EF2C USB-DAC Tube Headphone Amp by HiFiMan. Sublime and Organic.
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Like you, we are insanely picky on every product we carry. After listening to all the headphones at all the audio shows we narrowed down the best of the best. Time and time again, HiFiMan rose to the top. All the rave reviews. Amazing claims that some are the best in the world convinced us to provide our customers with these headphones and headphone amps.
Audio Video Magazine: Best Hi-End Headphones 2016. Soundstage 2015 Product of the Year. HiFi+ Cost-no-object Headphone. CES 2016 Innovations Award. C|Net "Quite possibly the best-sounding headphones in the world.
Sublime and Organic Tone from the Vacuum Tube
Combines the beautiful, warm sounding of the vacuum tube with the advantages of low distortion and high S/N rate from the solid-state amplifier.
The hybrid design employs two 6J1 tubes for its input stage and incorporates the OPA2604 along with discrete components for its output.
Hybrid Design: Vacuum Tube + Solid State PerformanceThe hybrid design employs two 6J1 tubes for its input stage and incorporates the OPA2604 along with discrete components for its output.
Step Potentiometer for Improved Volume Control
The Step Potentiometer is designed for precise control and accurate channel balance (with less than 0.0001 in errors). This results in excellent channel balance and soundstage.
Hi-Fi Sound Quality
The EF2C is meticulously designed for discriminating music listeners who demand performance and value.
Style and Power
A compact desktop design with an integrated USB-DAC inherits the power and performance from the EF2A. The EF2C is the perfect match for most PC-driven audiophile headphones.
"very good treble extension and bass tightness. Like most hybrid amps it probably sounds 2/3 solid state and 1/3 tube. Very good dynamics, yet smooth. Transients are punchy without being overly dry." -- actual user
Input Impedance: 47k Ohms
Max. Power Output: 600mW@35 Ohms
Tubes: 6J1 x2
Line-in Max. Output: 4.6V Distortion: 2%
USB DAC Max. Output: 3.2V Distortion: 0.46%
Dimensions: 5.7"x 4.3" x 3.1"
Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
Weight: 3lbs (1.36kg)
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