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APOGEE unveil THE GROOVE - A Portable USB DAC and headphone amp for Mac and PC

No worries, it will drive these loud without a problem and with very low distortion (THD +N = -109dB at 600 Ohm). Groove's output circuit is not a regular voltage out. It is current out. Which is a difficult concept to explain, but the net result is that a higher impedance will imply a higher output...

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Best mixing headphones!

Check out the AKG K7XX from Massdrop. These are the K712, only just made in China rather than Austria. To be totally correct, these are the same as the 1st generation K702 Anniversary Edition, which are practically the K712. They cost half what the K712 costs. They are the best $199 you can spend. The...

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What are your favorite headphones in the mastering room.

There’s a distinct lack of AKG headphones in this discussion. Traditionally the AKG K7xx series is seen as every bit as good as the Sennheiser HD650/600 range. Personally these days I’m referencing with Yamaha’s HPH-MT8s.

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