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Would like a recommended amp for a pair of beats by dre tour and akg k550post #1 of 86/17/12 at 9:45pmThread StarterLooking into buying amps for each, would you recommended for me? Though I have still yet to purchase the akg but im wanting to know if theirs a preferred amp to go along with it for my purchase,
Gear mentioned in this thread:post #2 of 86/17/12 at 10:55pmQuote:
What source(s) are you plugging the headphones into?
Portable wise, a Fiio E11 should work for both.post #3 of 86/17/12 at 11:31pmThread Starterpost #4 of 86/17/12 at 11:40pmQuote:
The Fiio E10 can not use it's DAC with the iPhone anyway.
and the E11 amp. is a little better then the E10s
For around $13, you can get two spare batteries(BL-5B) and a battery charger for the E11, on eBay.
The Made in China batteries may not hold a charge (mA) as well as they are listed for, but for the low price you pay, it does not matter.post #5 of 86/17/12 at 11:53pmpost #6 of 86/17/12 at 11:56pm
He can't use the Fiio E17 ($140) DAC with the iPhone, just the amp. part.
And the Fiio E11 is only $65.post #7 of 86/18/12 at 12:14amQuote:
thats true but if he ever uses it with a comp... then he would have a dac
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