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Top 30+ Headphone Amps 2021

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  1. SPL Phonitor 2 Silver
  2. SPL Phonitor 2 Black
  3. SPL Phonitor One
  4. Lehmann Audio Linear Pro Black
  5. SPL 2Control black
  6. SPL Control One
  7. SPL Marc One
  8. SPL Pro-Fi Phonitor x black
  9. Rolls PS 16
  10. SPL Phonitor One d
  11. ART Headamp 6 Pro
  12. MOTU Monitor 8
  13. ART Headamp 6
  14. Presonus HP60
  15. Presonus HP4
  16. ART HeadAMP 4 Pro
  17. Millenium HA 4
  18. LD Systems HPA 4
  19. LD Systems HPA 1
  20. Darkglass Element Cabsim/Headph. Amp
  21. Blackstar amPlug2 FLY Bass
  22. Blackstar amPlug2 FLY Guitar
  23. Behringer Amp800
  24. Presonus HP2
  25. M-Audio Bass Traveler
  26. Millenium HP 1
  27. Rolls PM 52
  28. Rockman Guitar Ace
  29. XVive GA-3 Classic Guitar Micro Amp
  30. Harley Benton Rockplug Metal

1. SPL Phonitor 2 Silver

SPL Phonitor 2 Silver

Preamp / Monitor Controller

  • Switchable level adjustment: Consumer to pro level 1: 1, +6 dB, +12 dB
  • Line signal pre-amplification and headphone signal amplification for three sources
  • Loudspeaker playback simulation on headphones
  • Laterality control corrects uneven L/R loudness perception
  • Remote control volume control via motorized potentiometer
  • For all headphone types (dynamic, symmetrical, electrostatic)
  • 120 V Technology
  • Analog VU meter
  • Loudspeaker / Headphone mute function
  • 3x Stereo line input: 2x XLR L/R for source 1 and 2, as well as RCA L/R for source 3
  • Stereo line output: XLR
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Integrated power supply
  • Desktop format
  • Dimensions: 325 x 275 x 92 mm (with foot and volume control)
  • Weight: 4.6 kg
  • Colour: Silver

2. SPL Phonitor 2 Black

SPL Phonitor 2 Black

Preamp / Monitor Controller

  • Switchable level adjustment: Consumer to pro level 1: 1, +6 dB, +12 dB
  • Line signal pre-amplification and headphone signal amplification for three sources
  • Loudspeaker playback simulation on headphones
  • Laterality control corrects uneven L/R loudness perception
  • Remote control volume control via motorized potentiometer
  • For all headphone types: Dynamic, symmetrical, electrostatic
  • 120 V Technology
  • Analog VU meter
  • Loudspeaker / Headphone mute function
  • Integrated power supply
  • Desktop format
  • Dimensions: 325 x 275 x 92 mm

Connectors:

  • 3x Stereo line input: Source 1 and 2 XLR L/R, source 3 RCA L/R
  • Stereo line output: XLR
  • Stereo headphone output

3. SPL Phonitor One

SPL Phonitor One

Headphone Amplifier

  • For studio and hi-fi applications
  • Infinitely adjustable crossfeed function – crosstalk between the two stereo channels for more realistic surround sound
  • Pre-amplification by 2 Burr-Brown OPA 2134 SoundPlus operational amplifiers for extremely low noise and minimal distortion
  • THD + N (0 dBu, 10 Hz – 22 kHz, 600 O): 0.002%
  • Max. Input level: +22.5 dBu
  • Noise (A-weighted, 600 O): -97 dBu
  • Max. Output power (600 O): 2x 190 mW
  • Max. Output power (250 O): 2x 330 mW
  • Max. Output power (47 O): 2x 400 mW
  • Frequency response headphone output (- 3 dB): 10 – 200,000 Hz
  • Two switchable stereo inputs: 6.3 mm balanced TRS jack and unbalanced RCA
  • Headphone output: 6.3 mm stereo jack socket
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 210 x 49.6 x 220 mm
  • Weight: 1.45 kg

4. Lehmann Audio Linear Pro Black

Lehmann Audio Linear Pro Black

High End Headphone Amplifier

  • Input Impedance: 47 kOhm
  • Maximum gain: switchable 0 + 10 + 18 + 20 dB
  • Frequency range: 10 – 35,000 Hz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: > 95 dB at gain 0 dB
  • Output: 300 Ohm / 200 mW, 60 Ohm / 400 mW
  • Output Impedance: 5 Ohm
  • Power consumption: approx. 10 W
  • Connections: 2 x XLR-Combo balanced
  • Internal power supply
  • Device dimensions (W x H x D): 110 x 44 x 280 mm
  • Weight: 2.1 kg
  • Colour: Black

