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SMSL SP400 Balanced Headphone Amplifier THX AAA

THIBAULT

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[QUOTE = "Viper Necklampy, poste: 659220, membre: 5872"] Génial mais, est-ce que d'autres amplificateurs de grande mesure ne se déforment pas à aucun gain, non? [/ CITATION]

certainly but it is the first that I know who offers this. This is very interesting for those who have hard-to-drive helmets requiring high gain.
 
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[QUOTE = "Viper Necklampy, poste: 659220, membre: 5872"] Génial mais, est-ce que d'autres amplificateurs de grande mesure ne se déforment pas à aucun gain, non? [/ CITATION]

certainly but it is the first that I know who offers this. This is very interesting for those who have hard-to-drive helmets requiring high gain.
I really don't understand, other thx amps offers different gain and should not distort at any rate, if not for clipping issues. Or is something going on with the Sp400?
 

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[QUOTE = "Viper Necklampy, post: 659304, member: 5872"] Je ne comprends vraiment pas, d'autres amplis thx offrent un gain différent et ne devraient en aucun cas déformer, si ce n'est pour des problèmes d'écrêtage. Ou est-ce qu'il se passe quelque chose avec le Sp400? [/ QUOTE]

I think you will find the answer in the 2nd part of this article. Regards.
https://soundnews.net/amplifiers/headphone-amps/smsl-sp400-review-a-flawed-masterpiece/
 

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Look at this article. They speak in 2nd part about the transparency of the SP400 compared to other THX
https://soundnews.net/amplifiers/headphone-amps/smsl-sp400-review-a-flawed-masterpiece/
i undestand that a lot of words makes a good story but this is subjective opinion! we can't get evaluations on precision electronics based on reviews and emotions, measurements talks, "transparency" is a compliment you do to something newer or more expansive than an other...
 

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Many high gain amplifiers clip at very low output power but you don't ever get to see it clipping you thought it would have much higher power where they don't. Sp200 was partially that.
I don't think so. sp200 clips at high output power in high gain.
well the strange thing is sh-9 and sp200 are essentially the same thing. but sh-9 clips at [email protected] while sp200 clips at [email protected]
any idea why?

SMSL SH-9 Measurements power into 33 ohm.png

SMSL SP200 THX Headphone Amplifier Power at 33 Ohm Audio Measurements.png
 
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