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Akg 702s do i need an amp or can i use the dac i use for my mic

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi folks I apologize for my noobness I am currently considering buying a pair of AKG 702s mostly for pc gaming I have a Floureon BM-800 running through a BEHRINGER U-PHORIA UM2 my question is can the UM2 properly drive the AKGS while useing the mic or would i need a separate amp for the headphones and if so what amp would you recommend?   

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The UM2 should be fine.

Most Audio interfaces have a decent headphone amp so you should be fine. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
34 minutes ago, Max_Settings said:

If you have a nicer motherboard use them off that.The headphone out of the UM2 is not meant to sound good, it is just to monitor the mic.

I have a pretty solid motherboard Asus Rog X hero will it be able to run the headphones to their full potential?

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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 2/20/2019 at 11:08 AM, Max_Settings said:

Yeah that'll do.

So i bought the AKG702s and they sound amazing thank you for your help

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