5. SPL 2Control black

SPL 2Control black

Speaker & Headphone Monitoring Controller

  • All-analogue design
  • Connection and selection of two stereo sources
  • Two stereo speaker sets and two headphones can be connected and controlled independently
  • Additional mono speaker output for subwoofer
  • Crossfeed control
  • XLR inputs and outputs
  • 2 Stereo jack headphone outputs on the front
  • Large volume knob
  • Colour: Black

6. SPL Control One

SPL Control One

Monitor Controller

  • 2 Outputs for connecting two pairs of speakers (A / B)
  • Output A with additional subwoofer out
  • Off switch for the monitor section
  • 1 Stereo TRS jack input and 1 stereo TS jack input
  • Stereo TS jack line output loops the selected signal through unchanged
  • Three monitoring modes: stereo, mono and L / R> R / L (reverses the stereo image from L / R to R / L)
  • Infinitely adjustable crossfeed function – crosstalk between the two stereo channels for a more realistic surround sound
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Frequency response of analog inputs and outputs: 10 – 200,000 Hz
  • Max. Output power headphone output (600 ohms): 2x 190 mW
  • Max. Output power headphone output (250 Ohm): 2x 330 mW
  • Max. Output power headphone output (47 Ohm): 2x 400 mW
  • Input level (max.): 22.5 dBu
  • Dimensions: 210 x 49.6 x 220 mm
  • Weight: 1.45 kg

7. SPL Marc One

SPL Marc One

Monitor Controller and Audio Interface

  • Monitor controller with 2 outputs for connecting two pairs of speakers (A / B)
  • Output A with additional subwoofer out
  • Off switch for the monitor section
  • 1 Stereo TRS jack input and 1 stereo TS jack input
  • Stereo TS jack Line Out loops the selected signal through unchanged
  • Three monitoring modes: stereo, mono and L / R> R / L (reverses the stereo image from L / R to R / L)
  • Infinitely adjustable crossfeed function – crosstalk between the two stereo channels for a more realistic surround sound
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Interface with 32 bit AD / DA converter
  • Sampling frequencies up to 768 kHz PCM
  • DSD playback up to DSD4 or DSD256
  • Latency-free monitoring
  • Class Compliant Interface for Mac and IOS
  • System requirements Windows: Win 7, 8 and 10
  • Dimensions: 210 x 49.6 x 220 mm
  • Weight: 1.55 kg

8. SPL Pro-Fi Phonitor x black

SPL Pro-Fi Phonitor x black

Preamplifier / Monitor controller

  • Suitable for all headphones with impedances from 10 ohms
  • Balanced and unbalanced analogue inputs and outputs (XLR, RCA)
  • Laterality: Extreme fine balance control
  • Mono / Stereo switching
  • Maximum output power: 2 x 3.7 W (at 120 ohms)
  • Frequency range: 10 Hz to 300 kHz (-3 dB)
  • Total harmonic distortion: 0.00091% (KH), 0.00085% (line)
  • Dynamic range: 135.5 dB (KH), 136.3 dB (line)
  • Linear power supply with toroidal transformer
  • Power consumption: Max. 40 VA
  • Stand-by power consumption: 0.7 W
  • Aluminium front and lid
  • Housing made of powder-coated sheet steel
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 278 x 100 x 335 mm (with foot and volume control)
  • Weight: 4.3 kg
  • Colour: Black
  • Made in Germany

9. Rolls PS 16

Rolls PS 16

Personal Monitor Power Center

  • PS-16 provides signals for up to 4 of the models PM-50, PM-50 OB or PM-351
  • Inputs: XLR + 6.3 mm jack, transformer-balanced XLR inputs
  • 4x Stereo 6.3 mm jack outputs

