Massdrop x THX AAA 789 Headphone Amp, A Review

Ruben Orduz
4 min readNov 17, 2018
THX AAA 789 + AudioQuest NightOwl

Back in early July Massdrop announced a collaboration work with THX to produce one of their famed AAA 789-class amplifiers for headphones. The technical specs looked fantastic on paper and the THX folks were very active answering questions during the “drop”. Looking to upgrade my solid state amp (I already have a wonderful tube amp), I decided to join the drop. The bad of all of this was that the unit wasn’t…