Amp

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  1. K

    Question Help needed getting chrome cast to work through AV receiver.

    Seriously need help to configure this set up! I have a Humax HDR -75 10T set top box Pioneer VSX -534 AV Receiver Samsung LA40 M81BD TV Chrome cast. Currently have set up with HDMI cables running from one of two HDMI IN on TV to HDMI OUT on AV receiver HDMI IN on AV to only HDMI Port on STB...
  2. FilipLav

    Question Scarlett 2i4 + Ext. Headphone Amp?

    Hey, I already own a Scarlett 2i4 from Focusrite and I've been wanting to switch out my old half broken hd598s for some dt 990 pros. Can I hook up an ext. Headphone Amp to it and if so how would I go about doing so?
  3. TheDudeAdibes

    Question HDMI source not supported on Epson Projector.

    Hi folks, Hoping someone can help. There appears to be some knowledgeable people on here. I have a Yamaha RX-V673 receiver. It has a Amazon Fire TV, android box and PS4 going into HDMI inputs. The HDMI output is linked to a TV. All works perfectly. I recently added an Epson EB-W39 HD...
  4. T

    Is it possible to use a 12V3A (36W) power supply for a 20x2W stereo amplifier without any problems?

    Hello, I have 2 of the mentioned power supply, and I have an amp thats rated for 12V 2x20W, and an other one which is rated for 12V 2x50W. Is it bad for the amps to use them with a power supply like this, or I should buy a bigger one? (I know it's gonna be "less effective", but that's not the...
  5. C

    what amp for passive Argon Alto4 with pc

    So i have a pair of Argon Alto4 (passive version), and would like to get a recommendation on what amp to buy, since i have heard i would need an amp to connect these to my pc. My setup is as follows. ■ 2x Passive Argon Alto4 ■ A Creative SoundBlasterZ soundcard So what amp would you guys...
  6. Thines_1

    Subwoofer suggestions for amplifier

    Hi, i have this amplifier (Alfa Linear AL320.4) in my car, the previous owner installed it, but the subwoofer isnt working. The amp has power going through it, so its still fine. Any ideas on what subwoofers supports the amp? Not sure how to select a subwoofer for the amp since there is watts...
  7. S

    Headphone DAC/Amp for Sennheiser's HD 6XX (Massdrop)

    So I bought the HD 6XX from Massdrop and it will arive in a few days, but I'm still looking for a good headphone DAC/AMP. I don't have any knowledge of DAC's or Amps so.. Where to begin? I got this information from a few communities: 300 OHM 103 db/mW 110 dB SPL 1.23 Vrms 4.1 mA 5.04 mW I...
  8. A

    Yamaha Stereo Amp A-300 (1983) with Mission m71i speakers

    I got both the amp and the speakers off Gumtree and the speakers have worked well for years now. The amp was bought as a backup for me to take to uni but when I play music I occasionally get a cracking sound, the amp will either reboot itself or stay powered but not connect to the speakers? Any...
  9. Clunker

    Hooking up old stereo speakers to my PC. Will this work? Bad idea?

    So I've got these old stereo speakers just sitting in a corner of the spare bedroom. I thought it would be cool if I could hook them up to my PC. I thought about buying this amp to connect it to the PC...
  10. Cinderblox

    dac/amp Fostex HP-A4 delay

    Hello Just bought a fostex HP-A4 to power my HD660s. I use it trough usb bus and the sound seems to be delayed. I can't really confirm if the optical input gives the same problem. Watching movies is possible but the delay is noticeable. The problem lies with using it for gaming. Is this the...
  11. F

    Amp/DAC for Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO (250Ohm)

    Hello everyone, i'm new in this topic, i bought the DT990PRO 250Ohm and i have them connected to my Asus XONAR DG soundcard in my computer, i dont know if this is enough to get the most out of these headphones, if not id like to take it a bit further and i've been considering to get either an...
  12. I

    Best Amp/Dac for PS4?

