Forum discussion tagged with Amp.
  1. jtk459

    Question Do you need an amp with Beyerdynamic DT 770 pro 250 Ohm?

    I have been looking into replacing the headset I use and saw a lot of people saying that the Beyerdynamic DT 770 pro Headphones are a better choice when compared to gaming headsets of similar/higher price. After watching some videos and doing some searching I am having a hard time finding if I...
  2. Lzcas

    Question Sub output really quiet randomly

    don't know if channel is blown shouldn't be, but I was using rxa cables into my sub output with 1800w twin Edge sub into it and it's so quiet when I put tjem on a or b or anything their really loud, idk why the sub one doesn't do anything now don't know if I've done something in tje amp sbwr is...
  3. B

    Question Noticeably less bass than before ?

    EDIT: I want to clarify only the low bass changes volume, mid and high bass remain the same. I've noticed this issue after a month of low-volume music listening. For clarity, my default volume level is at -30dB (measures ~75dB room noise). Issue is something like this - song starts as usual...
  4. A

    [SOLVED] Fan, Pump and Motherboard Question Combo!

    Hi guys, I am about to be installing my first ever AIO, so naturally, I have a lot of questions. I have looked up a lot and found answers so I know how I am going to mount it etc. The AIO will be the Silent Loop 2 240mm by be quiet!. I currently have this (...
  5. Rui Pedro Fernandes

    Question Should i get the Fosi Audio T20 Bluetooth Tube Amplifier?

    I just bought the Hifiman he440i and I realised that they sound really bad compared to my Beyerdynamic dt 990 (i have a scarlet 2i2) so im pretty sure i need an amp i did some research and found this one is it any good? I also want to use my scarlet as audio input for the amp soo if you guys...
  6. X

    [SOLVED] Which amp and dac can I get for DT 990 Pro 250 ohms?

    Hi there! As the title says Im looking for an amp and a dac for my DT 990 Pro 250 ohm. I previously bought FiiO E10k to drive them, but they weren't enough. I could hear, but they sounded as if I had windows volume at 50% or 40% with the gain knob to the max and windows volume maxed. Then I...
  7. L

    [SOLVED] Custom amplifier with multiple inputs?

    I would like to either buy or DIY a specific type of amplifier. I have a 5.1 system in my room along with a Sony system with 2 speakers for PC. I was wondering if there was any way to have all of the speakers output the same source at the same time and have that source be easily accessible via...
  8. OrdJk

    Question Can the UMC22 power the DT 770 pro 80 ohm edition ?

    Since I already own the UMC22 I would like to save a bit of money by knowing if the DT 770 pro headphones can run off that AMP as well ? If anyone knows or has some kind of experience in this field please do reply to this thread , it would be much appreciated. I will try to reply to as many...
  9. W

    [SOLVED] Do I need an amplifier?

    Hello everyone, I want to improve the sound from my TV, but I also want to connect the speakers to the PC and PS5, these will be floor-standing speakers, I have not yet decided on the receiver, advise Denon and it meets my needs, so it will be, and what to do with the amplifier? Do I need it...
  10. S

    Will this oven run in my apartment?

    Hey guys - Not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question but here I go. So my wife and I are thinking of purchasing Cadco's XAFT-03HS-LD countertop convection oven. This is its spec : 208-240 Volts / 3300 Watts / 14 Amps / Single Phase / 60Hz / NEMA 6-20P Plug I live in Chicago...
  11. F

    Question Realtek HD Audio Driver Problem / Not Working

    After building my pc last year, I had to download all the drivers my components needed to make my pc run. BUT, the Realtek Audio Driver was installing and uninstalling in a loop and wasn't working at all, so all the jack ports on my pc are not working since last year. It didn't at the beginning...
  12. G

    [SOLVED] Connecting amp to PC using headphone jack

    I want to connect my guitar to my PC. However, my guitar amp only has a 3.5mm headphone out, and so I wanted to know how I could connect my amp to my PC using the headphone jack. What equipment would I need? my amp is the Fender Frontman 10g
  13. Sheev Palpatine

    [SOLVED] Recommendations / Beyerdynamic DT 770 Studio 80Ohm AMP / PRE AMP

    Hi all, I have had a pair of DT 770's since May last year and I have used them all the time on a sound card on my PC. Me as usual being lazy always puts things off. I am upgrading my PC soon and I wanted to boost my headphones limitations that the card is setting. I was wondering if...
  14. MatthewJamess

