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Among the large hard-drive players, the Zune 30gb has a very nice headphone out. Not as nice as a good amp, of course, but still very listenable and a heck of a lot better than my 1st gen Nano.
Recommended as a Mithramas present, accompanied by the SR60's I have incoming and maybe a budget portable amp?
    
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If you will have an amp, I suggest either a Creative player or iPod. The Zune, while it has decent built-in OP amps, is rather limited in it's options for line out docks. I love the player, but I think that for a higher end setup than what I've got there are better options.
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I'm currently rocking a 3rd Gen Nano + Tomahawk with an LOD and I have to agree with Chipp. The sound quality is amazing. I was listening to Beethovens 9th Symphony and it literally sent chills down my spine.
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what phones do u use
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Me? I'm a proud(and happy too) Sennheiser HD580 owner.
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hehe i just have a set of modded fx66s but they still sound great but i think if i put an amp it would but too much there already too loud but for my other head set i do need one
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Amplifiers do more than just boost volume, they also can deliver much more current to headphones and are designed to do it with much improved sound quality. However, in your case I think you'd only see marginal at best improvement.
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Can I squeeze in also with my MDR-V700DJ
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Amplifiers do more than just boost volume, they also can deliver much more current to headphones and are designed to do it with much improved sound quality. However, in your case I think you'd only see marginal at best improvement.
i will not only be using them for the earbuds, in fact i don't think all use them for the earbuds at all , there mostly for my cheap ahs515s
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naahh not my i pod i don't think i would ever be found dead with an i pod(no offense to any mac lovers just not a mac fan)
the Zen Vision:M will function the same way with a LOD.

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hehe i just have a set of modded fx66s but they still sound great but i think if i put an amp it would but too much there already too loud but for my other head set i do need one
the fx66's are pretty good. You can get portable amps with a gain of 1 or 2 that are designed for IEMs and other high sensitivity portable headphones. These don't really increase the volume much, but they offer much better sound quality.
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