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I purchased a hd650 and want to have the equipment to get the best out of them. I have a onkyo 809 receiver. I don't know what equipment I need as far as a headphone amp to bring them to life.
Edited by Hog - 11/11/11 at 3:17pm
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post #2 of 4
Hey man, they need a decent source to sound properly. You have a budget in mind?

I know about the HA-160Ds which is a dac/amp, it work well with sennhs.
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post #3 of 4
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Thanks for the reply. I would say my budget is around $2000.


Edit.. I bought the HA-160Ds Thanks for the suggestion.
Edited by Hog - 11/14/11 at 7:46pm
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post #4 of 4
Cool, let us know once its in your hands. smile.gif
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