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WizardBro
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Jul 30, 2015
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I have a Titanium HD which has a pretty good DAC, but doesn't have a headphone amp. It's got a powered headphone output jack thing instead. I get more than enough volume using my AKG K7XX with the Titanium HD. I generally have my windows volume at 32. Will I benefit from using a real amp such as this? I can't find much information on the matter off Google.
Jul 30, 2015
MonsieurKirby
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Jul 30, 2015
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Your Titanium HD does have a headphone amp (it's the powered headphone output jack thing). Otherwise, you wouldn't be able to listen to your headphones on it.
I'm not familiar with the Titanium HD and a quick Google search didn't yield much information about it other than it will drive headphones with impedance up to 300 Ohms. I'll bet there is a benefit to get an O2, but how much benefit and would it be worth it, that I can't be sure of.
I'd say if you're satisfied with what you currently hear, you don't need an O2. However, if you feel adventurous, I don't think you can go wrong with an O2.
Jul 30, 2015
Irons82
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I have the Titanium HD myself. It does NOT have a dedicated amplifier circuit. That said, it should be able to drive low ohm headphones and IEMs just fine. I'm confident the O2 amp will be much more powerful and much higher quality.
Jul 30, 2015
dcba
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if you happy with what you have, no reason to add another piece of equipment that you definitely won't notice any different at all (o2 is a neutral amp). the benefits you getting with this are lose out 70 dollars, have another thing to hook up to and taking out another power slot. if all that sounds good to you by all means go for it.
Jul 30, 2015
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