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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    Quote: Originally Posted by Skylab I needed 6db more loudness at 16kHz to hear it the same as the rest. With my DT770's, I had no trouble hearing 30Hz very strong, same as 1kHz. http://www.jimprice.com/prosound/db.htm That first graph shows everyone's ears are supposed to be...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    Quote: Originally Posted by needmoretoys If your soundcard has no significant distortion or clipping at 75%, then you may not notice much difference. Most amplifiers, and I will assume those in soundcards also, will distort or clip with the volume setting near their maximum. In these...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    So the headphone has an effect on the output of the amp or soundcard. I thought electricity was simpy emited like light so you see why i would not expect an amp to make a difference then. If 75percent of the soundcard is the best then i need an amp to lower te volume. I just thought an amp...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~jw/hearing.html I can still hear the 16khz pretty good, but it hurts more than i hear it. I put it about 30dB higher than 3khz and its still not as loud but because of the way it feels i rather not put it higher. I hear 8khz a lot louder than the other ones...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    Can someone tell me if an amp works because of reason 1 or 2 that i said before? Or maybe there is another one? Either way does this mean you have to put your soundcard at a very low volume when using one? Does the output of the amp have to be higher than the soundcard or does it just change...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    Quote: Originally Posted by TheSloth Go to www.bluejeanscables.com and read some of the articles there. They are well written, and not too high brow. They also back up their claims with the fantastic price/performance of their cables. Thanks, those seem like interesting articles...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    I read something about 192khz dacs and how they were supposed to be high end and expensive, i just dont understand this since my cheap graphics card has a 540mhz dac in it or maybe 3 180mhz dacs for the three colors. I dont understand audio cables either. What do they do over cheaper cables...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    Quote: Originally Posted by angler31337 If you want additional clarity and dynamics at lower volumes, you're going to need to invest in a dedicated headphone amp--the 580s really were not meant to be run out of the headphone-out on a SB-live. If you want, we could suggest some...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    Quote: Originally Posted by GreatDane correct. I don't listen that loud very often, I try to keep it under 85(peak)...although the DT-880 can handle that volume(90+) as still sound sweet. Is that 92 the maximum your computer can do? Are both the windows setting and the player at...
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    would like to know dB level of my headphones

    I dont think a soundmeter is cheap anough I just expected some people to know these things.
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