If you have actually just ever heard your headphones plugged into a daily amp, or a computer system, the M1 HPA will be a revelation.It's a dedicated headphone amplifier efficient in driving any set of cans to extraordinary levels of efficiency. Whatever your source, you'll hear the music open up, revealing greater scale, extension and detail.The trick to the M1 HPA's sensational noise is its pure Class A amplifier design, which is paired with a high-current, low-noise power supply. This combination provides the M1 HPA the ability to drive any headphone without distortion.Its skills don't end there: the M1 HPA likewise works as a top quality pre-amplifier. The M1 HPA has actually currently received much praise: the Hi-Fi Option review stated "you may have to pay fives times the HPA's asking price to considerably much better its efficiency", while the Hi-Fi News group test concluded: "on outstanding noise, centers and value for money, the M1 HPA is a clear winner."M1HPA - Design and BuildThe M1 HPA builds on years of headphone amp knowledge to deliver an item that will change your solo listening sessions.Its pure Class A design delivers the exact same exceptional sonic features with headphones as full-size Class A amplifiers do with speakers. Not heard a Class A amp prior to? Expect to enjoy a richer, fuller, smoother noise, with greater bass extension.As the Hi-Fi Option review of the M1 HPA puts it: "Pick your headphones intelligently and you'll have a package that rivals the sonic performan
Pure 'Class A' Headphone Amp and Preamp
Less than .0005% distortion
Extraordinarily low output impedance
Onboard 16-bit, 48 kHz DAC
Three inputs: two line-level and one USB (from computers etc.) as well as two headphone sockets on the front panel and a loop out facility.