1. Schiit Audio Hel 2

    Schiit Audio Hel 2

    Hel 2 is the latest generation of our super-popular, super-power transportable DAC/amp. A lot of people think Hel 2 is just for gamers, but it’s really much more than that. It’s so powerful and versatile you may find Hel 2 is everything you need—in one single box. If You’re a Gamer Just plug...
  2. mjkpolo

    PS4 toslink has superior sound to Win 10 PC?

    Hello all, I just wanted to ask if what my dad and I are both hearing is just our imagination. First off, I am streaming spotify premium high quality on both PS4 and PC. We both swear that tracks have extra depth and clarity from my ps4 going into my Schiit Modi 3 and JBL 305 speakers. We tested...
  3. Z

    Philips SHP9500, ATH-AD700X, etc for PC/PS4 Use Via Jack, No Amp?

    Hi everyone, I'm relatively new to headphones. For a long time I used the $5 ones from the nearby general store before trying several name ones (Beats, Bose, etc). Eventually I went with the Audio-Technica ATH-M50XBT. I tried them as well as the M40X, and while I preferred the M40X's sound, I...
  4. A

    PS4 gaming setup help

    hey guys! I play competitive call of duty - black ops 4 blackout. I was using the Astro a50 then switched to the a40 TR edition with mix amp pro. Obviously now I know they are an overpriced headset. As I started to browse for better options I came upon using audiophile or entry level audiophile...
  5. D

    SHP9500 on PS4

    Hi, I got the Philips SHP9500 and I connect it to the PS4 with a simple sound card. Some sounds I hear very dimmed and low while other very clear and high. If I connect them directly to a computer its even worse. While the headphones are great for positional awareness, I didn't think the...
  6. D

    DAC/AMP for PS4 recommendation

    Hi, I got the Philips SHP9500, right now connected to a simple usb sound card (UGREEN) So far I played with this setup in Apex Legends and PUBG. In PUBG everything sounds quite good but on APEX some sounds are very low and strange and some sounds are very loud. So, I was thinking of getting a...
  7. N

    Horizon Zero Dawn Cans... Platinum?

    Hey everyone! I am playing Horizon Zero Dawn, using Sony Platinum Headset with 3D Audio gimmick :floatsmile::floatsmile:. I read everywhere that this game should have very low sub-bass in many gameplay scenes. Would you mind sharing what have you felt used while playing this game on your Can...
  8. D

    DAC/AMP for PS4 with chat

    Hi, Which budget-wise DAC/AMP (or just DAC) is the most recommended that supports dolby and chat? From my reading in the @Mad Lust Envy guide, I understand that the Mixamp, Tritton and Turtle Beach DSS/DSS2 are my options. Is there a better option? If mixamp is the answer, which version? I...
  9. D

    Superlux HD668b or Audio Technica ATH-AD500X or Phillips SHP9500

    Which one is better for mostly gaming on ps4 but also music? Will they work well and loud enough with a sound card like Sabrent or Bengoo or will I have to buy a DAC/AMP as well? Basically what I am looking for is the best low budget option for a setup of headphones and microphone that I can...
  10. X

    Help with PS4 setup/gear advice

    Hey all, my Sony Gold headset is finally on its last leg, and i'm looking to upgrade. Bare in mind, I know absolutely 0 about the headphones+amp+mic ordeal, and i've read an unbelievable amount of posts and I am even more confused now, This is strictly for ps4 gaming(mostly shooting games, and...
  11. G

    Sennheiser Game Zero + Astro Mixamp Pro TR + PS4

    After setting up my Astro Mixamp Pro TR, and changing the recommended settings on my PS4, my Game Zero headset sounds horrendously worse than when plugged into my controller. The input to the headset is getting 7.1 surround sound, but the quality is not good. Plus, my mic practically does not...
  12. iceladen

    connecting amp/dac to soundcard for PS4 Pro and PC

    Hello, my combo is amp/dac (creative g5) connected usb on pc and optical input to optical output on my ps4 pro my pc has the creative ae-5 (internal soundcard) and i want to have the pair of headphones (beyerdynamic dt770 pro) on the ae-5 so i use the line in 3.5mm jack from G5 headphones out...
  13. GaijinMo

    PS4's Compatibility with DACs/Amps

    Hi all, Apologies for the stupid question, but I haven't bought a game console in about a decade. My set-up is still a PS3 on a CRT, mainly because I preferred the lower input lag for the style of games I was focusing on at that time. I plan to get a new monitor and a PS4 soon, but I don't know...
  14. C

    Audiophile ps4 help

    Hi, I will be outlining my plan to audiophilize ps4 with chat support. Now im i don't want to spend a fortune, and I'm not looking for the best audio ever. Just really good. Keep that in mind i know i can use others to sound better but i want to keep a good ratio between cost and quality...
  15. J

    Good PS4 headset?

