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#294493 - 03/01/10 12:55 AM Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday
oldskoolboarder Offline
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Registered: 05/25/03
Posts: 2181
Loc: Menlo Park, CA
The local head-fi geeks had a get together yesterday. So cool. Got to listen to all kinds of headphones in a short time, alongside some great amps/DACs/sources. Top of the list was a Technics reel to reel w/ aluminum reels and red anodized spindles, powered by tube amps.

http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f45/norcal-sf-bay-area-feb-27-meet-impressions-474994/

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#294497 - 03/01/10 01:26 AM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Registered: 12/04/06
Posts: 3569
Loc: Nirvana
Looks like it was fun and informative. Wish I could have done something like that before I bought a pair a few years ago. Don’t see buy another for some time but maybe and amp.
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#294739 - 03/02/10 02:49 PM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: grunt]
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#294740 - 03/02/10 02:55 PM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

That's some beautiful gear.
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#294741 - 03/02/10 02:56 PM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: Wid]
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Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
Were there any Senn's HD-800?
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#294742 - 03/02/10 03:04 PM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: EFalardeau]
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Registered: 05/25/03
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Loc: Menlo Park, CA
Yes, many HD800's. There was a Beyer T1 but I missed that.

Properly amped, the HD800 was REALLY nice. It's different sound than what I'm used to with my Grado HF2's. I did hear a difference between the HD600 and 650's, though not enough for me to justify the cost upgrade. However, listening to AKG1000's electrostats, now that's another story. Given the funds, I might buy that.

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#294770 - 03/02/10 07:54 PM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 7427
Loc: Glendale, Arizona
That is some sweet lookin' gear! That would've been nice to hear all the differences between headphones.

Thanks for sharing, Cesar!
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#294870 - 03/03/10 11:51 AM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: St_PatGuy]
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Registered: 02/12/10
Posts: 45
Loc: Chicagoland
Headphone meets can be a lot of fun! I've fallen away from headphones though, they give me tinnitus and they'll still never be speakers.

We get Can Jam out here this year, I really should go.

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#294877 - 03/03/10 12:00 PM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: Redo]
oldskoolboarder Offline
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Registered: 05/25/03
Posts: 2181
Loc: Menlo Park, CA
I saw your location. Yeah, Can Jam sounds like a blast.

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#295633 - 03/09/10 12:05 AM Re: Went to a very cool headphone meet yesterday [Re: oldskoolboarder]
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Registered: 05/25/03
Posts: 2181
Loc: Menlo Park, CA
Man, I gotta stop viewing forums. It costs me money.

I don't need yet another amp but $200 for a Bottlehead kit is actually a pretty good deal.

http://www.bottlehead.com/store.php?crn=44&rn=442&action=show_detail

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