Its not "the best"... just the best that I can afford at the moment.
Macbook Pro running iTunes, ~75% apple lossless ~25% 320k MP3.
The macbook toslink optical feeds a modded Entech DAC with an OP2107 at the heart of the analog side. The entech has a hot line out and I split that 3 ways using RCA splitters
-Larocco PPA with OP627s on all channels and discrete current buffer
-Darkvoice 227 *EDIT* Oops I mean 337 (Tung Sol tubes all around)
-Earmax (Sylvania ECC81 drives a pair of Telefunken ECC86). I am running this amp with a 24V-2A transformer. The stock power supply at 19V-.8A leaves the amp gasping and choking.
I use the tube amps with Philmore output transformers for my low-Z cans.
Jays Q-jays IEMs
Earmax feeding Philmore transformers and driving the RS1 or Q-jays IEMs
Earmax powering the A250 directly (no transformers)
Darkvoice feeding Philmore transformers and driving the K701
Darkvoice powering the HD580 directly (no transformers needed)
Macbook headphone jack driving the HF1 (surprisingly good sounding, in a less is more kind of way)
Edited by kramer5150 - 3/3/13 at 4:23pm