DAC/Amp Combo (for HD6XX) for or under $350

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Please suggest any DAC/Amp combo for the HD6XX for or under $350.
Requirement:
- companies with good QC (quality control)
- reliable customer service
- preferably all-in-one, though separate units are allowed
- preferable not a Schiit products due to noticeably poor QC and somewhat unreliable customer service deemed by some
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ohsigmachi
231
Mar 30, 2018
I have the DV 336SE OTL amp and Grace SDAC, HD6XX s are ordered.
Currently using Beyerdynamic DT990 and they are still pretty bright. Once then Senns get in I'll probably get a set up tube for each pair of cans.
dudethere
2
Mar 28, 2018
do NOT buy from Schiit. Their QC and customer service is Shitt. Here is my video detailing this fact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku2qcYoOBuQ
Jackula
1724
Aug 8, 2017
Maybe a DarkVoice 336SE that's currently dropped for $200, but then tube rolling can get expensive fast! Alternatively a Matrix Quattro or M-Stage. If you need a DAC, an ODAC for $100 USD is probably the best DAC at this price point.
Leethal
1
Aug 6, 2017
Apogee Groove is the most budget solution that is worthy of these cans imo
Leethal
1
Aug 6, 2017
Apogee Groove.
Juka
178
Aug 2, 2017
Ehh At this price point, there is no such thing as value. You should examine the build and features to determine which is worth the money. They both do they same thing
Alexdre119
110
Aug 2, 2017
If you want portable, look at the Oppo HA-2SE. Very well built, excellent sound quality, powers my HD650s easily, and the customer serivce is top notch.
PigmonkeY
1062
Aug 1, 2017
http://www.audio-gd.com/Pro/Headphoneamp/NFN1128/NFB1128EN.htm
For 330, the NFB 11.28 covers all your bases. I doubt you can find a bad word about them except that you have to e-mail with china to get one.
There are only a few sets of cans that it won't power, and you'll never own them.
PigmonkeY
1062
Aug 3, 2017
Thanks for clearing this one up. Has it really been far as decided to use even go want to do look more like, though?
Zenith-Lucifer
57
Aug 3, 2017
I've read a couple of reviews on many of Audio-GD's DACs and amplifiers; some (around a quarter) said that their build quality is mediocre, relative to JDS Labs and Schiit (and many mainstream DAC/amplifier manufacturers), although they provide "better" sounds than the two. Their customer service is a bit sketchy according to some.
Juka
178
Aug 1, 2017
Hmm it feels like this question gets asked at least weekly for this exact headphone. Maybe massdrop should collab with a DAC/Amp MFG for this price point.
For the OP get an O2+ODAC combo or a JDS Element
Zenith-Lucifer
57
Aug 2, 2017
Is the JDS Labs - The Element a better value for the HD6XX than the O2+ODAC combo?