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I only have some HD 595's that I plug into my E7. Would it be worth to get a E9 to dock my E7 into? I realize the olmz for my 595's isn't much but how bout for a HD 600 or 650 which I'm considering for a future upgrade?
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Yes its totally worth it, E7+E9 is a good combo. Then you have your self a external usb Dac/Amp setup when you slot the E7 into the E9. Then you all set when you get headphones that will req alot a power to be driven.
Edited by admflameberg - 5/26/11 at 9:24pm
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post #4 of 8
The E9 is a great and powerful entry-level amp, but IMO the HD 595 doesn't improve much when paired with an amp. They sound great right out of a sound card or even a MP3 player.
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The op is planning on getting new headphones that will req the power.
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Originally Posted by admflameberg View Post
The op is planning on getting new headphones that will req the power.
Then he should buy a piece of hardware, not a toy.
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The only people I know that calls fiio E9 a toy or those who have higher costing amps and dont like the fact a cheaper one have some much power. Thats the only thing I see from those calling Fiio E9 a toy Because It surely not a toy.

You cant always judge something by price which what alot of people like you and few others do on head-fi.I bet you never actually used it. A Fiio E9 is not a toy when it can easy Drive my AKG 702s which are known to be a hard to driven headphone. Now the HP amp circuit thats on a Xonar STX is a toy.

Fiio some how manage to build a strong good standalone amp and have it price at great pricing point. and it sending people who spent more on there external amp up the wall just because a cheaper one have a lot of power and can stand toe to toe to some of the higher costing amps like the Matrix-M.
Edited by admflameberg - 5/30/11 at 9:49pm
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post #8 of 8
the Fiio E9 is very good for the price if you require portability.
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