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Old Nov 6, 2012, 06:50 PM   #1
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Best Headphone Amp (with or without DAC) for iphone

i searched around the web and i stumbled on this fiio amps.

Fiio

were they sound good?

anyone who had better suggestions? thanks.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 06:54 PM   #2
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I have a Fiio E17 and it is very good for the money, it drives my Hifiman HE-400 planers great. There are better portable headphones amps out there but be prepared to fork out the $$$ What cans are you looking at driving?
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 07:05 PM   #3
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I have a Fiio E17 and it is very good for the money, it drives my Hifiman HE-400 planers great. There are better portable headphones amps out there but be prepared to fork out the $$$ What cans are you looking at driving?
my budget is up to 200 dollars only and i wan't it to be as portable as they are because i wanted to use it on my iphone when driving or walking around.
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my budget is up to 200 dollars only and i wan't it to be as portable as they are because i wanted to use it on my iphone when driving or walking around.
What headphones will you be running off it?
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 07:16 PM   #5
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What headphones will you be running off it?
i wanted to use either BOSE OE2 Bose Oe2

or

Logitech UE 4000

Logitech UE 4000
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i wanted to use either BOSE OE2 Bose Oe2

or

Logitech UE 4000

Logitech UE 4000
I don't think either of those headphones needs an amp.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 08:22 PM   #7
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I don't think either of those headphones needs an amp.
Yeah, neither of those need an amp. Most portable headphones/IEM's don't. Take that $200 and get better headphones instead.

For further reading. www.head-fi.com
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 08:44 PM   #8
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Yeah, neither of those need an amp. Most portable headphones/IEM's don't. Take that $200 and get better headphones instead.

For further reading. www.head-fi.com

thanks. as of now i am using sony MDR ZX100 and i am quite curious about sound improvements when using headphone amps. thanks for the link.
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