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  1. Item: Audio Technica MSR7 Location: Drummoyne NSW Price: $200 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: have too many headphones and now I’m downsizing Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, COD Only Extra Info: Selling my Audio Technica MSR 7 headphones. Fantastic clear sound with the audio technica house sound flavour. Comes with all original packaging 3 x cables and has been kept in great condition as i kept it in a case. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  2. Item: Elite Screens ezCinema F100NWH 100 Inch 16:9 Portable Projector Screen Location: Kew, Vic Price: $400 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: NLR, moving house Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: This is a fantastic HT screen that can be adjusted for different heights and easily packs away. Local pickup only and you'd want a longish vehicle to safely transport this. More info: https://www.digitalcinema.com.au/elite-screens-ezcinema-f100nwh-100-inch-16-9-portable-projector-screen-maxwhite.html
  3. Item: Chord Hugo 2 (black) and 64 Audio A12t custom IEMs Location: Sydney (2000) Price: $2,800 $2,700 $2,600 (Hugo 2), $1,600 $1,500 (A12t) Item Condition: Perfect Reason for selling: No longer need a high-end portable / transportable setup. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Hugo 2 - SOLD This is an excellent portable / transportable DAC / amp that will also work very well in a desktop setup. It’s one of the best I’ve tried. See the very positive impressions here: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/chord-electronics-hugo-2-the-official-thread.831345/. And, for example, the professional reviews here: https://www.whathifi.com/chord/hugo-2/review, https://www.themasterswitch.com/review-chord-hugo-2, https://darko.audio/2017/09/top-of-the-pops-chord-electronics-outstanding-hugo-2/. Purchased in October 2018 from Minidisc in Australia. Comes with box and original accessories. Perfect condition. Happy to ship. Shipping and any Paypal fees at the buyer’s expense. RRP is $3,700 AUD. https://chordelectronics.co.uk/product/hugo-2/ A12t This is one of the best IEMs I’ve tried. It’s very musical and engaging while still detailed, not fatiguing at all, and has excellent bass without sacrificing anything else. See positive impressions, for example, here: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/crinacles-iem-ranking-list-275-entries-06-01-19-update.857498/. I demo’d the U12t against the U18t, Tia Trio and Campfire Andromeda and preferred the U12t. They are also flawlessly made – the nicest shells I’ve had in a custom IEM. Purchased in October 2018 from Acustoms in Australia. Comes with box and original accessories (including both m15 and m20 modules). 64 Audio in the US will reshell for $399: see https://www.64audio.com/faq. Please let me know if you need more details about this. Happy to ship. Shipping and any Paypal fees at the buyer’s expense. RRP is $1,999 USD. https://www.64audio.com/product/A12t-Custom-In-Ear-Monitor Pictures:
  4. Item: NeonIQ IP-88 Portable Sound System Location: Laidley Qld, can meet anywhere between Toowoomba and Brisbane Price: $150 negotiable Item Condition: Used Reason for selling: Upgrading Payment Method: Pickup - Cash Extra Info: neoniQ Portable 60W PA System w 2x 8'' Speakers Be the life of the party (literally!) with this professional portable PA system from neoniQ! Great for business promotions, parties, sing-alongs in the park or songwriting in the basement, this portable PA system is your solution. With 60W of pure power, the system features two 8" speakers for clear and crisp sound. Dock your iPod or iPhone and engineer the playlist to your next party. The USB and SD/MMC card input allow you to transmit your favourite MP3s too! What's more, you can have a guitar or any other musical instrument connected with microphones and play at the same time. The PA system features a rechargeable battery which lasts up to 4-hours of continuous sound. The telescopic handle with castor wheels also makes for easy transport. Including a headset microphone and wireless handheld mic, singing along to your favourite songs with friends has just gotten easier... and louder! Tweak your sound to perfection with the 7-band equaliser. Whether you're staging a protest, having a karaoke party or trying to woo your crush from their window with your music, this portable PA system is an affordable solution that is sure to impress! Features Portable PA system 60W RMS power iPod/iPhone audio input docking station USB port and SD card reader for MP3 playback Volume & echo control for microphones Master volume / treble / bass control Built-in mixer control panel with 7 band equaliser Rechargeable battery Telescopic handle with roller wheels for easy transport 2 x Side carry handles 240v mains or battery powered Bonus Wireless Microphone + Wireless Headset with Mic Suitable for use indoors and outdoors Specifications Speaker: 1.5" + 8" + 8" Output Power: 60W Sensitivity: 40-90dB Frequency: 30Hz-20kHz Inputs: 1 x iPod/iPhone dock 1 x USB 1 x SD/MMC card slot 2 x Microphone 6.5mm 1 x Guitar 6.5mm 1 x RCA input (red/white) for other MP3 player, CD player or DVD Player etc Battery: 12V 12AH Battery Battery Power: up to 4 hours Dimensions: (W) 36cm x (D) 25cm x (H) 66.5cm Package Dimensions: (L) 42.5cm x (W) 34cm x (H) 72.5cm Weight: 22kgs Model: IP-88 Brand: neoniQ Pictures:
