Adding a dedicated DAC to your listening device can make a world of difference when it comes to audio quality. We couldn't wait to try out the sleek new Spectra from NextDrive.  

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Matt Vanacoro is one of New York's premier musicans. Matt has collaborated as a keyboardist in studio and on stage with artists such as Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mark Wood (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Mark Rivera (Billy Joel Band), Aaron Carter, Amy Regan, Jay Azzolina, Marcus Ratzenboeck (Tantric), KeKe Palmer, C-Note, Jordan Knig... Read More


Hi Matt, thanks for the great review! I'm really interested in the NextDrive and I was wondering if you have been able to compare it with either the Dragonfly Black or Red. I'm currently using the Dragonfly Black with Shure SRH-840 and B&O Beoplay H6 second generation. Currently I don't notice much of a difference with the Dragonfly, other than a volume increase. Maybe it could be due to the impedance of the headphones! The H6 has an Impedance of 30 Ohm and a Sensitivity of 97 dB/mW @ 1kHz. Thanks!
Matt Vanacoro
Hi, Jon! I was not able to put it up against a Dragonfly, no, but I was really impressed by the NextDrive for the price. It definitely made a big difference in terms of listening fatigue and clarity and that was good enough for me to want to grab one!

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