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  1. Chat Box SWAMP
    I bought the Focal Elegia closed back headphone and it's giving me severe headaches when I wear them more than 20-30mins. Do all isolated headphone do this? or my focal one's are faulty or something? can't seem to point out the problem here. And if the headsets are cheap, im thinking to return...
  2. System Setup and Connection
    I just finshed setting up my hometheater/computer/desk in my bedroom and am having trouble with the optical output. My tv only has 1 optical output and no analogue outputs for audio. I am using a denon receiver that has an optical input and no optical outputs. Also, digital signals are not...
  3. Headphones | Head Gear
    I'm tired of dealing with wires while I pivot from the keyboard to writing to sorting through some papers. Right now I have some Klipsch earbuds and they sound great but the wires are a pain. Either constantly re situating the cable or (more commonly) ripping the earbuds out when they get snug...
  4. Headphones | Head Gear
    I thought I would get some opinions on the options out there for wireless headphones. I've recently upgraded to the iPhone 7 Plus and as fans of the iPhone know Apple is trying to force us to cut the cord. With the removal of the headphone jack I've decided to embrace the movement and am now...
  5. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi, Having sensitive neighbors I need 2 pairs of headphones to watch films on my projector with my lady. Also I'm EMR concerned so I prefer to go for IF. Can anybody here recommend one particular set of IF headphones?
  6. Headphones | Head Gear
    Looking for new in-ears for work...I used to drive around in my truck all day and I'm looking to smash that system down into some headphones. Preferably haha. I'll be using these while working; cleaning pools, so I'll need something with a Mic to simplify calling. Can consider getting a...
  7. Headphones | Head Gear
    It is time to say goodby to an old trusty Sennheiser HD465 headphones (after 20 years in use) and to say hello to a new Sennheiser headphones Not sure if Shacksters are into headphones but I will give it a go by asking for suggestion about: HD600 , HD 650 or even maybe HD700 Sennheiser...
  8. AV Home Theater
    Hi there. This is my first post, so if this is the wrong forum, feel free to move it to where it belongs. In a nutshell: I'm looking to start using headphones so I can watch DVDs at night without being too loud. The only problem is, there doesn't seem to be a headphone jack on my TV (the model...
  9. Headphones | Head Gear
    Bought these back when I was 16 (33 now). Paid $90 through a dealer that my uncle knew who sold them to me at cost. Some hi-fi store in chicago but can't remember... too long ago. Needless to say they sound great and still do. They were in a box for a good 7 years while I was hiatus from...
  10. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Klipsch recently announced an expansion of its X Series headphone lineup with four new models: X20i, X12i, XR8i, and X6i. Hitting price points ranging from $179 to $549, Klipsch has quite a few bases covered from a cost perspective, however the company is quick to point out that even their...
  11. Headphones | Head Gear
    I'm in search of some warm, but good sounding (obviously) over ear headphones for under $100. What are my best choices or will I need to increase my budget to get great sound?
  12. REW Forum
    Hello everyone, I installed Equalizer APO to get an EQ in my audio. I am using Audio-Technica ATH-M50X headphones for sound. I have no idea which soundcard is included with my motherboard- I wouldn't know how to check. Whenever I enter REW, it says "SPL meter audio input not available" or "no...
  13. System Setup and Connection
    is there a receiver out there (preferable under about 1500$) that will output to BT headphones. A friend is looking for a new receiver and asked me and this and I was only knowledgable with Bluetooth being used for input
  14. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Founded in 2004, the Swedish brand XTZ Sound has built a solid reputation as a speaker and subwoofer manufacturer, but they also offer other products including amplifiers, room analyzing equipment, and earbuds. A hallmark of the company is price for performance, and design elements of their...
  15. REW Forum
    Hello, I am using REW v5 to lower high sounds only, on my Superlux 681 headphones. My soundcard is Soundblaster X-Fi Xtreme Gamer. When I press channel test in software provided by SB (Console Launcher) I hear only "right channel", but both headphone works (i think in mono). Can anyone help me...
  16. Headphones | Head Gear
    Hello, I am using REW v5 to lower high sounds only, on my Superlux 681 headphones. My soundcard is Soundblaster X-Fi Xtreme Gamer. When I press channel test in software provided by SB (Console Launcher) I hear only "right channel", but both headphone works (i think in mono). Can anyone help me...
  17. Headphones | Head Gear
    I am thinking of getting the Sennheiser RS 180 Digital Wireless Headphones. Anybody here have them or has anyone know of someone who has them? Want to know if folks are happy with them or not.
  18. Chat Box SWAMP
    Hi guys, well this is not much of a home theater question but its to do with audio, portable audio for that matter. I was wondering what would be ideal for a listening experience. To enable the stereo cross feed or to disable. I have read from some sites that some people find it heard listening...
  19. Headphone Gear
    OPPO PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones and HA-1 Headphone Amplifier Review [/URL] [/CENTER] Specifications PM-1 Headphones | copied from the OPPO web site | Headphone Specs | Acoustic Principle | Open back Ear Coupling | Circumaural Nominal Impedance | 32 Ohm Sensitivity | 102 dB in 1 mW...
  20. Headphones | Head Gear
    OPPO PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphones and HA-1 Headphone Amplifier Review Discussion Thread http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=24026 OPPO Website PM-1 MSRP: $1,099 HA-1 MSRP: $1,199 Available Direct From OPPO. by Wayne Myers Introduction OPPO is the company that makes the...
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