  5. Item: Astell & Kern XB10 portable APTX bluetooth dac/amp Location: Melbourne Price: $150 included shipping ONO Item Condition: perfect working condition, a few invisible scratches Reason for selling: surplus Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: In perfect working condition, excellent sound. Comes with original box and accessories. Selling just because of not using much. I spend more time to listen on full-size headphones now. RRP is $279 at A2A, so it is nearly half price https://addictedtoaudio.com.au/products/astell-kern-xb10-bluetooth-dac-headphone-amplifier Pictures:
  6. Item: Astell & Kern AK70 and case Location: Clifton Hill 3068 Price: $600 (includes donation) plus shipping Item Condition: Excellent, I can't find any marks Reason for selling: Not using as much and fundraising for next purchase Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank deposit, Paypal (buyer pays fees) Extra Info: For sale is an Astell & Kern AK70 in great condition and a genuine Astell & Kern case. I purchased this new from Addicted to Audio here in Melbourne and it has provided great service. To me the sound is superb and as a portable one-unit tiny go anywhere sound source you would be hard pressed to find something so compact that delivers so much "sound for pound". It has not been getting much use lately and I am considering the next expansion so have decided to list it. Questions welcome, Nick Note the SD card in the photos (just visible) is not included and Paypal is not available for pickup Pictures:
  7. Item: Beyerdynamic T51i Portable Headphones Location: Sydney, CBD or Upper North Shore Price: $250.00 $325.00, plus postage at buyer’s cost if shipping required. Item Condition: Excellent, both cosmetically and operationally Reason for selling: No longer required. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: These are a fantastic closed-back on-ear headphone. They are the current model, T51i . Very comfortable, light weight, with a lovely balanced sound. They also fold flat and come with a carry case for portability. The remote/microphone on these are designed primarily for use with iOS devices , but the headphones will work as headphones just fine on any device or amplifier. Some limited remote control functionality should also work OK on Android phones, however buyers should check with Beyerdynamic and the net for info on specific compatibility levels with their own devices. These headphones have received many glowing reviews which are readily available on the internet, including one from Ken Rockwell here: http://www.kenrockwell.com/audio/beyer/t51i.htm Official product info on Beyerdynamic website available here : http://europe.beyerdynamic.com/shop/t-51-i.html These headphones are in excellent condition, Only very lightly used. I purchased these in June 2017 from Amazon.com. I do believe that Beyerdynamic provide an international warranty, so buyer should receive support from local Beyerdynamic service outlets should that ever be required. The headphones come with all original packaging, documentation and carry case. I will post to anywhere in Australia using Express Post with tracking and extra cover. Buyer to pay shipping costs. Pictures:
  8. Review: BenQ GS1 Portable LED Projector by Kelly Ainslie | Sep 29, 2017 Why the BenQ GS1? Well, compared to what I was doing 2 years ago, the new BenQ GS1 is an amazing piece of kit, not just its size but how easily and how many different methods to watch content; from wireless streaming, direct HDMI and memory sticks and/or cards. Let me paint a mental picture; I started to take a data projector camping to have “movie nights under the stars” with our camping buddies, as this would be fun and good entertainment for the group while we camped in the middle of central Australia away from internet and mobile phones. This sounds simple enough, but when you break down what needed to happen, it actually wasn’t as easy as it seems. I needed to: 1. Power the 240VAC 200W projector for at least 2 hours; I have a 1600 watt inverter in my camper and 240 A/H of Lithium batteries, not everyone has this. 2. The old projector had speakers but not very loud so I need to make them louder, there wasn’t a headphone output jack and I typically use my Apple TV as a media player because I either use my iPad or laptop. So I turned to eBay and purchased $15 HDMI / audio splitter, it passed through the HDMI and had a 2.5mm stereo plug out, then I needed a few HDMI cables to patch in the HDMI audio splitter and a male to male 2.5mm stereo lead to take the audio to an external speaker. 3. Provide a movie source, as I said earlier I would typically use an Apple TV to display from my iPad or Laptop as both didn’t have HDMI out, I would setup a hotspot network on my phone and wirelessly stream* the media….. 