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I was wondering, since my gf apparantly likes the ad700s with my fiio e5. (o,O)

Is it okay to use a Fiio E5 with my ad700s and my rx700s?

Will it damage the headphones?

and will use an EQ on soundcard/foobar/bass boost on e5 damage the soundcard or headphones

Basically can anything be damaged. lol


and what does "clipping mean"

sorry new to all this audio stuffs
Edited by renji1337 - 6/4/11 at 2:14am
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In a word: No.

In more words: You will only damage it if it's EXTREMELY loud.

About clipping: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clipping_(audio)

basically when you are forcing a component to recreate a power signal more than it can produce, it will only produce at it's maximum power.

That's clipping from an component electrical engineering wise.

In digital audio, it is when, bit values higher than 32767 (16 bit audio) are cut off due to the low pass filter.

Both result in the sound distorting.
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how loud?
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Originally Posted by renji1337 View Post
how loud?
Let's say it will damage your ears more than it'll damage your headphones.
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hmm, the ad700s with the fiio e5 just sound like it fixes the ad700s bass but it sounds nice with the rx700 for some reason o.O
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