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  1. purr1n replied to the thread RME ADI-2 DAC.

    It's a general characteristic of the RME. Makes sense with your comparison to Modius which still has a bit of that delta sigma etch, but...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 10:49 AM
  2. purr1n attached a file to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    Final Audio Pro D8000 Pro Harmonic Distortions (H2 and H3) at various SPL (1kHz) Traditional View [ATTACH] Note 200Hz D3 spike is a...

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  3. purr1n attached a file to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    Frequency response and CSD comparison with Susvara. Note both plots have 1/24 smooth. I did NOT smooth the D8000 Pro frequency response....

    upload_2021-4-10_20-23-4.png FPC D8000 Pro R.jpg FPC Susvara L.jpg upload_2021-4-10_20-33-23.png upload_2021-4-10_20-34-26.png Apr 10, 2021 at 6:40 PM
  4. purr1n replied to the thread FS: Eddie Current Balancing Act.

    Turns out likely no HF heater. And as such, regular EI OPTs, not the ElectraPrint ones with the partial silver secondaries with teflon...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 3:03 PM
  5. purr1n rated Brad358's post Epic in the thread Audio Science Review Review.

    I consider myself to be in the objectivist end of the audio hobby, and value measurement. However, measurement is like anything else in...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 11:41 AM
  6. purr1n replied to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    To that, and considering that Final and their competitors do make boutique gear, I actually feel good looking at, holding, and handling...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 3:33 AM
  7. purr1n replied to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    The Susvara has low distortion when it comes to steady-state signals. With respect to some technicalities on a subjective level, it's...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 3:05 AM
  8. purr1n replied to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    The Susvara is less even, slightly bumpy in lower mids to lower highs. There is some spittiness in the highs, and careful matching is...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 2:52 AM
  9. purr1n replied to the thread FS: Eddie Current Balancing Act.

    It's an early BA. I can't remember if this one as HF heaters. It's possible that it may not. (TBH, I don't think it's a showstopper)....

    Apr 9, 2021 at 2:07 PM
  10. purr1n liked rlow's post in the thread SET and Fostex BLH Speakers.

    God yes, that setup is just crying out for some delicious tubes.

    Apr 9, 2021 at 1:58 PM
  11. purr1n attached a file to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    Indeed. I'm sure many readers are wondering WTH we are talking about. It's true that there was or still is a camp of "Team Dynamic" who...

    historyoforthos.jpg Apr 9, 2021 at 1:48 PM
  12. purr1n liked 9suns's post in the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    Here are they working on the D8000: [IMG] They even built custom jigs to assemble the headphones and achieve consistency:...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 1:23 PM
  13. purr1n liked Merrick's post in the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    Bring it the fuck on!

    Apr 9, 2021 at 1:10 PM
  14. purr1n replied to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    The ortho wall / ridges / floppy thing doesn't seem to occur with untensioned or low tensioned drivers like T50RP or Mrspeakers stuff....

    Apr 9, 2021 at 1:06 PM
  15. purr1n replied to the thread Final Audio D8000 Pro - Out of the Dark Ages of Ortho Tech!.

    I've hit excursion limits during testing for < 35Hz. Let's say only 1 or 2db more than the Focals (Utopia, Elex, etc.) which are known...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 8:54 AM