4. Having some way of propping up the projector to keep it and everything else out of the dirt which was normally the box that I kept the projector in, balanced precariously on my small foot step from the back of the 4WD. Old Setup: So many cables! This all works to some degree of success but it was cumbersome to transport and needed a bit of time to setup and put away after the movie. So I hit the web to see what was out there in battery powered, LED, Wireless projectors and BAM! BenQ have made it, it was an OMG moment. I had to have it, it was early 2017 and I wasn’t available in Australia yet so I had to make do with the old setup for 6 more months. After being in regular contact with BenQ it finally hit the shelves in late July/August. My first impressions when I received the GS1 was that the packaging was basic but strong; a simple unbleached brown box with minimal packing and plastic (which I thought was really good as companies tend to over pack their products in so much plastic that is ultimately thrown into landfills) with the projector inside the padded black travel case and well protected. The overall build quality was great and felt strong and the included accessories were good too, it came with the padded bag, an IR remote, HDMI cable, silicone cover, slide on external battery, power pack/charger, small metal threaded insert (I’ll come back to this) and the instruction manual. The connection ports that could be seen were a Micro SD reader, HDMI, USB 2, USB 3 and from the manual says it has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi which I later found it supported DLNA, Miracast and Airplay* to some degree via apps as it is a full Android mobile operating system, WOW! Setup and configuring was simple, I just slide on the battery pack, slipped it in to the silicone boot and pressed the power button and it fired up to the setup screens that stepped me through the usual stuff like country, language, Wi-Fi network etc. Navigation was simple with the IR remote; it was like using an Apple TV with onscreen keyboard to click each letter at a time. Since it has Bluetooth I quickly found the BT setup menu and I connected a keyboard with track pad and from there it was a snap to navigate and enter info, search the web. The HDMI connection worked as expected and during my testing I trialled direct connecting from Surface Pro3, iPhone/iPad via apple HDMI adapter, Surface Pro via wireless HDMI adapter and my modified 12VDC powered Apple TV using an Ad-HOC Wi-Fi network and they all worked fine. I discovered the app store and downloaded VLC player and Kodi, with these apps I could attach a wireless HDD and my Surface Pro as a server and stream directly to the GS1, and it was awesome. I did find Kodi worked better than VLC player. Having access to apps I’m sure there are others for wireless media platforms* I also downloaded an MP4 movie to a micro SDHC card and USB stick both options work perfectly too. My preference was the Micro SD card as it didn’t stick out and potentially break off if knocked. The audio was ok, for the 2 x 2watt speakers in a small room, tent or caravan it would be fine, for open air it needed a bit more punch and the Bluetooth connectivity was just the trick, I paired it with my Bose mini soundLink and boom the movie came alive. I was keen to trial the tripod setup shown on the web and this wasn’t as good as all the other features so far. To mount the projector with the battery installed you need to use this threaded insert and slide it into a keyway slot on the bottom of the battery but it stayed proud of the battery so the projector wouldn’t sit properly on the QR plate and flopped around. Basically to get the projector to sit flat and firm I had to cut and drill a piece of plastic to make a spacer. This worked really well but makes me wonder if this was an after-thought! The projector is designed to be used with the battery but there is no permanent tripod screw, whereas the projector itself does have a permanent tripod screw. New BenQ setup: No cables! There were a few little things that I think need to be addressed for the second version and will most likely be a natural path, so I don’t want to discourage anyone thinking of this unit. Improvements: Micro SDXC support, at the time I tested the GS1 I used a 32gb Micro SDHC card which worked fine, I also tried a 128gb Micro SDXC card that I had permanently inserted in my SurfacePro3 which is where I store my movie content, the GS1 didn’t recognise it. Maybe next release version or firmware update? A battery switch physically to turn the power off to the GS1; if the GS1 projector and battery stayed connected together the unit could only be put into standby (not fully off) and in theory if you bumped the standby button on top on the unit would cause it to start-up, possibly in the travel case and run flat. A permanent and flush tripod screw mount built-in/moulded into the base of the battery. (This was my biggest and most annoying issue with the projector) Dual Bluetooth speaker support, this is not a problem but a wish list item. Presently you can only connect 1 pair of Bluetooth headphones. My thoughts are as a couple, the two of you may want to use the projector with headphones while camping or caravanning, because you don’t want to annoy