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Old 01-20-2013, 05:30 PM
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Default Re: Black Lion OMNI Modification any good???

Yeah there's a subjective factor to it. I have an MK1 clock that makes enough of a difference that I'd rather mix with it than without it. But if i had my girlfriend or a buddy do an AB test they probably wouldn't even notice the difference. One man's "HUGE difference" is another man's "meh", when it comes to sound.
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I just had my MBox Pro 3 done, as well as purchased their word clock master, and they're both GREAT!

Makes me feel better about my MBox and not quite as covetous over MetricHalo or SonicStudio anymore.
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100% Irrelevant to the theme of scientific facts being presented in this topic regarding performance specs of hardware. Thanks for nothing.
No....Thank you for nothing; The scientific facts presented are 100% irrelevant unless they're put into the context of 100% complete highest quality audio environment, which in relevance most likely equates to 2 or 3% of us.

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And is there a noticeable enough imporvement to warrant getting either of the mods offered?
In most hobbyists rigs....probably not.

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And does avid still warranty and support the unit after this mod?
I think you'll find that practically all electronic equipment manufacturers void the warranty once their unit has been opened up, unless it's been done by themselves or an authorized entity.

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Is it worth doing this?
For me to make a decision on whether to Mod or not would depend on what other gear I had around the piece of gear I was modding and my objectives on what I was trying to achieve. If one upgrades a piece of kit, then one needs to move forward and improve the next piece of kit, otherwise what's the point. Any system is only as good as its weakest link.

If I was that serious about having the absolute best rig available, then I would buy the best gear available in the first place.

So does a guy who sits at home doing this as a hobby need the absolute best? IMHO, I don't think so. But if someone is earning a living off their gear, then that's a different story.

But if money is no obstacle...or you want to become a true audiophile then just go for broke & buy gear that doesn't need to be modified.

I understand the pitfalls of being a gear junkie though, I'm a recovering addict! Again, IMHO I believe it's the addicts (for the most part) companies like BLA cater to because like drugs, they/we are a lucrative demographic target and there's no better hook than a bunch of nice juicy 'scientific facts' for us to nibble on. And lets face it, once we've spent good $$ on our addiction we have to believe it's money well spent whether it actually is or not. Indeed we are then compelled to 'Spread the word' at how good the 'fix' we bought is. Now that's why I believe companies like BLA do so well; Because they understand this in a marketing context. They've simply identified demographics & created a niche market for themselves & as far as business goes good on them, it's capitalism at it's best.

And testament to my point of view;
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Makes me feel better about my MBox and not quite as covetous over MetricHalo or SonicStudio anymore.
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