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Are the DT880 dependent on the sound source(sc/amp)? I lan every once an a while and am forced to use onboard sound. I use my headphones for 90/10 gaming/music.
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So frustrating that these headphones are giving me a hissing noise every once in a while. 300 for these things?? well, i will take them back on friday. I hope I can get the dt880 to work nicely.
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So frustrating that these headphones are giving me a hissing noise every once in a while. 300 for these things?? well, i will take them back on friday. I hope I can get the dt880 to work nicely.
if you are plugging it onto onboard, it's the onboard, not the headphones. Honestly, what are you plugging it into?
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if you are plugging it onto onboard, it's the onboard, not the headphones. Honestly, what are you plugging it into?
ipod, phone, xbox 360 and onboard
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no wonder it sounds like junk.... those things are meant to power tiny ear buds not high end headphones....
    
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i am going to order a sound card and see how it sounds after that.
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i am going to order a sound card and see how it sounds after that.
which card?
    
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i also get a hissing/white noise on my CMOY amp at low/no volume.
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which card?
asus xonar essence stx, it seems a lot of ocn'ers prefer it so i will go with it
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grab the ST its slightly better
    
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