Best Budget Tube Headphone Amp – Top 7 Picks and Reviews 2020

We took a look the reviews left by consumers and found the best of the best using our data-backed approach.

Here’s a look at the best Budget Tube Headphone Amp

SaleBestseller No. 1
LOXJIE P20 Full Balance Tube Amplifier Headphone Power Amplifier (Black)
73 Reviews
LOXJIE P20 Full Balance Tube Amplifier Headphone Power Amplifier (Black)
  • Military grade 6N3 electronic tubes and carefully tuned circuits.Powerful drive circuit up to 600mW at 64Ω .
  • Fully balanced headphone amplifier,including balanced input interface.
  • Hi-End volume control NJW1195 produced by JRC Japan.
  • Use relay for mute control.Humanized operation with memory function.
  • Aluminum CNC,very fine workmanship.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Sabaj PHA3 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier 2X6J9 Low Ground Noise Integrated Stereo Amp Audio HiFi...
18 Reviews
Sabaj PHA3 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier 2X6J9 Low Ground Noise Integrated Stereo Amp Audio HiFi...
  • Using military grade tube 2*6J9-J for pre amplifier;replaceable design,can be change the tube for E180F, 6ж9П, EF861, and 6688 for different sound style.
  • Large current headphone driver parallel NJM4556*2,it gets much bigger driving current.
  • Low Ground Noise: There’s no buzzing or ringing when you use our amp! We feature a high-grade microprocessor that controls the relay while its being switched on and off, achieving a low-ground noise power circuit.
  • Aluminum CNC housing with stylish design,high quality components and using relay to mute audio.
  • Semi-Set Tube Design: As a safety measure, the high temperature portion of the tube is strategically placed inside of the amp and out of reach.(Please plug the power supply after all the connection been done for safety)
Bestseller No. 3
SMSL T2 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier, Mini Audio HiFi Stereo Integrated Amp
105 Reviews
SMSL T2 Vacuum Tube Headphone Amplifier, Mini Audio HiFi Stereo Integrated Amp
  • Low Ground Noise;There’s no buzzing or ringing when you use our amp! We feature a high-grade microprocessor that controls the relay while its being switched on and off, achieving a low-ground noise power circuit.
  • Sophisticated Design;Our amp is constructed from top of the line, scratch resistant CNC aluminum.(Warm tip:When you use this product for a long time,please do not touch it by your bare hand,it may very hot,but please don't worry this is a normal phenomenon.)
  • High Drive Current;Our specially designed power output boasts a larger than average drive current.(Note:please know that this headphone amplifier not for intense music)
  • Semi-Set Tube Design;As a safety measure, the high temperature portion of the tube is strategically placed inside of the amp and out of reach.(Please plug the power supply after all the connection been done for safety)
  • Small Compact Size & 2 X 6J9 J-Grade Tubes;The dimensions of our amp are 2.9inX3.5inX1.02in, and you can replace the stock tubes with E180F, 6ж9П, EF861, and 6688 tubes if you wish to be able to cue music.
Bestseller No. 4
OneOdio Adapter-Free Closed Back Over Ear DJ Stereo Monitor Headphones, Professional Studio Monitor...
2,196 Reviews
OneOdio Adapter-Free Closed Back Over Ear DJ Stereo Monitor Headphones, Professional Studio Monitor...
  • SUPERIOR SOUND: Enjoy clear sound and supreme comfort with the OneOdio Studio monitor headphones. Large, 50 millimeter speaker unit drivers combined with neodymium magnets; powerful bass, clear vocal, and crisp high tones form perfect hi-fi sound.
  • BUILT TO STAY COMFORTABLE: The high quality padded ear cushions are specifically designed for monitor headphones maximum comfort and noise isolation. The headband is adjustable and stretchable for you to find the desired angle you like to fit in.
  • NO MORE ADAPTER: DJ style coiled cord (9.8Ft Stretched) easily reaches from the TV or stereo to your favorite chair. A standard-sized 6.35mm plug and a 3.5mm plug are included. They both are completely detachable, you can plug in the mixer you want to use.
  • SINGLE-SIDE MONITORING: 90° swiveling earcups for single-ear monitoring anytime; self-adjustable and flexible headband delivers a fatigue-free listening experience that can last for hours, perfect for mastering and mixing.
  • WORKS WITH: iPad, iPod, iPhone, Android and many other Audio devices. High-quality sound, supreme durability, and maximum comfort. These are the headphones you've been looking for.
Bestseller No. 5
S.M.S.L SP200 THX AAA-888 Balanced Headphone Amplifier with XLR RCA Input
24 Reviews
S.M.S.L SP200 THX AAA-888 Balanced Headphone Amplifier with XLR RCA Input
  • THX AAA-888 headphone amplifier with THX AAA technology
  • Balanced stereo headphone output, balanced stereo line input
  • Fully protection with DC, Over-Voltage, Over-Current, Short-Circuit and thermal protection on headphone amplifier
  • High precision resistors for temperature stability, Pop-less design with high-Quality relays
  • Ultra-Compact Design, Perfect for Desktop Systems
Bestseller No. 6
Little Dot MK2 MKII 6J1 X 2 6N6 X 2 Tube Standard Hybrid Headphone Headphone Amp Pre-Amp Tube...
210 Reviews
Little Dot MK2 MKII 6J1 X 2 6N6 X 2 Tube Standard Hybrid Headphone Headphone Amp Pre-Amp Tube...
  • Little Dot MKII greatly increases sound quality, dynamic range, output impedance, and harmonic distortion
  • Little Dot MKII also gains the driver tube-rolling options from the rest of the MK-series with the ability to roll 6JI, WE403A/B, GE5654, M8100, CV4010, EF95, etc at its factory jumper setting, and with jumper pins shorted, EF92, CV131, and all equivalents and drop-in replacements
Bestseller No. 7
FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)
990 Reviews
FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier (Black)
  • DAC Chip¡ªThe Internal DAC chip is a PCM102 and can handle PCM files up to 24-bit/96 kHz while improving audio quality via a linear filter, reduced delay and internal silence on changing tracks, and no phase shifts.
  • LOW NOISE FLOOR ¡ª The unit has an optimized low-pass filter and selectable bass boost circuit that are designed for a low noise floor in all states.
  • CONNECTION VARIETY ¡ª The variety of connections include a front-panel 1/8¡± headphone jack, a rear-panel 1/8¡± line output, and a rear-panel coaxial digital output, which allows you to send your digital audio to another destination.
  • USB CONNECTION ¡ª Connects to your laptop via its micro USB connection, which also provides it with power.
  • PORTABLE DESIGN ¡ª A sleek, brushed aluminum shell and chassis allow for durable, portable use.