    I recently bought a pair of Philips SHP9500S headphones with a V-Moda mic for PS4 and the last thing I need for my setup is an amp/dac. I play on a PS4 Pro so I’m wondering what is the best Amp/Dac for PS4?
  13. S

    SoundblasterX AE-5 vs Motherboard Audio

    Hello there i just orderred SoundBlasterX AE-5... My motherboard Z270x Gaming 9 shows that it use Creative ZxRi.. Is it true ??? And my motherboard Audio is going to be better than SoundblasterX AE-5 ???? Please help me... Sorry for bad english... :)
  14. N

    One of a pair of speakers popping

    I have a pair of old Akai speakers (SW-121A) that I'm running through an amp. One of the speakers makes loud popping noises. I've tried switching the speakers, so I know it's not the amp, and I've tried changing the speaker wire. The popping sound can happen whether or not there is any sound...
  15. N

    Amp plus dac for beyer dt 770 pro 80ohm

    Hello everybody, i have the beyerdynamic dt 770 pro 80ohm version. I have for a long time used the reciever/amp for my speaker system at home, however, i have decided to get rid of these, wherefore i need to get an amp/dac for my headphones. The headphones are primarily being used in my laptop...
  16. J

    amplifier & driver equalization for making crossover

    hello. i have question and my english is terrible... so! sorry before :D i want to make an amplifier by 4 pieces tda7294 on bridge mode which output is stereo and the power is 150w RMS on 8ohm by 18-0-18 volt 8A transformator. also want to make 2 X 3way speakers. so my problem gonna start...
  17. A

    Sennheiser HD600 on a 2015 Macbook Pro Without an AMP?

    Hello, I recently ordered the Sennheiser HD600 headphones for casual music listening. I was just wondering if my 2015 Macbook Pro would be powerful enough to push these headphones for the time being while I wait to order a Schiit Audio Fulla 2 AMP/DAC? I did previously have a pair of Sennheiser...
  18. T

    Help using the Modi/magni 2 uber

    Hey guys. I need your help, so let me explain. So I just bought the Modi/magni 2 uber along with Monolith M1060 Planar Headphones. I have a Samsung KS8000 TV that is connected to a Samsung soundbar via the Arc output. My Pc is connected to the samsung tv as well. As of right now I have my...
  19. Maarsch

    New headphones, and related setup?

    Hello, My Steelseries Siberia V2 lost sound in the left can. It's outside of warranty and while I might hobby may way into fixing it at some point, for now I want to buy something new and better. I am currently looking at AKG 612/712. I am still visiting stores to try out sound and comfort...
  20. ZanyLlama

    Need Help Finding the Right Speaker Amp for a Custom Soundbar.

    I have a soundbar that's been sitting in my basement for a while- I believe it's custom built since there are no model numbers or anything on it other than on the individual speakers themselves- and even those are very limited. It's in a very generic housing- with the fabric on the outside and...
  21. D

    Looking for DAC amp for HD650s

    Hi all I'm look for a good usb DAC headphone amp that can power the HD650s for around £60, I was originally looking at the FiiO E10K Olympus but am unaware or whether or not it will be able to power the HD650s as it's rated for 150 ohms
  22. L

    Hooking up home theatre speakers to PC

    I have Samsung HT-THX25 Home Theatre system that has 5.1 speaker system and all speakers are 100w 3Ω including the subwoofer. The trick is that the unit itself has only stereo input so it just casts that stereo sound on 6 channels. I'd like to use my speakers full potential so I need an amp that...
  23. BlueFireZ

    Best bookshelf speaker setup for ~$200 CAD?

    Hey guys, I haven't been on this forum in months, but I'm back and I need some help making a budget speaker setup. I have zero experience with speakers and the equipment that goes with them (I'm a headphone guy), so sorry for any dumb questions I may ask. Basically I want to get a pair of...
  24. P

    i need a surround solution

    i have 2 kenwood sl 29, 2 bookshelf speakers that i dont know the brand of , a sub without a build in amp and 2 small speakers that i both connected to center speaker. but its connected to a dvd amp thing. and then into my pc so its not really surround. if i go into windows sound and click test...
  25. I

    How to make LED's flash and pulse to music!

    Alright people, Firstly, I know very little about electric circuits. For a long time I've been interested in connecting an LED strip to my speakers / amplifier to 'pulse' or whatever to the bass. There are a few videos on YouTube with this "mod", but there are endless comments about the amp...
  26. R

    Budget amp for passive speakers?

    I want to connect some passive speakers to my PC and need a mini amp to do so. I'm not an audiophile by any means, I just want something that'll produce decent sound for gaming/general use at a low-mid volume (I'll also probably want to mount it under my desk so preferably nothing that is too...
  27. O

    Blue yeti with a dac or headphone amp

    So I have a blue yeti currently that I plug my headset into the audio jack on and then I can hear my computer and myself talk and I love it, but I have decided to get some really nice headphones the m50x's and I heard that getting an amp or dac can really make it sound even better, but fro my...
  28. EagleOD1

    Amp/DAC (or sound card?) for DT 990?

