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Nothing cheap. The cheapest I'd personally go for would be the Little Dot MKIII
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Nothing cheap. The cheapest I'd personally go for would be the Little Dot MKIII
Exactly what I had in mind.

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+1 for the Little Dot MkIII. A tube amp would do the 650s justice
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post #24 of 32
The Fiio E9 is very good for the money tbh. That said, I much prefer the beyerdynamic DT880s over the HD600 and HD650.
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The Fiio E9 is very good for the money tbh. That said, I much prefer the beyerdynamic DT880s over the HD600 and HD650.
It should sound "fine" with the E9, but it doubt it'll sound anywhere near as good as it could, and I don't think it'll be significant enough to warrant the purchase. I'd agree the 880s would be a fine upgrade, but the OP wants to stick with Sennheiser, unless he changes his mind.
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Nothing cheap. The cheapest I'd personally go for would be the Little Dot MKIII
so where would one get the little dot MKIII?
 
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i was hoping somewhere not Ebay. but decent price. might pick it up.
 
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post #29 of 32
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i was hoping somewhere not Ebay. but decent price. might pick it up.
AFAIK it's an authorized seller, so it really shouldn't matter.
post #30 of 32
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It should sound "fine" with the E9, but it doubt it'll sound anywhere near as good as it could, and I don't think it'll be significant enough to warrant the purchase.
what?

Objective measurements state very very differently

http://nwavguy.blogspot.com/2011/05/...phone-amp.html

Not to mention it'll colour / distort the sound less as it's solid state vs. tubes.
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