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Old 06-14-2009, 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by saratoga View Post
That guy asked about improving quality though, not increasing the volume. I assume he probably had a player that went a little louder then the clip (which is a bit quieter then most at 0dB).

Now I admit I only listened to the HD201s on a PC so volume wasn't a problem for me. But still given that an E5 is almost as expensive, I'd recommend he buy new headphones in order to get better sound. A fiio is just going to give him 3dB of bass boost and some extra volume he probably doesn't really need.
From his original post.....
Originally posted by OmegaChrono
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I'm looking to get an headphone amplifier for my Sennheiser HD 201 headphones. I don't really much about headphone amplifiers other than that they're supposed make them sound better. I also don't want to spend a great deal of money, (maybe around $50?). I'm mostly hoping to improve the bass to be at least comparable to the KOSS KSC75s which I use for running.
Look, I do agree with you that for his $50 budget he could most likely have found different headphones that sounded better than the 201's. I spent $69 (a little more, but worth it) and jumped into a whole new level of sound quality.

But really, all I did was answer his question for him, and for less money than he was willing to spend. So is that really bad advice?
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