    I've been looking for headphones, and I found the Beyerdynamic DT990. I have two main things: I want to use them for gaming (CS:GO: pinpointing the exact location of footsteps), and listening to some music (EDM, house, trap) with some bass. My motherboard is the Gigabyte. GA-Z170X-UD5 TH. Now...
  29. shrinerh

    Amp suggestions for PA speaker

    I just installed this PA horn in my Jeep. It isn't particularly loud, nor was I expecting it to be, but I'm somewhat confused when it comes to getting an amplifier for it. NOTE: Every forum post I have seen so far online usually devolves to either quarrels about laws in different states...
  30. D

    Need suggestion for amplifier!!!

    OK, so i have TWO regular speakers and a sub woofer, i bought a LP-838 amp which supposedly had a "super bass" or sub woofer output on it, also i have 2 of them due to postage errors. problem is, it is the worst amp ever and the sub woofer port does not work so really I'm just looking for the...
  31. J

    Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro on computers

    I recently bought the Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro, I just a question about using it with a computer. Is there any AMP needed in order to let it work properly? Or does this depend on what motherboard you are using. My motherboard is the Asus X-99 Pro.
  32. T

    An amp to reduce treble on the DT990 PRO 250ohm

    First time getting a decent headphone here. I've been looking for amps, since people say that sound cards are a bad choice. I heard that tube amps make the sound a lot warmer and can reduce the treble. So I found the Schiit Vali 2, it does not look to complicated of a tube amp, and I can later...
  33. G

    Can I Frankenstein a system together?

    I've gone to the "experts" and they come back with systems in the thousands of $$$$! I'm overwhelmed with all the research and just ready for some real world advise. I've got a small yoga studio, about 25' wide x 80' long. I've got some donated speakers and a powered sub-woofer so if I can use...
  34. Eviscerator95

    Would this headphones setup work for gaming/music well?

    I want to be get a new headphone setup, including headphone and amps, as I am sick of paying for overpriced gaming headsets, but I don't want to lose too much bass and I don't want to lose the virtual 7.1 surround sound. So, I did some research and I came to this setup (in order I would have...
  35. A

    Can I plug a keyboard, microphone, studio monitors, headphones and my computer into only one mixer?

    So that I can monitor myself with the headphones, play audio from my computer , play on the keyboard, and send all of this to the main mix on the studio monitors? Can I do all of this with only one device?
  36. T

    Car Amp + Sub for Home Amp

    I have a unused Alpine SWD-3000 amp and sub combo. I would like to connect this to my home stereo amplifier a Pioneer VSX-321.I will be powering with PC atx PSU 400w. I cant find any cable that would allow me to use the rca line in from the sub to the single speaker wire on the home amp. Please...
  37. F

    Need advice on headphones/amps

    I'm currently looking for a nice pair of headphones and an amp, my budget is $200 for headphones and $120 for the amp. I like clarity with some good bass, not too much to make it sound muddy and distorted. I like to hear good detail in music and games. I'm also looking to have virtual "surround...
  38. R

    Will this amp be sufficient for Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250 Ohms?

    I'm looking to take the plunge into the world of audio, the best pair of headphones I have being the Sony 7.1 Golds I bought with my PS4. I'm looking at the DT990 Pros because of the bass and soundstage, and the fact that it's open. The only problem I have is I don't know if the amp I have...
  39. T

    Using an AMP/DAC with Sound Card

    Hey, I just recently bought the Senheiser HD 598. I am really pleased with these headphones, but I would like to upgrade to using an external AMP/DAC. I don't want to spend much though. I already have a few ideas, like the FiiO e10K and SMSL SD 79311. Although I have a two questions: Will...
  40. G

    Connect 4 and 8 ohm speakers to stereo?

    Hi, I'm gonna start of to say that I am totally new to all of this. So I'm sorry if my question seem stupid. I bought an old radio cabinet, the radio was busted so I simply put in a tiny amplifier I had lying around. (2 channel, stereo) It had three speakers in it. One in middle, two on...
  41. N

    250W RMS Sub / 150W into 4 ohms Amp - Which PSU wattage should I pick?

    I'm going to connect a 250W RMS subwoofer to a 150W into 4 ohms Amplifier. I want to connect the amplifier to a computer, so I will need another power supply to do that. - Should I look at the wattage of the amp or the subwoofer when buying a PSU? - Can I connect a let's say 300W PSU to a 150W...
  42. M

    Turntable plays quietly via amp, do i need a preamp? will it sacrifice sound quality?

