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Bravo Audio Ocean Reviews

YoYo JoKeR

Bravo Ocean: Perfect Introduction to The World of Tubes


Pros: Sonic Presentation, Build Quality, Rolling Capability, Excellent Driving Power

Cons: Heat Emission

Me: I am a 21 year old student living in a small town in India. I would like to call myself a music enthusiast, rather than an audiophile. I was inspired by music since childhood, and as the time passed, the passion of music grew in me, and that subsequently led me to join Head-Fi. Eventually, I found the pleasure of listening to music mainly by the HD600 and recently, by the seductive LCD2 headphones, and realized the true components of recorded music. I usually like to listen to Indian Classical Music along with Bollywood songs. My main listening genres include classical, vocal, instrumental, jazz and sometimes pop.   Intro:  Bravo Audio is a popular Chinese...
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Great Value


Pros: Price, Build quality, RCA Output line, Jack output

Cons: Color-Design

Nice quality, and great audio!!

Nice intro to tube world


Pros: design, build quality, warm sound

Cons: not for all genres

Before listening to this charming little amp, I was very skeptical about overall tube amp idea. But this amp changed my mind greatly. First of all, I have to admit it's design and build quality - it's really great, amp looking very stylish. As for sound, I have to mention, that it's really giving "warmth" to sound. This is hardly explainable by words, but old rock, for example, starts sounding much more pleasant. I've listened Led Zeppelin, Doors, The Who and really rediscovered some of my favorite tracks in a new way. Also I found it sounding good with almost all genres of metal, except Nu-metal. Very nice sounding for Nile, Behemoth and other "brutals" Only exception I need to...
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Budget Tube Masterpiece


Pros: Build, Appearance, amount of inputs and outputs, sound

Cons: I'm not sure if the tube is easily exchangeable

Sometimes, we as audio enthusiasts want new gear to power our favorite headphones, but can't afford to spend too much.Enter Bravo Ocean  This hybrid tube amplifier is a gem for anyone on a budget that wants the renowned sound that a tube can bring. At $130, the Bravo Ocean is truly spectacular. I normally find myself using this amp to power my Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro and Takstar Hi2050. Usually, I find the Hi2050 to be a bit cold and boring, but with the Bravo Ocean amp powering it, the sweet tube sound gives them the warmth that I feel they need.  Now, with an already warm-ish headphone like the DT770, the Bravo Ocean does not make the sound become boomy or anything, however it does...
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Great value -sweet tube sound


Pros: Compact size, large and small heaphone jacks, build quality, line out

Cons: Not quite sure on the colour

I was searching for a budget tube headphone amp and this one caught my eye just because of the colour and shape. There was very little in the way of reviews for this I could find other than a utube clip. Having had Cmoy type amps and a few solid state amps in the $100-$200 running off a cowon S9 with various audio technica and sennheiser headphones I could not  get the sound i was looking for. Took a risk and brought this little amp and I am very glad i did. In my view this made my ATH-a700 and ATH-M50s sound significantly better than being driven straight from source. The bass and sound stage depth appeared much better and i found myself listening and getting...
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