Headphones quieter on a phone

filiplukac25

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When I use my headphones on my pc they are loud enough, but when I plug them into my phone they are way quieter. I already tried those volume boost apps and none of them worked.
 

guanyu210379

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Phones has weaker final amplifier compared to PC, especially if you have a dedicated soundcard/DAC for high impedance headphones (for over 32 Ohm).

How loud your headphone on your phone is...well.. this depends on the headphone and the phone.
 

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Phones has weaker final amplifier compared to PC, especially if you have a dedicated soundcard/DAC for high impedance headphones (for over 32 Ohm).

How loud your headphone on your phone is...well.. this depends on the headphone and the phone.
 

zoltan.boese

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No wonder, there is nothing wrong with your headphone. The headphone does not amplify the signal, you get what the device outputs. Simply a battery powered device has lower power output designed on its audio connector. That is reasonable.
A desktop pc a hi-fi amplifier does not have such restrictions.
 
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