Clearly there are other amps available other than a BHSE that will suit the taste of people.
So far, ive read people raving about the LL + 009 combo as well as the 009 + WES combo.Some folks have claimed the BHSE is bright with the 009. Some have said they preferred the O2mk1 with the LL better than the WES and BHSE. Others have said WES and LL sound mediocre compared to the BHSE. Everyone hears differently. Nothing wrong with this AT ALL. NONE of them are wrong.
Moreover, all were auditioned with different sources, cables, headphones and possibly different source material and most probably in meet settings. Take that into account. Possibly their opinions would change with a prolonged exposure to varied amps in their home setup with their reference material.
And one amp doesn't fit all.
As much as some folks like to say BHSE is the be all and end all..it didn't do much for me with regards to the O2mk1. I would love to give it another try in fact. ANd if it suits me better than the LL i might be willing to even build one.
But say for argument's sake i still hold my opinion on it not being my flavor, Does that mean my hearing is impaired??! Not at all..just means i prefer a different sound signature than others. Why is this so hard to grasp.
If someoone likes the A-10 over the BHSE or the WES over the BHSE, so what. There is no need to be mean about people's preferences or choices. I don't get the blatant animosity towards anything not designed by some one called Gilmore.
Buy what you want, what sounds good to you and what is accessible to you. Frak everything and everyone else.
Edited by sachu - 2/1/12 at 11:16am