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Schiit Valhalla

Unf#*%! Believable, for the money!

A review on: Schiit Valhalla
Willy 2 Streams

Pros: Buttery smooth unfatiguing tube sound; built like a tank.

Cons: Farts tube noise and possibly DC offset when 1st turned on...

I've owned an EarMax and Sennheiser HD 580's for 20 years, so I'm already familiar with tubed OTL headphone amps. The linestage of my old Quicksilver started developing some noise, and I didn't want to send it back, so I started using my EarMax as a simple linestage. This worked amazingly well, but made headphone listening inconvenient. When I saw that AudioAdvisor had one of these original...
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Not great.  Just okay.
Not great. Just okay.
Built like a tank!
Built like a tank!

Brainwavz R3 Revised Edition

Pros: Rugged and durable

Cons: The dual dynamic drivers architecture in R3 doesn't proof to be superior compared to a properly tuned single driver in the similar price category

HIFIMAN HE-560 ON TAP: A FIRST DAY REVIEW SAGA (HIFIMAN HE-560 TOUR IMPRESSIONS)
HIFIMAN HE-560 ON TAP: A FIRST DAY REVIEW SAGA (HIFIMAN HE-560 TOUR IMPRESSIONS)

HiFiMAN HE-560

Pros: Excellent tonal balance and detail retrieval

Cons: Requires significant amplification to shine (much more than generally attested)

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