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Old 10th March 2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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Hi:
Got a set of Koss headphones as a gift. Problem is I do not have headphone jacks in any of my stereo units. Is there a way to build an adapter for the preamplifier rca outputs or my F4 amp. outputs? Is it a matter of just a connection adapter or would a circuit have to be designed? Thank you to all.
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Old 10th March 2012, 09:04 PM   #2
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Your preamp RCA jacks probably can't work with the low impedance of headphones, and may damage your preamp. Hooking them up to the power amps outputs sounds dangerous.
There is a headphone forum in the"amplifiers" section with many headphone amplifier designs to choose from. I know the O2 is very popular.
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