SMSL SP200 THX AAA 888 Balanced AMP!
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Neither. It is an amplifier without dac and is not usb powered.
 
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Neither. It is an amplifier without dac and is not usb powered.
Ooops lol. Geeesh meant the benchmark dac. My bad lol. There's my first error for the day.
 
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I believe it to be a b bus to end the story.
 
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I'm glad I don't have to deal with the volume nob anymore because I have it set to where I use the volume on my Topping D50s. I can adjust it a half a dB at a time which is so much better than having to mess with that crappy one on the amp. I bet they end up changing it in the future on an updated version.
 
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I just bought a second sp200 I'm so impressed.
 
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I'm glad I don't have to deal with the volume nob anymore because I have it set to where I use the volume on my Topping D50s. I can adjust it a half a dB at a time which is so much better than having to mess with that crappy one on the amp. I bet they end up changing it in the future on an updated version.
Same here - I use my Teac UD-301 to adjust the volume.
 
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Same here - I use my Teac UD-301 to adjust the volume.
Don't you want your source and DAC volume to be at its max and adjust on the amp end?

Edit: I run full optical, so the answer to this question may vary.
 
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Don't you want your source and DAC volume to be at its max and adjust on the amp end?

Edit: I run full optical, so the answer to this question may vary.
I am using the XLR output from my dac, which puts out 4 Vrms - lots of signal to play with. If I run it at max, the amp would go no higher than 8:30 on the volume control due to the sensitivity of my Elear hp and the power of this amp.
 
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helo users, is it true that there is no differences found between BAL & SE headphone output in terms of power and sound?
 
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Has anyone used sp200 with zmf headphones?
In particular the Aeolus
Me me xD. What else do you want to know? It's enough power and without distortion
 
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helo users, is it true that there is no differences found between BAL & SE headphone output in terms of power and sound?
Power, no difference. Small improvement in 'crosstalk' via XLR output
 
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Thanks Tim0chan,
I was checking that they are a good match with sp200.
I currently have Audeze XCs and have been considering selling and getting Aeolus.
 
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