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post #1 of 19
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Just want clarification but when im listening to some house through my RX-900's when a bass line hits or even stays the entire volume of the song drops, i only know a small amoutn about audio but i take it this is due to there being enough power to drive heavey bass and the highs?

It is plugged into the front headphone jack because thats all i have. Any suggestions? Thanks
post #2 of 19
That is very likely due to your headphones not getting enough power from the sound source. Are you using onboard?
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It sounds like he is. I'd suggest a sound card and possibly an amp..
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It sounds like he is. I'd suggest a sound card and possibly an amp..
Negative on the amp. I genuinely do not believe the RX900 benefits from an amp. It would just make it louder. What he needs is a sound card with a strong headphone stage like the Xonar D1 (I really like that setup, btw).
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post #5 of 19
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Yea, I am using onboard, awful! I hear the fuzz and wee squeaks when scrolling up pages like listening to a dial up modem!

Dont want spend alot though but suppose anything be better than crap sound, which i hate.
post #6 of 19
DX1 is nice. I suggest an AMP so your Onboard outputs at a low volume and the amp...amplifies it
post #7 of 19
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Yea, I am using onboard, awful! I hear the fuzz and wee squeaks when scrolling up pages like listening to a dial up modem!

Dont want spend alot though but suppose anything be better than crap sound, which i hate.
Xonar D1 all the way unless you're really hell bent on doing serious FPS gaming.
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post #8 of 19
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No, I really just play wow, some occasional games and listen to alot of electro house, trance and whatever else i like.

Annoying thing too is also that motherboard dont benifit from that autojack detection so when i take it out have to switch back to opitcal and visa versa.
post #9 of 19
Yep, definitely a power issue. At 64ohms, you will need a little more juice to sustain the lows. I would recommend an amp. In your case, I would get a SC with a built in amp like an Essence. The DG has an amp also, but not too familiar with it.
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Yep, definitely a power issue. At 64ohms, you will need a little more juice to sustain the lows. I would recommend an amp. In your case, I would get a SC with a built in amp like an Essence. The DG has an amp also, but not too familiar with it.
Thanks for the suggestion but its a very dear option for me. I currently have my headphones running though my 5.1 reciever but it was an all in one job and its just sounds bad through it. Seems to actualy take bass away from the songs although it sounds kind of level now. Dont like what im hearing when i have it connected to this.
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