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  1. Manley Laboratories Absolute Headphone Amplifier

    Manley Laboratories Absolute Headphone Amplifier

    Class A Reference Quality Triode Tube Headphone Amplifier / Preamp, switchable between Single-Ended and Push-Pull, adjustable Negative Feedback, three gain settings, 4 pin XLR output, 3 selectable impedance settings, switchable mono / stereo, left / right balance, defeatable bass / treble EQ...
  2. npfries

    Balanced input / SE output

    Hi all, In the market for an amp to pair with an SDAC-B. I had the thought that I’d like to take advantage of the 4V provided by the SDAC-B’s balanced output as opposed to the 2V 3.5mm connection. I don’t have any balanced cables for my headphones and don’t plan to buy any - unless I end up...
  3. gaz2613

    ifi xCAN Review

    Hi guys, please take a look below for my take on the ifi xCAN portable headphone amp:
  4. JDS Labs Atom Amp

    JDS Labs Atom Amp

    JDS Labs Atom Conceived as the next-generation replacement to Objective2, Atom Amp builds on more than a decade of amplifier design evolution at JDS Labs. We've streamlined the amp to include everything our customers have requested without additional configuration or cost. Atom Amp comes...
  5. VickyLovesHeadphones

    TRRS to TRS without Adapter

    This may be a dumb question, but I'd rather ask for a second opinion and confirm that no adapter is actually needed. I have headphones with a balanced TRRS socket: Usually, I use a TRRS to 4-pin XLR cable to connect my headphones to a balanced amp. However, my portable amp is single-ended, so...
  6. pithyginger63

    What is a balanced connection?

    I'm new to the idea of balanced connectors and wanted to know the difference between balanced and single ended in terms of day to day use. Can a balanced male plug be plugged into a single ended female plug? Vice versa? (I guess not) Are there any tools that can "convert" the signals? I'm...