the surrounding campers with explosions from the movie sound track. Sure you could use the wired headphone output through a splitter but then we are going back the bad old days. Another benefit of dual Bluetooth would be when having a large group movie night multiple BT speakers spread around the group would be awesome. Just an idea ;). In summary the projector is very awesome (accept for the battery tripod screw thing), it was simple to use with all of the modern connection methods one would want, plus it had the added advantage of apps because of the Android OS. I would totally recommend this product in its current version as it there isn’t anything that has these features, quality and convenience for the price. I would rate it at 4.5 thumbs up and/or 90%, this allows BenQ room to improve. *Airplay support by 3rd party Apps
  9. BenQ Launches GS1 Portable LED Projector A Must-Have Portable Entertainment For Both Indoor and Outdoor Environments -- BenQ's GS1 portable LED projector (shown with battery and protective rubber case) Sydney, Australia, 29th September 2017 – BenQ, the global provider of digital lifestyle innovations, announces a new outdoor entertainment solution that will transform camping at night into an experience that you’ll never forget. GS1 will soon become the outdoor camping gear you won’t leave home without! Andrew Lambkin, Business Development Manager of BenQ Australia commented, “ As camping and outdoor holidays continue to grow in popularity, families are searching for new activities that can help them spend quality time together. The GS1 is the ideal solution, delivering portable entertainment that’s suitable for all ages. We are delighted to launch this new outdoor projector, it’s small enough to fit into any space ensuring it will be part of your essential camping kit.” Rewrite the Rules Streaming online content like movies, music and videos in seconds has never been simpler. You can also use the “BenQ Video Tray” Android phone app and share content directly to your phone. GS1 is a plug and play, palm-sized portable LED projector with built-in USB readers. You will be the envy of other campers and with no cables you can just sit back, relax and enjoy some hassle-free and well-earned downtime. Stream audio to your Bluetooth speakers and listen to truly memorable audio that’s just like a night at the movies. GS1 has a detachable 3-hour battery enough to last the evening. When you need more battery life just swap it out with additional optional batteries and enjoy the rest of your evening – this cable-free solution is perfect for outdoor entertainment. BenQ's GS1 portable LED projector Impress Your Friends. Entertain in Seconds Wherever you set up camp, with a simple one touch power button, GS1 will power up in just 3 seconds– so you can expand your world and entertain friends in style! The hassle-free GS1 portable projector features an intuitive user interface with inputs that enable multimedia entertainment and online streaming. Auto keystone adjusts the image to suit the screen – whether it’s your tent, caravan or motor home. The first time you use it, GS1’s set-up wizard makes it simple for non-technical users to get started and it will save your settings automatically, so the next time you use it you are ready to go! Wherever you set up, the foot can be manually adjusted to suit the height of your temporary screen- the GS1 is ready to go wherever you are. Outdoor Camping Gear Designed to Cope with Every Day Family Life GS1 has a standard protective rubber case, perfect for families who need a little more protection. Even if it’s accidentally knocked onto the floor, the GS1 with its optional case is drop proof, which means it will even survive a fall of 60cm. What if a drink gets spilt? There’s no need to worry because GS1’s rubberized case is also IPX1 Splash Proof. Unlike other projectors, the GS1 emits low heat making it safe enough for inquisitive children to touch without hurting their hands. BenQ's GS1 - So small it fits into the palm of your hand So Small You’ll Never Leave Home Without It Packing for a camping holiday can be stressful when space is at a premium. GS1 comes with an attractive custom fitted bag designed to carry the projector, battery, protective rubber case, and all accessories. The GS1 (13.9cm x 14.6cm) is small enough to fit into any car trunk or caravan cupboard. Compact but powerful, the GS1 and battery weighs just 1kg and fits into the palm of your hand. With a short throw lens, GS1 can project a 60” image at just one meter, so you won’t upset your camping neighbours for taking up additional space. Enjoy a Movie Experience That’s Out of This World Even in low light, the GS1 will project against your tent, caravan or motorhome and delivers superb image quality every time. GS1 has several picture modes: Camping is the default which is brighter than Movie mode to take into account the light outdoors at night. In addition, there is Vivid mode so when you get home you can use this palm sized projector again and again and adjust the mode with one touch to suit you. BenQ’s GS1 portable projector is available now for RRP $999. Please visit BenQ’s website for more information.
