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DAC/Amp for DT880 600Ohm

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I've decided to buy a pair of Beyerdynamic DT880 600 ohm headphones. At the moment I have a Prodigy Cube DAC/Amp:

http://www.audiotrack.net/products/PDCUBE/spec/

I'm not sure it's capable of driving the Beyers though, so i'm thinking of doing an upgrade. I can spend $350 and would prefer a DAC/Amp in one unit.

It's primarily going to be used to play music (FLAC) and occasinally some movies. What would you suggest me to buy?
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For the price, it's gonna' be hard to beat the Essence ST. If you really don't want the internal solution, you could try a Audio-gd Compass
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I think a lot of people are happy with the musiland monitor. However it's really up to you how far you want to go in terms of sound quality. It could be as easy as an essence stx, or triple your budget and a real dac/amp like an used grace m902.
    
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