10. SPL Phonitor One d

SPL Phonitor One d

Headphone Amplifier

  • Powerful headphone amplifier for studio and hi-fi applications
  • Infinitely adjustable crossfeed function – crosstalk between the two stereo channels for more realistic surround sound
  • Digital input with 32 bit DA converter
  • Class Compliant
  • Support of sampling frequencies up to 768 kHz PCM as well as playback of DSD (DSD4 or DSD256)
  • Pre-amplification by 2 Burr-Brown OPA 2134 SoundPlus operational amplifiers for extremely low noise and minimal distortion
  • THD + N (0 dBu, 10 Hz – 22 kHz, 600 O): 0.002%
  • Max. Input level: +22.5 dBu
  • Noise (A-weighted, 600 O): -97 dBu
  • Max. Output power (600 O): 2x 190 mW
  • Max. Output power (250 O): 2x 330 mW
  • Max. Output power (47 O): 2x 400 mW
  • Frequency response headphone output (- 3 dB): 10 – 200,000 Hz
  • Three switchable stereo inputs: 6.3 mm balanced TRS jack
  • Unbalanced RCA and USB
  • Headphone output: 6.3 mm stereo jack socket
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 210 x 49.6 x 220 mm
  • Weight: 1.45 kg

11. ART Headamp 6 Pro

ART Headamp 6 Pro

6-Channel Headphone Amplifier

  • Bass and treble separately adjustable
  • 8-Segment LED chains for each channel and bus
  • XLR and jack inputs are 6.3 mm balanced
  • Headphone outputs front and back
  • Aux input
  • Format: 19″, 1U

12. MOTU Monitor 8

MOTU Monitor 8

Headphone amplifier

  • Combination of 24 x 16 x 8 monitor mixer, 6 channel headphone amplifier and USB/AVB audio interface
  • 24 Inputs
  • 8 Stereo bus outputs
  • 2 Monitor systems connectable via main and AUX output
  • 6 Independent monitor groups
  • Up to 12 headphones, 6 stage monitors and 4 in-ear monitoring systems can be conencted
  • Internal DSP for mixing with 48 channels
  • 12 Stereo busses
  • 32 Bit floating point processing
  • Modeled analog EQ
  • Vintage compression and classic reverb
  • Flexible routing
  • Standalone mixer with control function via iPad, iPhone, tablet, smartphone and laptop
  • AVB Network function
  • USB 2.0 connector
  • 2x ADAT input
  • Design: 19″ / 1 U

13. ART Headamp 6

ART Headamp 6

6 Channel Headphone Amplifier

  • Six independent headphone amplifiers with high output power
  • Possibility of simultaneous use of up to 18 headphones
  • Three headphone outputs on every channel: one on the front side, two on the back side
  • Stereo aux input on every channel (front side), balance/mix control on every channel featuring twofold usage
  • More selectable monitor settings on every channel: Stereo, mono left, mono right, mono left + right
  • 4 Segment LED level indicator and volume control on every channel
  • Level control and 8 segment LED level indicator on the main input
  • Direct input on the front side
  • XLR- and jack inputs and -outputs (to connect several devices)
  • Design: 19″, 1 U

14. Presonus HP60

Presonus HP60

6-Channel headphone amplifier

  • 6x Independent ultra low-noise headphone amplifier
  • 150 mW per channel
  • With output control
  • 2x Stereo input (A and B) with symm. 6.3 mm jack connectors
  • Additional stereo input for every channel with level control
  • Mix control between input A and B
  • Talkback for separate microphones with XLR connector
  • Direct stereo line output on every channel (1/4″ jack)
  • Size: 19″/1 U
  • Incl. Power supply

15. Presonus HP4

Presonus HP4

4-Channel Headphone Amplifier

  • With monitor control
  • 4 Separately adjustable stereo headphone outputs: 6.3 mm Stereo headphone
  • Maximum output power: 130 mW per channel
  • Distortion factor <0.5% THD + N to 60 ohm load
  • Frequency range: 20 – 20,000 Hz
  • THD / N: <0.0025% (input and output)
  • Recommended earphone impedance: 32 – 600 ohms
  • Balanced line input: 6.3 mm jack, L/R
  • Balanced monitor output for connecting the studio monitor or for looping to additional headphones: 6.3 mm jack, L/R
  • Monitor level as the main volume controller of the studio monitor
  • Mute switch for monitor output
  • Mono switch for headphone outputs
  • Dimensions: 140 x 140 x 45 mm
  • Weight: 2.27 kg

16. ART HeadAMP 4 Pro

ART HeadAMP 4 Pro

5-Channel Headphone Amplifier

  • Volume control for each channel
  • XLR input for external talkback microphone
  • Switchable phantom power
  • 4 Aux inputs for headphone outputs
  • Talkback to one or all outputs individually selectable
  • Inputs: 2 x 6.3 mm jack balanced, 5 x jack stereo, 1 x XLR balanced
  • Outputs: 4 x 6.3 mm jack stereo
  • Connection for optional footswitch
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 150 x 44.5 x 165 mm
  • Includes power supply

