the most flat mp3 player?
Nov 20, 2008 at 7:50 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 18

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Hi, what do you think is the best mp3 player for reference audio listening?
im currently using a d2 as my source. i read some reviews that says that other players like ipod and zen are much more flat and clean.

its important to me because i use a headphone amp.
 
Nov 20, 2008 at 8:29 PM Post #7 of 18

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Sansa clip:

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an amp may flatten the Cowon D2; otherwise, you could get bass rolloff with low impedance cans.
 
Nov 20, 2008 at 8:39 PM Post #9 of 18

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Quote:

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Sansa clip:

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an amp may flatten the Cowon D2; otherwise, you could get bass rolloff with low impedance cans.



the sansa clip seems like what im looking for...but it doesnt have a line out...
ot have it?
but from what it shows in the article its very much flat and precise.
 
Nov 20, 2008 at 9:00 PM Post #11 of 18

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The only DAPs with a true line out that are currently in production are Ipods unfortunately. There are other brands that have line out but only through a docking station such as Sony and Sansa.
 
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no line out, but sounds good right out the headphone out


you mean,connecting it to a headphone amp right...?
 
Nov 20, 2008 at 9:05 PM Post #13 of 18

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Yeah he means DAP headppone out to Amp Line In. It's pretty flat so it pairs well with amps.
 
Nov 20, 2008 at 9:23 PM Post #14 of 18

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if the sansa would read flac files it would be probably a top pick for me.
too bad...
do you know any other mp3 players that can read loseless formats exept the cowon players...? btw ,i heard that the ipod can do that and it has also a true line out! so it makes an interesting alternative
 
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The clip plays FLAC, OGG in the latest firmware revisions and WAV

I hope I am not sounding like an used car salesman. But it is only $20 (refurbished)
 

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