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saw this on ebay, any1 know if theyre any good...??

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MEXING-HEADPHO...em300215472194
    
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post #2 of 18
Judging by the price and the feel of it, I'd guess not. How much are you looking to spend, perhaps some of us can better assist?

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MADA MC66 HEADPHONE TUBE AMPLIFIER IS ONE OF THE BEST HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER I HAVE EVER HEARD, SHARP OUT LOOK WITH DEFINITE QUALITY, MUST REACH TO YOUR REQUIRE! PENETRATING SOUND, CLEAR ANALYSIS AND BEAUTIFUL SOUND RESULT ALL RELY ON IT!!
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post #3 of 18
92dB?

No
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post #4 of 18
I have never seen or heard of it. Wait on Soloz to comment but I would not be expecting anything to positive. It looks sketchy to me.

What is your budget?
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post #5 of 18
if you can get it for under 5 USD I would say go for it. just make sure to test with cheap speakers to make sure it works. above that though I don't know if it would be worth it.

looks to be on the order of kirsch, theater research, and so forth. and it does ship from hong kong ( no offence intended for those from that area).

they prolly just used cheap tubes in a simple class a circuit.
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post #6 of 18
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well ive only just started looking into the headphone scene so i basically know nothing about dedicated amps and cans and couldnt find any decent reviews on the above....
    
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post #7 of 18
Gotta be better then the output of your sound card.

Like others said if its cheap get it.
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post #8 of 18
That's a Ming-Da MC66 on the look of it, or a fake one. But it would seem to be a good match with Grado. Multiple members on Head-Fi are using them.

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post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kluit View Post
That's a Ming-Da MC66 on the look of it, or a fake one. But it would seem to be a good match with Grado. Multiple members on Head-Fi are using them.

Link

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Some more info: Link
Almost certainly a fake one.


And the specs say it weighs 22 pounds...
post #10 of 18
kluit I would say a decent chance it is a fake. I very well could be wrong but hoenstly would you be shocked if it was?
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