  10. Item: iFi iDSD Micro Black Label Location: Gold Coast Price: $675 Item Condition: Brand new & sealed in box Reason for selling: Change of mind Payment Method: Pickup - Cash Extra Info: Pickup only at this stage. Pictures:
  11. Item: FS: LH Labs Geek Out GO2A + Sennheiser HD600/650 Balanced Cable + TRRS to TRS Adapter Location: Melbourne Vic Price: $349 (Incl. shipping within AU & PayPal Fee & SNA Donation) $300 + Postage (it will be only $10 anywhere within AU) Item Condition: Great Reason for selling: No Need after upgrade Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Hello, I am selling my personal favourite Mint condition of LH Labs GO2A compact DAC, Preamp and Headphone Amplifier. If you have Sennheiser HD600/650 and need DAC & headphone amplifier to match with, then this might be the best solution under $500. This thing is small but very powerful (Pure Class A) if you drive it in balanced mode with TRRS cable and the sound quality is superb. DAC inside decode all the way upto DSD level and Amp has 1000mW power so it basically drive any IEM and headphone in the marketplace except HifiMan HE6 which needs power generator I ran it with Campfire Audio Andromeda and Sennheiser HD600 and sounds just Superb with this. Only downside that I can think of is that this one gets HOT since it is pure class A amp in it but it is totally normal and keep it running and it sounds really great when is warmed up. Since this is USB powered, you do not need to charge battery and worry about battery drain. You can take it anywhere you go... "Another GREAT thing is that it now can be used for Balanced PreAmp for Active Monitor/Speaker that has XLR connections after new firmware update installed. You just need to have 3.5mm TRRS to 2 x XLR connection cables then you can run fully balanced all the way to your active monitors." I personally could not find any USB powered DAC/AMP that can do all this functionality including DSD decoding, cover very sensitive IEM to Hard to Drive full sized headphones with authority, runs fully balanced output for both headphone and active speakers. And amplifier section alone is better than any other amplifier that I have tried under $500 category when it runs balanced mode not to mention DSD encoding. ((BONUS 1)) I also include custom TRRS cable so new owner can enjoy full capacity of this DAC/AMP by going Balanced Mode with Sennheiser HD600/650. The cable alone costed me $90 and it is silver & black braided cable. It looks Gorgeous. The length is 1.5m long. ((BONUS 2)) I will also include custom Adapter 3.5mm TRRS to 6.5mm TRS Plug so you can do both Balanced and Single Ended without changing cable. It costed me $60 for this and yours for FREE. LH Labs recently released new firmware update and this unit has installed the newest update and got new features listed below; Here I list out the new features of firmware 2.1/2.0 (1) New feature - Volume Control Buttons (Up and Down) Total 128 digital segments with analog based gain control. Just press the Up button to volume up. Down button to volume down. (2) New feature - Line Out mode Press the UP button all the way up. When you see the original signal mode LED change to Light Green. GO2A is entering Line Out mode which totally by-pass the volume control and designed to connect directly to Headphone Amp or Pre-amp. Max Vrms on Singled-ended: 3.2V rms * For Balanced output. Please connect TRRS to two XLR cable to balanced output. Also add and connect another cable to connect GO2Pro/GO2A’s ground to Preamp’s ground via TRS Singled-ended cable. (3) New feature - Smart Gain GO2A and GO2Pro will choose the proper analog GAIN settings according to the current volume setting by button. When you approach the -2dBFS of LOW-GAIN and volume up. Firmware will automatic change GAIN setting to MID-GAIN. When you approach the -2dBFS of MID-GAIN and volume up. Firmware will automatic change GAIN setting to HIGH-GAIN. (4) Updated feature - Please press TWO volume buttons at the same time to change digital mode/digital filter on the fly TCM (Green) -> SSM (Red) -> FTM/FRM (Blue) (5) Updated feature — Digital Mode 2.0 By developing the new digital filter algorithm for our DaVinci MK2’s DSD decoding engine, we use the similar method to re-write the digital mode firmware inside GO2PRo and GO2A. Especially in FTM/FRM, we achieve the smoother sound on high, even better sound stage. TCM has better FR on DSD playback. Pictures:
  12. Item: Chord Mojo Location: CLIFTON HILL 3068 Price: $600 (includes donation to SNA) plus shipping Item Condition: Good condition overall though some marks, see photos Reason for selling: Not being used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank Transfer, Paypal (buyer pays fees) Extra Info: Purchased new from Carlton Audio Visual here in Melbourne - Sep 2016 Offered for sale is a Chord Electronics Mojo. These are fabulous and "the world’s most advanced portable digital to analogue converter DAC/Headphone amplifier." http://www.chordelectronics.co.uk/product/mojo/ It really needs no introduction and provides the Chord sound, if you have not heard one I encourage you to find one to listen to though be prepared to purchase, music thorough these can be a revelation. This is offered for sale as I am not mobile as much as I was expecting and my Hugo is doing the job. There are some small marks when it was bumped against a wall when connecting to my main system, other than that there are no issues. It comes in its original box with unopened cable. Any questions welcome Cheers, Nick Pictures:
  13. Hi again all. I work in a number of places where a little portable speaker would be really useful. Workmates sometimes bring along little Bose or similar Bluetooth speakers and stream (often terrible) music from their phones. The unit would come and go with myself. I have various criteria I'd like to ideally meet, but I'm not sure if there is anything out there that fits the bill. Let me know if there is a magical unit that meets the following: - small enough to carry in a backpack (often on a bike) - robust enough to put up with said backpack/bike/being moved around a lot/some clear weather outside use/workshop use - very high sound quality (well, we are on Stereonet after all!), particularly at lower volumes - both Bluetooth and USB input. Would ideally like to be able to directly connect iPhone>dragonfly red (via iPhone "camera connector, where I can charge phone at same time)>speaker. - battery life reasonable (max continuous use would be 5hrs) however should mostly be in a position at work to plug in if need be Any ideas and places to get them? Cheers! Mat.
