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Amp for Sennheiser HD600 Headphones??

Discussion in 'Monitoring & Headphones' started by protone, Nov 9, 2005.

  1. protone

    protone Guest

    I'm buying HD600 phones. I just don't have any experience with professional headphone amps, so I'm going to need your help once again! What do you recommend?
  2. ghellquist

    ghellquist Guest

    I like the Benchmark DAC1. It has a very good DA and very good headphone amp.

  3. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Moderator

    Feb 23, 2005
    Grace Design, baby! Their headphone amps ROCK! I have the now-discontinued M901, and their new M902 is loaded with features that make it a "miniature monitor controller" for your entire monitor rig. Seriously, I have never found a pair of 'phones that my 901 couldn' drive CLEAN and LOUD. Grado, Sennheiser, AKG, Sony, they all sound extra-sweet driven by that puppy! You might get lucky and find an M901 on E-bay that somebody is selling to get an M902!
  4. formula4

    formula4 Guest

    Musical Fidelity are nice. :wink:
  5. huub

    huub Guest

    I have an hd600 and I love it!..interestingly it's not so critcal what amp you use..ofcourse it is critical, but my hd25 really sounds different on different phoneamps, whereas my hd 600 basically soubds the same on any decent phoneamp..(the one on my mackie vlz actually sounds supernice,)
  6. protone

    protone Guest

    Thank you all!

    Musical Fidelity x-can v3 seems like a good choice for me. And it's not too expensive.

    Grace Design m902 seems very good too, but it's a lot of money just for headphone amplification.

    Have to think about this for a while... I'll see if I can find some dealers in Finland so I could check them out. Thanks!

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