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What are you amping the K701's with, CyberD?
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post #2202 of 37808
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What are you amping the K701's with, CyberD?
Right now I am using the Console breakout I got from s1rrah...it's pretty crisp. I had a tube amp but it developed some noise.
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Add me! Sony MDR-333, Sony EX-85, and HD515!
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post #2205 of 37808
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Cool pic

Can't quite make out the writing on that headphone amp.... What Make/Model is that?

Im in the market for something similar
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Cool pic

Can't quite make out the writing on that headphone amp.... What Make/Model is that?

Im in the market for something similar
Practical Devices XM4 portable amp.

http://www.practicaldevices.com/ - scroll down a little bit and you'll see it.
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post #2207 of 37808
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Practical Devices XM4 portable amp.

http://www.practicaldevices.com/ - scroll down a little bit and you'll see it.
Hey thanks they look pretty sweet. Did not realise that was a USB interface amp. So you use this in place of a dedicated sound card I presume, or in tandem with?

I presumed it was an analogue phono headphone amp lol
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Hey thanks they look pretty sweet. Did not realise that was a USB interface amp. So you use this in place of a dedicated sound card I presume, or in tandem with?

I presumed it was an analogue phono headphone amp lol
You're looking at the XM5, which is PD's new release. The XM4 serves only as an amp, while the the XM5 contains a DAC that functions from a USB port.

Yes, you would use the USB DAC is place of the sound card (and the quality would assuredly be superior as well).

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Nice looking bit of kit.

Think it would put my Audigy 2ZS to shame and bring to light the true tone that I experience from my Grado SR80's... like I do when powering them through my Rotel RA-02 integrated amp
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post #2210 of 37808
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Nice looking bit of kit.

Think it would put my Audigy 2ZS to shame and bring to light the true tone that I experience from my Grado SR80's... like I do when powering them through my Rotel RA-02 integrated amp
Yes, it would ;>.

The XM5 is very new, only 1 review that I know of is underway. The iBasso D1, on the other hand, is a well-known amp that has an awesome DAC for the price (it has a brand new successor as well - the iBasso D2).
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