Good amp to couple with HD650 and Asus STX sound card?
Jul 31, 2010 at 6:27 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 7

Flaapy

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Kind of new to all this, lurked around a bit for two days and saw some decent suggestions, though many were outdated.
 
Apparently the STX has DAC, so I guess I could just connect the HD650 to a stand alone headphone amp that doesn't have DAC? Unless there's a reason why I should use an amp DAC over a sound card one.
 
My budget is $200,  preferably looking for something not too bulky, but still quality of course.
 
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Aug 1, 2010 at 1:49 PM Post #2 of 7

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Anyone?   
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Aug 1, 2010 at 1:50 PM Post #3 of 7

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look at the matrix m-stage! it is a clone of the lehmann black cube which is supposed to be perfect with sennheiser cans. there´s a long thread in this forum about the m-stage...
 
yes you can just connect an amp to your stx and the phone to your amp.
 
theres not a lot of love on here for soundcards but I think the stx is just fine (as a dac)
 
Aug 4, 2010 at 9:10 PM Post #6 of 7

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Just look around the forums here.  There aren't any different amps people use or suggest to others.  Are you a glass head -do you like tube sound?
Many do with their cans and others like solid state sound.
Are you into DIY, you can build nice maps for cheaper then you can buy the same quality in many cases.
 

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