headphone amp
  1. jb001e9634

    DACS Purity

    I recently got this amp to drive my HD800s using my K9 Pro in DAC mode. I can only find one review online and wondered if anyone else is using one or has any experience with it. I’m using it balanced and so far am very impressed. Interested in opinions, comparisons with other amps. Pic of...
  2. MusicTeck

    MASS-Kobo Model 465 Is In The House!

    MASS-Kobo Model 465 Balance Headphone Amp--In Stock Model465 adopts the independent left and right power, twin balance monaural. A clean, stress-free sound that does not feel the presence of the amp is a sound appropriate for a flagship model. The output of this amplifier is balanced output...
  3. N

    Headphone Power Requirements.

    So I've been doing a lot of casual research over the last couple years on headphones/amps and they function as a whole. Still learning more and always willing to get more answers from this talented and I feel may be *slightly* over-qualified audio community 🙃. Nah, in all seriousness you guys...
  4. Fosi Audio Box X4, Review and Thoughts

    Fosi Audio Box X4, Review and Thoughts

    ***Disclosure:*** I received this product for free in return for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions given are my own. Testing Details: I have tested the Fosi Audio Box X4 with my HE400SE, DT770, and DT990. When playing music from a digital source I used the Topping DX1 as my DAC...
  5. Apos Audio

    Introducing the xDuoo TA-20 Plus - Now Available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, Here's another launch from xDuoo that we are excited to share with the community. The xDuoo TA-20 Plus is designed to bring out the best in your audio setup by offering crisp sound quality and versatility in a single package. With a fully balanced architecture and multiple input/output...
  6. Currawong

    The Enleum HPA-23RM Discussion Thread

    So, 8 years ago I got the HPA-01M from Drop, and wasn't impressed. Enleum just sent me the HPA-23RM for review and this time things are totally different. Even out of the voltage port with the Utopias (2022, that sound comically bloated out of the current port, due to having an uneven...
  7. dCS Team

    The Lina Headphone Amplifier: Flexibility

    In the third and final instalment of this series, we take a look at flexibility, highlighting some of the important features that help ensure the Lina Headphone Amplifier can excel with any pair of headphones, and any DAC or source device. Balanced inputs: Designing for a range of DACs and...
  8. MoonAudio

    Cayin C9 + N7 = Endgame Audiophile Sound | Moon Audio

    Cayin C9 + N7 = Endgame Audiophile Sound | Moon Audio
  9. Apos Audio

    Introducing the TOPPING A70 Pro & D70 Pro SABRE DAC - Now Available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, Here's an exciting DAC/Amp stack launch from TOPPING that is sure to catch the community's attention in terms of power and unique aesthetics. Get ready to immerse yourself in exceptional sound quality with the latest TOPPING A70 Pro Headphone Amplifier and D70 Pro SABRE DAC. These two...
  10. EverSolo DAC-Z8

    EverSolo DAC-Z8

  11. E

    Best headphone amp for Ananda headphones

    Hi, I have a pair of non-stealth Ananda headphones on the way. I have the DacMagic200m so what I am looking for is a good quality pure headphone amp for the Anandas. I can purchase a soloist 3xp for around $1150 CA second hand, or a Conductor V2 for $800, or a JadeII amp for $800 CA. I can find...
  12. Apos Audio

    Apos' Spring 2023 Sale is Here: Save on TOPPING, FOCAL, Moondrop, xDuoo, Kanto, SMSL

    Hi all, Save up to 42% on TOPPING, FOCAL, Moondrop, xDuoo, Kanto, and SMSL. You can see the deal collection here: https://apos.audio/collections/apos-audio-deals-section Spring on this chance to upgrade your audio gear at amazing prices. Visit our Apos Audio Deals section to explore these and...
  13. Apos Audio

    The FiiO R7 Desktop All-in-One System Now Available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, The FiiO R7 is an incredibly versatile desktop system that combines a transmitter, decoder, amplifier, streamer, preamp, and media playback functions all in one unit—effectively consolidating into one package what used to require many devices to do. With numerous connections and...
  14. Apos Audio

