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Well to put in perspective, I had the HD600 with my Asgard 2 and while it sounded good, it sounded nothing like they did on Tjj's self-built amp. Not quite sure what it cost him to build that redface.gif. That Antique Sound Labs amp that he mentions quite a bit is probably a good option (someone here; philly-something? has one and really hasn't returned since, so that may be a good sign tongue.gif).

I've considered a Lyr 2 a couple times (I believe Silvrr is selling one, but no idea what and where shipping will be), but I'm still holding off. I actually want to get a O2/ODAC combo for work. That or I'd end up taking my Asgard 2 to work after getting a Lyr 2 redface.gif.

I don't think the Asgard and Lyr are really aimed towards higher impedance cans. The Vahalla is the their high impedance amp.

My Lyr is sold, Mojo came Saturday and pairs nicely with the Ether C. Loving the portability, move anywhere in the house with only one cord to plug/unplug.

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I was thinking more for the Sennheiser and something simple like the Fostex T50RP, but that may be a tad overkill. I've got no experience with it either way tongue.gif.

Also, I'm assuming that's your photography. I'm no expert, but I checked out your photos and I'm a fan smile.gif. Good stuff thumb.gif!
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Well to put in perspective, I had the HD600 with my Asgard 2 and while it sounded good, it sounded nothing like they did on Tjj's self-built amp. Not quite sure what it cost him to build that redface.gif. That Antique Sound Labs amp that he mentions quite a bit is probably a good option (someone here; philly-something? has one and really hasn't returned since, so that may be a good sign tongue.gif).

I've considered a Lyr 2 a couple times (I believe Silvrr is selling one, but no idea what and where shipping will be), but I'm still holding off. I actually want to get a O2/ODAC combo for work. That or I'd end up taking my Asgard 2 to work after getting a Lyr 2 redface.gif.

I'm thinking it's safe to assume that as nice of a set of cans as they are, that I'll be more than happy with my K712's... But it would be nice to upgrade my closed pair of headphones, especially with how gorgeous the zmf vibro Mk ii's are. And then when I get hooked on planers, upgrade to the Ethers for open back. Or something like that, I probably could just go for the Ethers outright since they come in a closed version as well but Headphone Bar doesn't carry those yet tongue.gif
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I was thinking more for the Sennheiser and something simple like the Fostex T50RP, but that may be a tad overkill. I've got no experience with it either way tongue.gif.

Also, I'm assuming that's your photography. I'm no expert, but I checked out your photos and I'm a fan smile.gif. Good stuff thumb.gif!

Yup, K712's and a pair of modded t50rp's would probably do everything I'd want in headphones, so high impedance probably isn't the main focus for me. I just want simplicity that has enough power to drive it all, but is also able to go above 10 o'clock tongue.gif (my o2+odac Rev.B tends to sit around 11 o'clock depending on what I'm doing, and I'm happy enough with such)
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Yeah, because of the genres you like, I'd highly recommend auditioning the T50RP. They may come up a bit short for some for bassy or even 'busy' genres.
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Yeah, because of the genres you like, I'd highly recommend auditioning the T50RP. They may come up a bit short for some for bassy or even 'busy' genres.

t20rp tongue.gif
    
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HD800S ordered biggrin.gif! Now to wait for likely a year or more to set aside money for an amp/DAC redface.gif.
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HD800S ordered biggrin.gif! Now to wait for likely a year or more to set aside money for an amp/DAC redface.gif.

hohoo! thats the mistake I made with the HE-560's but I decided to get a refund on them lol. HD800s is a diff beast tho, so I am sure even the amps and dacs you have now will be pretty decent biggrin.gif
    
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hohoo! thats the mistake I made with the HE-560's but I decided to get a refund on them lol. HD800s is a diff beast tho, so I am sure even the amps and dacs you have now will be pretty decent biggrin.gif
For the time being I have to make due with the Essence ST as my amp/DAC.
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sidenote for everyone here, I am not going to the June 18th meetup after all. something rather odd happened within last 24 hours, an old friend contacted me from my university days, and there is a mini-reunion just like 7 of us meeting at our old university, haven't seen them for 6 years... so yeah no way I can miss this. I'll just have to catch a can jam like in Dublin or London since I moving to that area soon.
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Yeah, because of the genres you like, I'd highly recommend auditioning the T50RP. They may come up a bit short for some for bassy or even 'busy' genres.

Yeah, the more I look at things the more..... We'll go with "Worried" that I get. Unmodded it seems that bass isn't exactly the forté of the T50RP's... Of course, that same research now has me going "ooooh, ZMF Omni's" >.>;;;;
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t20rp tongue.gif

We'll see. Time will tell what winds up being my next purchase for headphones. ^_^
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