Audio-Technica AT-BHA100 & AT-DAC100
May 15, 2021 at 4:24 PM Post #46 of 69

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Just want to say that this amp is now my personal benchmark for any amps out there below 1500$.

Truly phenomenal performance in a perfect form factor, with flexibility with pairing.

Sounds sublime with the Utopia - pairs better than BHA-1.

The Dac is good, but definitely the sky is the limit based on budget.

Extremely exciting

From what I hear, North American launch is this summer.
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May 15, 2021 at 11:10 PM Post #47 of 69

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Just want to say that this amp is now my personal benchmark for any amps out there below 1500$.

Truly phenomenal performance in a perfect form factor, with flexibility with pairing.

Sounds sublime with the Utopia - pairs better than BHA-1.

The Dac is good, but definitely the sky is the limit based on budget.

Extremely exciting

From what I hear, North American launch is this summer.
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Absolutely. The AT-BHA100 sounds better than Chord TT2 AMP which is too analytical and non-engaging in my opinion. The AT-BHA100 adds a nice touch of tubes, driving my CANs in my stable to maximum performance.
 
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Just want to say that this amp is now my personal benchmark for any amps out there below 1500$.

Truly phenomenal performance in a perfect form factor, with flexibility with pairing.

Sounds sublime with the Utopia - pairs better than BHA-1.

The Dac is good, but definitely the sky is the limit based on budget.

Extremely exciting

From what I hear, North American launch is this summer.
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Does it have enough juice to power your Susvara and HE6?? I can't find any output figures
 
May 30, 2021 at 4:20 PM Post #50 of 69

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Absolutely. The AT-BHA100 sounds better than Chord TT2 AMP which is too analytical and non-engaging in my opinion. The AT-BHA100 adds a nice touch of tubes, driving my CANs in my stable to maximum performance.
How well sound the Empyreans?
 
May 30, 2021 at 5:09 PM Post #51 of 69

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Around 250mw @300ohm balanced... I don't think it can power ZMF properly
 
May 30, 2021 at 6:14 PM Post #52 of 69

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Having used the BHA100 for awhile now I can safely say that it cant power Susvara if its already struggling to power HE5se. Whats nice about the BHA100 is that you can daisy chain via rca to a powerful solid state amp and keep the colouring for your planars.
 
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May 30, 2021 at 11:40 PM Post #54 of 69

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Does it have enough juice to power your Susvara and HE6?? I can't find any output figures
No sadly.

This amp won’t be a great pairing with most planars unless super efficient (sounds incredible with LCD-X 2021)
 
May 31, 2021 at 5:07 AM Post #55 of 69

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No sadly.

This amp won’t be a great pairing with most planars unless super efficient (sounds incredible with LCD-X 2021)
Thanks, I'll look for another amp.....
 
May 31, 2021 at 5:28 AM Post #56 of 69

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Just want to say that this amp is now my personal benchmark for any amps out there below 1500$.

Truly phenomenal performance in a perfect form factor, with flexibility with pairing.

Sounds sublime with the Utopia - pairs better than BHA-1.

The Dac is good, but definitely the sky is the limit based on budget.

Extremely exciting

From what I hear, North American launch is this summer.
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How does it sound with the HD800?
 
Jul 23, 2021 at 7:53 PM Post #59 of 69

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Nice do let it run in for about 70hrs. Well listening to how the colouring change drastically is fun as well but I rec at lest 10hr of burn in before starting to listen as right off the bat its quite bright and shill.
Thanks for the advice! It's going to be a new experience for me – I've never had tube amps before.
 
Jul 31, 2021 at 11:09 PM Post #60 of 69

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At last it has arrived. FedEx made me nervous yesterday when they marked its status as delivered, but I found nothing on my porch. I had already contacted Drop about the missing package; luckily, it was delivered today.
It sounds great right out of the box. I started a listening session with the Eudeze LCD-XC, and to my ears, it does not sounds bright. I'm very pleased with its balanced and natural sound signature. I wonder how it changes after the burn-in hours.:)

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