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Line out from Ipod 5G sounds very different from headphone jack

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I've a iPod Classic 5G and I've installed rockbox on it. I wanted to test the sound of the line out with sendstation and sennheiser momentum and found that the line out provided a much more controlled bass (almost lacking bass) and more vivid Mids.
Using LOD from iPod nano 6g and iPhone 4S the line out sounds as the headphone jack.

The sound of iPod 5G headphone jack matches the the rest of the iPods/iPhones.
It's only the line out from 5G that sounds different from all above configurations.

Is this why the imod is required or have rockbox fiddled with my line out (Since I can adjust the volume of line out with rockbox)?
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Tanayo, good line of questioning. I was under the impression that the line out was not adjustable and did not know that Rockbox provided some options.

Funny, I thought the bass with line out was just fine on my 5.5g 80gb Videopod.

Maybe I am incorrect on this, but I though the capacitor mods etc. only impacted the headphone out. Maybe I need more information.
Edited by originalsnuffy - 9/9/14 at 9:05am
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