What are the best headphone amps under 200 dollars?

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    #1Bravo Audio V2 Class A 12AU7

    Bravo Audio V2 Class A 12AU7
    Have you ever felt like your favorite is too low? Now you can amplify its volume with this simple yet powerful gadget. It includes a high-quality Shuguang 12AU7 tube.




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    Kevin Martinez
    Written on February 12, 2018
    "This was great and gave me some great boost to my audio. The sound quality I got from this was amazing."
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    #2Creative Sound Blaster E3

    Creative Sound Blaster E3

    Connect your tablets and smartphones via USB or Bluetooth and you will be able to listen to up to 8 hours of high quality audio streaming. 

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    Christian Davidson
    Written on February 17, 2018
    "This thing has a ton of cool features and I got one for 80$! That's hard to beat. The battery really lasts a long time and I love that it works with a lot of different headphones. I'm not an audiophile, but I'm certainly becoming one, and I love that I added this thing to my collection of toys."
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    #3Audiophile CMOY headphone amplifier

    Audiophile CMOY headphone amplifier
    This small gadget will be your best friend, along with your headphones, when it comes to listening to your favorite music. Just plug the headphones and your phone in it and you will be able to control the volume you get from them. 



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    Michael Moore
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "This is a cool little amp that I bought for my headphones. It's compact and works perfectly. I have to take off one star though because the battery doesn't last that long before needing a recharge."
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    #4FiiO A1 Headphone Amp

    FiiO A1 Headphone Amp
    This FiiO A1 headphone amp is a self-powered amplifier that has a durable anodized aluminum chassis that can be used while charging. It has 4 EQ modes, including 3 bass-enhanced profiles. It is compatible with phones, tablets, laptops, and iPods. 
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    Teresa Ryan
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "The FiiO A1 headphone amp is the best amp for under $200.00. You can use it while charging and you can use it with about any device. "
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    #5FI10002 FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)

    FI10002 FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)

    Available in two colors, this headphone amplifier has a portable design so you can carry it with you anywhere. You will be able to boost your bass as well as the volume. 

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    Socorro Rocha
    Written on February 18, 2018
    "The amp works as described, but next time I think I'll just buy a really good set of head phones. The process of having to have this hooked in to get amplification is a bit cumbersome. Even though it's portable it's a bit bulky and just not worth the hassle."
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    #6TOPPING NX2 Ultra Slim Portable Audio Amplifier

    TOPPING NX2 Ultra Slim Portable Audio Amplifier

    Small and easy to use, this device will allow you to boost the volume of your songs in case you feel like its too low for you when you are listening to them with your headphones. 

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    Carol Wood
    Written on February 8, 2018
    "This headphones amp works really well - I use it with an old pair I have and it brings the volume up on particularly low audio tracks that I have. I think it's great, but it's also important to be careful and not get the volume up too loud, which is certainly possible with this product."
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    #7Creative Sound Blaster E1

    Creative Sound Blaster E1
    This sound blaster will allow you to listen to your favorite music even louder. The built-in headphone splitter lets you share your music with one of your friends, with no quality loss. 

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    Judith Wood
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "The best bang for my buck! Took me directly where I needed to go. Answered all my questions in one click!"
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    #8iEMatch Headphone Audio Optimizer

    iEMatch Headphone Audio Optimizer
    iEmatch Headphone Audio Optimizer is a  headphone amplifier that takes the hiss and pop out of any digital audio. It has digital volume controls, and the Bit Perfect technology enhances sound without making it dangerous for the ears.
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    Gabriel Caballero
    Written on February 21, 2018
    "So I decided to try this to see if it could boost the sound on my earbuds. It does what's advertised, which is to remove some crackle and hiss from the sound source. It does this very well. BUT, it doesn't boost the output at all, so I'll split the difference on the rating. Good for what it does, not so much for boosting."
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    #9Mugig Mini Guitar Amplifier

    Mugig Mini Guitar Amplifier
    Mugig Mini Guitar Amplifier is a portable rechargeable amplifier ideal for heavy metal music. It has 1/4" (3.5mm) input that adapts to most headphones and MP3 players. Lasts 4.5 hours when fully charged by USB jack.
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    Larry Holmes
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "A good headphone amps under 200 dollars to check out is Mugig Mini Guitar Amplifier a portable rechargeable amplifier ideal for heavy metal music. Very good for those who need to find that right decibel."
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    #10Fender Mustang I Amplifier

    Fender Mustang I Amplifier

    Fender Mustang I Amplifier is an electric guitar amplifier. Its auxiliary input can mute the speaker output when inserted with a headphone output jack. It also includes Ableton Live Lite 8 Fender Edition which allows you to build songs.

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    Charlotte Ding
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "This amp comes with software which you must use to make the amp worthwhile. The presets that come on the amp don't sound that good, but once you plug that software into your computer and start playing around, you can get so many cool sounds. "
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    #11Blackstar HT-5R Amplifier

    Blackstar HT-5R Amplifier
    Blackstar HT-5R Amplifier is a guitar amplifier with can be accessed as headphones amplifier. It has a 5-watt, 1x12-inch guitar combo amplifier with reverb. It has speaker and headphone output which can be used along with the speakers.
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    Christine Price
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "First of all, this amp is not under $200. And while it does have a headphone output, that is not it's basic function. For almost $500, I just can't justify that."
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    #12Danelectro Honeytone N-10 Mini Amp

    Danelectro Honeytone N-10 Mini Amp

    Danelectro Honey Tone N-10 Guitar Mini Amp includes a headphone jack, making it function as a headphone amplifier as well. It has a leather handle, belt clip, and can be powered by 9V battery or Dan electro DA-1 adapter.

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    Benjamin Black
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "This amp is super sweet and the best part about it is the price. It has a pretty cool look to it as well. "
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    #13Bugera V5 Infinium

    Bugera V5 Infinium
    Bugera V5 Infinium is an all-tube amplifier with Infinium tube life multiplier, Turbosound speaker and reverb. It can be used as a 5-watt mode amplifier, as well as a headphone mode amplifier.
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    Carol Martinez
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "This is fairly light weight, perfect for jam sessions with my buddies. It produces a great sound and has all the features I expected it to! It's a great addition to my music gear."

Summary

Best What are the best headphone amps under 200 dollars
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Bravo Audio V2 Class A 12AU7 Electronics 15 Paid
2Creative Sound Blaster E3 Electronics 13 Paid
3Audiophile CMOY headphone amplifier Electronics 11 Paid
4FiiO A1 Headphone AmpElectronics 9 Paid
5FI10002 FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)Electronics 7 Paid
6TOPPING NX2 Ultra Slim Portable Audio AmplifierElectronics 6 Paid
7Creative Sound Blaster E1 Electronics 2 Paid
8iEMatch Headphone Audio OptimizerElectronics 0 Paid
9Mugig Mini Guitar AmplifierElectronics 0 Paid
10Fender Mustang I AmplifierElectronics 0 Paid
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