Would an impedance adapter or an in-line volume control function the same?
May 5, 2013 at 8:34 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 2

trenzterra

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Here's the deal. I have a UE600 (rather low impedance) that is apparently drawing too much current from my new Galaxy S4 (which probably has rather high output impedance), such that above certain volume levels, I experience audio clipping.
 
Will an impedance adapter or an in-line volume control solve the audio clipping issue?

What is the difference between an impedance adapter or an in-line volume control? From the way I see it, both adds resistance so that the current drawn would be lesser.
 
Any audio experts here?
 
May 7, 2013 at 4:03 PM Post #2 of 2

billybob_jcv

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I think you are essentially correct. The thing to be careful of is that increasing impedance is not audio transparent - it also changes the sound signature. It's a pretty inexpensive trial - check ebay for low-cost impedance adapters, and vol controls.
 

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