Poleepkwa
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Earfun Pro Oluv Edition is not just great for the money, or a TWS....It is just a great IEM! May 1, 2021

    1. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      WTF is up with Marvels Blu-Ray audio-mixes? No impact or punch...
      1. Psalmanazar
        Psalmanazar
        WTF is up with Marvel’s movies? No plot, drama, tension, or excitement
        Nov 4, 2018
      2. zonto
        zonto
        I stopped watching them years ago, maybe after the first Fantastic 4?
        Nov 4, 2018
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    2. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      I should have tried Switchcraft’s straight RCA's a lot earlier in my cable building career
      1. Azimuth and DigMe like this.
    3. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      The female voice prompts for SonarWorks calibration setup is the Scarlett of calibration software. Yum.
      1. drgumbybrain likes this.
      2. drgumbybrain
        drgumbybrain
        Scarlett Jonhasson? Omg she is hot!
        Oct 28, 2018
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      3. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        Yes. That's the one. She is...
        Oct 28, 2018
    4. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      So 40€ more for an android device in Europe? Google has officially become worse than Microsoft ever has been...
      1. Biodegraded and Priidik like this.
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      3. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        Sorry, but these companies that get fined have never put consumers first. The amount of power and influence Google yields is scary. EU trying to prevent Skynet !
        Oct 21, 2018
      4. DigMe
        DigMe
        It’s the goal of any publicly traded corporation to put share value first so yeah.. it would be nice if they put consumers first but it doesn’t happen unless doing so is tied to share value.
        Oct 21, 2018
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      5. Senorx12562
        Senorx12562
        Jeez, no wonder the UK wants to exit the eu.
        Oct 21, 2018
    5. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      What makes an audiophile usb hub? Filtering, PSU, price?
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      2. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        I did not know that there are actual "pro" hubs too.
        Oct 19, 2018
      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        @atomicbob, I didn't see it on that web page, but isn't part of the reason for lab usb hubs to prevent crazy stuff being sent up the wire to the host computer? PCs are better when they are not exploding ;)
        Oct 20, 2018
      4. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        @Thad E Ginathom the main purpose is to minimize noise downstream to the USB device, especially when testing USB devices in an EMI screen room.
        Oct 22, 2018
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    6. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Nicki Minaj: consonants pronounciation = her looks.
    7. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Audioquest noise-stoppers...seriously? Can this be a thing?
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      2. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        You are correct, material matters. Plastic will only act as dust caps. Metal is needed for RFI performance.
        Oct 17, 2018
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      3. zonto
        zonto
        @atomicbob, do you think there is a meaningful difference in performance between (1) gold-plated copper with no PFTE/Teflon insulation and (2) nickel-plated brass with PFTE/Teflon insulation?
        Oct 17, 2018
      4. atomicbob
        atomicbob
        Without testing both on a specific device with known RFI susceptibility, I couldn't predict which would be better for any given circumstance. When testing preamps and amps, I run quick tests with / without external grounding and input terminations to see which combination yields best performance.
        Oct 17, 2018
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    8. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Arctis Pro + GameDAC preloved. Hopefully it will be comfortable and have function microphone monitoring.
    9. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Focal Elex drop is live - great deal for US. Not so much for the rest of the world.
      1. Lyander
        Lyander
        Pretty much why everything I have at the moment was bought used. Could be worse, though. At least people can wait for others to get bored of their Elex and put it up F/S while they move on to the next FotM. Saves you a few bucks that way, though you're gonna lose in shipping, handling, and taxes anyway (sigh).
        Oct 8, 2018
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      2. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        I do not mind waiting...
        Oct 8, 2018
    10. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Today went to try out some headphones. M50X, W1000Mk3,DT770, Beats Solo 3 and the best of them: HyperX Cloud Alpha.
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      2. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        This was from my phone, so not sure how much a better soure would do. Either too bassy or treble spiked. Go figure: gaming headset sounded the most balanced.
        Oct 7, 2018
    11. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Who can I ask around here to help me fine-tune my speaker crossovers? I am looking for a mentor with a lot of patience.
      1. ultrabike likes this.
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      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Hi @Poleepkwa. Start a thread in the DIY forum. Let me know what drivers and enclosure you have, and I'll take a look at it.
        Oct 4, 2018
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      4. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        I will focus on the crossover only. But I need to know what you have to work with it. Also, if you can provide the current crossover it would be helpful in order to diagnose and correlate with what you hear and what you would like to do.
        Oct 4, 2018
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      5. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        @Poleepkwa, don't forget to call me up to your thread so I don't miss it.
        Oct 4, 2018
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    12. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      My mouse updated it's firmware today. What times we live in...
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      2. drgumbybrain
        drgumbybrain
        Smart mouse.
