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Headphone amp balanced or single ended


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Got myself thoroughly confused with this now.

All I want to do is connect headphones (Sennheiser HD800) to my teddydac vc which has Balanced XLR fixed volume out.

Am I limited to balanced headphone amps only or can I use some sort of adaptor to connect to headphone amps with only single ended inputs?

Do I also need to have a balanced connection from amp to headphones? I currently have the stock 6.3mm connection. Not keen on the price of balanced cables for the HD800.


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