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    Help Looking for Great Sounding (Wired) Portable Headphones

    Thanks. Sorry but AFC 2 headphones? Is that a Korg headphone?
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    Fiio M15 As a DAC for my iPhone?

    But I can only do that on Wifi? My iPhone of course can stream on cellular.
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    Fiio M15 As a DAC for my iPhone?

    Can I connect my iPhone to the Fiio M15, and use it as a DAC? I'd like to stream Tidal, Qobuz, etc into an external DAC and on to my IEMs or headphones on the go. And still use the M15 DAP to play my high resolution music library. Thanks in advance. Greg
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    Confused: how does a 4-pin XLR balanced output to headphones work?

    Thanks so much for the great information. Fantastic. Greg
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    Partable amp for HiFiMAN HE-400

    The Fiio E17 drives the HE400 & HE500 just fine. I like the Fiio line and they are great starter amp. I also use my JDS Labs O2 amp as a "semi-portable" AMP.
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    O2 AMP + ODAC

    O2 Amp & DAC are unbelievably good. Honestly, their size doesn't convey how good these sound. Music is full and rich. Good soundstage. I have tried the Beyerdynamic A1 (which is great with a Beyer HF, but not so much with other brands. A Schiit Lyr (which is my current go to amp). Burson Soloist...
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    **Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**

    Over the last year, I have done extended sampling of over 20 headphones. The HE400's are really really good. I am personally not too crazy about the look. Kind of old school industrial. But they are very comfortable and sound great when amplified.   I loved them so much, I bought a pair of...
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    Help - Best Headphone for Low Volume Archos 604

    Just bought an Archos 604 to use in addition to my iPod. The volume out on the Archos 604 is not very loud. I have several different headphones (Grado 60, Sennheiser PX100/200, iGrado...) and some ear canal phones (Eymotic, Shure e5...). Some of them definitely produce more volume with the...
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