17. Millenium HA 4

Millenium HA 4

Stereo headphone amplifier

  • 4-Channel
  • Separate volume control for each channel
  • 1 Input with 6,3 mm stereo jack
  • 4 outputs with 6,3 mm stereo jack
  • Includes 12 V power supply
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 129 x 30 x 83 mm

18. LD Systems HPA 4

LD Systems HPA 4

4-Channel headphone amplifier

  • 4 Adjustable headphone outputs
  • 6.3 mm Stereo jack connectors
  • RCA L / R and 6.3 mm jack input
  • Switchable mono stereo
  • Operates with external DC power supply
  • Max. output power: 4x 100 mW
  • Input impedance: 1 kOhm
  • Incl. 24 V DC power supply

19. LD Systems HPA 1

LD Systems HPA 1

In Ear Headphones Amplifier

  • 2 XLR Inputs
  • Stereo/ mono/ mixed mode
  • Frequency range: 20 – 40,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 16 Ohm
  • Volume knob
  • Balance/ mix knob
  • Stereo – mono/ focus switch
  • 3.5 mm Stereo jack output
  • 3.5 mm jack aux input
  • Integrated limiter
  • Operated with 9 V battery
  • Signal LED: signal (green)/ peak (yellow)
  • Robust plastic housing
  • Dimensions: 80 x 42.5 x 133 mm
  • Suitable power adaptor available: Art. 367029 (not included)

20. Darkglass Element Cabsim/Headph. Amp

Darkglass Element Cabsim/Headph. Amp

Darkglass Element Cabsim/Headphone Amp; Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar & Bass; practical practice tool; intuitive operation using three fully-tactile slider potentiometers with positioning LED’s; 5 cabinet simulations; Aux In & Bluetooth to listen to back in tracks while playing, rehearsing, or studying; Two headphone outputs for players interaction, XLR Out for Recording or Live Mixer connection; a Micro USB C connector allows you to connect the pedal to PC/Mac to load cabinet simulation impulse responses to the pedal and control various other setting; Controls: Phones 1 & 2, Blend, Cabsim select; Push Buttons: Ground Lift; Switches: Input Attenuation: 0dB/-12dB/-30dB; LED: ; Display: ; Connections: Input (1/4″ Jack), Parallel Output (1/4″ Jack), Aux In (1/8″ TRS-Jack), Phones 1 & 2, XLR Out, Micro USB C; Power Supply connector: Barrel Connector 5.5 x 2.1 mm, center negative; Current Draw: 250 mA; powered by a 9-12 V DC Power Supply (not included); suitable optional Power Supply: Item no. #409939; Dimensions (W x D x H): 64 x 111 x 35 mm (2,52″ x 4,37″ x 1,38″); Made in Finland; Note: Battery operation is not supported


21. Blackstar amPlug2 FLY Bass

Blackstar amPlug2 FLY Bass

Headphone Amplifier for Electric Bass

  • Sound and features redesigned
  • The patented ISF-Tone-Control makes versatile sounds for all genres possible
  • 3 Channels: Classic, Modern and Overdrive
  • 6 Integrated rhythm loops with tap function
  • Controls: Gain, Tone and Volume
  • 3.5 mm Frequency-corrected headphone jack
  • 3.5 mm Aux-In/MP3 connection
  • Integrated 6.3 mm mono jack for direct connection to the electric bass
  • Suitable for all types of jack sockets due to foldable plug
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 86 x 31 x 80 mm
  • Weight: 40 g

22. Blackstar amPlug2 FLY Guitar

Blackstar amPlug2 FLY Guitar

Headphone Amplifier for Electric Guitar

  • Sound and features redesigned
  • The patented ISF Tone Control makes versatile sounds possible for all genres
  • 3 Channels: Clean, Crunch and Lead
  • Effects: Chorus, Delay and Reverb
  • Controller: patented ISF control, Gain, Volume
  • 3.5 mm Frequency-corrected headphone jack
  • 3.5 mm Aux-In/MP3 connection
  • Integrated 6.3 mm mono jack for direct connection to the electric guitar
  • Suitable for all types of jack sockets due to foldable plug
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 86 x 31 x 80 mm
  • Weight: 40 g

