head amp
  1. Luxman P-750u

    Luxman P-750u

    P-750u is the successor to Luxman's P-700u. Upgrades include LECUA (Luxman Electronically Controlled Ultimate Attenuator) computer controlled attenuator and ODNF v4 (Only Distortion Negative Feedback) feedback circuit. This headphone amp adds a 4-pin XLR headphone output and provides 8W of...
  2. N

    Do I need an AMP/DAC for the Focal Clear MG?

    Hi all, I'm new here and I don't want to come off as ignorant so ignore me if I say anything stupid. I'm not too knowledgeable when it comes to AMPs & DACs but I have received some suggestions from a reputable person at the Podcastage Discord who knows about this stuff. I'm looking to get some...
  3. Dragon Leader

    Portable Tube Amp Recommendations

    Hello, my dear Head-Fiers, I am on the hunt for a portable (not transportable) headamp that can drive the IER-Z1R, EE Odins, and the Meze Elite. As a stationary amp, I use a Mal Valve Headamp 3 and my current DAP is an SP2000 (Copper) which is resolving and analytical yet something smoother for...
  4. KaneMaxxx

    What portable DAC/AMP for Denon HP1100? (100-150$)

    Hi everyone, Can somebody recommend a decent portable DAC AMP for my Denon DJ HP1100 headphone? I currently have a TempoTec Sonata V , which i don't feel enough for this task: I've got the following parameter from the box Ear coupling: Over-ear Type: closed Transducer principle: dynamic...
  5. Nova Fidelity HA500H Dac/Amp

    Nova Fidelity HA500H Dac/Amp

    The Nova Fidelity HA500 Headphone Dac/Amp retails at £2199 in the UK, as of September 2020. It has a solid state and a tube output stage in it's circuitry. It has a remote supplied and can be switched almost instantaneously between tube or solid state. Analogue in, Toslink, Coaxial, USB, HDMI...
  6. EarMen Sparrow

    EarMen Sparrow

    DAC: Sabre ES9281PRO Input: USB-C Outputs: 3.5 mm (single-ended) 2.5 mm (balanced) Signal level: Single-ended: 1.4 V @ 32 Ohm , 2 V @ 600 Ohm Balanced: 2 V @ 32 Ohm , 4 V @ 600 Ohm Formats support: PCM up to 384 kHz DSD up to DSD128 DoP MQA rendering up to 384 kHz
  7. Lindemann Musicbook Source V4

    Lindemann Musicbook Source V4

    The following descriptions have been sourced from Lindemann product page. The circuitry of the Musicbook SOURCE has been designed around the high-performance streaming platform and fine-tuned for optimum sound quality. In the digital-analog converter of the Musicbook SOURCE we use one of the...
  8. ITtakesAclearMIND

    Wood case for Schiit Fulla

    Recently I've been spending a lot of time at my computer listening to music through my Schiit Fulla 2. Over the holiday break I got to thinking how nice it would be to have the case covered in a nice wooden case. Because it has that nice metal volume control, I find myself mindlessly putting...
  9. monkey4054

    Solid State Amp Rec up to $1000 (Poll)

    Hi everyone, I've pretty much settled on upgrading to an RME ADI-2 DAC (although I could be convinced to get something cheaper). Looking for a nice head amp to go along with it, one that is more powerful and perhaps not as apparently "sterile", "clinical" or neutral (according to some people)...
  10. Matrix Audio Element M

    Matrix Audio Element M

    element M is a new member of element family, it continues the design language of concise and steady. We look for a balance between performance, functionality and price on element M, hoping to provide a desktop two-channel stereo simplification solution for mid-range active speaker and headphone...
  11. Ladytron604

    BEST Wired Closed Ear Headphones for Electronic Music Genre

    Hello all, I am a newbie looking for expert advice on what are the best closed ear headphones under $300 to buy for the R3 Portable HiFi Music Player Bluetooth MP3 Player High Resolution Audio Player. Right now my setup: FLAC files on my Hi-Fi Walker using Beats Studio 3 Wireless Closed...
  12. Dipesh

    Essence HDACC II-4K !!

    Featuring: HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.2 for uncompressed 4K video THD + N = 0.00001% at -141 dB S/N ratio USB Audio 2.0 Optical and Coaxial input / output Analog Input with A to D Conversion Conversion to analog out via XLR Or Headphone Amp USB supports DSD (Direct Stream Digital) on DoP (DSD over...
  13. Gemtune PA1502A APPJ

    Gemtune PA1502A APPJ

    Tube: 6N4 + 6P6PX2 Input: RCA Jacks Input Impedance: 10K ohms Input Sensitivity: 800mV Output: 6.3mm Jacks Output Impedance: 8 to 600 (Japan Z11-EI48 * 24 Output Transformers) Output voltage: 18Vp-p Frequency Response: 30-30Khz (+ -1db) Input AC Voltage: 100-250V AC Power Consumption: 27W AC...
  14. Burson Audio Fun

    Burson Audio Fun

    Head-fi thread: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/burson-audio-fun-2w-pc-class-a-headphone-amp.881515/
  15. ToneAl

    Headphone Amp for Grado

    Hi Considering a AC powered amp for a pair of Grado Gh1. Willing to spend upto $550 Australian. Was in a mixed state of mind whether to get an Schiit Asgraad 2 or a Burson Soloist Sl mk2. Or a tubed Schiit Vahalla 2. Any recommendations considered Thanks
  16. B

    1W Portable DAC/Amp

    Hi, I am looking for a portable DAC/Amp with around 1W power output at 32 ohms, at a budget of max $300. I have been looking for a bit, but haven't found one yet. I have been spending a lot of time travelling and wanted something really trasportable that could replace a desktop amp...
  17. B

    Amplifier power requirement

    TL;DR, trying to understand if the amp should be able to push the cans to a max 110dB, 115dB or 120dB, or more. Hi all, first, sorry for the long post. I have been looking for a portable headphone amplifier for a HD650 and an upcoming HE4XX. I got a bit intrested in a few sub $250 units, iFi...