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I know it may not mean much, but I will also vote for teh Millet Hybrid Max. One of the best purchases I have ever made in my life.
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I have had my Burson Audio HA-160 for 1 week now I am happy with my purchase. It is a nicely built amp with high quality materials. It came with a year warranty but it can be extended by two years if you take a picture of your setup. Going from my Asus Xonar Essence STX the audio is much clearer and I can hear greater detail in my songs. There isn't a huge change as when I went from integrated to my Asus Xonar STX but there is definitely some improvement. This is all my first impressions from 1 week of listening and I haven't even burned the amp in completely as 2000 hours are required.
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I would highly reccomend the Millet MiniMax or something from Meier, maybe the Corda. I have personally listened to these headphones through both and they matched fantastically.

Edit: This is what I get for not reading all the posts. So how you liking your Burson? Reserve your judgements till you get a few hundred hours of burn in. Some equipment is sensitive like that and they don't fulfill their sound signature until its done.
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Schiit Lyr.

Good suggestion.



I was hooked on the very neutral sound of the AKG K 701's and the matrix m-stage ss amp, but when I heard them on my schiit lyr i was totally swayed. Lyr goes very well with the 701/702s.

+1 vote for a tube amp.

Not to mention, that an amp with some more power will really bring out something in the 701/702s when compared with the amp on the STX. It's just a fuller sound that is still clear in all the frequency ranges.
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