Any audiophiles here?

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The bottlehead crack with speedball upgrade just went on sale, so I jumped on it. Saved $135 from normal price. Wasn't expecting to get it so soon after my senns, but it's a welcome surprise. Hopefully my dac pops up so I can get everything set up. Pretty excited about that.
 

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Do you guys have any specific technique to help break in the headphones? Still trying to break in the HD 650s, but they aren't exactly being powered correctly at the moment.
 

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I don't really know shit about break ins. I just let my stuff play while I was at work.
You having any luck? What ar you trying?
 

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I don't really know shit about break ins. I just let my stuff play while I was at work.
You having any luck? What ar you trying?
Sorry, I never saw this post. I found something called pink noise through a audiophile FB group. Gave me the website to download the noises (https://www.dynaudio.com/support/pink-noise?fbclid=IwAR2dbHnhvE6PMz7_KGCOoHbhwYzMS-Ywcx-t9NSbkfVtHeBM2Xn84mvKL7k). After that, I just played the pink noise 24/7 at a decent level for a week. I left the headphones in the box to muffle the sound. Listened to Hotel California after that and never had so many chills. The sound was incredible. It's like I'm actually in the studio.

Still trying to get a DAC. I got my bottlehead crack finally, but haven't put it together yet. I don't think the massdrop dac is coming back to the site, so I'm looking at the Soekris 1321. Still need to do more research.

Also bought some wireless IEMs off massdrop (now drop) for $90. Needed a replacement for my Jaybirds, which were having some serious battery life issues. Pretty stoked about those, but the wait time is ugh. And of course, I lost my Jaybirds now.

https://drop.com/buy/drop-nuforce-move-wireless-in-ear-monitors
 

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Sorry, I never saw this post. I found something called pink noise through a audiophile FB group. Gave me the website to download the noises (https://www.dynaudio.com/support/pink-noise?fbclid=IwAR2dbHnhvE6PMz7_KGCOoHbhwYzMS-Ywcx-t9NSbkfVtHeBM2Xn84mvKL7k). After that, I just played the pink noise 24/7 at a decent level for a week. I left the headphones in the box to muffle the sound. Listened to Hotel California after that and never had so many chills. The sound was incredible. It's like I'm actually in the studio.

Still trying to get a DAC. I got my bottlehead crack finally, but haven't put it together yet. I don't think the massdrop dac is coming back to the site, so I'm looking at the Soekris 1321. Still need to do more research.

Also bought some wireless IEMs off massdrop (now drop) for $90. Needed a replacement for my Jaybirds, which were having some serious battery life issues. Pretty stoked about those, but the wait time is ugh. And of course, I lost my Jaybirds now.

https://drop.com/buy/drop-nuforce-move-wireless-in-ear-monitors
Bah! I've gotten off my kick for the KEF wireless and been spending money on my car instead.
Martin Logan bookshelves + SVS sub is kicking way too much ass to upgrade anyway.

The Eagles?
Really?
Did you get high end audio gear to hear exactly how shitty a band they are?

To each their own, fellow audio nerd.

I'm listening to The Who.
Raaawwwrrr!!!
 

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Bah! I've gotten off my kick for the KEF wireless and been spending money on my car instead.
Martin Logan bookshelves + SVS sub is kicking way too much ass to upgrade anyway.

The Eagles?
Really?
Did you get high end audio gear to hear exactly how shitty a band they are?

To each their own, fellow audio nerd.

I'm listening to The Who.
Raaawwwrrr!!!
LOL, I'm not a huge Eagles fan, but Hotel California is one of the best songs there is, and is a great baseline to test. That and Stairway. Think it's the acoustic.

I haven't even started looking at a speaker system yet. I'm still trying to complete my headphone setup.
 

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never experienced it. but this is a very interesting discussion to follow
There's so much more that I haven't experienced. I'm a noob in the audiophile field, and I don't have the money to get into it quite the way some do. High end audio equipment gets insanely expensive.
 

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LOL, I'm not a huge Eagles fan, but Hotel California is one of the best songs there is, and is a great baseline to test. That and Stairway. Think it's the acoustic.

I haven't even started looking at a speaker system yet. I'm still trying to complete my headphone setup.
Those are actually pretty good songs.
Get going on the speaker setup.
I got my speakers for an amazing deal, (They're discontinued but still available I think) and got my sub as factory reject, with scratches that I can't even see. SVS SB-2000. It literally vibrates the foundation of my house and I'm certain I could knock shit off the walls or break stuff with it if I pushed it. It was only $600 too.
 
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