LHLabs Geek Out V2 Review and Measurements

Discussion in 'Portable and Other Gear Measurements' started by purr1n, Sep 29, 2015.

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  1. jexby

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    Just noticed something on a zoom in of the case:
    Only 2 holes for gain setting LED, yet the GOV2+Infinity has 3 gain settings. Weird.
     
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    Not weird, that's the V2+, just 100 mW and 1000 mW like the V2.
     
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    I'm trying to make a UERM to TRRS adapter for this. Anyone know what the L+/L-/R+/R- is on the UERM cable? I can't find any guides anywhere.
     
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    Best I can do: http://www.head-fi.org/a/diy-cable-info-and-resources

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    If you have a multimeter, you can test which pin goes to which part of your TRS plug to identify L+ and R+. From there, if you are building the cable from scratch, you can define which wire is which. If you are cutting off the existing connector and adding a TRRS, then you will have to rely on the multimeter again.
     
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    Thanks! That link was incredibly helpful.
     
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    @drfindley did you ever making that adapter? Has anyone tried the UERMs with the GOv2's balance outputs?
     
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    I haven't yet. It's one I keep meaning to get to.
     
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    I have. It's better. Got a free cable but will make my own after I ship out all the mods so will pass free one to CEE TEE.
     
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    @zerodeefex .. when running the UERM balanced w/ the GOv2+ with a phone.. did you run into any issues with lack of granularity on the volume? I.e. Does it get really loud after one or two clicks on the Google 6P?
     
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    Wanted to get some opinions: how does the V2 (normal) compare to amps at similar price points? specifically say, an Asgard 2? Also I already have a CEntrance Hifi M8, are the V2 (in any of its form factors) better / significantly better than what i have? or should i just stick to my current portable setup (i'm using a modded HD650 mainly through the XLR out from the CEntrance in this setup)
     
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    Actually. I'm not sure. Let me check tomorrow.
     
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    While I can't give you a direct comparison since I no longer have my M8, but I pretty firmly believe that the GOV2s sound better. The M8 was a very cool device but ultimately lacked musicality for me. Build quality far better than the GOV2 though and the tone controls were cool.
     
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    ah ok cool thanks @fraggler. I will most likely audition / purchase the V2 the next chance i get =)
     
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    Thank you. Now I can go ahead and purchase a GOv2 and have a balanced setup for my HD650's.
     
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    Woah, can someone in the US buy one and forward it to me in Canada? This I need!
     
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    If I had known you needed one I would have made you an adapter and tossed one in the box with your package.
     
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    This is most kind of you!

    But seriously I need to re-purchase the GOV2 first. I'll also need it to pair with my BD for my IEMs. Currently a GOV2 is a third of the price of a Bifrost Multibit in Canada.
     
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    Haha, I promise I'll send yours back. I'll make you an adapter since I've had it for a while and really can't stop listening with it. Damn good stuff driving the 650's.

    I was thinking of ordering a V2+, but it's sold out... I wonder what the deal is with LH Labs?
     

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