The crackle does follow the cable but can't that also be part of the AMP?
Both the headphone and the AMP+DAC are new.
I just tried switching up the tubes to see if it'd make a difference but it didn't.
If I switch the cable from left to right the crackle/zoom follows so it's not the headphone driver causing it.
So it's either the amp electronics or the cable.
What should my next step be? ask for a new cable or call the AMP dealer?
For reference, if I plug the headphones into the pc directly using the minijack, there is no crackle.
Edited by Valashu - 6/6/12 at 1:44pm