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  Agreed totally stellar deal on the LCD-2. Plus you get a full 3 year warranty which I'd probably want with a pair of Audezes. Very tempting to grab a pair myself and jump back into Audezes. 
 I don't think you'll find anyone has. These are pretty rare units and its unlikely someone has them all. However, if you have sensitive headphones or IEMs then the C2 or NFB1 would definitely be a better choice.    Definitely surprising. Considering the price gap I'd grab the NFB1.    On the C2 the XLR jack is wired the same as the SE. There wouldn't be any difference.          I have a previous version of the C2 Class A (version just before this 11th anniversary...
Pictrues Here: http://www.head-fi.org/t/811041/fs-akg-k7xx-and-ultrasone-performance-840-and-hifiman-he-adapter   Ultrasone Performance: Condition: Good condition. No issues, not used very much. I've owned them about 4 months and purchased new. Includes everything, as original condition   Included: Headphones 1/4" Screw Adapter Long Cable Short Cable Travel Pouch Original Box   Price: $140 includes all paypal and shipping costs CONUS         Hifiman HE...
  Ultrasone Performance: Condition: Good condition. No issues, not used very much. I've owned them about 4 months and purchased new. Includes everything, as original condition   Included: Headphones 1/4" Screw Adapter Long Cable Short Cable Travel Pouch Original Box   Price: $140 includes all paypal and shipping costs CONUS         Hifiman HE Adapter:     http://hifiman.com/products/detail/84   Condition: Acceptable condition. Item shows scratches on the...
  I think the Mini-X could be and 'end game' in the same way the O2 is 'end game'. Maybe for some people it works. I would say if you're getting the HE-6 and want to "test the waters" try out a MiniX because you can get one second hand so cheap. But if you get the HE-6 and expect to keep it a long time, plan on spending quite a bit on an amp. It's really wants its own rig. 
There's definitely some people that don't like the emo, which I totally understand. But I think there's a bit of a misunderstanding on it. At the time I first used the emotiva, we were all still trying to figure out the HE-6. There was literally no headphone amp that could even get the volume on the HE-6 up to a decent listening level consistently. This was even before the Schiit Mjolnir1 came out, which still didn't have enough power.    I'd still pick the emotiva over...
  Interesting. You could try to hook up the NFB-10 to the Asgard and see if it's still fatiguing. Depending on the recording, it could be the Schiit stack is being more faithful to the recording.   Balancing is a dangerous (expensive) road, but it can be fun. Hope you like the Omnis. Did you get a balanced cable for the HD650?
Totally glad to see you enjoying the new unit. I was watching it on ebay. Totally great price for a balanced dac and amp.When you compared them how long had they been on for? In my experience dacs, especially audio gd ones sound a lot better once theyve been left on for a few hours.
  Interesting. Glad to hear I'm not going crazy (or at least theres a possibility I'm not going crazy). My pair has 4 screws, but on my memory it's a very different sounding headphone. It sound a big step towards the HE-500.   Ordered blutack ahead of time, and Vegan pads are on the way. Looks like this weekend is mod time. 
      Yea, sorry. Was just poking a little fun at the people who think a little amp drives these.  Been missing the HE-6 for about 3 years now, glad to have them on my head again. It has been 3 years, but if my memory serves me correctly, these sound very different than my very early production pair. Has anyone compared multiple versions of these? Is there a difference, or have I lost my memory?
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