1. Rockin_Zombie

    Headstage Lyrix Pro USB Total (Amp-DAC combo)

    Selling my gently used lyrix pro USB total  http://www.headphonia.com/Amps/Headstage-Lyrix-Pro-USB-total::10071.html   I've used it sporadically for the past 3-4 months. Very nice little unit, has crossfeed, gain switch and 6db bass boost. Looking for something different now.  ...
  2. DigitalFreak

    New Leckerton UHA-6S MKII Portable Headphone Amplifier Announced (Update User Impressions Added July 20th 2012)

    As some of you may or may not know Leckerton has been sitting quietly with no product being shipped for the last few weeks. Speculation has ranged from the business owner temporarily stopping production due to a big move to another city to new products being released. Tonight upon checking the...
  3. inanimate

    Amp/dac recommended for Bose IE2

    I know everyone hates bose.. But I got the ie2s from a family member for free, and I'm impressed with the sound, but was wondering what would be a good portable or non portable amp and a dac for these headphones? Thanks
  4. project86

    xDuoo - new company making interesting portable DAC and amp units

    Stephen Guo of Custom-iem.com is probably best known as being the North American rep for Unique Melody. Looking closely, you'll notice that he also sells cables and custom IEMs from Beat Audio, another company based in China. Stephen speaking both languages means he can bridge the gap between...
  5. DirNez

    Portable Amp Recommendations for the ath pro700mk2

    So I'm relatively new to head-fi but I've done some research. I'm between the ZO2 and the e17. I'm definitely open to other suggestions but I'd like to the keep the price sub $200.
  6. fatmboy

    Portable Amp Recommendations

    I just got a pair of V-Moda LP2's and I was looking to get my first portable amp. I listen to Trance, House, Techno and occasionally Rap. I was looking for an amp under $125. I want the amp to make the music have better quality not to make it louder.I will be using with an IPod Nano 4th Gen. I...
  7. iamaustralian


    Hi Head-Fi, I'm rather new to the audiophile side of the web and after much browsing and consolidating, i decided to buy the Beyerdynamic DT770 80 ohm. So my question is "what is the best headphone amp for the DT770" If required i listen to mainly RnB, Hip Hop, Pop, Country, Soft Rock, Pop...
  8. Angular Mo

    iPhone 4s > Fiio E17 Alpen (DAC only) > iBasso P4 Warbler Amp ?

    I want to bypass both the iPhone's amp and the E17's amp.   Goal: From iPhone (bypass amp) > go to the Fiio E17 Alpen as DAC only (bypass amp) > iBasso P4 Warbler amp > headphones.   I thought that using the Fiio L7 attachment to the E17 would help; but I realize that it wants a...
  9. theque

    Mid - High End DAC/AMP Combos (Please Rate)

    All,   After hours of research I have found the following 10 DAC/AMP combos to be in the mid - high end of the spectrum. Unfortunately, there are only a few reviews on each, and very few reviews which compare them to each other. Therefore, I am attempting to start a thread where people can...
  10. Angular Mo

    "Best" portable DAC-only for under USD 300?

    I am interested in recommendations to use with a latop, or my iPad and CCK, which I understands bypasses the iPad's internal DAC.  I am interested in a DAC only without an internal amp, so I can swap different amps in the future.  Today, I use the iBasso P4 Warbler or a FiiO E17, or add an...
  11. Mheat122134

    Best portable headphone amplifier for ipod?

    Ipod classic to be exact one not too expensive.
  12. hyperr

    Spec me a portable amp / DAC for my phone! (Samsung Galaxy SII + Brainwavz M4)

    Hi,   I'm thinking of getting an amp or DAC to improve my portable audio quality with my phone. Budget is about up to £100.   I have no experience with portable amps / DAC's so any advice would be appreciated!    I was looking at the FiiO E17? It seems to have good reviews but I'm...
  13. the search never ends

    Portable tube headamp

    Just throwing this pic out there. This amp in silver sells for 80 dollars, for whatever reason, the same amp in black is generally won for roughly 25 dollars and 16 for shipping, so it seems like a low enough cost to give it a shot, for me anyway, it ended up costing me 41 dollars, shipping...
  14. Wesley1985

    Got questions about Westone 3 and 4R to get the most sound out of it!

