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this whiskey is mad good... so smooth it's almost like drinking water!


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There you go getting me started.


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Gaming with Koss Portapro 2 !!!!! This one is a sleeper!
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this whiskey is mad good... so smooth it's almost like drinking water!
I'm gonna to have to check it out. The best whiskey I've ever tasted was a $200 bottle of Jameson my friend brought back from Ireland when he became a certified whiskey taster. That stuff was amazing.
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Hey guys, quick question. How would you all rate a pair of Audio Technica ATH-AD900 vs Senheisser HD-555's?

I see they are low impedence, so they are easy to power / drive (i believe). Even lower than the 555's i think, which means no need for an amp (obviously it probably would be noticeably better from what i hear)

Also, i now there are different pros and cons to this, but does anyone think that the extra $64 AUD that the AD900's cost over the A900's? Just because it's open? I think that's the only difference.

Comparing my Sen 555's vs my AT ES7's, i notice a major difference in the sound that gets leaked in (obviously because open vs closed) but i dont think the leak in worries me too much.

I know it's ultimately my decision but any input is greatly appreciated.

EDIT: Also, i have majorly noticed that with my X-Fi Titanium vs my old Razer soundcard and before that onboard, it puts out the sound massively loud. Does anyone know how this card would power high impedence ones like Senn HD-650's (I honestly will never get them but i am very curious, as i am thinking of getting a headphone amp in a couple of months if it's going to majorly beneficial or if it's going to be required to move higher in this audiophile thing)
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Can anyone tell me how sensitivity or impedance compares to mW of output on a headphone amp?
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Can anyone tell me how sensitivity or impedance compares to mW of output on a headphone amp?
depends on how the amps designed but yea the higher the impeedence the lower the output seems to be the trend. and sensitivity i dont think comes into it since sensitivity determines how loud the phones are at a given MW output.
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depends on how the amps designed but yea the higher the impeedence the lower the output seems to be the trend. and sensitivity i dont think comes into it since sensitivity determines how loud the phones are at a given MW output.
Yeah I believe my soundcard has a 500mW output stage or something like that for the headphones. I was wondering if I could easily connect a couple of 600ohm cans to it with the quality not going down too far? Or is there more to it than that?
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I wonder what this could be?



Sorry about the little mess. I got excited .
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Yeah I believe my soundcard has a 500mW output stage or something like that for the headphones. I was wondering if I could easily connect a couple of 600ohm cans to it with the quality not going down too far? Or is there more to it than that?
i dont think your card would be able to drive them... im beting that 500mw was A weighted at 32ohms so at 600ohms its prolly like 100mw max. most likely hardley enough to drive them to listenable levels.... also depends on the sensitivity of the phones. it the phones wer say 110db/mw then yea perhaps but being that their 600ohm im (makeing an uneducated guess) that they are below 95db/mw sensitivity..... yay for rambleing... but if you already have the setup go ahead and connect and see how loud/good they sound for yourself....

also 600ohm..... vintage k240?
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