  14. Hi again all. I work in a number of places where a little portable speaker would be really useful. Workmates sometimes bring along little Bose or similar Bluetooth speakers and stream (often terrible) music from their phones. The unit would come and go with myself. I have various criteria I'd like to ideally meet, but I'm not sure if there is anything out there that fits the bill. Let me know if there is a magical unit that meets the following: - small enough to carry in a backpack (often on a bike) - robust enough to put up with said backpack/bike/being moved around a lot/some clear weather outside use/workshop use - very high sound quality (well, we are on Stereonet after all!), particularly at lower volumes - both Bluetooth and USB input. Would ideally like to be able to directly connect iPhone>dragonfly red (via iPhone "camera connector, where I can charge phone at same time)>speaker. - battery life reasonable (max continuous use would be 5hrs) however should mostly be in a position at work to plug in if need be Any ideas and places to get them? Cheers! Mat.
  15. Item: FiiO X7 + AM1 amp module + AM2 amp module + Official FiiO leather caseLocation: FitzroyPrice: $699 (Includes FREE POSTAGE and includes donation to SNA) Item Condition: very good Reason for selling: wanting more toysPayment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal +3%, bank transferExtra Info: Purchased in March this year. Comes with all accessories, boxes and manuals. Comes with: Standard AM1 amp module Medium Power AM2 amp module Official X7 Leather case Screen protector (already installed) 32GB Micro SD Reason for selling: Freeing up funds to buy other goodies. Item is in perfect condiiton, was always kept in a case. FREE POSTAGE AUSTRALIA WIDE! Pickup is also welcome - Fitzroy, Victoria.
  16. Hi All, I searched the forum and I could not find a dedicated Chord Hugo discussion thread where owners can share tips and experiences. I'll get the ball rolling, I also posted this in Head Fi, I prefer SNA because we are in the same time zone. I have a weird thing going on with my Hugo. When the battery is low, the light flashes and the audio drops in and out. I understand this behaviour is due to low battery power, however should this behavoiour be present if it's plugged into the charger and actively recharging? Also, how long does it take for the battrey to fully recharge? I've had the Hugo plugged in and powered down for more than 4 hours and I was only able to get around 45 minutes of usage off the battery charge. Another thing I have noticed is that when the Hugo is recharging the white light flashes on and off, should the light be ON the entire time it is recharging? I'm starting to think that the wall wart I have is faulty.
  17. Item: Samsung T3 2TB SSD Portable Hard Drive USB3.1Location: MelbournePrice: $720 with free Express Postage Australia wide. Save $500 !!Item Condition: Excellent. Only used for backups at home, this has never left the house. Never even left the desk.Reason for selling: Upgraded to 4TB internal SSD, so external storage no longer required.Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD OnlyExtra Info: - See here: https://www.jbhifi.com.au/computers-tablets/all-computers--tablets/samsung/samsung-2tb-t3-portable-ssd/946757/ - See here: http://www.harveynorman.com.au/samsung-portable-ssd-t3-2tb.html - I don't have the original boxing but it will be properly bubble wrapped for postage - I purchased this brand new on May 20th 2016 from Bing Lee Australia (Official Australian stock) and will include the proof of purchase with the sale. - See more info here: http://www.samsung.com/au/memory-storage/portable-ssd-t3/MU-PT2T0BWW/ - Still well under the 3 years warranty. Still well under 12 months old. Original purchase receipt included - I previously sold my 1TB SSD here. See my seller feedback and buy with confidence: http://www.stereo.net.au/forums/profile/147696-sean84/?tab=node_feedback_Feedback - The best portable SSD drive out there.
