Niimbus Ultimate Series US4/US4+/US5/US5 Pro Headphone Amps - by Lake People
Apr 5, 2018 at 5:46 PM Post #19 of 1,237

roskodan

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It sure is, at least for what they managed to push noise wise.
Shaving -12dB off the v281, which means they managed to get -7dB lower noise than the v200, a single ended amp (balanced rises the noise floor).
And -6dB is basically half the noise. So -7dB less than the single ended v200 is crazy!
 
Apr 6, 2018 at 2:57 PM Post #20 of 1,237

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Apr 8, 2018 at 3:39 AM Post #21 of 1,237

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For better or worse Lake People just lost the sale of a V200. Niimbus, even if misspelled, is way above my budget but now I must see what develops. And I have to say unlike the V281/V220 the Niimbus looks really nice,,,not to mention what it might sound like. I am minded of Goethe's poem The Man Who Named the Clouds.
 
Apr 10, 2018 at 4:04 AM Post #24 of 1,237

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To each their own. I prefer how the V200 looks. I may yet get one, considering the Niimbus is so much more expensive.
 
Apr 10, 2018 at 4:45 AM Post #25 of 1,237

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Well apple and oranges, v200 is rly minimalistic, my choice. v281 is as compact as it gets, to sit on ones pc desk, not my type look wise tho. Niimbus clearly needs it's own space.
 

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