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  2. icebrain1

    LYR 2 or Asgard 2.

    Greeting Head-FI'ers, I got have a decision to make about my next headphone AMP that will need to stay with me for a long while and last through a couple headphone upgrades.   My current setup is, Source which is my on board motherboard DAC (Cirrus Logic® CS4398 DAC...
  3. fuens

    Valhalla 2 or Schiit Lyr 2

    Hello mates. Can you help me to decide which amp buy? Basically I will use with differents beyerdynamics 250 ohm, and sometimes low impedance (DT1350 80 ohm and HD25-1 II 70 ohm) Initially I was thinking in Valhalla 2, but now I'm between Valhalla 2 & Schiit Lyr 2. (pros and cons, please)...
  4. Silentanarchy

    Best amp dac combo unit under $1000

    I want a usb dac and amp that can drive any headphones High impedance to low impedance. I'm not worried about driving electro statics because i don't plan on ever getting electrostatic headphones, Speakers definetly but not headphones. Also I'd prefer something under $600 but $1000 is okay. A...
  5. coinmaster

    Do expensive hybrid amps exist? Do I need one?

    Hi! I'm looking for an amp with will give my HD800s soul with female vocals and electronic dance music. I've been looking at the MKVI+ amp because it's supposed to far outperform it's price range but I've been told that since my music is a mix of classical, vocal, and electronic/house/dance...
  6. Insatiable One

    HiFiMAN HE-500 = Waste of Money (and general discussion)

    I'm not an "audiophile". Let's start off by making that clear.   I just like music, like most people. However, unlike the majority of people nowadays, the quality of my music listening experience matters to me. I visit Head-Fi regularly and learn things everyday. I think I know enough by now...
  7. KriLi

    Which would you choose?

    Looking for an amp/DAC setup that is versatile for most headphones (high impedance driver and planars) and I could use for many many years. For now the headphone I use is the Alpha Dog, HD800 on shipping. Next buy at the end of the year will be HE-6 or LCD-3. Budget max 1500 dollars, Burson...
  8. Trancefury

    Schiit Lyr 2 extended use/heat dissapation question

    Hey guys, just wondering how long everyone leaves (or is willing to leave) their Lyr 2 or similar tube amps on for. If I was to use it while playing pc games for 8 hours, would it be alright? I don't care about the tube life (they are easily replaced), I'm just worried about the actual board and...
  9. s3er0i9ng

    LCD 3 with LYR 2?

    Looking to buy a relatively inexpensive amp for my LCD 3's and noticed Schiit released LYR 2. Any one paired them with LCD3's? or have suggestions for amps under $1000?
  10. BiffZiff

    New headphones and Dac+Amp hurt ears. What's Up?

    Recently coming from closed cans Audio Technica ATH-A900x I purchased AKG K712 Pro's. With them I got the Shiit Magni and Modi.  The sound is really nice it seems especially for electronic music.  Only thing is my ear drums hurt after some use.  I think I used them for about 2 hours yesterday...
  11. Schiit Lyr 2

    Schiit Lyr 2

    Lyr 2 is the next generation of one of the most popular high-power headphone amps, with added versatility and convenience. It’s a complete control center for your desktop system, with preamp outputs for powered desktop speakers, as well as a gain switch for use with virtually any headphone. We...