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  19. Item: Samsung T3 1TB SSD Portable Hard Drive USB3.1Location: MelbournePrice: $400 pickup or with free Express Postage Australia wideItem Condition: Excellent. Only used for backups at home, never left the house.Reason for selling: Bought a 4TB internal SSD, so external storage no longer required.Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD OnlyExtra Info: - See here: https://www.mwave.com.au/product/samsung-t3-1tb-ssd-portable-hard-drive-usb31-typec-mupt1t0bww-ab77537 - I purchased this brand new on May 20th 2016 from Bing Lee Australia (Australian stock) and can include the proof of purchase with the sale. - See more info here: http://www.samsung.com/au/consumer/memory-storage/memory-storage/portable-ssd/MU-PT1T0B/WW - I'm also selling a 1.92TB Sandisk Extreme 900 SSD (shown in the photo). See separate listing for the Sandisk 1.92TB SSD. Pictures:
  20. Item: SanDisk Extreme 900 1.92TB USB 3.1 portable SSD Location: Melbourne Price: $800 pickup in Melbourne or with free Express Postage Australia wide Item Condition: Excellent. Only used for backups at home, never left the house. Reason for selling: Bought a 4TB internal SSD, so external storage no longer required. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: - See here: https://www.mwave.com.au/product/sandisk-extreme-900-192tb-usb-31-typec-portable-ssd-sdssdex21t92g25-ab93085 - Purchased brand new from Bing Lee Australia (Australian stock) on May 20th 2016. I have the purchase receipt and will include with the sale - More info here: https://www.sandisk.com/home/ssd/extreme-900-ssd - Also selling a 1TB Samsung T3 SSD, as shown in the photo. See separate listing for the 1TB Samsung SSD. Pictures:
  21. Hi all, I'm considering plans for a new DIY project that's a variation on the portable boombox concept, hopefully with a more linear frequency response due to higher quality drivers and equalisation and (possibly) digital crossover using MiniDSP. The other major difference would be that the system would be modular, i.e. each driver would be housed in its own box, as would the mimiDSP/battery/PS/amp, and all would slot and fix together making them usable as either a portable boombox, or, at home, a 3 component (2 x speakers + 1 x amp/crossover/psu) system. It won't be dirt cheap, but I do want to keep costs down and try to achieve similar sound quality to a similarly priced consumer hifi system, so around 300-350€ (I'm in Germany these days, hence the Euro) or a bit more if I go for a more complex design. Similar projects have been written up extensively online as 'DIY boomboxes', but the main differences I'm considering in my build are: - the addition of a MiniDSP chip (or two) to improve the frequency response and (possibly) to replace the passive crossover with an active crossover - the use of modular boxes, allowing the system to be utilised as separate components I've chosen the PC165F because they are coaxial (making them easy to deal with) and relatively sensitive (91.9db @ 2.83V/1m), yet (according to Focal at least) have a reasonably linear frequency response and decent dispersion characteristics, as well as sufficient bass extension. On the other hand, I'm concerned about the high resonant frequency (70hz) and the high magnitude of the resonance peak (over 50 Ohm), especially given this will be powered off a cheap battery. So at this stage I'm also open to other driver suggestions. Input will be stereo RCA (or 3.5mm jack) into MiniDSP. From there, I am considering the following options: (1) MiniDSP as EQ (only) / 12V lead acid battery The MiniDSP would be used simply to create a high pass (maybe 40hz) filter, compensate for baffle step, and iron out frequency response problems in the mid and (particularly) high range. I would house the coaxial drivers in well constructed 10-15 litre MDF boxes, and use either sealed boxes or more likely ported boxes, tuned (hopefully) to around 50hz. The MiniDSP would provide a quite steep high pass filter at 40hz-ish, and some EQ to compensate for baffle step and iron out irregularities in the response. This is the concept in a microsoft paint drawing: The basic equipment I have in mind for this is as follows: 1 x MiniDSP 2 x Focal PC165F 1 x Hifimediy T1-M TK2050 1 x 12V UPS lead acid battery 1 x switching PSU With this configuration, I have these questions: Power Is it a good idea to use a 12V UPS lead acid battery for something like this? The basic reason I have it in mind is that it's cheap (around 10-15€) and easily replaceable. Are there better ideas for the battery? If I do use such a battery, how do I set up the system to: (1) run off the PSU when plugged in and switched on, (2) charge the battery when plugged in and switched off, and (3) run off the battery when unplugged? I'm an electronics novice but a patient learner. Is this something I can realistically and safely achieve? Is there a simpler way of doing this that I'm missing? For example, is there a ready-made battery/psu that I could choose that would recharge and provide power to the system at the same time, so that I don't need the PSU or any kind of switch? The miniDSP also needs to draw a small amount of power from somewhere. Where would this come from and how would I make it work? Speakers These drivers have slightly odd parameters as I mentioned before: Will that very high magnitude resonance peak be a problem for a relatively low powered amp like the Hifimediy T1-M running off a 12V battery? The