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Sennheiser GSP 300 with 3.5mm ->USB adapter?

JustAPCNoob

2 months ago

I am thinking about getting a Sennheiser GSP 300, my only complaint is that the wires are 2 3.5mm wires because I want to plug it into a USB hub, so I'm planning on buying an adapter. Would these (https://www.amazon.com/Sabrent-External-Adapter-Windows-AU-MMSA/dp/B00IRVQ0F8/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=3.5mm+to+usb&qid=1569507685&s=gateway&sr=8-4) negatively impact the sound performance of the headset in any way? Thanks.

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  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

The Sabrent DAC is not suitable for high end headsets like what they are using

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  • 2 months ago
  • 0 points

You're still being held back by what is basically a $10 DAC

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

The DACs you recommended have amplifiers in them. That is what makes them more expensive. Converting a digital signal to analog is very straightforward and can be accomplished very cheaply. It's amplification of this analog signal that's the expensive part. Through USB, there is more than enough amperage to drive low-impedance drivers like those found in those Sennheissers. 19 Ω. I've seen more impedance from in-ears. There is absolutely no point in spending money on a DAC that has added amplification when you won't be driving anything that needs the power.

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