What's in the box!

I got a black one, but when I checked out, there was all this verbiage about lead times and everything shipping together at the longest lead time (even though I only ordered one thing), etc… And the lead time was listed as 2-4 weeks. Supposed to be here on Saturday.

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Ive seen a couple of those boxes!! Very good. Turnaround for Holo seems to be about 2 weeks or so right now.

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Awesome! Mine looks like it’s coming around the same time. Maybe I made the shipping cutoff for the day. Hope you enjoy!

No worries and I agree :grin:

LCD-X
Audio-gd D28.38
Custom made cable from Oidio

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That’s a good combo with good synergy. Enjoy.

Thanks. I am very happy about it and use it without any EQ (tried a lot and liked it most with none).

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When something’s new I like to spend 40/60 days without EQing in order to understand SQ and FR. Then I eventually apply corrections. Enjoy your stuff.

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Any verdict yet on the LTA? What headphones are you using? Thanks. Paul

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I’m slowly working my way through a writeup, and hope to have it out by the end of the week. I’m using the Focal Utopia with the MZ3.

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Initial impressions, meh. IPhone dongle seems very close. Only used it with the SA6 tho.

Edit: This is now crowned the Dragonfart Red

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I have the Black (Red’s little brother).
For what it’s worth, compared to my Dell laptop headphone jack - the improvement is substantial.

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I’ll try this one next if any

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Edit: I will not try this next. Not messing with the ESS chips. Older S9 had AKM. Will look at the Lotoo Paw S1…

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I’m innocent, I was just following @frkasper’s orders for a “must buy” deal:


I’ve never had any Sennheiser 500 series item before. They sound pretty great after 5 minutes.

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This had some buzz a while back. There was a thread…

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May check it out too. Thanks!

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Cool. Thanks Andris. I have Utopias (and an old pair of LCD-3s - too heavy) and some nice Grados. Never used a dedicated headphone amp, just direct from DAC or from headphone output on my Rogers amp. The LTA folks are 10 miles from me so I would love to be a customer.

Mostly listen to classical and a mix of vocals and classic rock. Some jazz.

Paul

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I see the packaging hasn’t changed at all since I bought them in late 2019. Do they still ship with the 3.5mm cable?

58X is the reason I never bought Porta Pros. :rofl:

Enjoy.

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It came with 3.5mm cable and a snap on 1/4" adapter installed. The cable is about 6’ long. The build quality is fully equal to my retail HD-600. Its sound quality on a good setup is superior to the HD-600 on a bad setup. The high end is rougher than the HD-600, with less subtlety, less extended bass, and less air.

I’ll put on a balanced cable and say more in a Sennheiser thread.

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Review is up! https://forum.headphones.com/t/dna-stratus-v4-vs-woo-wa5-le-gen-2-vs-lta-mz3/

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