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[Edit] Im an idiot, didn't read the welcome message.  I'm going to ask over in the help and recommendations sub.  Sorry.


Hey everyone,

I got a pair of IE80s a few months ago, and I am looking for some sort of amp to drive them.  I am currently using my Xonar Essence STX, which seems to be really good, but recently I've been reading threads that say the high output impedance (~10ohm) is a bit of a problem for low impedance headphones.  I was thinking of stepping up to something like them Objective 2/ODAC combo.  Is this something I am going to appreciate coming from my current setup, or is it just a  waste of money?  





P.S. I also use a pair of Audio Technica ATH-M50s, when I feel like a pair of cans.

Edited by coljnr9 - 1/3/14 at 10:46am