Yea some people would have different opinions and look at pro audio stuff differently and see my gear as not nice and, that's fine but, me personally find it's performance exceptional to the point that nothing else matters to me. Hard to explain and express, especially trying to type this on my crappy Kyocera phone but, like I believe this is end game with audio for me.
It's been while since I wrote anything. But, lately I been having this feeling after I ventured back in pro audio stuff... After making a a random purchase that I thought would be my back up amp has quickly led me to what I have now. I always been into audiophile game so to say and has the appreciation of good sound and just loved music since I was younger. Now 27 I find myself prematurely sasified cause the system I built has left me very happy to the point I don't care anymore bout other crap. After getting my big ugly Altecs and big ugly heavy JBL 4648 bass bin I never looked or cared for anything else. Even after auditioning 100k+ speakers I was left with feeling of meh and no desire of any of that stuff and thinking to myself that my old beat up system I put together that has seen band , studio, and theater abuse sound so much better and life like and all I use is hefty crown power amps as the horsepower(crown ce2000, crown xls 2500, crown xti 4002),crappy numark mixer as my driver and, beat up echo audiofire 2 interface I used for years that saw hell and back like my other stuff as my transport/source sound so clear and perfect compared to everything else I had experience with.Yea some people would have different opinions and look at pro audio stuff differently and see my gear as not nice and, that's fine but, me personally find it's performance exceptional to the point that nothing else matters to me. Hard to explain and express, especially trying to type this on my crappy Kyocera phone but, like I believe this is end game with audio for me. Even headphones I stopped bothering with after all the time and experiences I had. Only last purchase I ever plan on in the future is get a hd600/650 and call it a day. Speaker wise I probably just buy back up stuff for PA use and same for amps if ever needed but, for my home/audiophile use or whatever you call it, I think, definitely and positivity it's the end for me. But, will still try to share opinions,music and all that fun stuff of course. This feeling is weird, I know, but, it feels right...
It's been while since I wrote anything. But, lately I been having this feeling...Snip
Having retired this year, I know what it feels like to start to accept what you actually have got now and appreciate it's good qualities rather than hanker after every new thing that's come out. It is actually quite reassuring and beneficial to get your ears trained into your head phone properly and not keep wanting something else all of the time. It also saves an awful lot of money.
Rex. I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed your posts and great sense of humor on Changstar. I have missed your presence on the site. I am a bit older than you at 59, but have been into the audio thing since about 16. I have hit the "end game" more than once. ESS, JBL's, Pioneer's, DBX's. If anyone remembers Drew Kaplin. Then Infinity Prelude MTS surround (stay away, the midrange drivers are defective and US division refuses to acknowledge but UK replaced the drivers out of warranty) Quads and now Dunlavy. Amps. 1970's Marantz was the one that got me hooked on speakers. Then Carver's. And surround sound receivers. So many. Then tubes. BAT-VK60 and a BAT pre. Wadia source. It goes on. My point is, if you have found the end game that makes you happy with your music just stop and enjoy. I'm am very happy for you. No sarcasm here. I'm still looking for the end game. Go listen to the music! And I really hope you are on the new site. You would bring a nice positive attitude to the discussion.