FireS Audio Fubar HD
FireS Audio Fubar HD
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Combining a DAC and solid-state amplifier in a compact form factor, the FireS Audio Fubar HD is capable of driving everything from the most delicate IEMs to power-hungry, 250-ohm beasts. It supports 24-bit/192-kHz playback through the coaxial input and 24-bit/96 through the the USB input Read More

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BrianSey
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Sep 7, 2016
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Would this be a great DAC/Amp combo for the Massdrop x AKG K7XX? I'm trying to find a good DAC/Amp combo to give me the best sound for these headphones.
Sep 7, 2016
Spearhead84
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Sep 4, 2016
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I got mine on the last drop it plays th00xx fine it does have noise issues sometimes running thru a panamax power condition er helps out .I like to know if this version y can change the OP amp out. The headphone section is ok but I find my filo e12a sounds better.
Sep 4, 2016
Noldir
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Sep 1, 2016
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Class B amplification? I surely hope not!
Sep 1, 2016
Uzuzu
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Sep 2, 2016
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Wow you are right, Class B amp... I'm actually really put off by that But no power specs are posted in the description! ;-(
Sep 2, 2016
oldgearhead
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Sep 1, 2016
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The name, the name!! Makes me fear to play Talking Heads "Burning Down the House" on this thing.
Sep 1, 2016
Skelshy
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Jul 20, 2016
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Mine came with a power supply that ends in a wire instead of a plug :(
Jul 20, 2016
esjro
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Sep 1, 2016
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That's FUBAR'ed! (Sorry, couldn't resist).
Sep 1, 2016
ArthurM
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Jul 8, 2016
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Jul 8, 2016
ArthurM
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Jul 7, 2016
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Bulk shipment received! Our warehouse team confirmed that the group's order arrived earlier and now they're working hard to break everything down into the individual packages for shipment to each of you. We will monitor their progress closely and update the group once all packages are sent out.
Expect another update from us on 7/13 or sooner if something comes up.
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center (https://massdrop.com/helpcenter).
Jul 7, 2016
ArthurM
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Jun 27, 2016
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Thanks again for joining this drop! We have submitted the group's order with the vendor for the FireS Audio Fubar HD and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where our warehouse team will break it up into individual orders and ship them. The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 7/8.
We will keep the group updated throughout the fulfillment process. You can expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 7/6.
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center (http://massdrop.com/helpcenter).
Jun 27, 2016
BananaSplit
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Jun 25, 2016
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I'm pretty sure the Schit Audio Magni uber/Modi sounds better than this and has a bit more power. http://www.head-fi.org/t/748067/official-schiit-magni-modi-2-uber-thread/15
Jun 25, 2016
Dr_Jim
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Sep 2, 2016
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I own a Modi/Lyra stack, the original Firestone Spitfire, and a FubarHD from the last drop. And yes, I agree with BS that the Schitt stack is more powerful, and gives a slightly better presentation (soundstage, impact, and 'texture'), but it's also somewhat more expensive, much less flexible, and much, much more of a PITA to get and keep working with Linux or Windows 10.
Please don't misunderstand - I use the Modi/Lyra daily - it's a delicious match to Fostex T-50 'phones, but it needs to be the only device on a Win 10 USB port, is very fussy about its cabling, and it causes the current Linux ARM kernels utter grief.
The FubarHD seems very unfussy about cabling, plays well with other USB peripherals, and is simply plug & play on the latest Raspbian distro - the blessed thing is pretty painless to use. Where it falls down is at the extremes - it's not happy driving 600 ohm Beyers, nor very pleased with 50 ohm Fostexs, but is quite happy with 320 ohm Sennheiser 580's.
So you do get what you pay for, a sonically honest, usefully flexible, DAC/amp/linestage that can be the heart of a pretty decent system.
Sep 2, 2016
patrain
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Jun 23, 2016
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Any chance this will drop again sooner than 2 years down the road?
Jun 23, 2016
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