    Hello, I have an old turntable hooked up to a new-ish Nobsound amp. it plays very quietly on this amp but fine when i connect it to a sony hifi system i have. Would I need a pre-amp for my amp? Amp: http://i.imgur.com/CvdIHpw.jpg TT: http://i.imgur.com/lSSvxlu.jpg I was looking at the...
  43. M

    Pioneer A400 amp - Right red output makes right tweeter buzz.

    I have 2 Wharfdale Rubiance RB-25 speakers connected to my Pioneer A400 amp. Since I connected them I've noticed that no mater what the configuration, the right red output creates buzz at around the higher end of vocal frequency (~3kHz). This is confirmed for different inputs (CD, Phono and line...
  44. G

    Need an amp for headphones

    Hello! I have the Custom one pro plus headphones, which are 15 ohm. my question is what amp/dac should i get for them. my budget is less than 200 dollars. Cheers!
  45. W

    Do I need / What DAC to go with Objective2 amp?

    Hello I'm kind of a noob with amps and dacs and I have this question that i need answer for before I buy anything. I'm going to build Objective2 headphone amp (building isn't a problem for me) but now I'd like to know if I even need a external DAC or am I good to go with my motherboards...
  46. T

    Live Sound Speaker Compatibility

    I was wondering if the below set of speakers, subwoofer, and Amp would all work together for playing music at a party out of a laptop or phone. If not what would be an inexpensive yet powerful DJ speaker system. Speakers: Two VM Audio VAS4210P 2200 Watt 4-Way Dual 10" DJ Loud Speakers...
  47. J

    Could Someone Please Explain ohms for subwoofers to me?

    Ok so I know there are a lot of explanations of what a ohm is and how it works but i just don't get it. I also would like to know how many ohms in an amp I would need for two 400w rms 800w peak subwoofers. I see all these amps on amazon that say things like 4 ohms stable @ 800w but would that...
  48. TheGreatWarMage

    My first AV system

    I have very little knowledge of audio equipment and speakers, especially the connection requirements. So any help is appreciated. I have recently purchased some decent speakers, 5, of same company, different models, fairly old. So I am in need of buying an av receiver. Already have an idea...
  49. TheRealBeandip

    Amp for AKG Q701s

    I recently picked up these AKG Q701s and love how they sound, the only problem is I think my PC has a little trouble driving them as theyre a little quiet even on max volume. I hear the sound quality and volume increases with an amp What would be a good amp to use with these? Im not familiar...
  50. E

    Subwoofer and amp wattage Question

    Okay so firstly I just purchased a Alpine Type-R 12 inch subwoofer and I have it wired to an 800 watt amp. The subwoofer can handle 1000 watts RMS. So I was wondering if it was anyway possible for me to even blow out this subwoofer since it can handle an extra 200 watts then my amp can even put...
  51. V

    What Amp should i get for my Canton Chrono 5.1 system???

    Hey guys! really need some help with matching the right amplifier for my setup, I have no idea what to get. Heres the 5.1 system i want to buy for my new home thatre: two front: Canton Chrono 509 DC speakers two rear: Canton Chrono 501.2 speakers one center: Canton Chrono 505 Center and also: a...
  52. J

    Headphone Amp+DAC vs Onboard Op-Amp?

    I just got this Amp_Dac for my DT990 250ohm headphones: http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=120&cp_id=12008&cs_id=1200801&p_id=11567&seq=1&format=2 It is a remodeled Fiio E09K + it has a DAC in it, so it is quality made and is suppossedly 15-600ohm I also see "Output Power" on the specs of the...
  53. L

    Will an amp decrease background noise?

    Hi guys, I currently have Razer Kraken Pro headphones, and have them directly plugged into my Lenovo Y510p. I've always been hearing background noise like white noise, even when I have nothing playing, or if the volume is at mute/0. It isn't a problem with my headphones since if I change my...
  54. PanicMaster85

    How to use Schiit Magni to amplify bass

    To start, Thanks for the help. [:panicmaster85] After recently receiving my DT990 pro 250ohm and schiit magni/modi setup, I am blown away by the quality and or clarity of the headset... However, the bass is lacking. It's not a deal breaker by any means, but it would be nice to have a little...
  55. A

    Buzzing noise only when sent to external amp, from desktop.

    Hello! I just built a new computer with an asrock z87 extreme 4 motherboard. Everything sounds fine when I plug my headphones into either the front headphone jack or the rear audio output jack. However, when i use a 3.5mm to RGA plug that goes from my computer to my amplifier, there is a...
  56. K

    Bad idea powered speakers into amp?

    I have an old Logitech LS2.1, it has a built in amp in it, and I wanted the output from the subwoofer to go into my new amp and then from the amp to my speakers. The Lepai lp-2020a+ is this a bad idea?