amp is 57w into 4Ohm with a 24V DC supply, but where the resonance peak is it would be running off a 12V DC supply into probably at least 40 Ohm (I am assuming that the heavily damped ported box will move the resonance up a bit from 70hz and reduce its magnitude somewhat). My understanding of how this amp works is that it might struggle to produce much power in this frequency region, is that right? Boxes The driver parameters suggest a ported box will work better, and since these are going to be midwoofers, ports would make sense from the point of view of efficiency. Can anyone see a problem with using a 10-15L box with damping material, with a 5cm diameter port tuned to quite a bit below the Fs (hopefully 50hz), and a digital high pass filter just below the port tuning frequency? (2) Extra amp and sub This would involve adding an additional monoblock chip amp and a small high-efficiency sub, which would most likely be housed in the central unit with the battery and amps etc. This would change my power supply needs, but I'm not sure I understand how. Assuming I found an efficient D-class monoblack 50w or 100w change amp, how would I calculate my power requirements? Would there be any chance of sticking with the 12V lead acid battery or would I simply need to abandon this idea? And does anyone have any suggestions for a decent, small (ideally 8 inch) and efficient subwoofer and amp for this arrangement? (3) MiniDSP as crossover This design idea would be very similar to (1), but in this case the miniDSP would split the input between the woofers and tweeters and replace the passive crossover in the driver unit. There would be an additional Hifimediy T1M amp giving a total of 4 channels. My question here would again be about the battery and PSU. If I were now powering two Hifimediy T1-M's off one PSU or battery, how would that change my power requirements? Would I need a more powerful battery? If so, how powerful would it need to be, and does anyone have any idea what I might use? (4) Extra amp and sub / 2 x MiniDSP This would be the most complex setup and would involve housing an additional sub in the central unit, adding a MiniDSP to create a 2.1-way crossover, and adding an additional sub amp. My question about power supply / battery is similar to my question about the extra amp in design (2) and (3). How would I calculate my power requirements? Are there any suggestions for batteries / PSUs? (5) 2 x sub / 2 x MiniDSP This is basically like design (3), but there are 2 subs instead of one and an additional stereo amp (rather than a mono amp) to power them. The subs would either both sit in the central unit or would have their own boxes, ideally also not much bigger than 10-15L in size. I guess my questions about this design are basically the same as for design (3). Many thanks in advance.
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  23. Hey guys, I don't know if this is the right category for my question but if it isnt please move it, Everyday on my way to school I like to listen to my music out loud with my friends, I used to do it with my phone but it ends up hard to hear especially with traffic and such, I made a pair of logitech ls11 speakers portable by powering them off batteries and putting them in a cardboard box, They were alright volume(About as loud as my phone) and had a bit more quality than my phone, But they ran out of batteries within an hour of use and that was getting inefficient and expensive. So i've decided I want to undertake a project where i'm going to use a 12v sealed lead acid battery and use it to power some speakers and a sub. So heres what I need. *Speaker, Preferably a full range car speaker of some sort *Subwoofer, Needs to provide good bass at loud volumes *LOUD, Most important bit, Needs to be quite loud that can be heard easily over traffice with good quality and bass *Portable, Needs to last for atleast 2-3 hours a day and be light. * Size, Needs to fit in my schoolbag with a bit of room to spare. *Rechargeble *Enclosure for all the speakers This is my schoolbag, It's a Nike one its not too small but its not very big eitherhttp://sportitemsstore.com/product/nike-backpack-bag-sand-blue-athletic-school-gym-travel-laptop-bags-ba4378-414/ I can build my own enclosure. So does anyone have any tips or anything? I was thinking 4 inch car speakers and a 6 inch sub? It needs to be around $100-120 And available in Australia Cheers
  24. Hey folks. I spotted these... https://www.audeze.com/products/sine-series/sine-ear-headphone Should be interesting. I think the most stand-out aspect is the weight. I LOVE the Audeze sound, but have had to move them on due the weight. Only 230g. The only issue I could have is that on-ear phones generally disagree with me! Be interesting to see how easy it is to drive from a DAP... Here's the specs.. Style On-ear, closed-back Transducer type Planar magnetic Magnetic arrays Single-sided Fluxor Magnet type Neodymium Diaphragm type Uniforce Transducer size 80 x 70mm Max power handling 6W Sound pressure level >120dB Frequency response 10Hz – 50kHz THD <1% full spectrum @ 100dB Impedance 20 ohms Optimal power requirement 500mW – 1W Weight 230g
  25. Hi AVforum, To celebrate Father’s Day, BenQ Australia is offering a free carry case valued at $39.95 with the purchase of any treVolo before September 6th 2015. Find out more information here: BenQ Shop: http://shop.benq.com.au/speakers.html Have a great Father’s Day! BenQ Australia
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