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I really have no idea. Don't have a Vali. But looking at the specs, you won't quite reach 110dB based on the 115mW power output of the amp. 110dB would require 127mW. In other words the headphones should be able to be driven fine by the Vali. 110dB is fairly loud. Try it out and let us know.

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I wouldn't use an O2 with them. They need much more voltage gain. If you use high gain (5x) they are ok, but not great. I bring out the big guns when I'm using my Sextetts. I like using my Cavalli Compact Tube Hybrid, which has the oomph required to drive them. Maybe a LYR2 or Schiit's Valhalla 2 OTL based amp would work fine.

 

I'm not familiar with the O2, but I generally agree with your assessment. I need to use my E12 to make my Sextetts happy.

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I really have no idea. Don't have a Vali. But looking at the specs, you won't quite reach 110dB based on the 115mW power output of the amp. 110dB would require 127mW. In other words the headphones should be able to be driven fine by the Vali. 110dB is fairly loud. Try it out and let us know.

If i get one, i shall do. Thanks for the elimination of the O2 anyway.

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Well I'm having a Sextett Sunday.  Pink Floyd Animals on tap right now.  These cans still bring a smile to my face like they did the first time I heard them so many many years ago.  :beyersmile:

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