        Oct 3, 2018
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      3. TwoEars
        TwoEars
        Did it get any firmer?
        Oct 3, 2018
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      4. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        "Hard" to say.
        Oct 3, 2018
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    13. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Genuinely interested if strategy and plan are seen as interchangable words.
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      3. Azimuth
        Azimuth
        It is kind of like a plan are the specific steps of the strategy.
        Oct 2, 2018
      4. Biodegraded
        Biodegraded
        Typically, a topheavy company that pisses away shareholders' money on management consultants will have a new 5-year strategy every year. 'Plans' are usually too specific for such outfits.
        Oct 2, 2018
      5. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        When playing chess you stick to strategy. A plan is more something for a business venture. You know business plan. Thing is the words "strategy" and "plan" overlap in meaning and implementation. Damn you context...
        Oct 2, 2018
    14. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      How difficult is it for the average person to understand the difference between a marketing strategy and a marketing plan?
      1. Deep Funk likes this.
      2. BillOhio
        BillOhio
        I'm not sure if the question is rhetorical.
        Oct 2, 2018
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      3. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        The strategy is long-term and focuses on steps. The plan depends and tends to include budgets and ROI targets. At least that is how remember it from my old marketing books.
        Oct 2, 2018
      4. DigMe
        DigMe
        The average person in the non-business world probably doesn’t know the technical definitions of these nor the difference.
        Oct 2, 2018
    15. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      No luck with my Elear purchase. To get reasonably priced French headphone will most likely have to import from the States?
      1. netforce
        netforce
        Make a cross continent trip to USA to grab some headphones.
        Oct 1, 2018
      2. Jinxy245
        Jinxy245
        Keep combing the F/S threads & HiFiShark....it happens when it happens (duh). Good luck!
        Oct 1, 2018
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    16. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      What is good price for second hand Elear?
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      2. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        Good points that strengthen my resolve to get them cheaper.
        Sep 30, 2018
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      3. brencho
        brencho
        Should be 400 at best, since you need to get clear pads or maybe hm5 or dekoni to make them not suck. realistically 500 should be easy. There are 2 on headfi for 475 and 525. Or else get some elex.
        Sep 30, 2018
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      4. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        Problems with Elex is that with EU import tax it's pretty close to the price of a new Elear. Not sure if I want to spend this much money on something that most likely sounds like a "french" NH/X2.
        Sep 30, 2018
    17. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
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      2. Jinxy245
        Jinxy245
        That kinda takes all the fun outta rap, now don't it?
        Sep 27, 2018
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    18. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      Faffing around with speaker damping... black arts! Where is Melisandre in my hour of need?
      1. westermac, 9suns, Jinxy245 and 2 others like this.
    19. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      I finished the gaming pc again. What interface people around here use for game chat? Built in sounds pretty lame.
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      2. SoupRKnowva
        SoupRKnowva
        I’ve been just using a cheap xlr to usb cable, but I’ve been eyeing the Tascam 2x2 for a while, from what I’ve read it’s the best 1 or 2 input usb pre for mics
        Aug 16, 2018
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      3. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        I meant to asking about chatting during gaming with the V-Moda boom mic. Good idea with the USB mic.
        Aug 16, 2018
      4. Erikdayo
        Erikdayo
        Aug 16, 2018
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    20. Poleepkwa
      Poleepkwa
      James Gunn fired.Yeah, he said some dumb stuff, but this seems hypocritical from Disney. Surely they must have known?
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      2. Poleepkwa
        Poleepkwa
        My point was that this has been publicly discussed before he got hired for GOTG.
        Jul 22, 2018
      3. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Read about this. Disney might regret this. It is not as if he went full Walt Disney (now he was scandalous!). Either way the MCU might suffer from this one...
        Jul 22, 2018
      4. ergopower
        ergopower
        @Poleepkwa, I don't disagree. But the climate is steadily changing, and big corporations (and small, and individuals) are struggling to get ahead of the curve.
        Jul 22, 2018
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    April 12
    Location:
    Finland
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Gear List:
    Office: Modius > THX AAA789 > Focal Elegia
    Home: Modi 3 > PMillet Butte > Sennheiser HD-650/ Massdrop x Elex
    Gaming: Creative SoundBlaster G6 > E-MU Teak
    Music/HT : Pi2(Allo Digione Signature/Nvidia Shield > Yamaha CX-A5200 > Hypex UcD400/180HG HxR > DIY 12" coaxials LRC/6” DIY surrounds + Hypex Fusion 2x18 " subs 
Portable: Shanling Q1 > Inear StageDiver SD-5 / Etymotic ER2XR / Shure SE215 / Sony WF-1000XM3

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    ― Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures