“ Review at this link: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/511909/headroom-ultra-desktop-review#post_6924768 In Brief: A brilliant amp and Dac in a brilliant form factor. I've wanted this amp for 3 years; I am not disappointed! ” --aamefford
“ The sound from my iPod Classic via The Total Airhead into my Shure SR440 headphones are truly great, and with four AAA-batteries it's an acceptable playing time too. The only problem I have experienced is contact problems both into the amplifier from the player and from the amplifier to the headphones. Apart from that I have no problems to reccomend this product to anyone with more than...” --Airheadfreak
“ I bought the BitHead as a replacement for my work laptop, where it is a big improvement over the cheap onboard sound card. Trivial to install and sounding very good. Highly recommended for this kind of job. On my desktop though I get mixed feelings. There I have an Asus D2X and a cheap Behringer HA400 headphone amp. Compared to that the BitHead working as a DAC+amp sounds clearly worse...” --PetrosT
“ I've written a pretty detailed review of this in its own thread, so I'll just say that I love this amp. The integrated DAC is incredible and leaves me wanting nothing else from it. It has all of the features I could possibly want in a combo unit. Powers my HD650s cleanly to painful volumes with no problem whatsoever. It brings out the best in every single pair of my headphones. ...” --jchandler3
“ My first desktop amp I got was the Schiit Asgard. Can't believe I went so long with just weak portable amps. I bought the Asgard for the HD-600. Found it drove that perfectly, but made my K702 and K601 sound like poop. ATH-AD2000 also sounded bad too. D2000 however was pretty impressive on it. Went with the E9 and found I preferred the K702 on that, but still liked the Asgard for the...” --tdockweiler
“ A couple of years ago I had a big amp like this one but one with 4 headphone inputs and sold it on headfi. I can't remember very well how much difference there is between balanced operation and unbalanced (I only remember there was a difference in sound level - when I listened to a balanced and unbalanced HD650 both at the same sound level then the balanced HD650 phones sounded a...” --alexdemaet
HeadRoom’s ﬂagship Max ampliﬁer is nothing short of an all-out assault on the world of headphone audio ampliﬁcation and serves as the gleaming culmination of HeadRoom’s 13-year quest to create the ﬁnest headphone amp available. We employ a painstakingly high-quality build design that utilizes only the ﬁnest audiophile-grade components regardless of cost concerns to produce an...
~FREE rechargeable lithium battery replacement (first time only) in OR out of warranty! The latest in our seventeen-year-long quest to build the world's finest portable headphone amp, the HeadRoom Portable Desktop Amp is equally comfortable nestled in your big rig at home, or on the tray table in front of you at 35,000 feet. Its perfectly happy being fed a signal from any source, be it an...