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desktop amp to add more bass impact to Sennheiser HD800

I'm looking for a desktop amp/dac to add more bass to my hd800's. Tips and brand names would be greatly appreciated.

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EQ or different headphones are your only options.

Or a boob tube thats has a output impedance like no other. 

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Sure, if you hate damping.

Wouldnt be a problem if OP just paid for headphones he liked in the first place.

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I'm looking for a desktop amp/dac to add more bass to my hd800's. Tips and brand names would be greatly appreciated.

You'll be best off looking for EQ, which can be done in software, though seeing as you have HD800's a hardware solution might be more suited. I use foobar for music and that has a built in EQ, I would look for an EQ in/for your platform and go from there. No need to spend money if it can be done for free :)

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Try out a headphone amp if you want. You already spent a ton on the headphones an extra $100 shouldnt hurt. The Monoprice headphone amp would be a good start. Also what are you currently using with the headphones?

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It's not going to get any better, the HD800 is designed to have an accurate bass response, not overly bassy.

 

If you want something overly bassy, sell them and buy something else.

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Try out a headphone amp if you want. You already spent a ton on the headphones an extra $100 shouldnt hurt. The Monoprice headphone amp would be a good start. Also what are you currently using with the headphones?

 

Solid, throwing good money after bad.

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If you're looking for more bass on HD800, I'd say just sell it and grab LCD-X. EQing such a high end headphone... idk

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An amplifier that adds bass is a bad amplifier.

 

Well... there's bottle head crack and schiit valhalla

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Well... there's bottle head crack and schiit valhalla

 

How does the Valhalla add bass if the frequency response is -3dB from 10Hz to 200kHz.

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How does the Valhalla add bass if the frequency response is -3dB from 10Hz to 200kHz.

 

but can't you roll tubes to have FR that adds bass?

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but can't you roll tubes to have FR that adds bass?

 

Tubes are dumb. In our advanced society we have no need for such antiques, which is why we've literally stopped making them for any reason outside of phishing for audiopeelz.

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Tubes are dumb. In our advanced society we have no need for such antiques, which is why we've literally stopped making them for any reason outside of phishing for audiopeelz.

 

I'm sorta whatever with tubes, if it creates distortion / make the music warmer and people seem to like it, it's fine for me. Same goes for amp if it's designed to boost certain frequency, I just prefer my amp to provide clean power and that's it

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I'm sorta whatever with tubes, if it creates distortion / make the music warmer and people seem to like it, it's fine for me. Same goes for amp if it's designed to boost certain frequency, I just prefer my amp to provide clean power and that's it

 

I'd be ambivalent about tubes if it weren't possible to achieve the exact same thing with DSP.

 

But no, people like the "experience" of tube rolling.

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I'd be ambivalent about tubes if it weren't possible to achieve the exact same thing with DSP.

 

But no, people like the "experience" of tube rolling.

 

It's not surprising, considering a lot of people who do tube rolling are middle age or older. 

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I'm sorta whatever with tubes, if it creates distortion / make the music warmer and people seem to like it, it's fine for me. Same goes for amp if it's designed to boost certain frequency, I just prefer my amp to provide clean power and that's it

 

I don't mind other people liking those things, I mind people telling other people they will like any particular amp without actually mentioning those things that cause them to like it.

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