audio interface
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    DAC vs Audio Interface vs USB Soundcard

    Hello! I currently have 2 x KRK 8 INCH monitors hooked up to a Creative XFI 5.1 USB sound card. (https://us.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-x-fi-surround-5-1-pro) The speakers are connected to the USB sound-card using RCA to 2 x TRS cables. I'm looking to buy something "better" and...
  2. E

    AUDIO INTERFACE | Microphone + Headphone

    Hello, I'm pretty new to hi-fi and audio but I was wondering what good audio interface would be good for under 100$usd. I have currently an At2020 Microphone + HyperX Cloud Core Headphone. If you guys have recommandation that would be appreciated, if not I was thinking about buying one of...
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    Your HiFi solution for the PC

    Share your PC music system solutions. :) I am using my PC (2700x) for everything: music, movies, PC gaming, news (youtube, etc). Main sources: mp3 (~128 - 320 Kbps), Spotify (320 Kbps), torrent movies, pc gaming and sometimes turntable, FLAC, CD, and having a trial on Tidal, Roon and plan test...
  4. Robeats

    Good Idea?: Audio Interface Balanced Line Outputs to Headphone Amp Line Inputs (for better sound).

    Hello everyone, First I would like to apologize because I mistakenly posted this on the wrong thread. I don't know how to delete the first one. It was posted on "Headphone Amps (Full-sized). So, if anyone can help me with deleting my 1st post that would be wonderful. Anyway, I am a home music...
  5. Robeats

    Good Idea?: Audio Interface Balanced Line Outs to Separate Headphone Amp With Line Level Inputs.

    Hello everyone, I am a home music producer. I compose, produce and mix music as a hobby. I am not a professional but it’s safe to say that I am proficient in what I do. I ask help from my fellow audiophiles to give me advice if I have some concepts wrong and if my “semi-pro” audio setup can be...
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    Audio Interface to Receiver to Headphone Amp

    Hello all, I have been doing research and I can't find anything for what I am looking for specifically, so I'm wondering if anyone knows about or has tried this. I'm going to be wanting to monitor and initially mix my recording through headphones, but will also want to use my speakers through...
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    Headphones for Tascam US-16x08 Audio Interface 250 or 32Ohms?

    Hi, I'm a new member, I'm learning Logic Pro X, and a newbie in terms of understanding impedance etc. I've been a musician but now increasingly moving towards recording. I am fairly decided upon BeyerDynamic DT 770 Pro CloseBacked headphones and would prefer to purchase 250Ohm option for my...
  8. Javild

    Help Choosing The Best Audio Interface For My Use

    Hello, everyone! I am starting to get into audio and am currently buying audio gear for my setup. For my next purchase, I am looking for an audio interface. My budget is around $200 USD. I will be running my Philips X2HR headphones, a pair of monitors, and an XLR mic. I will sometimes record...
  9. paulkemp

    Audio interface (head amp and mic input - To replace Focusrite Scarlet 2i2

    Hi all, after struggling with a Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 2nd generation for a couple a years, I am selling it due to software issues. So, i need recommendations for a new audio interface, that supports the following: Røde XLR Procaster (dynamic - does not need phantom power) Beyerdynamic DT990...
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    Scarlett Solo / Audio Interface help

    Hello im new here and i was looking at purchasing a scarlett solo for my at2020. I was wondering if its fine to use this AND a DAC/AMP combo as well. Would there be any issues with where the sound comes from whether its the DAC/AMP combo (like a schiit stack) or the Scarlett, in other words...
  11. Fabss

    DAC + AMP + Audio for HD 6XX

    So I'm pretty new to all this audio stuff and I'm finding it pretty interesting and would like to learn more so forgive my ignorance. To get myself started I picked up the Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX and was wondering what AMP and DAC to pair up with. So far my favorite is the Magni + Modi...
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    DAC vs Audio Interfaces/Preamps vs External Sound Cards

    I want better sound quality than what my laptop audio out port provides. My primary purpose is listening to music and watching movies. My budget is $200 and on amazon I find 3 different types of products 1) DAC - https://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/electronics/3224445011/ 2) Audio...
  13. garvtaneja

    magni 3 + focusrite scarlett + DT770 combination?

    Okay i wanted recommendations and how-to's about several stuff. Here- - I make music and have recently bought Beyerdynamic DT770 pro 250 ohm headphones. I'm considering to buy Schiit magni 3 as amp. I'm also going to buy an interface (2i2/2i4/ur22). And, I'm thinking of not buying an external...
  14. garvtaneja

    Do 250 ohm headphones require amp/dac or just the audio interface will be ok?

    I've bought a pair of Beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO 250 OHM headphones for the purpose of producing, mixing and mastering. I don't know if I'll just need an audio interface, or amp/dac or something else. What product/combination shall I buy? My budget is around 200 USD, but can increase if necessary...
  15. Raviere

    Audio amateur, setup advice.

    Hello, I currently own a pair Steelseries 9h headphones that I have been using as my primary headset since I am an avid gamer. I have several questions that I simply cannot find so if I can either ask for direction or new advice it would be appreciated. I recently purchased on Massdrop the...
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