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  1. Captain Proton

    Headphone Amp or Splitter for Connecting Four Speaker Amps?

    Hi, I'm looking for a way to simultaneously connect four amplifiers (non-headphone amps) to a single audio source such as an iPhone. At first I thought using a 3.5mm splitter would accomplish this, however I'm concerned a passive splitter might degrade the sound quality going to each amp. So...
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    Unamped Beyerdymanic DT-770s or ATH M50s?

    Hi, after years of using a pair of Sennheiser HD 202s which although sound really good for their price, I'm now looking to purchase my first pair of good headphones in the $100 to $200 price range.   I've heard good things about both the ATH M50s and the Beyerdymanic DT-770s and noticed...
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    Does Lowering Windows System Volume Reduce Sound Quality?

    Hi, I recently bought the Sennheiser HD-598 and so far have been very impressed with these headphones. Along with that I also purchased a Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card and have the 598 plugged into its 600ohm headphone amp port which significantly improves the audio quality from on board...
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    Sennheiser HD 598 or Beyerdynamic DT Headphones?

    Hi, I'm looking to get a pair of headphones in the $150 - $200 range and have narrowed my options down to the Sennheiser HD 598 or one of the Beyerdynamic DT headphones.   I would mostly be using these for listening to music (classical and jazz primarily, so lots of bass isn't important) and...
  5. Captain Proton

    Over-ear Headphones Recommendations for Listening to Classical / Jazz Around $150?

    Hi, I'm looking to get a new pair of headphones and would appreciate some recommendations on what pair you think would work best for how I'd use them.   These headphones would be used mostly for music and some gaming. My budget for new headphones is around $150. The types of music I'd mostly...
  6. Captain Proton

    Bookshelf Speakers VS Computer Speakers for PC?

    Hello,   I’m looking to upgrade the audio quality of my PC which I mostly use for music and gaming, and took the first step towards that by picking up a Sound Blaster Z sound card while it was on sale recently.   It’s hard to tell a difference in quality between the sound card and on-board...
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