Practice amp out to headphone????

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Practice amp out to headphone????

Post by rolloman » August 11th, 2012, 11:15 am

When plugging headphones into the headphone jack on my amp do I need to use a headphone of any certain impedence. In other words should the impedance of the headphones match the amps speaker ie. 8 ohms 16 ohms etc.

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Re: Practice amp out to headphone????

Post by imalone » August 11th, 2012, 1:16 pm

Short answer: no. Long answer, if your amp specs list an impedance for the headphone jack then that's the best one to use, but headphone impedances will be different to speaker ones.

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