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Heaphone Discussions. (Audiophile and Gaming)

SCHUMI4EVER

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It's me again:p. I spoke to a friend who works in the audio/mixing industry and he has a friend who has something to do with Sennheiser in SA, so it looks like i'm going to be picking up a pair of HD600s for a very reasonable price. However this has opened up another can of worms in the sense that i'll have to get a DAC/AMP to power them.

Budget wise i'm looking for something under 2k (one day when I have some more cash to waste i'll be sure to get something better). I'm not finding much available locally so I've been looking on Amazon and have narrowed it down to these two options:

Fosi Q4
Fiio Ek10

I realise neither of the above are rated to handle the 300ohm HD600s, but i'm assuming it will be better than nothing in the interim.

Was hoping for some opinions/options in terms of what I can do within the given budget? I've just registered on AV Forum to see if there are any 2nd hand options available as i'm not seeing anything on Carb at the moment.
It's not under 2K, It's double that (so 4K), but you really need the Liquid Spark + Topping D10 bundle currently being sold on the forum.
 

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Second hand Nuprime uDSD or Aune x1s anniversary edition probably around the price range you are looking for.
 

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Fidelio X3 review


Edit: Hadn't watched it yet. Watched it now. Fuck. I need some dough for a X2HR import stat!
 
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@Deviation I saw your thread about the MDR 7550s. Curious as to what you have your sights set on regarding the next purchase?
 

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@Deviation I saw your thread about the MDR 7550s. Curious as to what you have your sights set on regarding the next purchase?
I don't know. I did the tape mod on these, and the bass clarity and oomph went up significantly.
I usually just buy what catches my eyes, try them and go to the next one.
Like my first foray into HP, I think in one year I swapped around 5-6 HP.
 

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