    Hello, Got a couple of questions i had a Westone 3 for couple of years. When i connected the Westone 3 to my phone the sound was better then all the earphones i ever had. But when i used 6.35mm Plug to 3.5mm Jack Adaptor en connected it to my receiver the sound was beyond amazing. So much...
  15. OmsJtmz32

    Advice for portable amp around 200

    My source will be from iPhone 4.. or do u guys have a better source to reccomend me. I currently have a odac, so how do I connect the portable amp to the odac? As my odac only have a USB cable.
  16. Kizatsu

    Would like some advice on choosing a portable amp. + DAC [single unit]

    Hello, everyone;   First and foremost, I'm quite new to Head-Fi. I had an old account - which I need someone to close; so if an admin./moderator can send me a PM on this account, I will send a PM to you, with the relevant information regarding the other account -, but had hardly posted in...
  17. eyal1983

    Minibox ES VS Leckerton Audio UHA-6s mk2 ?

    looking for an amp. something for my IEMs   can someone compare between those 2 ?   thanks!
  18. ankitjain1983

    Help!! Portable Amp to Use with Lenevo T530 and V Moda Lp2

    Hi All,   I have a -moda Lp2 headset that i use at work with my Lenevo T530. I basically listed to music on youtube and mp3 on system. I am not satisfied with the bass and the volume levels. I am thinking to get an Amp. I have several in mind Fiio E6, E7, E11 and even Soundblaster 1240. Can...
  19. LondonGent

    Portable Headphone Amp for ATH-M50, EW9 and RH-200

    Hi there!   I'm using a Roland R09-HR, a Roland R05 (which is pretty much the same I guess) and my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 as my portable player devices. My headphones are the ATH-M50 and the EW9 from Audio Technica and the RH-200 from Roland. I'm solely using them on the go on my way to and...
  20. canadien

    Are there any portable amps with inline micrphone for smart phone for RE 262? in a $100 price range, any upcoming?

    Hello, somehow this is become my number one requirement as I want something that can allow me to pickup the call, and listen to music at the same time; so is there any combination of descent price portability and feature available to cater to smartphone user?
  21. ClieOS

    [Impression] Tralucent Audio T1

    Tralucent Audio is a fairly new comer in the portable audio world and they are Hong Kong based. They are better known for their dual BA, single dynamic hybrid universal IEM ‘1Plus2’ that has a custom shell. The T1 however is their offering to the portable amp market.     Spec Input...
  22. sameguy

    Semi portable DAC / Amp

    Heres the skinny. My normal HIFI listening is on a big Linn Home theater system. Fully aktiv speakers, multiple amps, etc. lately it gets used less and less and I find myself listening to the computer set up. Quad 12 L active speakers and sub (seriously amazing) PS Auds Trio Pre, DLIII DAC and...
  23. Johnny Jumper

    Portable headphone amp with speakers?

    Can you use a portable headphone amp to drive 8 ohm "bookshelf" speakers.  I have some nice old JBL HLS410 speakers collecting dust in the closet.  I'd like to hook them up to play music from my iPod.  Suggestions?   JJ
  24. aqua

    Need Recommendation Headphone and Amp. Portable

    Just simple.. I love traveling so I need to hear music while traveling What recommendation headphone amp. portable which high treble and low deep bass..? (budget under US$ 400) Thanks... For headphone there are several option that I want to buy.. Sennheiser HD 25-1 II Senn. Amperior
  25. metalhed

    Recommend an amp that can be charged while in use

    In the last week, I have gotten new headphones (Audio Technica ATHM50's) and I ordered a Fiio E11 portable amp witha LOD for my itouch 1st gen. The amp is great but it does not allow charging while in use and I have had the batteries run out on me during the work day. I spend most of my day at...