Hey Audiophiles - Do I need/should get a headphone amp if I already have powered desktop speakers that have a headphone jack?
I can't find any specs for the headphone jack on my speakers(is it just passthru?) but i can't find this speak on any others i shop for.
I was looking to buy Sound Blaster X-Fi HD or just some nice < $200 computer speakers with a headphone jack?
Any suggestions? Am I completely off?
FYI - these are for a set of Sennheiser HD595
posted by pharcide
on May 14, 2011 -
I'm looking for cheap, deep-in-the-ear earbuds for listening to audiobooks. The sound quality doesn't have to be great, because I won't use them to listen to music. I want cheap ones, because I inevitably break headphones, and I don't want to have to spend $100 every month. On the other hand, I'm willing to spend $20 a month if I have to. In-the-ear, because I don't want to keep my wife awake with "leaking" sound. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee
on Nov 20, 2007 -
My second-generation iPod nano sometimes seems to lose right-channel sound, on any pair of ear buds, headphones, or speakers; only pushing the jack "up" towards the front restores the right channel, and even then only temporarily. Is this just what these iPods do, or is my particular unit defective? [more inside]
posted by cmyers
on Nov 19, 2006 -
I've got a similar situation to the American Idol runner-up: My right ear is fully functional, but I am 90% deaf on my left ear. However, my left ear was deformed at birth, so my earbuds don't fit in it. [more inside]
posted by beammeup4
on May 22, 2006 -