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post #21 of 27
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post

I really want an O2. So jelly.

Then get one...

http://www.jdslabs.com/item.php?fetchitem=O2Full
post #22 of 27
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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post

Actually it goes by 2 names: E17 or Alphen. I was thinking about getting a DAC + amp to replace my laptop's sound, as it sounds terrible when I listen to music. I don't have the money to go high-end just yet, so a budget solution will be suitable for the time being.
....yeah. i know it's the ALPEN. Very few call it that as it saves time, but i understand what you mean. the E17 is a budget enough but then again, depending on what ur use is, a E10 might be better
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I really want one, but I just recently bought my E10 frown.gif
On the bright side, it was half the price of the E17 and I love it lots.
Info on the E17 for OP: http://www.headfonia.com/the-upgrade-fiio-e17-alpen/

http://www.head-fi.org/t/587912/fiio-e17-alpen-first-impression-final-thought

that's a good review but this one i find is better, not only that but this one is also the main E17 thread as in most questions and all the info in the E17 is currently in here. 123K+ views with over 2K+ posts ...everything is really in here.the thread is 2 months old
http://www.head-fi.org/u/177424/bowei006

my head fi account
post #23 of 27
I bought the Fiio E9 to go with my Beyerdynamic DT880's.

Not a single complaint and gives fantastic sound and clarity. Highly recommended!
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post #24 of 27
http://www.matrixelectronics.net/matrix-m-stage-headphone-amplifier-amp-silver-color-p-187.html

Matrix M-stage, go big or go home! Great amp and it will power any set of cans you may own in the future. Highly recommend this amp thumb.gif
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post #25 of 27
A tube amp
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Bought the o2 myself and very happy I did. The o2 supposedly has a output impedance of only 2ohms, which is crazy for a 100 dollar headphone amp. 

Its actually <1 ohm.
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A tube amp

Only if you want to add distortion to the music.
post #27 of 27
Thread Starter 
I've decided to go with the FiiO E9 and possibly later on get the E17 to add to it.
I wont be getting the amp for a while though as I've decided to upgrade my rig first then get the amp and headphones tater on.
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