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post #16 of 69

Well..... I guess I'll just have to buy both. Now I'll have all 3 amps from JDS Labs!

post #17 of 69

I'm in the same boat..............

I've got the JDS CMoy (2 versions) and the JDS O2.

Now that little C421 is looking awfully nice.........

Here we go again!

:)

 

post #18 of 69

me too:D

 

i have the jds cmoy and i love it:D

 

I like the sound stage and the sound signature.

 

 

I was getting the O2 as my cousin is coming from the USA to Portugal and could get me one:D

 

 

 

Also thinking of the c-421:D:D:D  but .... the 8620 or the 2227???:D    people say one is better , others the other...

 

going from the cmoy whar would be the diference for the 8620 or the 2227?

 

thanks

post #19 of 69

Overal I prefer the C421-2227 over the O2. Yes, the O2 is the better technical amp, but to me it misses out on body, the mids are just too thin and the bass to my ears doesn't have enough impact and that's why I enjoy my music a whole lot more with the C421 even if the O2 has better spacing, detail and soundstage.

 

I actually expected a better O2 after all the hype :)

post #20 of 69
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Originally Posted by Ultrainferno View Post

Overal I prefer the C421-2227 over the O2. Yes, the O2 is the better technical amp, but to me it misses out on body, the mids are just too thin and the bass to my ears doesn't have enough impact and that's why I enjoy my music a whole lot more with the C421 even if the O2 has better spacing, detail and soundstage.

 

I actually expected a better O2 after all the hype :)


An O2 with similar bass boost to the C421 would be pretty awesome. You can't really compare them directly when using the bass boost of the C421.     

I still think the C421 is awesome due to its portability and USB charging. When I'm on the go, I listen to music off my iphone. I usually have the means to charge my Iphone while I travel and thus have the means to charge my C421 without bringing a big power adapter.

 

I still have both though and think they are a great combo.

 

post #21 of 69

got the c-421 2227

 

 

LOVE IT:D
 

post #22 of 69

You guys do know that the Objective 2 can have a bass boost in it as well right?

post #23 of 69
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Originally Posted by jschristian44 View Post

You guys do know that the Objective 2 can have a bass boost in it as well right?

If you want to add a bass boost yourself, sure. But I think JDS probably can't add a bass boost in it, since the current licensing does not allowed any modification to the design and I don't think NwAvGuy is much of a bass boost believer anyway.
Edited by ClieOS - 5/20/12 at 3:11am
post #24 of 69
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Originally Posted by ClieOS View Post


If you want to add a bass boost yourself, sure. But I think JDS probably can't add a bass boost in it, since the current licensing does not allowed any modification to the design and I don't think NwAvGuy is much of a bass boost believer anyway.

 

And you're being very polite stating it that way :)

post #25 of 69
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Originally Posted by Raines View Post

got the c-421 2227

 

 

LOVE IT:D
 

 

My sentiments exactly :)

post #26 of 69

I've got the c421 8620 and I love it too!

post #27 of 69

Is there any hiss with the C421 and sensitive IEMs?

post #28 of 69
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Originally Posted by tomllm View Post

Is there any hiss with the C421 and sensitive IEMs?

 No hiss whatsoever. Completely (audibly) black. However there is some channel imbalance at low volumes.

post #29 of 69

Would you guys recommend getting a c421 or Objective2 to go with an ODAC?  Or is there another DAC that you would recommend all together?

post #30 of 69

just ordered a c421 2227. I will compare it to my o2 source being the odac from jds. Look for a brief opinion next week.

 

-M

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