This thread is becoming a debate at other amps rather than the hdvd800, which is the name of this thread. Please try to get this thread back on what we should be discussing. Some of the able post should feel more in line and be posted on the hd800 thread. Please keep in ming the hdvd800 also is driving all headphones with clarity and musicality found in reference amplifiers. There is no coloration I can identify and form my two weeks with this amplifier I can say it is impressive and I believe Sennheiser hit most of the goals for this amplifier they had when they set out to release a amplifier.
Discussion like the last few post have resulted in other threads being locked for similar types of posting. I for one would like to see this thread continue.