Originally Posted by jexby
really wished Resonessence had the HD and HP unit as a single "combo device", would have served more customers flexibility IMO.
Maybe they want you to upgrade to the Invicta if you want your cake and eat it too?
Problem is to me they're two different products, besides the fact that the Invicta costs $5K, you can't exactly lug the Invicta to work and use your IEMs with it.
Unless there exists a big segment of the market that's willing to buy both the HD and HP to have all the features, all this product-line differentiation is going to do is making both product less enticing vs the competition.
At $350, the Herus sits at a much easier to stomach price point for the loss of line-out, though I doubt the performance will be on par, early reports of hiss with IEMs are not very encouraging.
It will be very interesting to see what kind of performance the Geek Out dac/amp will end up having, right now there's just too much hype surrounding them for me to buy into it but if they end up quite close to what they're promising it just might be a real viable alternative to the HP.