Garage 1217 - Project Kameleon

Discussion in 'General Audio Gear Discussion' started by Cspirou, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. kirayamato

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    hi just wanted to know anyone got there hands on this and maybe the eq filter with the hd800 am thinking if we have a hd800 with the sd mod to go with the hd800s tuning filter?
     

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    anyone got impressions of this yet ?
     
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    I'm tempted to try one out with my HD800, mostly thinking ahead for use when I finally bag the turntable I'm after. I'm undecided at the moment because, for a similar price, you can pick up a decent used Klark Teknik DN410 (hardware parametric eq) that would be a lot more versatile. Hmm...
     
  5. kirayamato

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    ur right but I feel this will be way better as hes measured it accordingly and seems to have done a great job I doubt we could replicate the results with are own tweaking to the same level
     
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    Well when Solderdude/Frans measured my AKG K500 headphones he let me listen to his HD650. It was a while ago during the Changstar days.

    My feet were tapping and kept tapping. His HD650 sounded good, even fun without weird sound artifacts.
     
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    I have this. I use it with my project ember off the TA-ZH1ES when it's in DAC only mode and I feel like getting some tube amplification. It adds subbass to the 800 and it reduces it's highs quite a bit, which is a little unfortunate because I think that ultra detail of the 800 is what is nice about it. I don't use it that often because I mainly use the 800 in balanced mode, where I think it sounds better. I do like it with a few other headphones I use tho.

    I don't post often or read on forums because there is a lot of childish behavior going on on most of them. Also a lot of people with disinformation, in my opinion. But since nobody answered your question, I thought I could help inform you of my opinion on the hardware. It's a very cool device but I am not sure it really is worth the cost. (hardware EQ)
     
  8. bengo

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    I bought one, and used it for a while, but I can hear serious clipping at higher levels. Surprising since the Phonitor is a good amp (with decent headroom in the design, I assume, it uses 120V DC power rails) and LCD-XC are fairly sensitive. So it's going on ebay. Probably a 10dB version would be more practical?

    PS: not knocking Jeremy or his products in general, build quality and customer service were both first-rate.
     
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