Ortofon new portable amp: MHd-Q7 photos, impressions, and review - Page 3
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I think due to the nature of Tzar 350 it will pair nicely with something like fiio E12 which has more than enough power for them.
It adds to the airiness of the RDB+ 2v1 but the MHd-Q7 isn't exactly a bassy amp (despite being more bassy than it's desktop Hd-Q7 brother). I think this amp would be more interesting on t he RDB+ v1 instead.
Woops! Audionewbi reminded me that I did get a response from Ortofon. Pardon the English, anyhow it's as per the obvious :-
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The user can change the battery in own.
However, it does not become one of our warranty.
Warranty of after battery replacement.
Any problems of warranty is valid only replaced battery by Ortofon Japan,
otherwise it is out of warranty.
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I wrote the following ages ago and since then I've learnt quite a bit :-
That's one thing I didn't test enough was to try the e-Q5 & e-Q7 with the MHd-Q7. I'm sure Ortofon would have designed them to be quite compatible synergy-wise but I should dedicate more time between the their IEMs and their amp.
finally bought this beautiful looking amp. I ended up purchasing the combo which came with eq-5. I really did not want to purchase the EQ-5 but sadly missed out on the deal, based on what I have read the two should have a good synergy.
Anyways I really like the look of the amp, it should pair with ODAC perfectly (look wise) and since my music library is 80% classical and jazz and acoustic guitar based on the few reviews I found of this amp the amp should do just fine.
So finally I can try and see why people think discrete amp is better than SS opamp. Cant lie I am skeptical about the two 1.2 V double A battery but on the other hand replacing battery on this is the easiest thing on earth.
Edited by audionewbi - 4/7/13 at 1:17am
To me this is quite an underrated amp. It does the genre of your choice very well with finesse rather than just raw grunt power.