Full-featured mixer -- equipped with ergonomic gain controls for fast and accurate mixing, and a custom-designed, wide-bandwidth, high-power headphone amp
Lossless audio is really intended for audiophiles as it requires a headphone amp
and premium headphones to actually hear the difference in quality.
On the audio front, Sony has introduced a new "Signature Series" that flaunts two Hi-Res WM1 series Walkman music players, MDR-Z1R stereo headphones, MDR-1000X wireless noise cancelling stereo headphones and the TA-ZH1ES headphone amp
. There will also be a new Hi-Res home audio system, two wireless Extra Bass sports headphones, and a Walkman with 3.1-inch touchscreen, soon.
Headphone Charts understands this complicated relationship between headphones and amplifiers and has simplified the whole process by providing a simple "yes" or "no" designation as to whether they suggest the use of a dedicated headphone amp
, or not, for each pair of the headphones contained within their charts.
The PowerWise LM49251's Class G headphone amp
dynamically reduces the supply voltage to lower power consumption and extend audio (MP3, movies, etc.) playback time.
Look no further than USBPhonoPlus v2 by ART Pro Audio, a handy box that serves as a traditional phono stage or headphone amp
, which the company touts as "the ideal low-cost interface solution for transferring any analog or digital audio source, including a turntable into a computer via standard USB connection."
There is a built-in headphone amp
for analog output as well as optical digital output for MiniDisc recorders and other digital devices.
India, April 20 -- Chord Electronics has brought to India its headphone amp
- Mojo, short for Mobile Joy, that enables smartphones and connected devices to deliver recording-studio sound quality from any headphone.
If you're perpetually straining to make out what your phone is trying to stream to your fancy pair of headphones, maybe it's time you got yourself a headphone amp
. These amps can be as small or as large as you want, ditto the price.
We tested these without a headphone amp
, since the only amps we had on hand were the Little Dot Micro Tube and the M3 and both are meant to drive high impedance circumaural headphones.