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If I were to endgame right now I'd get the Mr. Speakers Ether, the Yggdrasil and I'm not sure what amp.

The amp you have right now for headphones is already basically GG.

There are a number of small improvements you can make, and then after that you can pretty much rekt any commercially available headphone amp.

Everything else I can think of is not technically a headphone amp. They are all either preamps that you can jerry rig to be a headphone amp, or they are speaker amps that you will have to adapt over to headphones.

But as far as plain headphone amps go, you really can't do much better. I think once you get yourself a proper dac and some better cables you will see what I am talking about.
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I have a question.

Just bhought the Schiit 2 uber stack and so far I love it. Im using a DT 770 Pro 80 Ohm with them.
Should I use low or high gain for them. I don't know which is better (is there a different other than its louder?)

Is also want to try some open headphones. Which pair of cans go well with the schiit stack?
    
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I have a question.

Just bhought the Schiit 2 uber stack and so far I love it. Im using a DT 770 Pro 80 Ohm with them.
Should I use low or high gain for them. I don't know which is better (is there a different other than its louder?)

Is also want to try some open headphones. Which pair of cans go well with the schiit stack?

Low gain is generally for IEM and low impedance, high sensitivity headphones, so for something at 80 ohm, I would try high gain first. It might be really loud, so make sure to start your volume knob low and increase it slowly to what you want.

As for your other question, it really depends on what sound signature you want and what purpose the headphones will be for as well as budget and regional availability.
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As for your other question, it really depends on what sound signature you want and what purpose the headphones will be for as well as budget and regional availability.

Budget isnt an issue, but using them for music/gaming.
I like some bass, but not to much.
    
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Budget isnt an issue, but using them for music/gaming.
I like some bass, but not to much.

I see you live in Denmark, where do you typically order from so I can check what is available to you? Also, do you have any audio shops that allow for greater selections?
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http://www.4sound.dk/studie/hovedtelefoner
https://www.hifiklubben.dk/hovedtelefoner/
Budget is around 2-2,5k danish crones
Probaly the only audiophile stores.
    
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Out of those options, I would recommend either the Beyer DT880 or Sennheiser HD600 at your price range and the options provided by the sites you linked. AKG Q702 would probably be better for gaming, but it's bass is on the lighter side.
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What about the HD650? What the difference between those and HD600?
    
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What about the HD650? What the difference between those and HD600?

HD600: A bit more pronounced and accurate treble, more airy and accurately presented sound, slightly less bass, less pronounced midrange, more overall balance
HD650: A bit more bass, trebles are more rolled off so less fatiguing for some i the long run though also slightly less accurate due to a more laid back presentation of sound, lush midrange, more "colored"
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post #28750 of 38156
Hello,
Completely clueless future-buyer here who needs guidance.
I listen to a lot of music and have always had used low-level Sennheiser MX series. Wanna try over-ear ones now.
It's like for %50 music and %50 gaming. My budget is around 100AUD (~80USD).
I'm gonna be using it outside and I kinda travel a lot so I don't wanna disturb anyone though I don't listen too loud.
And I play FPS games so I need something that is gonna help me with positioning and I need it to be kinda very comfortable after long hours.
I have been reading reviews and guides for like last 3 hours and I feel like I'm getting more and more indecisive by every minute.
Any suggestions?
Oh and I prefer the ones with detachable cables.
And there is a sale on Creative's website. CAL2 is 130AUD.
And I'm going to Korea in two weeks so if it is gonna be cheaper, I can buy it there.
And the end!
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