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I just received my pair of Superlux HD668b's in the mail today, and so far am pretty impressed with the sound quality. It seems like they are a bit lower in sound levels however. Meaning that I have to turn them up louder than my previous earbuds to achieve the same level. I was just wondering if that's normal or not. I'm using onboard sound BTW.
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That's normal. Higher impedance = quieter headphones. Earbuds usually have low impedance.
Edited by qwertymac93 - 12/7/12 at 12:53pm
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