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Chris J, this is all a little over my head but all responses are appreciated. I guess I just want to know which amps are suitable for my headphones. It seems most are if they have enough current.

A lot of people advise against tubes for the denons but I want to try it.
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Originally Posted by Mauricio View Post

For low impedance loads, it is important that the amp not only have a low output impedance, but also that it have high current capability.  Insufficient current capability can drive the amp into audible distortion.


A few random, useless comments from me:

For high impedance loads it is important to have sufficient output voltage
To achieve Warp Factor 9, it is important to have enough DiLithium Crystals.

You can never have enough horsepower. Or fat enough tires. or enough torque.

 

Scannon,  if you aren't confused yet, then we aren't doing our job!

I've never used Denon headphones, so can't really say how tubes would work with Denons, but every Head Fi-er should try tubes at least once!  I often use a tube amp with my 600 ohm Beyer DT880s,  very warm, coloured and romantic but sounds great!

The real point of this post is to get myself closer to hitting 1,000 posts.biggrin.gif


 

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Originally Posted by scannon18 View Post

Chris J, this is all a little over my head but all responses are appreciated. I guess I just want to know which amps are suitable for my headphones. It seems most are if they have enough current.
A lot of people advise against tubes for the denons but I want to try it.


 

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