Originally Posted by project86
I think the specs have changed from the original prototype, which is where those numbers come from. There was talk about beefing up the output and lowering the output impedance. I know for sure the latter happened, and I'm fairly certain of the former.
I'll have to look around or ask them. But I have an LCD-2, HE-400, HE-500, and Thunderpants here and they all sound extremely good from the Invicta. Even more so in balanced mode. So I don't think there is any shortage here.
It looks like an amazing All-in-one which is the type of system I am currently seeking. I have a DACMini at present and it's got about 1 Watt at 50 Ohms comparatively. It's a great little rig, but for my purposes it not quite enough power for me. It gets fairly strident if I push it too far.
I just ordered a Burson Conductor (showing up tomorrow) after researching the market for the most powerful all-in-one I could find. I missed this one the first time around but not sure I would have considered it based on the Specs alone. Sounds like it works well with the HE500s though and that would be my main concern. It's probably got better gain adjustment than the DACmini which is fixed at +8 dB.
DAC Mini Specs:
32 ohm = 1.5 W
50 ohm = 1.0 W
300 ohm = 480 mW
600 ohm = 260 mW
Edited by bareyb - 3/3/13 at 5:46pm