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So when i use it on my phone + bass boost, i get no distortion at max volumes

But on my xonar dx, if i turn bass boost on and foobars at max volume i get a crap load of bass distortion, but if i lower foobar to 80% it goes away, and if i turn bass boost off and leave volume at 100% it also goes away

is something faulty with my e5?
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hmm, it doesnt do it on other things, i think its my xonar dx o.O hmm..seems the BASS is distorting
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Probably some grounding issues
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You shouldn't have this issue if you stop using the E5.

Having a weak portable amplifier on Xonar DX is redundant.
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post #5 of 32
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You shouldn't have this issue if you stop using the E5.

Having a weak portable amplifier on Xonar DX is redundant.
well i only use it because some songs arent to high, like my metallica cd, but its doing it without the e5 aswell.
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post #6 of 32
just increase the gain on the songs instead of amping

and if your headphones aren't loud enough on max volume on your soundcard, either your songs are extremely quiet, you have super low sensitivity/high impedance headphones, or you're gonna break your ears.
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post #7 of 32
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im getting the distortion without the e5. =/ if i put my eq up even a little i get HUGE bass distortion on the dx
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post #8 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by renji1337 View Post
So when i use it on my phone + bass boost, i get no distortion at max volumes

But on my xonar dx, if i turn bass boost on and foobars at max volume i get a crap load of bass distortion, but if i lower foobar to 80% it goes away, and if i turn bass boost off and leave volume at 100% it also goes away

is something faulty with my e5?
Equalizers and bass boost are horrible anyway.

DON'T use bass boost .

By using them its not a natural sound or they way it should be .

As for the e5 what do you expect its cheap Chinese junk .
Edited by Benny99 - 6/4/11 at 7:40pm
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its got TOO MUCH POWAH!
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post #10 of 32
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Equalizers and bass boost are horrible anyway.

DON'T use bass boost .

By using them its not a natural sound or they way it should be .

As for the e5 what do you expect its cheap Chinese junk .
i was only using bass boost because ad700s lack it a little
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