Portable amp, decide for me...
Dec 10, 2007 at 7:36 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 10

kal_el_3914

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I need an amp to go with my new ipod classic 160 (i also got the lineout adapter). I currently have a home made cmoy, and use yuin pk2's on the go, and ms1's if i listen at home. i think i've narrowed it to the total bithead, and the ibasso t2, but can't find a comparison of the two to make up my mind. Anyone have any thoughts or other definitive suggestion in this $100ish price range?
 
Dec 10, 2007 at 8:14 PM Post #2 of 10

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I'll throw in 2 more. The C&C Box+ for .50 cents more and then for $15.50 more than that you could get a Mini^3 which by what I've read out here will destroy the T2 and I've not read much up on the Bithead. Just my .02, best of luck
 
Dec 10, 2007 at 9:53 PM Post #3 of 10

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The new iBasso P2 seems to be a great hit and you should add the Minibox-E+ in that list as well. These plus the Mini^3, are basically the best of the $100 - $150 category.
 
Dec 10, 2007 at 10:59 PM Post #4 of 10

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I actually pushed it on the Mini^3 at $125.00 Dap. OP wanted something in the $100.00 range so I did not even mention. P2, Headsix and last I looked the MiniBox-E+ is running $169.00:-0
 
Dec 10, 2007 at 11:20 PM Post #5 of 10

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Little Dot Micro+ is a nice amp, at around $60, there is a second hand one in the FS forum for around $35.
 
Dec 11, 2007 at 12:32 AM Post #6 of 10

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Ok, so I've newly narrowed it to the minibox-e+ and the ibasso p2. They are similar in price, but is there a clear winner between the two? I listen to mainly heavy metal (metalcore, thrash, death), with a dash of classic rock, my guilty pleasure is coldplay/interpol style softness, and once in a great while some blues. So what is the new consensus?
 
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Dec 11, 2007 at 1:59 AM Post #8 of 10

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The P2 is shaping up very well. I am finding it to be very open and dynamic. I enjoy it with heavy metal or classical.
 
Dec 11, 2007 at 2:20 AM Post #9 of 10

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so, I've made the final decision, minibox-e+ and pk1 combo (I'm a big fan of $49 off), since my current pk2's are not so keen on amplification. This should hold me over for a little while, Happy Holidays
 

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