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Old 11-25-2012, 02:51 AM
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This reminds me of an experiment I made when studying electronics. We had very expensive DC power supplies in the lab, which provided better DC than one would ever need for domestic appliances. However good these power supplies were, it was quite easy to measure imperfections in this DC with an oscilloscope, while a battery would always show a perfect flat-line at any resolution.

Audiophiles often claim that they can hear things that can't be measured with sophisticated test equipments, so...
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:27 AM
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I agree, but an audiophile will most probably find a way to convince himself that there's hum in your system, because it's not an expensive one.
In most cases price has nothing to do with it, you can find great performing low cost amps as well as expensive ones. While the BYOB amplifier may fall into the later, I state "may" as I've not heard it and doubt I ever will. It undoubtedly falls into the snake oil category
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I bet if all the components are added up, it won't amount much past $50.00. But I say this: There are many "audiophiles" who would pay a premium price just to get a system that's a micron of a decible quieter than the next quiet one. If they want to pay for an over inflated priced circuit, that's their problem.
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Oh, it gets better...........6c2ba386.gif
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OK, it's bad enough that some Head-fi members are saying that WAV files sound better than FLAC files (which is ridiculous IMO), but now I have seen it all....

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Even ended up buying 3 more 32 GB Sandisk SDHC cards since I'm no longer gonna use the 64 GB cards (doesn't sound as good)Yeah I don't know why but I just hear the 32 GB cards as sounding better. It's strange.... It could very well be due to the the cards designs SDHC and SDXC. More compression/density of the larger cards. But when I compare them on songs that I am extremely familiar with the differences are undeniable for me. I find the songs on the 32 GB cards to be more coherent. Bass reaches deeper with more control. Treble on the 64 GB card had this hollow tinge to it. Even the positioning of the sound stage is slightly different. Overall I found the sound on the 32 GB cards to be more natural and effortless in comparison.
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It's true. They sound better the smaller they get. That's why I've switched to 512mb cards, because they sound the sweetest.
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Send me all your 64gb cards,...I'm just not audiophile I guess!!!
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OK, it's bad enough that some Head-fi members are saying that WAV files sound better than FLAC files (which is ridiculous IMO), but now I have seen it all....
Good lord, that's the most ridiculous sheeeeeet I've ever read!
Wow.
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:21 AM
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I'm glad I only got a 32Gb for my phone now
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Hey, I have an 8GB card. That should sound even better!
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Hey, I have an 8GB card. That should sound even better!
Well, OBVIOUSLY. Your bits are larger, with more space around them, resulting in a more "airy" sound, with better instrument separation. Duh!
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:59 PM
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From the same Head face place, talking about how the music on a Sony sounds different between various Android versions:

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I do remember quite a drastic change between the GB and ICS. My memory is getting blurry so take it with a grain of salt. But I think that the GB sounded sharper and had more sparkle (especially in the highs), while the ICS sounded softer/smoother in note with a bigger soundstage.
I need to go back to Gingerbread so I can hear my tunes properly. lmao.
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