desktop-amps
  1. cannondale11

    X-can V8 or Schiit Lyr for my k702?

    Hi all   I just got myself a k702, very nice build headphones, but with my RSA preditor, it sounds terrible, looks like the preditor suit IEMs better.    I'm search a lot these days and finally cut shorten my list to these two. X-can V8 and Schiit Lyr   One thing that I'm concern...
  2. jchandler3

    Headroom Desktop Amp / DAC Review

    Pictures below I just recently purchased the Headroom Desktop, can't seem to find many reviews, and thought I'd go ahead and throw in my two cents, in hopes that it helps someone out. As you can see from my signature, I have a number of modestly priced but great cans. For a number of reasons...
  3. avvalex

    Impedance & NG98 MKiI

    Hi, i'm an happy owner of a pair of Sennheiser HD 558 foam modded, with 60 Ohm of impedance. I've recently bought from China the amp NG98 MKII, that for me sounds very well, but... i can reach max 1/5 of the volume, before breaking everything. It seems to have a lot of power, much more than what...
  4. sheaz

    need some amp advice for the sony MDR-XB1000

    I have decided i am buying Sony MDR-XB1000 from http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Sony-MDR-XB1000-Headphones-NEW-preorder-/290543913947?pt=Other_MP3_Player_Accessories&hash=item43a5c44bdb Firstly do you think this guy is trusted? I really don't want to get them home and discover there fake. Also can anyone...
  5. JonIrenicus

    Looking for a good headphone amp for my dt770 (80ohm) for under 150(ish)

    I see a lot of headphone amp/dac combos, but I intend to use this mainly on my desktop and I already have a dedicated sound card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132006 The line out from that is supposed to be higher quality already, so wouldn't spending money on a dac...
  6. Reagan0mics

    New to Amplifiers, have many questions

    Okay so I'm completely new to amplifiers, I just learned about them today. So I have lots of questions. However first I'll give you some information about my current gear, and what exactly I'm looking for.   Gear: I have Sennheiser hd555 headphones. Ipod classic 80gb, I also use a computer...
  7. jamato8

    RSA * Dark Star * SE and balanced, dual chassis amp designed to drive most any HP . .

    I was wondering if anything was going on with Ray's "inventions" but figured he was just busy putting out amps. So I ventured over to his site today and now he has a new amp! For the hard to drive HE-6 and any other phone, this appears to provide the horse power to move phones to their max...
  8. DavidMahler

    A great Solid State amp?

    I'm brainstorming for far in the future. What is a great solid state dynamic amp to add to my collection. I've narrowed it to 5: Beta 22 Luxman P1U RSA Apache Meier Concerto Headroom Balanced Desktop Headamp GS-X Any suggestions ? Thanks:) And since I write this OP on Xmas eve I feel it...
  9. IMAWolf

    Styleaudio Carat-Ruby2 vs Audinst HUD MX1 opinions?

      hi, anyone have opinions on which of the above i should get, the ruby2 will set me back about $60 more than the Audinst, which is $190, will be buying a desktop amp so i'm more concerned about the DAC section, listen to a wide range of genres
  10. tim3320070

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  11. fdhfdy

    Rudistor realeased a new flagship amp

    Priced at 4200$ shipped world wide (reduced from 4999$), looks promising. They also have rpp35,which is predecessor of rp33 if am correct.   http://www.rudistor.com/RP030.htm
  12. DjAmTraX

    Sound signature of Woo Audio?

    How would you describe the Woo Audio amp you own? Please include the model number and headphones used. I am seeking a fast, but sweet sound. Woo Audio and Cary Audio Xciter are on my short list.
  13. Locknar

    I'm Ready For Some Hot Tube Action!

     What's Happening All   Never mind the title, I just wanted to get peoples attention. I'm new to Head-Fi and a budding audiophile and feel a bit lost and scared in terms of where to start and at how expensive my new hobby seems to be, respectively. I'm intrigued with tube amps and have...
  14. Szadzik

    Amplifier and DAC Choice

    Team,   I have been researching choices of headphone amplifiers and DACs to build a desktop rig.   I currently have an All-in-One desktop PC that I will use as the source - coaxial out or USB to be used to connect a DAC and amp.   I have been reading about Burson Audio HA-160 and it...
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