Just curious, what are the other amps? :)
As much as I love the Euforia, I could never see it being my only headphone amp unless my only headphones were Focals or Senns *and* I was absolutely sure I could live with the degree of wetness long-term. Sure, tube rolling can change a lot with this amp, but that bloom will always be there. Gotta love that sound if it'll be your only amp.
Apex Teton and Toolshed Darling Amp. Really loving the Toolshed Darling amp and reminds me of the Glenn OTL. Gorgeous build.
Not sure how I feel about the Teton yet and waiting on a few more rectifiers to come in. Have ear pads to roll on the Auteur and Verite. We’ll see after a few weeks.
@E_Schaaf The pairing of the HD650 and Euforia just stuck with me. Trying to find an amp that does the same with the Auteur/Verite.
@Phantaminum holy crap the Darling amp looks gorgeous... I look forward to your impressions!
Didn’t know you got the darling already, I’d like it if you PMed me your initial thoughts
I'd like it if you PMed him your deepest and most intimate thoughts. then put initial thoughts in a public thread.
Sometimes initial thoughts on big ticket items are best kept private in secret societies, masonry lodges and rotary clubs.
I'd much rather read someones review once they've lived with the component for a number of weeks and have a handle on how it performs rather than a stream of notes that change post to post and contradict earlier thoughts as more recordings, gear pairings, etc. are explored.
Just shot you a PM k4rstar but as a caveat this is day two with both amps. Once I have a full two weeks with both amps I’ll post something small. A bigger review may come later if time permits.
Did you offload the Oblivion already?
Not yet. I may soon as I'm moving towards high-z headphones exclusively.
I'd like to discuss your thoughts between the two via PM as well.
@famish99 Shoot me a PM with what amps you want thoughts on.
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