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Affordable yet high quality headphone amp and earpiece combo

Discussion in 'Recording' started by somexone75, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. somexone75

    somexone75 Active Member

    Hey everybody, I was wondering what would be a good start for a 4 channel headphone amp for me to use while laying out a Guitars / Drum track both individually but in the same performance and what would be some affordable headphones to use along with it?

    Jonathan Soliman
  2. Codemonkey

    Codemonkey Well-Known Member

    Affordable as in how much overall?

    The cheapest junk you're going to get is $30-40 headphones from GC or somewhere equivalent and a Behringer headphone amp.
    But that will suck.
    Minimally you want to fork out a bit more than that.
  3. somexone75

    somexone75 Active Member

    Just start throwing out options. I've hopefully got up to $500.
  4. KHilbert

    KHilbert Guest

    Mackie HMX-56

    Sennheiser HD 280
    Beyer Dynamic DT770
  5. somexone75

    somexone75 Active Member

    Since I'm still new in the recording world, what is the advantage of having the 4 TRS inputs for different instruments? Wouldn't you take care of the dynamic balance on the mixer already? Or is it to single out to each their own?
  6. KHilbert

    KHilbert Guest

    The point is that you can have 4 different inputs besides the master. This allows each person using the headphones to dial in their own mix. The drummer can turn up the bass and guitars and the guitarist can turn up the drums but down the vocals.

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