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SONY NW-F887

Discussion in 'Portable Source Gear' started by scotty2012, Mar 5, 2014.
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  1. scotty2012
    Hi all
     
    I live in the UK and want to import the SONY NW-F887 HiRes Audio Player from Japan.
     
    Currently I own a pair of SONY MDR-R1 Headphones, will those be enough to pair with the player or will I need an amp as well?
     
    Sorry if I sound dense.
     
    Thanks
     
  2. graffy1
    I paired so, but could not feel any lack of power. 1R is designed for portability not to need any additional devices, I think. :)
     
  3. scotty2012
    Thanks for the reply. That's good to know. Do you have the F886 or F887?
     
  4. graffy1
    No, I do not. But my friend does, so I once tried and found out it was great pair. :wink:
     
  5. scotty2012
    Excellent. 
     
  6. j-project
     
    It shouldn't be a problem.  I have paired the F887 with Sennheiser Momentums (16 Ohms impedance) and I set the volume at less than 50% on the F887. So with the MDR-R1 which has slightly higher impedance it should handle it without any issues.
     
  7. manutd6389
    I have paired that with my DT770 and it sounded just nice at $0-50% vol.
     
  8. audionut44
    My new to me F887 will be arriving today.  Has anyone run Tidal off on it?  How does it sound/function?
     

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