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It's a Musical Paradise MP-301. The only changes I have made to it would be the tubes (stock Chinese tubes really leave a bit to be desired).

I honestly couldn't ask for more from a $200 (about $230 delivered) all tube headphone/speaker amp except to maybe put the headphone jack on the front... maybe one day I'll take a look at how easy that will be to do!

Add another $50-75ish in tubes and you've got yourself a killer budget amp. (I'm currently running a matched pair of NOS RCA 6v6GT and tong sol 6au6)
Im glad to see you've found a cheap killer amp. Have you paired this amp with your Reference series speakers?
I'd be interested in getting the Musical Paradise, but i'd like to asses the risk of swapping it with my Gizmo.
And since you've owned what i've owned- you might know
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New toy to play with
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umm holy shet.... what are you going to use that for???
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umm holy shet.... what are you going to use that for???
Real "SUB BASS"
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Im glad to see you've found a cheap killer amp. Have you paired this amp with your Reference series speakers?
I'd be interested in getting the Musical Paradise, but i'd like to asses the risk of swapping it with my Gizmo.
And since you've owned what i've owned- you might know
I haven't tried any non-efficient speakers with this amp.
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DAC: E-mu 0202
Amp: Arcam Delta 90 Integrated Stereo Amp
Speakers: Bi-Wired Kef Q1

Love it. But i need a decent pair of headphones.
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pics.




Cables are kinda messy, but I'm happy with how the stand turned out.

left to right

HD 201, ATH M30, HD 280pro, K601

Amp is little dot 1+
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just curious so i can learn a bit more about audio equip, how would you determine which headphones to use? or is it just personal preference
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livingroom..... Kenwood receiver A-H5(with minidisc,6cd-player,tuner and old fashion cassetteplayer,seperate components)
speakers ..... Kenwood LS-H6 80Watts
pc....... creative aspire T7900 http://nl.creative.com/products/prod...&product=10321

earbudds for the moment........http://www.productwiki.com/sennheise...-vc-street-ii/
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just curious so i can learn a bit more about audio equip, how would you determine which headphones to use? or is it just personal preference
Different headphones have a different sound and some will better at certain things than others. In general, you would use an open headphone for classical music as open headphones generally offer a larger soundstage, you would use closed headphones for dance/electronic music as closed headphones generally offer deeper bass.

As well as the above, personal preference plays a big part too
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