    Hi guys, I’m looking for some thoughts on a new gaming headset for my PS4. I’ve been looking around and read that the Steelseries Arctis Pro+GameDAC was actually a good gaming headset but I can’t seem to find if the headset is actually that good or if it’s just the marketing. Right now I have a...
  16. J

    Sennheiser gameone or steelseries arctis pro wireless?

    Hi I’m confused and which one should i get the. 1. sennheiser gameone with astro mix/amp It will cost me about 350$ Or 2. Steelseries arctis pro wireless And this one 360$ I’m on ps4 only ( no pc ) Please i need your help guys
  17. Ragnar-BY

    How to get the best sound out of PS4?

    Hi, everyone! Please, help me with advice for my gaming setup. I have a PS4, and want to get the best sound I could get. 3,5mm headphone output in the controller sounds bad, even with a good IEMs. I was looking on "gaming headsets", like SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless. Wireless is great in...
  18. Sennheiser

    Meet the Sennheiser GSP 600 & GSP 500 Gaming Headsets

    EXPERIENCE HIGH-FIDELITY GAMING AUDIO WITH THE GSP 600 & GSP 500 Gamers want to be completely immersed in their game, where everything fades into the background and the world of the game becomes reality. For those chasing this ultimate thrill, Sennheiser has created the new GSP 600 and GSP 500...
  19. O

    Should I still get the Audio Technica Ad700x's without a sound card or amp?

    So I was gonna purchase the Sennheiser Game One's but I changed my mind and now I'm looking at the Audio Technica Ad700x's. I'm wondering if I should get a sound card with them or if I should just buy it later on? If I do have to buy a sound card/amp then what's a good one for PS4 gaming?
  20. O

    Sennheiser Game One with Fiio A3 amp on PS4?

    So I plan on getting a Sennheiser Game One headset and a Fiio A3 amp for PS4 use. Would this setup be ok? I play from the couch and i need something portable. Also if this setup is fine what wires would I need other than a splitter cable for the mic and audio?
  21. Cythis

    I need help with choosing the right DAC/Amp for my PS4 headphone set-up

    Hello, I understand that this question gets asked a lot, but I would really appreciate if I could get some personal advice. I am gonna do this in a bullet-point style to make things clearer for everyone. A little bit of background/info I have no expertise whatsoever with audiophile products I...
  22. Josz27


    Hi,I Will be fast, I tried to use my microstreamer dac/amp with ps4 pro, it is recognized but as like other dacs seems that the ps4 pro treat them as headphones and limits the output voltage so I get very low volume ,I'm thinking in using a powered usb hub to solve this but idk if this will...
  23. T

    PS4 headphone setup

    I'm looking to connect my hd 598s to the PS4 pro without having to connect them through the controller. I'm using a monitor with no headphone jack so that's not an option. So my options are to either buy a dac/amp or one of those astro mixamps, both of those being connected via optical. I...
  24. Moses3

    Master Dynamic MH40 & PS4 Compatibility

    Hello, I just picked up a pair of Master Dynamic MH40. I am very impressed with their sound and build quality. I had been hoping to use the MH40 with my PS4, thinking the inline mic would work for chatting with my friends. However, when I plugged them in last night, the PS4 recognized there...
  25. T

    PS4 Sound Settings/ Optical vs HDMI

    Hey Guys, My setup: -Fiio E17 docked to a Fiio E9K ( Headphones AKG Q701 ) - Optical cable runs from the E17 to my TV -Tv is getting sound via HDMI from the PS4 - PS4 set to PCM Questions: -Does it make a difference if i connect my E17 directly with the PS4 ( via Optical ) in Soundquality? -...