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Ok guys if i connect an amp to the TV or my auzentech bravura and then headphones or my Z-2300 will i gain audio quality? The idea is to have an amp between the source and the final ouput to filter the sound. I do not need more (louder sound just looking at quality).
I was thinking on a NAD amplifier C316BEE
Edited by [CyGnus] - 3/14/11 at 4:38pm
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Generally with an amplifier he sound quality is only as good as the source's ability to produce it
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An amplifier may also pick up on any noise issues the source had and amplifies it. Unless it has a really good noise filter, then anything that was originally there will still be there. I actually realized that the hard way when I hooked up my X-Fi Titanium HD to my Little Dot MKII. If I power my headphones using just my Ti-HD, there are no noticeable noise issues but using RCA to connect the sound card to my amp and then to my headphones, I can hear noise generated when I move my mouse. Fail.
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You need a new source not an amp.
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So not worth it? The best i will have is just like now? Bravura to speakers/headphones and TV to speakers/headphones? So why does people spend huge amounts of money in dedicated amps and speakers if the source is the TV for home cinema?
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So not worth it? The best i will have is just like now? Bravura to speakers/headphones and TV to speakers/headphones? So why does people spend huge amounts of money in dedicated amps and speakers if the source is the TV for home cinema?
Cuz they have a good source. A good receiver.
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post #7 of 7
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The source is always the TV so i dont get it... they just connect it to a amp from there...
Edited by [CyGnus] - 3/15/11 at 8:18am
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