    [SOLVED] PC is turning off

    Hi everyone! I've reciently been having some issues with my PC, and I would like to see what you think about it. my current build is this one: CPU: Intel core I5 4460 Motherboard: ASUS H97M-E RAM: Kingston DDR3 8Gb 1600 Mhz SSD: 120Gb Kingston drive HDD: 1Tb Western Digital Blue 7200Rpm PSU...
  15. M

    [SOLVED] What ''Amp'' or sound system or whatever would I need for my DT 770 PRO's ?(do i need one)

    So I got brand new DT 770 PRO 80 Ohm headphones coming from Corsair void pro wireless ones...The problem is I think they are too quiet,for example when I played a game on corsair ones I had the volume on around 30 and on these I have to have it at around 60...I read 80 Ohm are much more powerful...
  16. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] What do I need to power a mxl 770 mic?

    My budget is like £40-60 ($50) and I need to power my microphone with that money. I don't have much experience with phantom power and I wanted to get some advice here
  17. T

    [SOLVED] Can I use a sound card with a desktop amplifier at the same time? Is there any reason not to?

    I recently purchased a pair of 250 ohm headphones, I currently have a reasonably old sound blaster z sound card, whilst this is working fine with my headphones I was thinking about buying a desktop amp just for convenience as well as the fact I am looking to build myself a new pc in the coming...
  18. A

    [SOLVED] zotak 1660 super or msi 1660 super

    hello can anyone compare components on zotak 1660 super amp and msi 1660 Super ventus or gaming x..since cpu and memory is same. what about capacitors, power unit etc ? gaming x has better cooler.. i know that ! out of 3 options which has best components ? also which will be better for 4k...
  19. X

    [SOLVED] GPU Caught Fire?

    My Zotac 2080ti Amp started smoking real bad and burn/caught on fire as shown. Any idea what could cause this?! I didn't have any game running at the time and I was just doing regular workstation work (3 displays). The Motherboard is an asus deluxe ii x299 motherboard. I'm running at 1500w gold PSU.
  20. slgamer

    [SOLVED] Active subwoofer not playing Sounds

    Hey ya I have this subwoofer that i bought of my friend he did warn me that it was broken a long time ago but i decided to take it , it worked fine for the first day sound coming our real bassy too but when i tried to move it to another room it didnt want to work anymore , i figured it just died...
  21. D

    [SOLVED] Max Volume Still Somewhat Low

    Hi all, I recently purchased the Phillips X2HRs from Amazon. They sound great and the experience is fine as is but for games, some music, and even discord is a lot quieter than it was on my Corsair Void headset. I've tried reinstalling the audio drivers, fussing with the audio enhancements...
  22. L

    Question Creative Sound Blaster G3 vs. Creative Sound BlasterX G1

    Hi all, I do not know much about audio, do these sound cards both have DACs and AMPs that perform similarly aside from the features? Are there any better, or similar performing external sound cards for a lower price? (USD)
  23. L

    Question Amp+dac or amp/dac for AKG 712 pro (first time buyer) ~230€ budget

    Hello, I just ordered my first pair of real headphones and now I need a Dac and Amp or a dac/amp combo for them. I currently have a bad 25€ amp/dac from amazon for my Sennheiser Momentum. Ideally my budget would be 200€, I spent 160€ for the headphones, I don't really want to spend way more for...
  24. A

    [SOLVED] Is there any good long lasting DAC/AMP for less than $100?

    I'm looking for a long-lasting DAC/AMP that can power 250-ohm headphones and has a reputation of lasting for very long (>1 year). My budget will only allow it to be $100 dollars or less.
  25. C

    [SOLVED] Looking to up my audio game - Suggestions?

    Hi, so I'm looking to upgrade my audio setup and am looking for suggestions. I want to switch to a desk mic and upgrade my headset as well. As far as what I have currently, I'm using a pair of Audio Technica ATH-ADG1x with the Soundblaster E-5. I love the audio quality but have been having...
  26. P

    [SOLVED] Sound BlasterX AE-5 vs high quality DAC

    Hi, I currently have a Gaming PC with a dedicated sound card, the Sound BlasterX AE-5 and a pair of Edifier audiophile grade stereo speakers along with the Sennheiser HD 600 headphones. I was wondering if it'd be worth it to get a high quality DAC in order to get a superior sound quality vs...
  27. C

    [SOLVED] Can ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO (WI-FI) power up a BeyerDynamic DT 990 Pro 250 ohm headset?

