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What amp with HD598?

post #1 of 5
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Going to order the Sennheiser HD598 headphones, heard a lot of great things about them (unless you guys can recommend me something else with open backs).

I was looking at the HIFIMAN - EF-2A

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004357WL8/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A15OOFJ01NGILN

Really don't want to go above 200.

I listen to a mix of power metal, dubstep, pink floyd, bunch of 70s 80s classics.

I've only seen what's on Amazon, so I'm probably missing out on some great underdog products like my DX 50 <3
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post #2 of 5
Unless you really like the look of the HD598, just get the HD558 because they are basically the same. Or spend more and get the HD600.

For an amp just get a schiit magni or vali, or objective2. Schiit is on amazon I believe.
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post #3 of 5
budget?

A DAC / soundcard would be more beneficial.
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budget?

A DAC / soundcard would be more beneficial.

I've got an iBasso DX50 for portable, and my Yamaha RX467 when I run my speakers. Way I have it set up isn't viable to use headphones with it. So I'm putting an amp on the desk.

Also, budget is in first post.
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post #5 of 5
Objective2 amp and be done with it. Then you can use any (dynamic) headphones with it regardless.
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