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    Re: Sonoma Acoustics Model One - Review

    That combo is supposed to be a world beater. I'm not a headphone guy yet, but if I were, I'd definitely want to hear them.
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    Sonoma Acoustics Model One - Review

    It's the best amp/headphone combo I've heard - with one caveat: it doesn't play loud due to weirdo EU laws apparently limiting SPL's when one is selling the amp/headphone together as a combo.


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    I listened to the Sonoma combo at Axpona and came away very impressed.
    It would be very hard to better the synergy of this system for less money.
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    Re: Sonoma Acoustics Model One - Review

    I was really interested in the Sonoma combo, but it doesn’t have analog outputs and the reviewer says the $400. Sennheiser HD 600s have better mid-range liquidity.



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    Re: Sonoma Acoustics Model One - Review

    Quote Originally Posted by mauidan View Post
    I was really interested in the Sonoma combo, but it doesn’t have analog outputs and the reviewer says the $400. Sennheiser HD 600s have better mid-range liquidity.



    I like the system, but on low SPL recorded music, the volume was unsatisfactorily low. I don't want to deafen myself, but I do want to have flexibility.
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    Re: Sonoma Acoustics Model One - Review

    I spent about an hour with the Sonoma One system in a quiet room at RMAF 2017. I was very impressed with the overall neutrality and tonality of these phones. I ended up with a pair of LCD-4’s as I preferred the bass dynamics of the latter, but it was a very close race.
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