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i'm almost finished building a tube headphone amplifier. I plan to buy another kit after or might play with a protoboard so I'm looking at solid state. someone already recommended the Decware Zen Taboo

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Burson Soloist or Schiit Mjolnir?
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none of my headphones are balanced and I think the Burson HA-160 is the best Burson has to offer. the newer ones have less parts and use encapsulated power supplies. the Soloist SL uses thinner 4mm aluminum.
    
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I like to narrow it down to 2 or 3 choices then put a deposit down so I can take it home. I gain experience with other headphone amplifiers and it helps me make a decision.
    
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Well, you can always chop off the plug on most higher-end headphones and just terminate to XLR, as they usually have four conductors inside the cable. Use an adapter for use with an unbalanced amp. Then again, that may be more effort than it's worth, even then.

What amps do you currently have?
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I know smile.gif

my DA Converter has balanced out but it's being used by my active monitors.

Graham Slee Novo, Burson HA-160. my Mytek Stereo 192 DSD DA Converter has a headphone amplifier too.
    
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thinking about the Bryston BHA-1. thing is massive. I don't know if I have the room tongue.gif
    
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Representing with RP-21's and ER6i's.
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Yeah well you guys suck, since getting my se215 and the k550 I really want to get in it elbow deap. My wife will want to kill me. Like right now I really want to hear those Grado SR-225i that everyone says are best for rock sound. suck that I found no where in Montreal that as them for audition.
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