When you buy a pair of what I consider to be one of the best headphones in existence I can only say please don’t drive them with a normal amp no matter how good as the headphone jack on them is always an afterthought. Luxman make a superb range of dedicated headphone amps and I would thoroughly recommend one of them. I have the Luxman P-750u which is one of the best headamps made and although pricey it will outlast you and give many many years of trouble free service. I use mine to drive a pair of Sennheiser HD800 phones and these phones are a notoriously difficult load and my headamp makes it a walk in the park.. I did have the pleasure of having a pair of 1266 Phi for a weekend and they were wonderful to listen to but at the time I couldn’t afford them but I will say that my amp made them sound wonderful. They were dynamic and superbly detailed and I was so sad to hand them back. If you can afford a Luxman amp for them you will I am sure have a supreme setup.
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