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v8sfuckinghorrible
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Oct 23, 2014
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Question: How different of an experience would it be if I use these earphones with a standard phone/audio jack from computer with 320k mp3 compared to more advanced equipment (Seen here on massdrop)
What are some suggestions that can improve my overall music experience by a lot without dropping gold on equipment?
Oct 23, 2014
YassySassy
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Oct 24, 2014
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It shouldn't matter much. Most IEMs are easy to drive, so an amplifier is usually not needed to get a good amount of volume of it. There are some IEMs that do possibly benefit from having a dedicated amplifier, but the improvements are usually quite small and moderate.
MP3 compression in this era is pretty well handled. You wouldn't lose much if you were to listen to 320Kbps MP3. Even with experienced listeners, they found it very hard to differentiate between 320Kbps MP3 and lossless audio.
I'd say just plug these babies in your computer and see if it works out. If there is a problem, eg. hissing from motherboard audio, then you might have to spend a little more.
Oct 24, 2014
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