- Dec 28, 2004
I'm considering getting the Headroom micro stack (amp and DAC) as an upgrade for my current source chain (AV710 in high quality mode to Twinstarr Black amp, which is basically a maxed Cmoy). The price for the stack is $600. My question is whether there's a DAC / amp combination that might be better at the same or lower price point. (Please no sound card recommendations, I run Linux, the only better sound cards you can use are RME, and DACs are cheaper). I wonder this because the Micro is designed at least partly with portable use in mind, but I won't be using these portably, they will be 100% stuck to my desk. Any suggestions?