1. O

    HPA Suggestions

    First post....great forum. Looking for an Amp for my Q701's So far I have read that the Schiit Lyr is an excellent choice. What others would you recommend ? Liking the SPL auditor,Musical Fidelity M1HPAP, Burson Soloist and the Beyerdynamic A1 Thanks
  2. Zombie_X

    Review: SPL Auditor

            Hi all, Zombie-X here again with another review for the good boys and girls of Head-Fi.org. Up today I have the SPL Auditor, one of SPL's own high end headphone amplifiers that is intended for studio use. I've had this amp for about 6 months and it's quite impressive. Truly...
  3. jonno41

    Eximus DP-1

    Has anyone else tried the Eximus DP-1 DAC/Headphone amp.Superb detail and soundstage.A bit expensive but absolutely magic with Sennheiser HD800`s
  4. Jademalo

    Need advice on HD800s + Amps

    I'm in a situation currently where I can potentially get myself a pair of HD800s. I had a listening test with a pair of them and some HD700s yesterday, and I absolutely love the sound of them.   I also would be in a position to get a Lehmann Black Cube Linear Headphone Amp, and from what...
  5. Surgut2006

    DAC for SPL Auditor

    tell me what the best(optimal) balanced DAC for SPL Auditor + HD 650
  6. S

    AKG Q701 help for a music professional

    Hi,   I've been reading and reading and reading as much as I can to figure out a proper setup for the Q701s, so I thought I'd finally ask people who know.   Background: I work in the film/video game music industry (so mostly orchestral music) and I needed to get a pair of headphones to...
  7. damex

    DAC and Amplifer for AKG k702. Tough choice for 500$~

    Hello,  im new here and was looking for last few days for product that can fullfill my needs. Today i'v just registered here to ask for advice about product(s) that can work out for me.    I have AKG k702 headphones. I was trying it (actually it was a friendly recommendation) at the shop...
  8. alwaysec

    amp for T1 and HD650

    sorry new here. if i do something wrong, pls let me know :P   i own T1 and HD650, am looking for an amp and dac which will match both pretty well.    currently, i have a tiny and lovely Fiio E17. it is mainly for my iems, but does help a lot to power hd650.    i asked the same...
  9. JulesK

    Headphone amp with a "mono" switch

    Does anyone know of a high-end headphone amp that has a "mono" switch (i.e., that will combine both channels before outputting to the headphone jack)?  I recall seeing one somewhere on this site, but can't seem to find it again, and I wasn't having much luck searching this forum (but I may not...
  10. Asr

    Mini-reviews: Luxman P-1u and P-200

    Mini-Review: Luxman P-1u Intro First, thanks to Todd @ TTVJ for allowing me (and the other people in this loaner program) to audition the Luxman P-1u at home for serious evaluative listening. I wanted to participate in this loaner program because I've had a long-running interest in desktop...
  11. avrosse

    Best Headphones/Amp Combo for Classical Music (especially Opera); Budget: $2000-2500

    Hi folks, I'd love to expand my stereo speaker system to include headphones. My current system looks like this: Densen B-410 cd player / Oppo BDP-95 blu-ray player -> Densen B-110 integrated amplifier -> Verity Rienzi loudspeakers As mentioned in the title, I'm looking for a...
  12. Andrew_WOT

    SS Amp dilemma - SPL Auditor or Soloist

    Trying to decide between these two, anybody compared both?
  13. xiangyu1129

    AMP for DT880, HD600

    Hi,   I got a DT880 and HD600 for classical music only. And I am considering an AMP for about $800 (500 to 1000,cheaper will be appreciated).   Looking through several amp:   Little Dot VI (balanced output is attractive)   SPL auditor (a little expensive)   beyer A1 (heard it...
  14. exhornet

    Budget full-size amp for Q701

    Hi. I am in phase of research for my next system. The headphone will be Q701. But i am frustrated about powering section. I listen music %80 from my mobile phone and %20 from my computer. They are in different rooms. I listen while working on desk with mobile phone. So i couldn't decide to buy...
  15. dolor

    DAC/AMP suggestion for the Beyerdynamic T1?

    I've been using my T1 together with my nuforce icon hdp for a while now, but I think its time for an update.   I've been thinking about purchasing the Musical Fidelity M1 HPA headphone amp which I've read does pretty well on its own included DAC and I might buy an external DAC for it later...
  16. furyagain

    have to pick one to sell! V200 or Auditor ( to make room for BHA1)

    I am planning to pick up my BHA1 amp next week, but i am having some difficult to pick which one of my old amp to sell.   Can i get some advise on  which one to keep ?   currently have three headphones, T1 ,HD800 and PS-1000
  17. furyagain

    Need some advise on which two amp to keep, between v200,auditor and bha1

    Hello I need some help on building my setup Currently I have two amps V200 and auditor. I like them both and use them with my ref5 dac from audio gd Headphones are, T1,hd800,hd700,ps1000 Everything works nicely, until I read some review of the Bryston bha1 amp Which make me thinking, I am...
  18. gooseis

    [SEARCHING] Which is the best USB Amp for the Beyerdynamic T1

    Hey guys!   I just bought my new Beyerdynamic T1 headphones. They are simply amazing.   Now I need a very good new amplifier for them, currently I'm using the Audinst HUD-MX1 but I think they tend to highlight treble, which they do too much.   This is my setup:   Beyerdynamic T1...
  19. Sonic Defender

    Audiolab 8220CD in my chain now

    I am very happy to say that I have recently managed to get an Audiolab 8200CD as my source. While I have only had a few hours with this gem, I can tell it is a very good source. My Rega Apollo was a very musical player and I loved it's sound signature very much. For those of you who want detail...
  20. Sonic Defender

    Really need some help/suggestions

    Thanks ahead of time for any thoughts. Zombie_X is already trying to help me out, but I wanted to not bother him alone so much. Here is my problem. I purchased the Auditor amp which is fantastic, but my problem is that I need to use adapters for the RCA output from my Rega Apollo CD player. This...
  21. Rayz

    Looking for a powerful phones amp

    Hey, I'm looking for an amp for my headphones, but this amp most be powerful enough as I have to drive phones like the K701 and DT990 600 Ohm. the badget can get even to 1K$, only if needed- of course I will be happy if it takes me less.    Please consider my K701 that I have to drive too...
  22. Sonic Defender

    Your advice needed

    Hi, my first post in computer audio. I really need your input and experience here people so I appreciate your time in a big way. I have just recently purchased an SPL Auditor amp, which I love, but I need to upgrade my source as my current CD player while nice, does not have balanced output so I...
  23. iim7V7IM7

    AKG K 702: I have a HeadRoom Micro Amp and Want to Upgrade, <$1,000

    Hi,   I purchased a set last week with a HeadRoom Micro Amp.  I have a very good DAC in my audio interface (RME Baby Face) which is hooked to my iMac via USB 2.0.  I am considering returning my Micro Amp and replacing it with a "better" amp. By better I am seeking a transparent, neutral...
  24. Rayz

    Looking for a powerful amp

    Hey, I'm looking for an amp for my headphones, but it most be powerful enough as I have to drive phones like the K701 and DT990 600Ohm. the badget can get even for 1K$, but of course I will be happy if it takes less.  Please consider my K701 I have to drive too, those cans are very hard to...
  25. rattesp

    SPL Auditor vs B22 for T1

    I really enjoy my 3-channel B22 with the T1. The problem is my girlfriend doesn't appreciate the presence of the 2 chassis B22 in our bedroom ! I've read that the Auditor is a great match for the T1 so I was thinking it could replace my B22. Has anyone compared both amps with the T1.   Thank...