    Hello ! I own a ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO (WI-FI) and i am thinking of buying BeyerDynamic DT 990 Pro (which is 250 ohms) but i am not sure if the ROG AUDIO can drive this headset. The official site of ASUS doesn't clarify anything about the ohms that this motherboard can handle. It uses the...
  28. R

    Question What would you use the output on a magni amp for?

    Just bought a magni and modi dac amp stack, I've been using the rca input to connect to the amp. But I'm just wondering, what someone would use the rca output for?
  29. B

    Question Sony BDV-E2100 shows "Push Power Protect" message

    I have a Sony BDV-E2100 that shows "Push Power Protect" in the display. I've tried disconnecting the outher cables and let it be for several days, i've tried disconnecting the cables on the boards and clean it from dust, but it still show the error message. Is this something that can be fixed?
  30. NightHawkRMX

    Question Can this AMP power these speakers.

    Hello. I have 2 drivers robbed from some 90s Compaq computer speakers with 4-ohm impedance and 8w labeled on the back of both speakers. I have this amp from dell AX210 computer speakers. This amp utilizes 2 of these amplifier IC's. One of the drivers started rattling, so I no longer have them...
  31. Sven__

    [SOLVED] Help. AMP+DAC for my Sennheiser 600's

    Hello! I got a question, I am getting the Sennheiser 600's, but I am a total noob and trying to grab up an amp + DAC (If I need the DAC?). I'm really just trying to get these headphones working with my desktop. I am very lost and need some guidance. Been reading around and I found this...
  32. V

    Question Hardwiring

    I'm trying to hardwire a spdif jsr1264 to the aux on a2. 1 amp board that already has an aux port. Can I wire a 3 wire spdif with the converter board to a three wire aux input? I have images of what I'm trying to do but I don't know how to post them here
  33. E

    [SOLVED] Beyerdynamic DT 880 or DT990?

    Hello, i want to buy a new pair of headphones but i don't really know which one to buy from Beyerdynamic , DT 880 Or DT 990, i play games, listen to music just want the best sound quality while listening to music and gaming, i know that the dt990 has more treble and more bass, but i don't care...
  34. A

    Question No sound, only a static noise

    Hello! I have an issue with a new PC regarding the sound. There is no sound coming out from the speakers or headphones! The only sound is a static noise. It's really bothering, because it was the least issue i expected to have and im scared that the motherboard is faulty. Those are the speca...
  35. W

    Question Best Amp for Beyerdynamic DT 990PRO 250 Ohm

    Hi there, Some time ago I bought the DT 990PRO and I saw that you needed to buy and amplifier with it. I did not do that at the time and used the headphone without an amplifier on my pc. On internet it said this was really a waste of your money because it has a lot more potential when using an...
  36. J

    Question Need help! How could i hook up my 5.1 surround a amazon fire stick 4k?

    So i have a Jamo 5.1 surround system hooked up to my sony sdr de515 amp. Its quite old so no HDMI or anything like that only RCA out. At the moment i just have a rca left and right to aux into my laptop and stream 4k stuff through there on my...
  37. aieth

    Question Sound card, amp/dac or for my Sennheiser 58x Jubilees?

    As the title suggests I'm wondering if I should pick up a sound card or an amp/dac for my Jubilees that I got recently. The one I'm looking at right now is the Creative Sound Blaster Z. Should I invest in one or should I just use my onboard soundcard? (My onboard sound card is Supremefx)
  38. S

    Question Do I have enough ports for HTC Vive ?

    So I have the RTX 2070 oc mini ZOTAC, it has some ports that idk the names of, Im new to pc gaming idk shit, so I have enough ports for the HTC Vive ? If not , what will need? Adaptors ? Idk
  39. mikebik

    Win 10 crash ryzen

    Hey. I'm using the corsair lpx 3200 on a ryzen 2200g since my asrock b450 supports 3200 and corsair says it supports ryzen and I keep trying different speeds and timings. It only works well on stock speeds. Is there a mobo that supports this ram?
  40. N

    Help For A Newbie

    Yo, I'm trying to make a build that is completely asus aura sync compatible. Right now I have a case, cpu cooler, and fans. I need pretty much everything else. I plan to spend aprox $800 more on this build, and since im a rookie I could use some advice from you guys. I want to go for a Ryzen...