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Can you use 80 ohm headphones without amp?

80-ohm headphones will work without an amplifier, but the audio they produce will not be of the quality they are designed to produce.

Is 80 ohm or 250 Ohm better?

At 80 Ohm, the headphones have more bass and less prominent treble. At higher volumes, 80 Ohm will produce even more bass. The 250 Ohm version has a similar bass response but has more high-end to even the sound out more. With its better bass output, the 80 Ohm version is better suited for listening for enjoyment.

Can you use a 250 Ohm headphones without amp?

You can use a 250 Ohm headphone without an amplifier. But if your amplifier doesn’t deliver the necessary current and power the headphones will not sound right. Either they’ll not get loud enough at all, distort in the low frequencies or sound muddy.

Can you use 80 ohm headphones with a phone?

And finally, the listed impedance of 80 Ohms. Basically, the higher the impedance, the more power you will need to drive the headphone and get a proper output volume. At 80 Ohms (Beyerdynamic also manufactures a 250 Ohms version), this pair can easily be driven by a laptop, MP3 player, and iPhone.

What’s the difference between GI 7B and gi-7bt?

The GI-7BT is a more ruggedized version of the same tube featuring a fatter ceramic element but otherwise the same as the thinner GI-7B. You will find these tubes that have white ceramic and some that have pink or purple ceramic and we have found no difference in the performance of these tubes.

What kind of capacitor is in the gi7b amplifier?

Then, on the left of the GI7b there’s the DC blocking door knob and a copper strap to C1. C1 consists of a small vacuum variable in series with the 5pf door knob giving me circa 5 to 15pF, on the left of C1 is C2, a 30 to 110 mF vacuum capacitor.

Is the gi7b based on the yu1aw amplifier?

This GI7b amplifier is based on the YU1AW design that can be found on the internet, it’s sometimes called the Lazy Builders amp. And to that extent, it is! – (Please see notes below regarding using the GM3SEK control board with a toroid transformer)

What kind of blower does a gi7b amplifier need?

The blower I’ve used, some people will recognise as the unit pulled from the GS35b amplifier of mine, this little blower supplies enough air flow to meet the requirements for the GI7b tube, and once I’d cleaned it up, it worked fine. The cabinet is the 19 inch rack mounted unit I’ve had sitting here for some time.