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Hi Guys,

Anyone have one of these or any experience with it? Have seen some reviews that talk about it being the amp for HD800 and LCD-4, or high impedance HPs. Thanks.

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I bought one in 2017 (I use HD800S) and it's simply perfect, too bad that the guy who used to build them passed away some months ago. 

Perfect clarity, punch, stereo image, separation, detail, plenty of power... Other commercial amps don't even come close. 

 

I've been using mine for mixing and mastering in my studio for a couple years, recently did a big monitor and acoustics upgrade and I'm not using headphones as much anymore. I might consider selling it for a good offer. 

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On 17/01/2020 at 1:02 AM, Rbdm said:

I bought one in 2017 (I use HD800S) and it's simply perfect, too bad that the guy who used to build them passed away some months ago. 

Perfect clarity, punch, stereo image, separation, detail, plenty of power... Other commercial amps don't even come close. 

 

I've been using mine for mixing and mastering in my studio for a couple years, recently did a big monitor and acoustics upgrade and I'm not using headphones as much anymore. I might consider selling it for a good offer. 

Where did you buy it? Tried googling, got no where.

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On 03/02/2020 at 10:55 AM, Bengineer said:

Where did you buy it? Tried googling, got no where.

Directly from the guy, via e-mail. As I said, he sadly passed away, and I think it was just him, because since he passed they took down the website and everything. Very sad, he made great products and was a sweet person. 

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