What are the best portable headphone amps?

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    #1iEMatch 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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    Joshua Valdez
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "A great solution to optimize headphones that aren't top of the line. Really reduces unwanted noise and upgrades your headphones. Makes a cheaper pair of headphones sound that much better. "
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    #2Fender 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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    Lori Wheeler
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "I am already impressed by this amp. It's loud enough, multiple options (presets) to choose from and I'm not even close to being done exploring. The secondary jack makes it easy to plug in your phone or audio device to play along with practice tracks or any other songs you want to learn."
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    #3Mugig 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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    Margaret West
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "I really love that I can take this little amplifier pretty much anywhere I go. I could head over to my friend's house with my guitar and carry this in my pocket. The charge lasts long enough for me to have some fun and I can hook it up to my MP3 player easily!"
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    #4Bugera 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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    Philip Gardner
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "I love this. My old speaker could'nt even properly display the true sound of a song. With this every song is so crisp!"
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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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    Howard Ross
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "Everyone knows that typical laptop speakers are not so great. This is especially true if you are an audiophile and need to have more crisp, clear, and defined music patterns. This little device packs a powerful punch in amplifying your sound and it really helps. I like it because it makes my crappy laptop speakers sound actually decent!"
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    #6Audiophile 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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    Denise Alvarado
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "I wanted the best portable headphone amps. I found the audiophile CMOY headphone amplifier and it has been great, easy to you and allows me to control the volume easily."
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    #7Blackstar 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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    Christian Obrien
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "You have to see the HT-5R amp to believe how small it is. It's a hoot! I keep my old Fender by my desk, and freak people out by playing through this little tiny thing. The sound is fantastic! The price is a bit high, but for the novelty, I think it's worth it."
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    #8Danelectro 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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    Phillip Miller
    Written on April 2, 2018
    " It's not a headphone amp, rather a guitar amp! For what it is this thing is actually pretty nice. It has a retro look to it which can be good or bad depending on the person. The sound is good for being a mini amp. People need to realize that it's a mini amp and to not expect insane sound from it. I don't think there is really anything better on the market in this price range for a portable amp."
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    #9iFi Micro iCAN SE Headphone Amplifier

    iFi Micro iCAN SE Headphone Amplifier

    Thanks to this headphone amplifier, you will get spacious and natural sound, without any kind of signal distortion. You will experience high performance thanks to the built-in noise cancellation technology. 



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    Parakram Chatterjee
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "This is a must-have for any audiophile or music head. Such a big, warm sound...best I've used so far!"
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    #10Arcam rHead Headphone Amp

    Arcam rHead Headphone Amp

    This Arcam rHead headphone amp has the RCA &XLR input and is suitable for the 3.5mm and 6.35mm jacks. It has an aluminum casework, and its layout is designed to produce pure and low-noise sounds.

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    William Thomas
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Great headphone amp. Not many on the market. Very durable and the jacks aren't shaky."

Summary

Best What are the best portable headphone amps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1iEMatch Headphone Audio OptimizerElectronics 12 Paid
2Fender Mustang I AmplifierElectronics 11 Paid
3Mugig Mini Guitar AmplifierElectronics 11 Paid
4Bugera V5 InfiniumElectronics 9 Paid
5FI10002 FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)Electronics 7 Paid
6Audiophile CMOY headphone amplifier Electronics 6 Paid
7Blackstar HT-5R AmplifierElectronics 5 Paid
8Danelectro Honeytone N-10 Mini AmpElectronics 4 Paid
9iFi Micro iCAN SE Headphone AmplifierElectronics 3 Paid
10Arcam rHead Headphone AmpElectronics 1 Paid
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