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So... Schiit Jotunheim vs Grace M9XX
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Schiit is in the low-end of audio quality. But, so are their prices. I've auditioned most of their amps (including the Jotenhiem), and disliked or was unimpressed by most of them. Only the Mjolnir 2 with high-end tubes is a keeper. However, the Jotenhiem (as an amp, didn't bother with DAC module as I already have much better) is pretty good; it was comparable to the Ragnarok except was just a step down in terms of dimentionality (ie, the illusion of body / presence of instruments). The Mjolnir 2 with high-end NOS tubes beats the Joutenhiem handily...but also costs $1,000 once you factor in the tubes.
I'll also note that the Joutenhiem was a poor match with the TH-900. The Deckard (which is basically a tweaked Matrix B-Stage) was significantly better than both the Joutenhiem AND the Ragnarok with the TH-900, which is why I ended up selling the Ragnarok and returning the Joutenhiem. Using the HE-6, the Joutenhiem was obviously not amp enough -- it didn't collapse like the Deckard did, but it was clearly insufficient to get the best of the HE-6.
Now, I'm running a pair of Utopias (with an eBay balanced cable set) off the Mjolnir 2 with Reflektor 1975 Silver Shields ($100 a tube) and I'm fully satisfied. I'll be selling my HE-6 and TH-900.