    The FiiO K9 DAC/Amp is now available on Apos Audio

    Hi all, Here's some good news from FiiO we'd like to share with the community. We are now carrying the FiiO K9 DAC/Amp. It is up for pre-ordering right now and the first order will be fulfilled by March 30th. This little brother of the K9 Pro is also a powerhouse when it comes to delivering...
  15. MoonAudio

    HeadAmp GSX Mini Balanced Headphone Amp / Pre-Amplifier - Now Available and in Stock

    GSX Mini Balanced Headphone Amp / Pre-Amplifier HeadAmp $1,995.00 The Craftsmanship A desktop-friendly one-box configuration helps GS-X mini fit conveniently into your home or office. HeadAmp's fastidious dedication to quality, fit, and finish make it a piece that retains it's beauty through...
  16. Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T

    Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T

    from Astell&Kern website: All-In-One Head-Fi Audio System, Astell&Kern ACRO CA1000T ACRO CA1000T is a multi-functional device that can play ultra-high quality sound sources and provide diverse input/output options for the perfect desktop companion. Complete with a powerful headphone amplifier...
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    Looking for a good headphone amp (2000€ at max)

    hello dear Head-fi community! - the title says it all... im looking for the best i can get for under 2000€ - does anyone have any suggestions? thanks in advance!
  18. Apos Audio

    Take Up To 35% off Apos Certified Products for Limited Time

    Hi all, We wanted to share a limited-time deeper sale on our Apos Certified Products. Apos Certified products are refurbished items ready for a second life with a new owner. They’ve been certified by us as high-quality like-new products. They’re final sale and carry an Apos Certified One-year...
  19. N

    Dragonfly Black + Sennheiser HD25 AND external amp??

    Hey, on my everyday ride, I like to hear music with: Sennheiser HD25 -> Dragonfly Black -> USB-C-Adapter -> Android. Recently, I tried out an external record-player-amp additionally and was surprised of the increased bass volume - it also was so diverse, clear; I felt, a third of the music was...
  20. Apos Audio

    10% Discount Off iFi Zen Signature Set HFM on Apos

    Hi all, We wanted to start the new year right so we’re thrilled to share with the community that we have taken 10% off the popular iFi Zen Signature Set HFM. This DAC/Amp combo was finely tuned with a specific EQ curve that suits your HIFIMAN planar magnetic headphones. Of course, this special...
  21. JasonNYC

    Astell&Kern Launches Three New Products to Start 2023

    Astell&Kern Launches Two New Headphone Amps and 3rd Generation USB-C DAC Cable HC3 USB-C DAC Cable, CA1000T and PA10 Headphone Amps Available February 2023 at Authorized Astell&Kern Dealers in North America Astell&Kern, a global leader in hi-resolution audio products and accessories, expands...
  22. Topping E70 & L70 DAC/amp

    Topping E70 & L70 DAC/amp

  23. Apos Audio

    NITSCH x Schiit Magni Piety Headphone Amplifier launching Sunday, Nov 20th, at 9am PT on Apos Audio

    Hi all, We are excited to announce that we’re opening pre-orders for the NITSCH x Schiit Magni Piety on Sunday at 9AM PT right on the Magni Piety product page. The demand is high, and our allocation from NITSCH is limited, so we expect them to sell out fast. Be ready at 9AM PT to get yours...
  24. Apos Audio

    xDuoo TA-22 DAC/Tube Amp Now on Apos Audio

    Hi all, Hope you are enjoying the holiday season! We are happy to announce that Apos Audio is now carrying the just-launched xDuoo TA-22 DAC/Tube amp. One of their most feature-rich units to date, the TA-22 is a desktop DAC and balanced tube headphone amplifier that provides high-performance...
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    Speakers vs. headphones. Underwhelmed by Philips Fidelio X3.

    Hi y'all. I just got myself a pair of Philips Fidelio X3 from the internet, without testing them somewhere before. They're my first headphones that cost more than €50. I bought them because of the many good reviews I found and because I got them for a good price. When I first plugged them into...