I have no experience with either of the above recommendations but there ya go -- the most often Head-Fi recommended sub-$100 amps. You may also want to look into Z-audio offerings as many people are high on them.
Originally Posted by kramer5150 MINT!!
Run it at 18 Volts and it puts my govibe, PA2V2, little dot micro, and -gmoy to shame. IMHO buffered circuits are the way to go. BIG dynamics for not a lot of $$$. Just bought mine for $50 from another member.
I wouldn't be surprised if a well made MINT can keep up with other more $$$ amps (Keeping the mods happy, not naming any specifics
The mods say we're not allowed to discuss different models?
I use the KSC-75 + PA2V2 all the time, and it really does bring the KSC-75 alive - out of all my headphones, the PA2V2 has the best "synergy" with KSC-75.