- Dec 12, 2001
| Originally Posted by boodi |
xp7 is deep but it's really not visceral as others ...
...feeling that is "rattling between among ass and stomach"
| Originally Posted by tkam |
The Singlepower PPX3 is probably your best bet for great bass in that price range. It is also a versatile amp that is able to drive many different headphones very well.
| Originally Posted by harkamus |
I would think that any amp in the 3-500 dollar(PPA on the low end here...not sure what for the high spectrum) range would be equal in terms of bass out put. The real item of concern should be the headphones. Those would dictate how much bass could be output.
Basically any amp of high quality will be sufficient. It's not the amp IMO that hinders the bass output once you buy something of high quality. The headphones become the bottle neck.
| Originally Posted by cansman |
Try the Rega Ear - very articulate, deep, accurate and fast bass: the classic PRAT (pace, rhythm and timing).
But the Ear requires a long time to run in (as in all Rega, Linn & Naim products). The bass is strong but does not overpower - in accordance to the musical architecture of the track you are listening to.
It has heaps of power. According to Rega Engineers that I wrote to, they say that it has enough power to even drive 8 ohm speakers, although the output devices need heat sinking for this!
But there's a problem to the Ear: it's too cheap and so does not have enough status appeal!
| Originally Posted by pbirkett |
Seconded. Any decent amp should be able to produce deep bass. However, it seems most people who replied to this thread seemed to think he meant LOUDER bass. Again, I agree that bass loudness should primarily be a characteristic of the headphone.
| Originally Posted by doobooloo |
I fourth the PPA w/ Bass Boost.
I mean, if it can make the ER-4S bass seem very visceral...
| Originally Posted by jerry1130 |
Try PPA with bass boost