Hey all, I got a pair of sennheiser 598s a couple months ago and need a new amp/DAC. My laptop microphone port crapped out earlier this year, so I got a cheap $5 DAC on amazon. I was fine with it until it broke down last week. I could get another super cheap one on amazon, but I'd rather it last longer and be higher quality.
Ideally, I would like a DAC that is less than $100. I'm on a starving student budget. Also, I've been told that these headphones don't really need an amp, but most of the highly reviewed DACs are also amps anyway.
This amp had decent reviews on this site and was fairly cheap.
There are also somewhat more expensive models similar to this one, but I'm not sure what the benefit is.
Is the first model I linked sufficient for my needs, or should I look form something else? Will it work well with the sennheiser 598s? Thanks in advance.