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Michael Goodman
Nov 2, 2013
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Output impedance is 10 Ohms. Many folks on head-fi use it as a headphone amp. That works great, as long as you control the output level in the computer.
Nov 2, 2013
JDWarner
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Nov 3, 2013
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Indeed, you can do this.
This DAC has a "bigger brother" which is identical in every way, except it has a variable volume pot instead of a fixed resistor. The adventurous DIYer could probably cautiously disassemble it and replace that resistor with a different one to properly match the sensitivity of your 'phones from most sources on the PC.
(The more adventurous DIYer might be able to install a low profile pot instead, effectively upgrading this to its larger, more expensive sibling).
Nov 3, 2013
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