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Got Q701s and Objective 2 (2.5db and 6.5db gain)... but....

post #1 of 8
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Thoughts? I cannot afford an expensive amp the O2 seems like the best bang for the buck.

 

 

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Edited by Lord Xeb - 8/16/12 at 4:34pm
 
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post #2 of 8
Yes. And it's all that you'll need ever. Do you have a soundcard / external DAC already?

If not, you can get the O2 DAC + Amp combo in the same case for $285.
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Yeah, I have a X-Fi champion with modified drivers (the PAX drivers). I plan on eventually going to a dac completely, but for now this should do.

 
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post #4 of 8
Anyway, yeah, the O2 will do fine.
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Just ordered the O2, SHOULD be here the same time as by headphones

 
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post #6 of 8
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I got my stuff today and WOW these this combo is pretty awesome but now what sucks is that I can HEAR every little thing in the music, so if something was recorded crappy (like some of my older MP3s) you can hear the distortion because of the poor mastering which I never heard before with my AD700s.

 

Well price to pay for low quality mp3s XD

 
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post #7 of 8
Do you have anything else cept that sound card to compare with? I was thinking about getting an O2 for my Q701s, but I wasn't sure how it would perform. I've only got a Fiio E10 right now.
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Nope. I have put these onto my onboard vs my sound card. Sound card wins.

 
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