HWZ Forums

Login Register FAQ Mark Forums Read

HD800 + PHA-3

Like Tree1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 19-02-2015, 01:57 AM   #16
Arch-Supremacy Member
 
weng's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Posts: 24,977
you really don't need thousands of dollars of amp to really drive this cans well.

when i heard of schiit , i was skeptical at first.
but they really made some good stuffs at a affordable range.

valhalla2 is a good tube amp for this cans.
very pleased with my bifrost uber usb and valhalla2 powering the hd800.
try some schiit. again, ymmv.
Ya there will be some value for money amps. Borrow from car talks... "Power without control" is just half done. Going loud is one thing, finesse is another.
weng is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-02-2015, 11:59 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Posts: 2,353
The CNY break is long and after 2 days, I was tempted and bought the iDSD Micro to use its DAC feature and pair it with my new amplifier coming next week. Still charging the iDSD Micro as I was told it needed 24 hours charging for maximum performance (according to the staff as well as from the iDSD manual).
crazypaladin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-02-2015, 10:13 AM   #18
Arch-Supremacy Member
 
dqwong's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 22,286
Also your hd800 will scale very well with good DAC or expose the flaws of a bad dac.
dqwong is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Important Forum Advisory Note
This forum is moderated by volunteer moderators who will react only to members' feedback on posts. Moderators are not employees or representatives of HWZ. Forum members and moderators are responsible for their own posts.

Please refer to our Terms of Service for more information.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On