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  1. Headphones
    iFi is a UK audio brand with an impressive catalog of headphone-focused products including DACs, amps and DAC/amps. The Zen Can is a straight-up headphone amplifier, no DAC. Its focus is on giving you the gain you need to enjoy power-hungry headphones, even when using something like a phone or...
  2. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hey guys, Been searching for a solution to this and not come up with anything yet. I have a young child and the wife and I would like to watch movies quietly while she sleeps. So, of course I wired my couch with bass shakers and we have a nice dual Sennheiser RS185 system for the main audio...
  3. Headphones
    hi all. I would like to find a headphone amp under about $200 and I am so confused about which of the hundreds of models available that I should buy! I have a Sennheiser HD 280 Pro, and even a Sennheiser 599, which sounds like garbage on my Denon small home theater setup, probably needs an amp...
  4. Headphones
    I am going to buy the STAX SR-009S earspeaker, but am a novice in the high-end audio world, and need some advice selecting a full setup (amp + preamp) that won’t limit the performance of the SR-009S. My reason for this purchase is that I used to have a STAX SR-L500mk2 with an SRM-252ii amp...
  5. Headphones
    Truly great sounding music on the go typically requires an investment in a portable rig with better amplification than what you find in a phone. You could invest in a dedicated player with beefy built-in amps, but the cost of such a device is often very high, and you do not get the same...
  6. Headphones
    Hey All, Alright I’ll try and make this short and sweet. I dont consider myself to be an audiophile by an means but I have plenty of experience with A/V etc for 20 years. I say I’m not an audiophile because I have a super hard time telling the difference between DACs and head amps. Headphones...
  7. Headphones
    Last week, Monoprice announced a partnership with THX to incorporate THX AAA amplifier technology into a new line of headphone DAC/amps called Monolith. The new units will be available in desktop and portable versions. The ultra-quiet AAA amp was first implemented a couple of years ago by...
  8. Audio Gear
    Hello, I have for sale a mint condition Schiit Asgard 2 for sale. I have only had it for about 30days. I ended up selling my headphones yesterday so i could buy more home theater gear, so i no longer have a need for the headphone Amp. It ships in 100% original packaging with all included...
  9. Headphones
    THX is usually associated with certifying the performance of commercial cinemas and consumer audio and video products. But the company is also deeply involved in developing new technologies and licensing them to manufacturers. Case in point: the THX AAA amplifier. This ultra-quiet amp design was...
  10. Headphones
    Most of the headphones I've owned over the past three decades have benefited when paired with a dedicated headphone amp versus being powered by portable devices. There are countless amp options at every price point, but in that crowded field, the Samson QH4 ($70) stands out. The new QH4 got...
  11. Headphones
    The trend toward wireless audio is evident almost everywhere. For example, Apple has abandoned the headphone jack in the iPhone 7, and others are likely to follow suit. But what if you want to use your favorite wired headphones with such a device? I found a super-cool answer to that question at...
  12. Headphones
    The THX AAA-0 headphone amplifier is the first electronics component from THX, the company founded by George Lucas in 1983 that is synonymous with high-fidelity sound. According to THX, this new amplifier offers the world's best specifications when it comes to measurable distortion, noise...
  13. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    hi, folks.!! this is my first post here,so excuse me if i make a mistake in anyway.:rolleyes: So this is something that is bugging me, I have a Marshall Kilburn BT speaker,but i mostly play through AUX, and i am pretty satisfied with the sound it has,I was wondering if i could connect that to my...
  14. Headphones
    Can any recommend a headphone amp for a receiver? I have an Integra receiver, approx 10 years old. When using headphones one channel is louder than the other. I had the receiver repaired a few years ago but it's happening again. It's probably time for a new receiver... I assume the amp should...
  15. Headphones
    I just picked up a pair of AKG 550's on ebay (closed back) and also own a pair of open back Beyerdynamic. I am between the Cayin C5 Portable HIFI or the AUNE B-1 Class A amp. I am leaning towards the AUNE... Any advise? Also first post.
  16. Headphones
    I'm very familiar with Apogee, a company well known and highly respected for its professional digital-audio products; in fact, I've been using an Apogee Mini-Me microphone preamp/analog-to-digital converter/USB audio interface to record musical performances for many years. So I was intrigued to...
  17. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi All New to the forum and I am far from an audio expert so please go easy on me if this is a silly question! I'm trying to help an elderly hard-of hearing lady with her headphones set-up. She currently has the TV sound running into a small headphones amp (not a great quality one I think)...
  18. CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports
    I am new here and did not see a thread for this so please forgive me if I overlooked one. I am not a true audiophile but I do like quality equipment and good sound. I currently use an old 120GB zune to play WML and WAV files ripped from CD. I do not have any true lossless audio files and have no...
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