Best portable amp for me?
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Senryu

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Hi! I'm new of this forum :)
 
I'm not necessarely an audiophile, but I care of what I listen to... so...
 
I have a Cowon iAudio 10, I listen all flac audio (and a bunch of mp3 and wma) with a pair of Skullcandy Aviator headphones and a pair of Sennheiser CX300 earphones (I use them according to the occasion).
 
I think I can improve the quality of my sound a little bit more by adding a portable amp, I have a pretty low budget, I don't want to spend more than 80$,  what model is the best for me? I was thinking of fiio e5... but I have read that it's useful only for very very high ohms headphones... and it's not a big deal on head/earphones like the mines...
 
So, any suggestion? thanks :)
 
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I really doubt the Fiio E5 or Fiio E6 would be better then a $200 Cowon audio player at driving headphones.
My $40 Sandisk Sansa Clip Zip can drive headphones well enough that I stopped using my ($27) E6.
I think you should sell off the Skullcandy and put all cash towards better headphones.
 
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Getting a fiio e5 amplifier will not have sufficient power for driving large headphones. So I would recommend the fiio e11, it has tons more power to drive headphones and its still portable.
 
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Spend an extra $20 and get the C&C BH. I also agree with PurpleAngel though, get a better pair of cans.
 
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