, Jinxy245 and 2 others like this.
      2. Garuspik
        Garuspik
        Mk2 much lighter (~465grams). In future i'll sell separately new headbands.
        Jun 18, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
      3. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Garuspik Looking forward to the new ones. Hope it's easy to install for dumb-dumb like me! :D
        Jun 18, 2020
    8. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Managed to fix Verum 1's channel imbalance with the help of @Garuspik and the steady hands of my brothers. This thing sounds great!
      1. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        Another shoutout to @Garuspik for being so quick to respond 24/7 and providing me with detailed instructions on how to fix the headphone. Seriously, get some sleep man.
        Jun 9, 2020
      2. ChaChaRealSmooth
        ChaChaRealSmooth
        It's one of the only planar magnetic headphones I actually like (plus the price is great in the land of kilobuck crap).
        Jun 9, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
    9. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Corda Classic sounds like a more refined, less shouty, less bassy Jotunheim. I'm digging this.
      1. Gazny, FlySweep, MichaeLeroy and 4 others like this.
      2. FlySweep
        FlySweep
        Had the QuickStep back in the day and it remains one of my favorite two or three portable amps (along with the Leckerton). Sneaky powerful and nicely refined, dynamic sound.
        May 20, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
      3. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        Now I just feel bad for not knowing Meier Audio sooner. My stupid purchases back in the last few years could have easily been avoided...
        May 20, 2020
        FlySweep likes this.
      4. Claritas
        Claritas
        Dr Meier's an original—and a treat to deal with! I don't use my Classic often nowadays, but I'm still holding on to it. Enjoy!
        May 23, 2020
        FlySweep and obsiCO like this.
    10. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Found a used Corda Classic for the price of a Magni 3+. Should I? Done a quick search, not much discussion about the amp on here.
      1. spwath
        spwath
        Looks interesting. I would get it just to have something different
        May 17, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
      2. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        It has hardware crossfeed and much better volumepot than Magni 3.
        May 17, 2020
        obsiCO and Cspirou like this.
      3. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        Thank you all! I'll try to get my hands on the amp. I just hope it doesn't sound much harsher than a Jotunheim.
        May 17, 2020
    11. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Saw a pretty good deal on a used Woo WA6-SE. Should I snatch it considering I like the sound of SW51+ and MCTH?
      1. View previous comments...
      2. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @YMO I'm hereby convinced. Please eat more fiber though!
        May 8, 2020
        ChaChaRealSmooth, YMO and Lyander like this.
      3. FlySweep
        FlySweep
        When I hear "slow" & "tubey" describe a tube amp... I run the other fuckin' way... faaast.
        May 8, 2020
        YMO and obsiCO like this.
      4. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @FlySweep Haha that's basically what I felt! Never got turned off by something so fast.
        May 9, 2020
        FlySweep and YMO like this.
    12. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      All this talk about SW51+ is making me miss it more :((( Wish I could go back outside so I could ship it back for repair
      1. FlySweep likes this.
      2. gaspasser
        gaspasser
        That is an essential task bro. You can have all the carriers pickup packages at your place.
        Apr 24, 2020
        obsiCO, Dash, Jinxy245 and 1 other person like this.
    13. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Got the first ever pay cut in my life, and a hefty one at that. Thanks Corona!
      1. Cakecake likes this.
      2. DigMe
        DigMe
        Ouch. Sorry to hear it, my friend.
        Mar 25, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
    14. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      SW51+ withdrawl is real. To think I won't get to listen to this amp for maybe a month is scary. This hasn't happened to me before. :(((
      1. HudsonsBay likes this.
      2. View previous comments...
      3. Lyander
        Lyander
        I'm now worried about getting one like wtf is with everyone and this amp :))
        Feb 25, 2020
        obsiCO likes this.
      4. tommytakis
        tommytakis
        @Lyander stop dicking around with a broken ZDT Jr. and join us :)
        Feb 25, 2020
      5. Lyander
        Lyander
        LOL, got me there. I plan to, but might have mentioned the ZDTJ is a friend's on extended loan so I'd feel like an unconsented assfuck if I bought more stuff before I sorted it out.

        (Never mind my ethical obligation to remedy the effects of what seems to be an electrical short is questionable at best— it's what I'd want others to do if I loaned stuff I guess.)
        Feb 25, 2020
        Jinxy245, obsiCO and tommytakis like this.
    15. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Came back home to SW51+ with a constant crackling sound on one channel :( New to tube amps, appreciate any advice!
      1. View previous comments...
      2. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Zampotech Swapped the tubes, the crackle remains on the same channel. Should I just bring the amp to the local repair shop?
        Feb 15, 2020
      3. Zampotech
        Zampotech
        Can you give large photos of the tube socket? I want to understand what is the source of the crackling.

        Another point. Are there any sounds in the headphones when the amplifier is turned off?
        Feb 15, 2020
      4. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Zampotech Oops, I've just sent the amp to the repair shop. :'( He did a quick check and there seemed to not be any trouble with the socket. He still needs a few days to thoroughly check everything since his repair queue is long.

        There's no crackling sound or anything of the sort when the amp is off.
        Feb 16, 2020
    16. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Couldn't for the life of me detect any difference sound-wise between ZX300 and ZX507. Maybe I'm just deaf.
      1. limesoft and EagleWings like this.
      2. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        Tested with FDX1 and Andromeda. Tried fudging around with ZX507's app process, couldn't force stop or disable Sound Enhancement process a la ZX2. Worth a try.
        Jan 21, 2020
      3. Ksaurav402
        Ksaurav402
        So ZX507 = ZX300 + streaming capabilities - battery life?
        Jan 21, 2020
      4. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        @Ksaurav402 Adding to the equation, minus the USB DAC and bluetooth receiver functions (not sure about the latter).
        That's just me though. Other people might find an appreciable difference with it compared to ZX300, just not for me and my ringing ears. :(
        Jan 21, 2020
        Jinxy245 and Ksaurav402 like this.
    17. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Happy New Year! Thank you for being such a great community. As cliche as this might sound, wish you guys and girls nothing but the best.
    18. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      FDX1 is pretty great. At least, that's what my coworker told me since he hasn't given it back to me yet...
      1. E_Schaaf and fraggler like this.
      2. obsiCO
        obsiCO
        It's been 4 hours... haven't seen him listen to music this long before and he has tried Andromeda, Orion, and Verum 1 (albeit with channel imbalance issue that comes and goes).

        "You must think I hate money," said he "Fuck you for bringing this into my life." I think he likes it.
        Dec 23, 2019
    19. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      Got an email that FDX1 has arrived at the warehouse and is being prepared to ship. That's quicker than I thought!
      1. RobS, james444, numbercube and 4 others like this.
    20. obsiCO
      obsiCO
      SW51+ from Russia and pads from Ukraine arrived on the same day. I'm a spymaster.
      1. FatCat, gaspasser, Ash1412 and 3 others like this.
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Dec 15, 1992 (Age: 28)
    Location:
    Bangkok, Thailand
    Occupation:
    UI Designer
    Gear List:
    Fulla 2 | Modi Multibit + Eitr | Jotunheim (early rev.) | Corda Classic | SW51+ | MCTH | Sony ZX300
    HD650 (KISS'd) | Verum 1 | CA Andromeda | JVC FDX1

    Signature

    Fulla 2 | Modi Multibit + Eitr | Jotunheim (early rev.) | Corda Classic | SW51+ | MCTH | Sony ZX300
    HD650 (KISS'd) | Verum 1 | CA Andromeda | FDX1