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Jan 6, 2017
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Nice setup pal have you tried tube rolling?
Current setup for me I am using the burson conductor into the hd650 also hooked up to a stax 2170.
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Jan 6, 2017
wolf-math
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Jan 8, 2017
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I changed the stock tube to a E88CC. Definitely makes it sound warmer. Stock tube (I forgot what kind) was way too harsh and bright for the K7XX, which was my main can at the time.
Jan 8, 2017
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Jan 8, 2017
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I always like the idea of tube rolling plus you get to adapt the sound more to your liking. I have a darkvoice se336 with an rca tube not sure which one as it came with it sounds lovely with my akg702.
Jan 8, 2017
wolf-math
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Jan 8, 2017
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Tube rolling is fun! How do you like the Conductor?
Jan 8, 2017
DutchTexan
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Jan 8, 2017
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I've listened to that amp before! Can't remember the tubes she had, but she replaced both the pre amp and power tube. Sounded almost creamy. The big tube get's very hot! I plugged in my Oppo pm-3's, her dt 770 pros, her he 400i's and my hd600's. They all sounded really fun. Just greatness for the money.
Much much tubey-er than all the little baby hybrid tube amps. Great value.
Jan 8, 2017
A community member
Jan 8, 2017
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Yeah will Deffo be getting some tubes to see what the difference is but always preferred the warm sound from tubes.
I'm enjoying the conductor it's quite a step up from my smsl m6 dac amp probably my end point for dac amp. It is my first taste of the sabre dac and must admit I love the sound it's got a sparkle to it that the smsl didn't. I hear it pairs well with audeze but am yet to try a pair.
Jan 8, 2017
A community member
Jan 8, 2017
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Yeah the amp is lovely like you I'm not sure on the tubes but I know the power is an rca something XD I'm new to the world of tubes. I am considering using it as a preamp for my speakers but like you say it gets hot and space is limited.
I've been looking at some beyer headphones seen some used at a good price you recommend them?
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