Sometimes headphones require more power to be usable. That’s usually the case with high ohm rating headphones like the Sennheiser hd 660’s. Most consumer headphones fall below 70 ohms and thus don’t require an external amplifier. Also tube amplifiers can be used to give sound a different quality. They add warmth and slightly distort the sound.
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The D1 DAC allows you to bypass your computer’s low quality soundcard or headphone output and send audio through USB or optical. D1 then converts the audio from digital to analog without losing any audio quality.
Designed to significantly improve the sound quality of your existing digital music devices, DacMagic 100 is capable of extracting real hi-fi sound from all manner of gadgets. DacMagic 100 digitally processes the audio signal, improving sound quality and reducing distortion in an instant. The result is greater detail, sparkling clarity and a real sense of scale and drama.
Portable. It features a selectable bass boost and low-pass filter, both with circuitry optimized for a low noise floor when engaged, allowing you to customize the sound of your audio to your tastes. The unit connects to your laptop via its Micro USB connection, which also provides it with power.