I am looking for a preamplifier with the following:
2 inputs minimum, 3 preferred
Possibly 2 outputs
High-Quality headphone amp to drive HD600s
Price range of $500-$800 (might be pushed slightly if needed...)
The preamps I've seem so far that have these features are from ASL, and I think the Sudgen Headmaster?
You might try the Audio Electronic Supply AE-3. If you call they will add a headphone circuit. If you buy the kit assembled it runs $600.00 plus about $75 for the headphone option.
I built one just for my HD 600's and am pleased with the results.
but you will need another headphone amp though.. or just use the headphone jack from your CDP...
I only have this Transformer Volume Control for less than 12 hrs... But I can hear and see its potentials....
It's only wires and no resistors involved... use S&B, TVC, to do a search for it... or visit Bentaudio.com
I have the ASL LH-01. It is a fine-sounding preamp but I think it's a little too noisy for my tastes or just a poor match for the high gain on the Waves. The headphone out sounds very, very good and much quiter for some reason.
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