(+) Topping NX1

Extremely affordable, I added this to my growing list of gadgets to give my 300 Ohm headphones a boost when busy trying to reproduce quietly-mastered music (in loud surroundings).

Basically, the NX1 performs very well, with near zero output impedance, high signal to noise ratio, ruler flat frequency response, no distortion to speak of, and high output. I have to admit, I’m very pleasantly surprised. I can’t even hear any hiss with my Shures.” [from the headfi.org forums]

Posted by Volkher Hofmann

Volkher Hofmann (deus62) has been blogging on and off since the 1990s and deus62.com is all that is left. He loves music, literature, drumming and, most of all, real life. He thinks the open web is much more important than social networks, closed-in ecosystems and other severely commercialized online endeavors.

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