What is the spec,s on the amp and dac. .?
That DAC / AMP combo with the HE-6 IMO should be able to blow the HE-400 out the water. Just give it a shoot. Looking forward to your impressions. That would be a nice looking setup..
I'm just wondering about synergy really. I love everything about my HE-400 apart from their upper mids.
I haven't heard the Rega units, but the Conductor - and I own the Soloist, LCD-2 and HE-6.
When I had Conductor for about two weeks, I had issues with the relays in the DAC clicking - sometimes like crazy when other electrical units where turned on. The unit is a very good one box solution, but the DAC is not it's strongest point in my opinion. The amp section (basically a Soloist) is both extremely versatile and clean sounding. It will drive both IEMs and HE-6 (however you will have little room for volume adjustment with IEMs and you won't be able to blow your eardrums with HE-6).
Going for the LCD-2 or HE-6 is probably the most important choice here - if you don't want to keep your HE-400 (which I also owned, but sold after I got the LCD-2). What music do you listen to? To me the LCD-2 is best for rhythmical music, but not optimal for classical - while the HE-6 is an allrounder being very, very good at just about any genre, but perhaps not the king of any.
In other words: If you prefer the best possible bass at the expense of good, but not fantastic, resolution and a somewhat shelved down treble, then LCD-2 is your headphone. If you want an allround headphone with gorgeous treble (however slightly too much), super resolution and transparency with very good bass, but not state of the art, then go for HE-6.
Yep I agree, it gets a green light from me too..
@Josh05 You are clear for take-off! Be sure to give us a report on your situational findings
Nope no need for an adapter box.
curious about the preference for solid state?
In reply to both of you, I suggest trying FET-based amps that have a 2nd or 3rd harmonic flavor. Best of both worlds and why they have a great following.
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