23. Behringer Amp800

Behringer Amp800

Headphone amplifier

  • Compact 9.5 headphone amplifier for studio and live use
  • 4 independent stereo amplifiers
  • Highest sound quality with virtually all headphones, even at maximum volume
  • Volume control with 6-digit LED output meter display per channel for precise level control
  • 2 balanced stereo inputs with independent level and balance controls that allow for individual mixes
  • Separately switchable on all 4 channels
  • 6-digit LED input level meter for precise level indication of both line inputs
  • 2 headphone outputs per channel on the front and rear side allow simultaneous connection of 8 headphones
  • Several headphone amplifiers can be connected via the parallel link output
  • Extremely low-noise operational amplifier system for an excellent sound quality
  • All models from the Mini Series can be stacked on top of one each other to create an ultra-compact signal processor solution

24. Presonus HP2

Presonus HP2

Mobile Stereo Headphone Amplifier

  • Ideal for wired in-ear monitoring
  • Also suitable for mobile recording
  • 2 Mounting types: Belt clip or 5/8″ thread for tripod mounting
  • Input: 2x TRS (Line L/R) via included breakout cable
  • Large volume control
  • Large panorama controller
  • Pan poti also serves as balance control between input 1 and 2 in mono mode
  • Output: TRS stereo jack (3.5 mm)
  • Frequency range: 30 Hz – 20 kHz (± &pm; &PlusMinus; &pm; &PlusMinus;2 dB)
  • Maximum input level: +4 dBV
  • Output power: 50 mW/channel (<0.01% THD+N @ 20 Ohm)
  • Minimum impedance of the headphone used: 12 Ohm
  • Power supply: 9 V block battery (not included) or mains adapter
  • On/off switch on rear panel
  • Operation LED
  • Battery control LED
  • Dimensions: 134 x 73 x 32 mm
  • Weight: 450 g (without battery)
  • Includes 2m breakout cable (Mini-5-Pol-XLR to 2x TRS) and power supply (9 V/40 mA)

25. M-Audio Bass Traveler

M-Audio Bass Traveler

Portable Headphone Amplifier

  • Built-in rechargeable battery with up to 8 hours of operating time
  • Compatibility: 16 – 100 Ohm headphones
  • Headphone output: 2 x 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • Audio input: 1 x 3.5 mm stereo jack
  • Rotary knob for on / off and volume
  • LED indicator for device and battery status
  • Switch for bass boost function: neutral (off), medium and high
  • Micro USB port for charging the battery
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 49.9 x 45.7 x 15.2 mm
  • Weight: 30 g
  • Includes USB cable and 3.5 mm TRRS cable

26. Millenium HP 1

Millenium HP 1

1-Channel Headphone Amp

  • With 350 mW
  • Runs easily with 8 Ohm headphones
  • Input signal can be looped through
  • Power supply, balanced jack inputs (left, right)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 108 x 45 x 90 mm (103 mm with rotary potentiometer)

27. Rolls PM 52

Rolls PM 52

Headphone Tap

  • Converter from speaker to monitor level
  • Mono/stereo mode
  • 6.3 mm jack in/outputs

28. Rockman Guitar Ace

Rockman Guitar Ace

Legendary Headphone AmplifierThe high quality exercise amp offers compression, adjustable volume and aux stereo input / output to play along.

  • Legendary headphone amplifier for practicing or recording
  • 9V Power supply via battery or optional power supply
  • With Clean, Semi and Heavy Distortion selector switch

29. XVive GA-3 Classic Guitar Micro Amp

XVive GA-3 Classic Guitar Micro Amp

Headphone Amplifier for Electric Guitar

  • Classic Rock Version
  • AUX input for loading backing tracks
  • Controls for blend, tone and volume
  • Standby / On / FX switch
  • Status LED
  • 6.3 mm Mono jack plug
  • 3.5 mm Stereo AUX input
  • 3.5 mm Stereo headphone output
  • Mini USB port for charging
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 79.5 x 75.5 x 15.5 mm
  • Weight: 40 g
  • Includes USB charging cable

30. Harley Benton Rockplug Metal

Harley Benton Rockplug Metal

Mini Headphone Amplifier for Electric Guitar

  • Analog distortion circuit
  • Adjustable distortion
  • Volume and tone controls
  • Headphone output: 3.5 mm
  • AUX input (3.5 mm)
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium battery with approx. 15 hours of operating time
  • Mini USB port for charging the battery
  • LED Display for battery- and charging status
  • Includes an AUX input stereo cable (3.5 mm)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 80 x 30 x 15 mm
  • Weight: 50 g
  • Includes an AUX stereo cable (3.5 mm) and USB cable

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