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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:31 am

whm1974 wrote:
Audiophiles... I guess you have $1000 headphones and speakers don't you?
No, not even close to that. Like I said before, I spent about the same as you did on your flips for my Audio Technicas. My speakers are 12 year old bookshelf speakers made by Energy that I think sound good for their size and have better lows and mids than others I tried. Overall, I think they are pretty musical, but not perfect. Total setup including receiver is still south of $1k though.
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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:49 am

"Audiophile" is not at all the same thing as "someone looking for decent sound at non-ridiculous cost".
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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:54 am

just brew it! wrote:
"Audiophile" is not the same thing as "someone looking for decent sound". Once you factor in the budget constraints experienced by mere mortals, and the "audiophilia nervosa" mindset, the two concepts can even become nearly orthogonal.

Since I have hearing loss and live on a fixed income, I highly doubt that I will catch audiophilia nervosa as I can't tell the difference nor afford to spend that kind of money.
 
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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:00 am

Heh, you quoted my post just prior to my edit to cut it down. But whatever... "the song remains the same". :wink:
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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:22 am

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Third one goes where the sun don't shine so you can feel the bass?

I move to nominate this for forum post of the week.
 
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Re: Is Flips Audio going out of business?

Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:00 pm

whm1974 wrote:
just brew it! wrote:
"Audiophile" is not the same thing as "someone looking for decent sound". Once you factor in the budget constraints experienced by mere mortals, and the "audiophilia nervosa" mindset, the two concepts can even become nearly orthogonal.

Since I have hearing loss and live on a fixed income, I highly doubt that I will catch audiophilia nervosa as I can't tell the difference nor afford to spend that kind of money.


How do you know that you "can't tell the difference"? Get a pair of these: https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=9396 and tell us if you there is any difference. If you can't? Great! Carry on.

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