That's the thing, it's pretty easy to sit online, blow things out of proportion and trash good products. Consistently, on this thread, owners of the HDVD800 are happy with their choice of DAC/AMP. Personally, I'm happy with mine, I'm not concerned about hissing on a few tracks at 24/192 that have issues, whatever the reason.
Overall, the HDVD800/ HD800 combo is phenomenally good, so much so, I'm thinking of buying another combo for my Office use. 99% of my tracks are 16/44 CD Rips , so am I bothered..
I'm not crying about it's sound quality, but a flagship that's $1800 shouldn't have these stupid problems.
That's like buying a $5000000 Ferrari and then it turns out its top speed is 50 km/h.
I'll be known as the realistic pessimistic bastard on Head-Fi.
Anyway, the output impedance was 43 ohms right?
Couldn't I put a resistor between my V200 and the HD 800s and listen to them "the way the artists intended it to be"?
I guess that 25-50% of the tracks that I regularly listen to this is ripped DSD... Sennheiser where is the perfect DSD-DAC for wubwub?