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If you are getting the O2 now, I would not get an E7 at all. I would simply save up for the ODAC which should had better compatibility with the O2 amp. Also an L7 is a LOD adapter that disables the amp portion of the E7 and allows you to use it with a 3rd party amp such as an O2 using a 3.5 mm line. In addition to the L7 you will also need a male to male 3.5 mm cable or 3.5 mm male to 1/4" mm male depending on the amp used.

the E7 comes with one, and I don't think the ODAC will make any major improvements over the E7, it does very well according to NWAVguy's measurements
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the E7 comes with one, and I don't think the ODAC will make any major improvements over the E7, it does very well according to NWAVguy's measurements

I would assume that a dac developed with the same aims as the amp would create better synergy. There just isn't much sense if he's going to wait on buying the DAC. If he was getting the E7 first, then yet, it would make sense to simply get an O2 later, but if he gets on O2 first, there is very little sense in getting an E7 over ODAC later.
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I think I'll just get an e17 and not have to worry about getting an amp then a dac. The guys at head-fi said an e17 will be fine for the DT990s. Sure it might not have as good of a price to performance ratio as the O2 does, but I think it's simpler to just get an amp/dac.
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I think it's simpler to just get an amp/dac.

Which the O2 can become once the ODAC is released (hopefully next month). wink.gif
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I think I'll just get an e17 and not have to worry about getting an amp then a dac. The guys at head-fi said an e17 will be fine for the DT990s. Sure it might not have as good of a price to performance ratio as the O2 does, but I think it's simpler to just get an amp/dac.

not enough power, if it's anything like the E7 the difference is clearly audible

about the ODAC and saynergy: the O2 and Odac are designed to be as transparent as possible, many amps are not, but the majority of DACs are in fact designed to be transparent
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Which the O2 can become once the ODAC is released (hopefully next month). wink.gif

But it's also $100+ more wink.gif
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not enough power

Whaaa some guy had an e11 with his DT990s and said it was great.


If I get an o2 without the DAC (for now) will it be better than the e17 which has a dac built in?
post #11417 of 37771
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Whaaa some guy had an e11 with his DT990s and said it was great.
If I get an o2 without the DAC (for now) will it be better than the e17 which has a dac built in?
Id say yes, don't beleive everything you hear on headfi, I ran my HD 650s off the E7 for a while and they sounded good, but then I got my O2 and I understand what people meant by the senheiser veil.
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Id say yes, don't beleive everything you hear on headfi, I ran my HD 650s off the E7 for a while and they sounded good, but then I got my O2 and I understand what people meant by the senheiser veil.

That makes sense hahaha. Just saw some comparisons between the O2 and some other amps and it comes close to a $600 amp ph34r-smiley.gif Seems obvious to get that, but will the Objective DAC be worth it to get? Will it make that much of a difference? Or is it worth it to just get a cheaper sound card (~$60)
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ODAC JUST RELEASED


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That makes sense hahaha. Just saw some comparisons between the O2 and some other amps and it comes close to a $600 amp ph34r-smiley.gif Seems obvious to get that, but will the Objective DAC be worth it to get? Will it make that much of a difference? Or is it worth it to just get a cheaper sound card (~$60)

So with this new release Id get the O2 now and the ODAC when JDS labs starts releasing them, id keep them separate because you want portability and this takes out the batteries from the O2
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ODAC JUST RELEASED

So with this new release Id get the O2 now and the ODAC when JDS labs starts releasing them, id keep them separate because you want portability and this takes out the batteries from the O2

SPEAKING OF THE DEVIL. That's actually crazy. O2 amp it is. Thanks for the help to all of you thumb.gif
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