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Audio-gd Master 9 Preamp & Headphone amp Reviews

Greed

Audio-gd Master 9 - A worthy end game destination at a reasonable price...

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Pros: A very natural and balanced sound, Jack of all trades (anything from C/IEMS to full-sized), Build Quality, Price, Best of all... can DRIVE the HE-6!

Cons: Slightly soft in the bass when paired with certain DACs, Flavor can be considered too laid-back, Utilitarian Aesthetics

Disclaimer:   I’m somewhat of an enthusiast at this point in the game. I don’t consider myself an audiophile yet by any means. I feel someone that is a true audiophile seeks the purist, most untainted reproduction of sound and is always tweaking and striving to better their gear. Because I don’t have the ultimate means or the hardily trained ears to be an audiophile, I’ll leave that title to others better and more experienced than I. What I do believe is that music is the #1 priority always and forever. As an enthusiast, my goal is to find gear that is enjoyable to me regardless of how accurate and/or well measured it is. Measurements are incredibly useful for both assessment and...
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staalf

Audio-gd Master 9

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Pros: Very neutral

Cons: Not found

Coming from Tascam US-144 to Audio GD .. Here is the story.   A few years ago I discovered the magic world of listening to headphones. The reason for that is the ease of computer hifi.   I started with a Sennheiser HD650 and a Tascam US144 and was a happy man. After a year I decided to buy a Denon D7000 and a Violectric V200. What a wunderful combo I like to review the new Audio GD Master 9 headphone/preamp, but here is the other stuff first. Computer with Windows 7. Foobar 2000 wasapi event style. I use the following VST. For testing the 112db redline preamp and I bought the TB Isone plugin. I use Sommercable Epilogue XLR cable and Apgee Wyde Eye S/PDIF Cable. The...
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