Graham Slee Solo + PSU1 vs Headroom Home
Feb 28, 2006 at 5:57 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 3

Beav

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For the AKG701's. Thoughts? Wild Ass Guesses?
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Feb 28, 2006 at 6:22 PM Post #2 of 3

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I use the Graham Slee Solo. It's very good. Many people on here don't consider it to be as good as some other alternatives at the same price level, but I have become very fond of it.

It may have a tendency to highlight the top end. I'm not absolutely sure about this but using it with the Beyer DT880 may not help the 880's (re criticisms). Having said that, I have had some extremely low grunts appear on the 880's via the solo so it must have a lot to do with my sources too.

However, it is very good with the Sennheiser 650 and I saw some demo guys from Sennheiser using the Solo to drive them at a Hi Fi meet in the UK.

I hear that the 701's may be on the 'lighter' side down below so the Solo may contribute to brightness.

It's quite a lot of money so I think that it is essential to hear one with the headphones first since the combination in UK pounds is somewhere around £700. That's a lot of dosh.

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Feb 28, 2006 at 8:38 PM Post #3 of 3

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To me, the solo is a very "punchy" amp, with pretty detailed highs. It was a great match for the HD650, and help to alleviate a lot of it's purported "slowness". I'm not totally sure what the K701 sounds like though, so I can't really help you there.
 

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