Thanx Epic, love the LS. Just feel the dac in the fx audio is holding it back
I won’t get into specifics right now, but wow just wow. This little amp makes all the difference on my clears. I’m currently outputting from the dac in my Monolith THX 788 and it sounds great, a noticeable difference over the 788 alone. Also listened briefly with my pair of 58x and it sounded very good. Can’t wait for the ENOG2pro to get here later this week.
Lets goo lol, I just think it’s an awesome amp for the price, a “clear” improvement with the clears. Def worth it imo
Oh well. Sounds like Zeos was wrong and I need to add the RNHP to the “too good for the price” list or something.
up to you but I do think the rnhp is very impressive for the price
Initial thoughts, The song so far that has shown me the refinement is Spanish Harlem by Rebecca Pidgeon.
Vocals aside there is a shaker in the background that sounds more like one of those plastic hand clappers on the THX, on the RNHP it sounds actually wooden and hollow.
Around 2:00 minutes there is a piano, it sounds like a Casio keyboard on the THX vs an actual piano in the RNHP. I took piano lessons as a kid and I defiantly know what one sounds like. The RNHP hands down sound more realistic when compared to the THX
What headphone were you using?
Yeah lol, personally I think the rnhp is an upgrade in every aspect except power over thx (now you might see why I push it a bit especially with the clears or other higher end headphones lol). That amp imo is a good example of neutral accuracy but still natural sound imo
Next song is Maiden Voyage by Leny Andrade. The cymbals around 33 seconds sound worlds more refined on the RNHP vs the THX. The RNHP sounds extremely resolving and buttery smooth at the same time. The THX has a harsher , sharpness and is about 65- 70% as resolving.
There is a difference for sure. I’m about to try other headphones
I can tell a minor difference with the Hifiman HE4XX the Beyerdynamic DT880 sound pretty magical on the RNHP. Partly due to the bottom end bump along with the finesse the RNHP has
Grado sounds noticeably better on the RNHP as well. The RNHP isn’t as bright sounding as the THX.
I think I can explain the amps this way.
The RNHP is like a really well-cooked steak, it’s perfect the way it is.
The THX 888 is like having that same steak delivered and before you bite into it the server just starts shaking a ton of seasoning on it.
The THX processing is super obvious with A/B testing. Everything has extra sparkle it’s like the music went to the Oprah show and she just started giving out extra sparkle.
“YOU GET SOME SPARKLE, YOU SET SOME SPARKLE, EVERYONE GETS SPARKLE”
I will say though with the 600ohm Beyerdynamics I have to nearly max out the volume, but there is no detectable noise or distortion at that volume.
If you want more out of it, you can use 3.5mm in on the rnhp and get more gain if needed
Thanks, that’s nice to know I’ve been using the balanced from the Enog
“Turns off SP200, Adjust volume on RNHP and continues with life”
So, after some more experience with it, would you say thx is endgame lol (as some do)?
M0N continues his crusade against THX… feeling just a bit more satisfied by another victory in his long fought war
This statement confused me a bit, and I’m not with the amp yet to try this out. Why does 3.5mm in provide more gain?