Can sound blaster zx, with an 600 ohms headphone output damage my HD 600 with 300 ohms
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I've bought creative sound blaster zx today, as I was going through the creative's website, I read in the details for sound blaster ZxR, that with that card you have an option to choose for headphone output impedance between 250/300 and 600 ohms, and there was a warning message there saying that you have to choose 250/300 ohms for the headphones with that impedance and not the 600, because choosing higher impedance for the headphones with the lower impedance can actually harm the headphones, now my questions is, the sound blaster Zx which has a power to drive 600 headphones (I read form unofficial websites) can damage my Sennheiser HD 600 (with 300 ohm impedance) or not, it may seem silly but I am worried, any help would be appreciated, many thanks in advance.

Zx : https://us.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-zx
ZxR : https://us.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-zxr
 
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The setting itself won't (if I correct), the full-volume that comes with it might.
 
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The setting itself won't (if I correct), the full-volume that comes with it might.
Thanks for the quick reply, You mean if I get the the volume too high and too loud? full volume you mean going up to %100?
 
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Yes. but not only - just keep the volume on a decent level.
 
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I've bought creative sound blaster zx today, as I was going through the creative's website, I read in the details for sound blaster ZxR, that with that card you have an option to choose for headphone output impedance between 250/300 and 600 ohms, and there was a warning message there saying that you have to choose 250/300 ohms for the headphones with that impedance and not the 600, because choosing higher impedance for the headphones with the lower impedance can actually harm the headphones, now my questions is, the sound blaster Zx which has a power to drive 600 headphones (I read form unofficial websites) can damage my Sennheiser HD 600 (with 300 ohm impedance) or not, it may seem silly but I am worried, any help would be appreciated, many thanks in advance.

Zx : https://us.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-zx
ZxR : https://us.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-zxr
I have contacted Creative Labs and asked them here is they reply I hope it will help someone :

Thank you for contacting Creative Labs.

With regard to your query, we would like to inform you that the Sound Blaster Zx will not cause any damage on your Headphones as the sound card supports 32/330/600 ohms (up to 600 ohms) Headphone impedance.
 
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