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thanks a lot, that helps me makes decision beerchug.gif

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I have been listening Hm802 with Minibox card for a while. I make some comparisons between Hm901+standard amp card and hm802+standart amp card. Hm802 sounds good for its value. However, enstruments' sounds are not good enough and there are some tone problems on upper mids. The main problem is that hm802 lacks a bit of dynamics. Of course, h802 is better than mid-class daps. It has a place between high-end and mid-class daps. 

 

On the other hand, hm802+minibox is really good. It is close to HM901+standard card. Minibox card fixes the dynamism and tone problem as much as possible. I haven't heard IEM card yet. In sum, minibox card makes a real difference regarding the standard amp card.  

post #108 of 109
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Originally Posted by portnoy83 View Post

I have been listening Hm802 with Minibox card for a while. I make some comparisons between Hm901+standard amp card and hm802+standart amp card. Hm802 sounds good for its value. However, enstruments' sounds are not good enough and there are some tone problems on upper mids. The main problem is that hm802 lacks a bit of dynamics. Of course, h802 is better than mid-class daps. It has a place between high-end and mid-class daps. 

On the other hand, hm802+minibox is really good. It is close to HM901+standard card. Minibox card fixes the dynamism and tone problem as much as possible. I haven't heard IEM card yet. In sum, minibox card makes a real difference regarding the standard amp card.  

How does hm802+minibox card compare to hm901+minibox card? Are they more or less similar or 901 is better?
post #109 of 109
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Originally Posted by shakur1996 View Post


How does hm802+minibox card compare to hm901+minibox card? Are they more or less similar or 901 is better?

Hm802+minibox is very close to 901+standard card. Hm802 +minibox has a more dynamic sound but a bit less detail, in a little warm atmosphere.

 

901+minibox is better than hm802+minibox. There is a detail and dynamism difference. Hm901+minibox is on better side. 901+minibox also has more neutral sound than 802+minibox.

 

The real difference occurs when we switch from minibox to balanced card on Hm901.  802+minibox cannot compete with Hm901+balanced. 

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