How to Choose a Headphone Amp and DAC





High-end headphones are great, but often need an amplifier to sound their best. How should you pick one, and is getting a separate DAC a good idea?

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Headphone power calculators:

http://www.digizoid.com/headphones-power.html

http://auditry.blogspot.com/2014/02/headphone-amp-power-calculator.html

https://robrobinette.com/images/Audio/Headphone_Power_Calculator.xls

http://nwavguy.blogspot.com/2011/09/more-power.html

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Thanks to HeadRoom (Headphone.com) for allowing us to use their visuals in this episode.

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