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Packdemon
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Apr 13, 2015
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Wait why is the LX being considered a mod? It's just the DAC without the amp built in. That means there is less stuff to it, so why should they cost the same? Not that I'm not happy about everything else so far.
Apr 13, 2015
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Michael Goodman
Apr 13, 2015
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For the LX, we actually keep the amp (it's so incredibly low-noise and low-distortion that it doubles up as an awesome line amp) and we remove the volume knob, replacing it with fixed resistors. LX is basically the same product as DACport, but no volume knob. Consider if you really want to lose the volume knob though, before you rush to select the LX option.
Apr 13, 2015
maikuirock
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Apr 13, 2015
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Does the1 omh option take away quality or power for high impedance cans? Say i do want the benefit for IEMs, but also want to power some Hi-Fimans.
Apr 13, 2015
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Michael Goodman
Apr 13, 2015
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With High Impedance cans, you will probably not notice the 1 Ohm mod at all.
With lower impedance cans, you may notice the following change: There will be a slight amount of warmth in the stock configuration (without the mod). The sound will be colder and more analytical with the 1 Ohm Mod.
Apr 13, 2015
maikuirock
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Apr 13, 2015
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thanks!
Apr 13, 2015
upec
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Apr 14, 2015
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What is consider low impedance? I have Audeze LCD-X which is 20 Ohm. Can I use it with DACport?
Apr 14, 2015
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Michael Goodman
Apr 14, 2015
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Yes, no problems at all. DACport drives Audeze headphones very well. It's a great match.
Apr 14, 2015
kevinxxz
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Apr 14, 2015
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Thanks, if the LX Mod kept the AMP, I would changed my drop to have LX!
Apr 14, 2015
Packdemon
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Apr 14, 2015
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Will the LX drive 600 ohm impedance headphones?
Apr 14, 2015
Kyros
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Apr 14, 2015
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It says so in the description page:
"Output power: 1.5 W total, drives 600 Ohm headphones"
Apr 14, 2015
Polygon
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Apr 14, 2015
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@kevinxxz: an LX with the amp section is essentially just the standard DACport with volume knob. Granted, the standard DACport with amp and volume knob is no slouch, and doesn't leave much room for complaint.
@Packdemon: good question. I wish to know the same. The standard DACport does my T1 justice, however.
Apr 14, 2015
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Michael Goodman
Apr 14, 2015
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Yes, LX will drive 600 Ohm cans, but again, no volume control. In some Macs the volume slider is grayed out, meaning no volume adjustment possible. Be careful.
Apr 14, 2015
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Michael Goodman
Apr 14, 2015
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The entire Beyerdynamic line is supported well by DACport, also great results with everything from Audeze, Audio Technica, AKG and Mr. Speakers.
Apr 14, 2015
Polygon
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Apr 14, 2015
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"In some Macs the volume slider is grayed out, meaning no volume adjustment possible. Be careful."
As a Macbook owner, how might this be prevented/corrected?
Apr 14, 2015
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Michael Goodman
Apr 15, 2015
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We have heard one report so far. We were not able to investigate, since customer is overseas and didn't want to send their laptop to us. Previously there have not been any issues with volume slider in Mac, but I felt it was a responsible thing to do to report this one case.
Apr 15, 2015
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