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post #31 of 71
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Originally Posted by Moltar View Post
64 OHM's is nothing to worry about. My Xonar drives them just fine. If anything my sound card is a bit overboard for them. Now, my HD800's on the other hand definitely require an amp because of their much higher impedance.
My $60 tube headphone amp. (from China) makes all my headphones sound better.
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post #32 of 71
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My $60 tube headphone amp. (from China) makes all my headphones sound better.
Hm.. I am considering A700 and bare backing it for a while.. >.<;

I know the ad700 are usually rated over them but, a lot of people are saying the a700 sound stage doesn't leave you wanting and gives some nice detail too.
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It really depends on the DAC. Pair a decent DAC, $100, and the A700's, also $100, and you are right at your $200 limit.
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http://www.astrogaming.com/products/detail/69/MixAmp/

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836150074

Look about right?

Hoping that would be enough sound stage.. and wondering if I can scrounge up 50$ extra...
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http://www.astrogaming.com/products/detail/69/MixAmp/

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836150074

Look about right?

Hoping that would be enough sound stage.. and wondering if I can scrounge up 50$ extra...
is a better microphone.
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Awesome now if I can just settle on anything else
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Awesome now if I can just settle on anything else
That's the microphone I've been trying to recommend to you this whole time.
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That's the microphone I've been trying to recommend to you this whole time.
lol.. I am sorry I didn't even realize you made a mic recommendation.

I have also seen recommendations for mixamp which (with shipping) is like 150$ by itself x.x

Needs, moar munneh.
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Awesome now if I can just settle on anything else
I say get the AT M50 and get an amp later on. I don't think you should limit yourself to two items to meet a budget. Get a nice pair of headphones then get a nice amp later on and you'll appreciate it even more.
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post #40 of 71
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I say get the AT M50 and get an amp later on. I don't think you should limit yourself to two items to meet a budget. Get a nice pair of headphones then get a nice amp later on and you'll appreciate it even more.
Maybe Akg 601's?
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