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Future of Changstar / Keeping it Going / GOFUNDME! by Hawaiiancerveza
[November 23, 2015, 10:02:14 AM]

New Members - Introduce Yourself (2.0) by Hawaiiancerveza
[November 22, 2015, 01:11:45 AM]

Geek Out 1k by donunus
[October 12, 2015, 02:47:42 AM]

Do you have a complaint? by Marvey
[October 04, 2015, 06:03:26 AM]

Tell us, what do you do for a living? by Thad E Ginathom
[October 03, 2015, 01:13:25 PM]

Is this end-game?I guess so. Bored with audio gear. by RexAeterna
[October 02, 2015, 02:18:25 PM]

What are you listening to now 80s edition (although late 70s new wave is OK too) by SKiring
[October 02, 2015, 09:29:44 AM]

The Changstar Mix Tape by velvetx
[October 01, 2015, 05:11:37 AM]

$1000± for mini monitors… by lmswjm
[September 30, 2015, 09:45:41 PM]

Best Amps for Sennheiser HD800 by Marvey
[September 29, 2015, 10:07:45 PM]

HD800 mod build list (updated 9/28/15) by atomicbob
[September 29, 2015, 09:19:19 PM]

FS: HD800 Tari Mod Kit $22 CONUS (Better than Anaxilus Mod) by Mario_Fpolis
[September 29, 2015, 07:55:26 PM]

New upcoming HD800 mod... Rabid Dawg ][ (anax 3.0) by atomicbob
[September 29, 2015, 06:24:41 PM]

Spending more on an amp then headphones by Marvey
[September 29, 2015, 03:12:12 PM]

Watch thread by Claritas
[September 29, 2015, 03:47:37 AM]

Sennheiser HD600 by Bill-p
[September 29, 2015, 03:24:36 AM]

Schiit Yggdrasil Review and Impressions yggygiggity thread (production units) by jexby
[September 28, 2015, 04:57:06 PM]

The All Purpose Advice Thread by playboiiz
[September 28, 2015, 09:23:00 AM]

The New Car Saga (and general auto chat) by Maxvla
[September 28, 2015, 03:52:24 AM]

Changstar Cheap Headphone Comparo Extravaganza! by donunus
[September 28, 2015, 03:14:23 AM]

Gungnir MultiBit technical measurements by atomicbob
[September 27, 2015, 10:03:13 PM]

bottlehead mainline by DubiousMike
[September 27, 2015, 05:38:50 PM]

NVX Audio XPT100 by Darsus
[September 27, 2015, 04:21:50 PM]

The irreverent and irrelevant and non-authoritative site for headphone measurements, i.e. frequency response graphs, CSD waterfall plots, subjective gear reviews. Too objective for subjectivists; too subjective for objectivsts. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
FROZEN IN TIME 9-27-2015
Merv's DAC Chart of Awesomeness

Bunch of DACs from the HF DAC thread put into a two-dimensional sonic qualities matrix so people can understand context of the comparison better.
Hands' Authoritative Truth @ Big Sound
Hands' Impressions on a bunch of DACs, headphones, and amps at Tyll's Big Sound event.
Changstar Headphone Acquisition Flowchart

Brought to you by OJ the Persian and a few pages later, Priidik the whatever. The point is to avoid mid-fi purgatory. WARNING: Politically Incorrect.
HiFiMan HE400S

Measurements, succinct impressions, and some tweaks.
ZMF Blackwood Headphone

Unboxing photos, measurements, and subjective impressions from pyrates.
Audio Technica ATH-W1000Z

Measurements, and subjective impressions from pyrates.
The Amazing Super Duper Underrated HD650

Revisiting the latest iteration of fine headphone that sounds way better than a lot of more expensive shit.
FS: Alpha Dog Prime $600 $579 $529 $419 $379

I am having a hard time selling my Alpha Dog Prime. Please consider buying this from me. SOLD! thanks everyone for helping me find a buyer -zerodeefex
HD800 Variability Measurements

Every blue moon, we hear bullshit about how two HD800s sound totally different, or how the new serial numbers are less peaky...
Changstar Cheap Headphone Comparo Extravaganza

A panel of pyrates compares a bunch of cheap full-sized headphones and offers their two cents. Measurements included as well. Audio of panel discussion included.
Zdfx's All Purpose Smartphone Advice Thread

Regular folks welcome. Nuanced knowledge on Smartphones from an insider.
Recommended HD800 Headamps

A non-exhaustive list of appropriately valued headamps that synergize with the HD800. Some more colored, some less. Not ranked, but notes included.