My review of a modern audiophile classic.
The Sennheiser HD580 headphones have been an excellent performer for my high-end system. I wanted to share my experience ...
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... the new D1 is the perfect music "interface" between your computer and speakers or headphones.
Audioengine is one of my favorite brands. For me it all started with their ... ran the D1 first with a pair of Audioengine A5+ speakers (review in the works) and a variety of headphones, including my Sennheiser HD 580, Hifiman HE-300, Audio Technica ... and other percussion instruments and the Hifiman blunted the sound. With my Audio Technica headphones bass definition was drastically improved with the D1. Both DACs played as loud ... as I could stand, the differences were in the precision of the sound. Switching over to my Hifiman HE-300 headphones the D1's transparency was even more apparent, the ... but the D1 sounded too lean and thin with my Ultimate Ears in-ear headphones. My old Dave Brubeck recordings from the 1960s amply demonstrated what the D1 was ... ultimate DAC. Switching over to Schitt Audio's $349 Bifrost digital-to-analog converter (review to come) the tonal balance was richer, dynamic jolts kicked harder, and the ...
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CNET > Audio > Audioengine's mighty midget digital converter/headphone amplifier does the job
Audioengine's mighty midget ... solid, and its digital converter can accept 24-bit/192KHz audio. The headphone amplifier works with low- and high-impedance headphones. Alternatively, you can run a set of powered desktop speakers, such as ... 's accomplishments in perspective I plugged the HD 580 directly into my Mac Mini's headphone jack. Detail and resolution took a hike, dynamic contrasts fell flat, and bass oomph slackened ... for AT&T's nocontract plan
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DragonFly USB digital converter/headphone amp. The DragonFly is certainly decent, but the D3 sounds more transparent and effortless. After ... also worked as a high-end audio salesman, and as a record producer. Steve currently reviews audio products for CNET and works as a freelance writer for Home Theater, Inner Fidelity ...
as reviewed by George Papadimitriou
GEORGE PAPADIMITRIOU'S SYSTEM LOUDSPEAKERS Green Mountain Audio Continuum 2i speakers, upgraded ... Connoisseur speakers with the piano black finish, the crossover has been upgraded with better parts and also the part of the crossover which boosted the high frequencies has been removed, thus resulting ... Connections direct gold plated copper jacks, using NOS 12AU7 tubes, Marigo Tuning Dots. HEADPHONES Sennheiser HD 580 Jubilee headphones. CABLES Cardas Golden Cross phone cable, Cardas Custom Litz copper wire interconnects with ... integrated. They acted more whole than previously experienced system. Both Vandersteen 3A Signature speakers, which reviewing, Green Mountain Audio Continuum 2i own, are phase coherent. On coherent hear increased cohesiveness drivers ... used in my own system. That, my friends, says more than anything else in this review. I am reminded of how lucky and happy I am to have purchased them at ...