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Any opinion on using Dragon Fly Black as DAC? Seems like it's a borderline case of being able to power the HD6xx. Appreciate the comment(s) in advance!
it should ,,, I have the v1.2 & can't wait to get the HD 6xx :))
It says about the DF black:
Direct-Coupled, Medium output — More than enough power to
successfully and gracefully drive a wide range of today's efficient
headphones. Although DF Black has a lower output voltage than
DF 1.2, its more advanced microcontroller and updated DAC chip
mean that it can deliver more musical texture and detail — even
when used with moderate-efficiency (~95-100dB/mW)
headphones. When used as a line-level device (volume set to
100%), DF Black's 1.2 volts provide enough power to drive all
preamplifier, integrated amplifier, or receiver inputs.
From Senneheiser site FAQ:
Warning (for California residents only): Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
- What amplifiers are recommended for Sennheiser headphones? Other than recommending the Sennheiser HDVD 800 and HDVA 600 amplifiers for our high end audiophile headphones we do not provide amplifier recommendations because there are simply too many factors (including cost, features, etc) that need to be accounted for when choosing an amplifier. For amplifier recommendations Sennheiser suggests that our customers check out this headphone forum (www.head-fi.org) where the moderators and member test a variety of different amplifiers of varying costs and features and can provide feedback on how the different amplifiers perform under different circumstances.