1. Violectric V222

    Violectric V222

    Headphone Amplifier Balanced headphone amplifier with 4 output stages 50 Volts internal operating voltage - ideal for high-impedance headphones High output power, for headphones with low impedances and magnetostats +/- 18 dB pre-gain 3500 mW Pmax at 50 Ohm > 23 V RMS into 600 Ohm Volume control...
  2. Ichos

    Seaside - Innovative audio by Fried Reim

    A new brand by the hands of Fried Reim is born.
  3. M

    Recommendation for a DAC or AMP with "black" background ?

    I am looking for recommendations. After spending couple of years trying out various (mostly affordable) DAC/AMPs, I realized that my preference decidedly tilted towards gears with "black" background. I hope you know what I mean :) The most black background I've ever come across in a DAC so far...
  4. L

    The Susvara Amp Thread to End all Threads 2022

    Hello everyone! My name is Adam and I am on a mission. I recently purchased the Susvara's and am using the Topping a30pro with the D30 to drive them. They sound great, but I feel like I'm not getting the full "Susvara experience". There are lots of threads on good headphone amp and even speaker...
  5. Violectric DHA V226

    Violectric DHA V226

    FEATURES analogue stereo inputs, unbalanced via RCA 1 digital input, USB-C with up to 32 bit and up to 384 kHz for PCM signals, DSD 64 256 32 bit DAC with typical 130 dB dynamic range and -115 dB THD+N +/- 18 dB Pre-Gain for a perfect match of the DHA V226 between source and headphones Volume...
  6. Violectric HPA V340 Balanced Headphone AMP / PRE

    Violectric HPA V340 Balanced Headphone AMP / PRE

    VIOLECTRIC HPA V340 The HPA V340 is a new top device in the Violectric range. It offers a powerful balanced headphone amplifier and a pre-amp function. The latest findings from the multiple test winners from Lake People, Violectric and Niimbus were implemented in the headphone amplifier...
  7. Violectric CHRONOS

    Violectric CHRONOS

    Violectric CHRONOS is the powerful external DAC with headphone amplifier for all mobile phones and other portable devices with or without headphone connector. Since it became “fashion“ to offer modern smartphones without a headphone socket, the preferred headphone often had to stay at home. Or...
  8. Violectric DHA V380

    Violectric DHA V380

    Violectric DHA V380 DAC, Headphone Amp and Pre-Amp Features - Balanced headphone output with 4-pin XLR, 2 single ended outputs with 6,3 mm jack - Line-out, stereo, 1 x unbalanced via RCA, 1 x balanced via XLR - Headphone path and line-out path individually switchable - 2 analogue stereo...
  9. Violectric V590

    Violectric V590

    Headphone oriented super-integrated from Violectric. The amp section is an evolution of the popular V281, while the DAC portion is all new.
  10. Niimbus Audio US4+

    Niimbus Audio US4+

  11. devhen

    Lake People G109 / G103 thread

    Hey guys. Post your reviews/thoughts/comparisons of the Lake People G109 and G103 here.   Thanks!     Lake People G109 There are two versions, the only difference being the inputs:   G109-S Unbalanced RCA inputs only ~ $450 USD G109-P Unbalanced RCA inputs and Balanced XLR inputs ~ $500...
  12. PTom

    Head Fi's Favourite Amp for the Audeze LCD 2: $200-$1000 [POLL]

    Votes for Other Amps    - ALO Audio Pan Am: 3  - Bottlehead S.E.X.: 1 - Darkvoice 336SE: 1 - Schiit Asgard 2: 1 - Woo Audio WA7: 1   -----------------------------   I thought it would be fun/informative to see which amps are the most loved among the Head Fi community for driving the...
  13. 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...
  14. lakitu1982

    Can Headphones plug directly into Hi-Fi amp.

    I am looking at buying a pair of HD800's and would like to know if these will work well with my Audiolab 8000's amp or do you need headphone amps for listening to headphones at home?  Or will my Hi-Fi amp be OK?
  15. Acix

    Violectric HPA V100 With no serial number on ebay, beware!!

    Last week I purchased The Violectric HPA V100 on ebay, the amp cost me $520 shipped. In the ebay description and in the photos the amp looks kosher. The seller said in his add that the amp is new, never used, no papers and box. As well the photos in the ad showed the unit with a serial...
  16. Edoardo

    [Lake People and Violectric] is there a better of between power and quality?

    EDIT: stupid mistake in the title. "trade off", not "better".... DISCLAIMER: I'm not English mother tongue and I haven't written such long stuff since long time ago. Just... Don't take my writing style for "prophetic" or "guru-ish" (sometimes I've been told so). My will is just to put on the...
  17. Jodet

    Sound Quest has their SQ-84 V2 on sale this August

    Quest for Sound has their SQ-84 V2 amp on sale this month.   MSRP is $1250, it's $888 in August.  This is a stunningly good tube amp with two inputs, remote control, and outputs 15wpc to run speakers.   Mine was dead quiet, no buzz, no hum, and sounded wonderful.   I used it to run a variety of...
  18. project86

    Review: Violectric HPA V200 amp

        INTRO   I recently posted a review of the Violectric HPA V181 headphone amplifier. I found it to be a very nice product, driving all of my headphones exceptionally well and providing some stiff competition for other amps in the $1000 price range. This is part two of the review, since...
  19. Fegefeuer

    Violectric HPA V281 - Vorsprung durch Balanced (September 2023 Update: Limited Reissue Edition up for preorder!)

    BIG SEPTEMBER 2023 UPDATE After many requests Violectric will release a limited edition of the V281: the exact same sound, a few updates! reed relais volume now new pre-gain gradiations new remote some other features t.b.a. Order yours at Power Holdings with worldwide shipping...
  20. stuckonsound

    Violectric ?

    I know there are not a lot of owner's on here, but does anyone have a Violectric with a built in 24/96 DAC? I'm contemplating getting a V181 with DAC as a balanced one box solution for my HE-5LE. I'm pretty convinced the amp is up to par, but I wonder how good the optional integrated DAC is...
  21. DaveN

    Volectric amp question, please stop me from making an expensive mistake...

    I am trying to purchase a V200 to use with my HD800 and Smyth Realiser setup. Unfortunately, the amp is so popular that they are a month behind in production and then up to two weeks to ship. I have been unsuccessful in getting one in the US.   They are in stock from and the price...
  22. vonjuergen

    PRaT for Beyerdynamic T1 ... Decware - Violectric - Naim - Woo ?

    Looking for a sub 1500 $ amp for Beyerdynamic T1 headphones.   I love fullbodied sound with fast transient response, PRAT, flow, coherence, instrument separation and image density. Great separation of bassline and well articulated  kickdrum is essential for me. dont care for...
  23. Jian

    Need advices on choosing between hpa v200 and phonitor

    I'm going to buy an amp to drive ed8s and hd 800s. Has anyone tried out both  the phonitor/auditor and v100/v200? which one do you like? I was really after the phonitor after a/b ing it with auditor. But today I listened and a/b the phonitor and the v200, and with the right gain setup, the v200...
  24. musicman59

    Violectric HPA V100 or GS-1??

    What is you opinion regarding which of these two amplifieres is better? Have you heard the V100? What's is the sound characteristics? Thanks.
  25. 870416123

    Low Voltage, High Current and Extreme High Power Amp suggestion for K501

    As above, are there any Low Voltage, High Current and Extreme High Power Amp can be suggested? Need an amp like this to drive a K501   Thanks