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Cmoy Amp for Sennheiser HD555? Necessary?

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Hey guys just asking if it is worth it to buy a Cmoy from ebay for my HD555. I heard the headphones sound good without an amp but great with an amp. Thanks
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post #2 of 5
It's not necessary but your headphones will improve from it overall- especially when used with portable devices.

check places like head-fi for cheap used ones :]
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you won't gain much with a cmoy. You'd be better saving up for something better.
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post #4 of 5
mini^3 is what I'd aim for... great amp, portable too, would serve you well
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post #5 of 5
an x-fi puts out about as much power as a cmoy or most portable amps. save up for a desktop amp though the x-fi is plenty for the hd555
edit- thats only when used on your pc of course. for portable use-like an ipod- a cmoy will help
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