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SMSL VMV VA2 Headphone Amplifier

SMSL VMV VA2 Headphone Amplifier

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Very happy with the purchase.
Currently, I am just using basic PCM2704 USB DAC (waiting for M8 to arrive), but amp works and sounds fine.
It drives DT770/250Ohm fine (DT770 goes on HIGH gain output, of course), and Fidelio X2 is also very easily driven. Didn't bother trying anything else on it, I bought it to listen music not to test headphones.
It looks and feels like a quality product. We'll see how it handles the test of time.
I can't say I notice any difference between Magni 2U and VA2 in audio, both do the job very good and for $80 (plus shipping) that I paid for it, I am extremely satisfied.
I didn't know if I am going to like the volume control, but I am now in love with it, since it is extremely simple/easy to change the volume with a touch of a finger (while 'holding' amp with other finger), and since amp is sitting below the monitor this setup is perfect for my needs.
I will leave the 'highs are crisp, lows are subtle' type of comments to someone else, I just love listening to music.
Just about there! We've been in touch with the vendor regarding the group's order and they've let us know that they are still working to gather and pack the group's order for shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey. We will continue to check in with them throughout the fulfillment process and update the group again as soon as everything is en route to us!
Expect another update from us on 5/10 or sooner if something comes up.
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**EDIT: Pushing Date Out
Thanks again for joining this drop! We have submitted the group's order with the vendor for the SMSL VMV VA2 Headphone Amplifier and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where our warehouse team will break it up into individual orders and ship them. The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 5/13.
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Only in silver ? It's compatible with EU voltage ? Thanks
Profy
Yes. Only in silver. It only lists silver, therefore, only in silver. Who would've thought?
So just to be " objective" here I think (and hope) that these will be able to drive almost everything, my 600 ohms beyers to 32 ohms IEMs .. they look really, hence I joined the drop. I hope they are not extremely transparent as I currently own self made O2 amp which is transparent king, I want a bit more warmer sound and they might do the trick. I will be back with impressions once I have had the product. Any DAC recommendations for them apart form M8s ??
This headphone amp matches the SMSL M8 DAC. There is a P1 power supply for it but it doesn't list separately. They show all three pieces on thier web site Hey @will can this and maybe the short cables be had for folks with both pieces in a future drop?
wait a min, does the amp come with RCA cables?
Eudemon
It does not.
I got most of my short'ish cables from this website. http://www.knukonceptz.com/
They're preeeeeeeeety.
Yakov
thanks, they do look pretty
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The vendor informed us that the group's order was picked up and is on its way to our warehouse. Based on the tracking provided, the order is scheduled to arrive 4/13.
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Our vendor has informed us that inventory will become available to them within the next few days. They will be working hard to prepare this order for shipment and aim to send it from their location by the end of the week. We are currently trending for everything to be shipped out of our warehouse before the estimated ship date of 4/15.
Expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 4/11 or sooner if something comes up.
Thanks again for joining this drop! We have submitted the group's order with the vendor for the SMSL VMV VA2 Headphone Amplifier and they are working hard to prepare it for shipment.
As soon as the group's order is ready at the vendor's location, they will send the bulk shipment to our warehouse in New Jersey where our warehouse team will break it up into individual orders and ship them. The current estimated ship date from our warehouse is 4/15.
We will keep the group updated throughout the fulfillment process. You can expect an update from us by the end of the day Pacific Time on 4/4.
If you have any questions, please visit our Help Center (massdrop.com/helpcenter).
ArthurM
its end of the day now, no update :(
This is not for thos kind of people. This is a cheaply made Chinese amp. Nobody is throwing Audeze's at this thing. You're on the wrong product page, bruh
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I'd agree with you there. I bought a monoprice 3.5mm to RCA cable and a Magni 2U to power HD600's and DT880's because it made more sense to just use my motherboard since it was already available to me.
Now that I have an NFB-11 though, I can certainly see the purpose in having a good DAC, even for 16/44.1. The cost of a good DAC nowadays isn't very high though.
I've looked at the O2 and Schiit but stayed away because I need a warmer sounding amp and they're both neutral. The headphones I have are dark. I don't really want to bother with tubes, either.
Like, cables from the L/R audio ports from the back if your motherboard to a dedicated amp to headphones, because that's what I'm assuming he was going with.
Also, DAC is a process. Without it you wouldn't be hearing any sound. Just 1s and 0s.
by any chance with this power https://www.massdrop.com/buy/beyerdynamic-dt990-600-ohm-all-black-everything no problemo? this Is just a temp setup untill I get enough money for something like an element from JDS Labs also I wont be running this with a dac just my motherboard
bit of a noob question but: is the audio in through red and white cables? or just explain how i can get sound from computer to amp to heahphone... Thanks
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you're on the wrong section of mass drop if you think your noisy motherboard on board audio is "good enough"
GabeW_57
=) The red and white plugs are "rca inputs", and each one supports a single audio channel input with rca connectors, like your "stereo" hearing, left and right. Your computer most likely has an audio output of a standard "trs" connector, which has both left and right channels on one connector. So you'll just need a "y-cable" splitter, as a simply "passive adapter". the cable then should have has one connector type one side, and one connector type no the other,with a split in the cable someplace where the stereo signals are separates into ends for the single channel rca connector. If you search "trs to rca", or "3.5mm trs to rca", you should get a slew of results of inexpensive cables for sale,. =) In some cases, your soundcard might have the rca outputs, which could be preferable in escaping a slight trs channel "crosstalk", and in some cases you might be able to output single channels from the card using "ts connectors" for the same, but i might be mistaken on that, and if it's even realistic, it might be a bit involved, and im afraid if improperly done might even damage equipment.., so i'll just suggest you look for a simple "trs to rca cable" for now, like I understand most people do, unless your super keen on investigation. :P ;-) Cheers.
They should also include the M8 ESS9018MK2 DAC and the P1 Power suply
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LiBoHanse
It'd be nice if there were more drops for stacks in general.
take the plunge on this one to complement existing M8 also brought from MD recently :)
Bought this for 90 on head-fi from a previous owner.
Can't say much about it since it's the first and only headphone amp I own.
It gets really loud, eh?
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According to many of the Chinese reviews, This amp is good for Sennheiser(HD600/650/700/800), won't be that nice for AKGs.
LiBoHanse
MtDew is only for gamers.
Not nice for filthy casuals.
Just me, or have there been a LOT of SMSL products on here lately?
Bought the Magni 2 Uber waiting for this instead, after having joined the SMSL M8 drop. Oh well.
1) does the amp have the dac built in? 2) this or the o2 amp+odac? Gonna use it for cans like k7xx Thanks for the help.
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that is to say maybe from the replaint's perspective, some unfamiliar digital transmissions scheme, like S/PDIF was used but with two channels, perhaps to cut down on jitter..?
Caiz
or something
hmmm cant find any review on this thing
Would this be a good purchase with ATH M50x'? I'm using the built-in DAC from my macbook which is pretty decent.
robinkomenda
A DAC is different from an amplifier. This is not a DAC, which you would need to use this with a computer. I think the M50x would pair fine with this amp considering their low impedance, but I would personally direct you to the Monoprice 111567 ($113 Amazon) and get it faster with Prime.
osmosis5733
thank you! i meant that the dac in the mbp is fine and i don't need to buy a dedicated dac for now. Only an amplifier.
How is this compared to the magni?