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so where does one buy a headphone amp?
Look over on head-fi or other sites.
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post #12 of 28
Head-Fi.org is the best place to look around and ask.

EDIT

Damn, beat me to it
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post #13 of 28
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'lipid bought a CMOY headphone amp. And he is very pleased with it, and felt like sharing.
Elaborate please... I am very interested...!

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An orgasm is the climax of sexual pleasure, in which time reproductive fluids are often excreted.
LOL
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What a nasty thread. Epic failure
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post #15 of 28
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Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia View Post
Elaborate please... I am very interested...!



LOL
It amplifies the current, bringing out more strength and detail for the headphones. Just because headphones are smaller than speakers doesn't mean they don't deserve proper amplification. =D

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What a nasty thread. Epic failure
Thanks for such a helpful and positive post.
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Elaborate please... I am very interested...!
LOL
To put it in a ridiculously simplified way: some headphone need miniature "amps" to drive them and achieve their full "effect", like speakers with their amps . I just received my first headphone amp, a Cmoy is a custom made amp that produces quality sound for less not as much money [kinda like buying your own fans for your computer, awesome cooling, and not paying a premium by buying the fans from dell].

My ATH-A700's sounded great, but I really had no idea what I was missing as I didn't have a nice amp [cmoy's are entry level, kinda like aerocool fans] and now that i know have an idea of what amps can hold, i want to purchase nice one [like a noctua, or scythe or panaflo ;]
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post #17 of 28
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To put it in a ridiculously simplified way: some headphone need miniature "amps" to drive them and achieve their full "effect", like speakers with their amps . I just received my first headphone amp, a Cmoy is a custom made amp that produces quality sound for less not as much money [kinda like buying your own fans for your computer, awesome cooling, and not paying a premium by buying the fans from dell].

My ATH-A700's sounded great, but I really had no idea what I was missing as I didn't have a nice amp [cmoy's are entry level, kinda like aerocool fans] and now that i know have an idea of what amps can hold, i want to purchase nice one [like a noctua, or scythe or panaflo ;]
Hmm... cool...
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haha sounds like fun ^_^ b

i just pieced together my own CMOY to pair up with my ipod (i know, i retrospect i should've got an Archos -_-) and HD555's. really fun stuff.

i don't think i can really question Audiophiles' obsession anymore lol

edit---------------
and the LOD does make it sound better. i couldn't DIY my own as my iron tip is ginormous compared to the pins and my skill when it gets that tiny is comparable to an ADD hummingbird.
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glad you like it.


this was exactly the reaction I was hoping for. the amp and IC sat unused for months at my place. I would have given them away if my pockets weren't so empty!
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Soloz, you may want to remove the Vision: M from your sig, seeing as I'm listening to it right now
    
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