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 Forum: CDs and LPs   Topic: what's everyone listening to tonight?

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:41 am 

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Listening to two of my favourites:Eva Cassidy and Harry Chapin....I can't end a session without a moment of grief that they both passed on way too early.

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: music storage

 Post subject: Re: music storage
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:10 am 

Replies: 17
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Computer hard drive
2 external HDD
Synology NAS
Aries Mini
Classic 160gb ipod
Ipod touch
Pono
Ipad
Sony HAP-S1

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: This setup surprised me!

 Post subject: This setup surprised me!
Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:18 pm 

Replies: 4
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Hi...thought I would share a setup that turned out to sound shockingly good. A ittle backgound...my usual portable setup for travelling is an ipod touch with a dragonfly red dac/amp and Master and Dynamic MH40,Aeon Flow or Oppo PM1 headphones. A satisfactory setup. Always experimenting I purchased a...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: How many pairs of headphones?

Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 5:41 pm 

Replies: 18
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Too many :D I listen to headphones an average of two hours a day...even when I travel. I have been through many sets to arrive at the “keepers”. I listen mainly to female vocalists from a variety of genres but dabble in every genre: The Keepers: Sennheiser HD800 Oppo PM-1 AKG K812 MrSpeakers Aeon Fl...

 Forum: Site Help, Suggestions and Requests   Topic: Please fix CAM. Tired seeing "Connection timed out" message

Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 2:05 pm 

Replies: 24
Views: 2107


Hi....I believe your problem lies in another area besides CAM. I have never had a problem but might suggest: a) See if the problem exists on different items....ipad….phone...laptop....PC...to determine if the problem is widespread in your setup or with a particular item b) try a different browser an...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Do you prefer listening on an empty stomach?

Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:41 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 733


Personally I never listen to music without having one eye open, a glass of red wine in my left hand, a hamburger in my right , and my dog Wolf howling accompaniment, while my wife questions my sanity and the costof my equipment. :shock: :P

 Forum: Sources - Digital   Topic: iPOD Dock and DAC - recommendation

Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:50 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 803


Hi...I use a Teac DS-H01 with my 160gb last gen classic and it works well and reliably. It has an acceptable dac but also has the digital outputs if you want to add on a better dac at a later date. It says it works with the 6th gen classic but my 120 gb didn't. http://www.teac.com/product/ds-h01/ It...

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: Tinnitus - Do you use headphones?

Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:38 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 1179


Hi...I have had tinnitus for a number of years courtesy of my interest in duck hunting and blasting unprotected ears with a 12 guage. A well thought of,naturopath put me on to gingko biloba supplements which help a lot ( warning you need to take them for about 3 months before you notice a difference...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Home Music Server - Any advise on hard drives ?

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:53 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 817


Some good suggestions all backed up by my own experience as well.I have used WD Black Series hdd for years and have never had one fail.As well I use samsung 850 series in my gaming pc's for the last four years with no problem. My nas has a WD red series drive that is going on two years old without a...

 Forum: Sources - Digital   Topic: Teac 501 dac; that didn't take long

Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:11 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 1465


Hi....mine is going on 3 years old ....used at least an hour a day with no problems so far...it is teamed up with the Teac HA-501 amp which makes an excellent combo for my Senn HD 800 and Oppo PM-1s....I love the plentiful inputs which I use with a Teac ipod dock, anAries mini and a Yamaha network/c...

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: AKG K812 hedaphones:Do they exist? Rarer than pink unicorns?

Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:18 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 1361


Thank you for your detailed and helpful response.It is much appreciated. I will continue to keep my eye out on CAM for a used set.

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: AKG K812 hedaphones:Do they exist? Rarer than pink unicorns?

Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:29 am 

Replies: 4
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Good day: the AKG K812s seem to be rarer than unicorns. I have been looking for a set for quite a while and have read the many conflicting reviews on them.....Tyll was quite negative and others quite positive but am interested in the opinions of fellow CAM members who have owned them or do own them ...

 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Best Headphones

 Post subject: Re: Best Headphones
Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:13 am 

Replies: 34
Views: 3307


Hi...not sure if this will help but I own the HD800 and the Oppo PM-1 running through a Teac UD-501 dac and a Teac HA-501 headphone amplifier. The two phones are very different...theOppos sound quite closed in compared to the Hd 800 ...soundstage is less and less detailed...however the Oppos take le...

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: Help? Does anyone know if mrspeakers aeon will go open?

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:29 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1249


Hi...yes JP I have sent an email and have left a phone message and since this is the wekend I am not expecting a reply till next week. That being the case I thought I would delve into the minds of my fellow CAM members. Thank you for the response. Yes Sasklite they have the ether and ether fow which...

 Forum: Headphones and Portable Audio   Topic: Help? Does anyone know if mrspeakers aeon will go open?

Posted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:50 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1249


Interested in your take on the mrspeakers aeon and whether anyone has info on whether Dan will make an open model of it? I have owned many headphones and have a preference for the open variety....presently have 3 keepers in the HD 800, Oppo pm1 and Stax 2701 and looking to add a light, comfortable s...
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