Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#1557884 - 01/15/18 01:04 PM Sound quality (Phones out) 2400 vs 2480
Bran Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 07/15/14
Posts: 52
I have two 2480 back home but recently got a 2400 near where my fiancée is studying. I thought the small form factor might be easier for checking in if I intend to bring this back home on a plane.

Upon powering it up and loading my 2480 project files on the 2400, it seems to me the phones out had more clarity than what I remembered on the 2480. Since the 2400 came later than the 2480, I'm wondering if I'm hearing this correctly.

Anyone who has two units can AB this?

Top
#1557911 - 01/15/18 06:12 PM Re: Sound quality (Phones out) 2400 vs 2480 [Re: Bran]
wjgypsy Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 198
Loc: Athens, GA
Does the 2480 in question have "The Preamp Fix"? It could be that issue causing the noise....

I've compared (2) 2480s...1 with the fix and 1 without, the one without had a very bad (although not unusable) high pitched noise coming from the headphone out...I think the pre-amp board that required "the fix" also carried the outputs including headphones.

Hope this helps.


Edited by wjgypsy (01/15/18 06:13 PM)
_________________________

GYPSYFARM.NET
SOUNDCLOUD
YOUTUBE

Top
#1557926 - 01/15/18 08:16 PM Re: Sound quality (Phones out) 2400 vs 2480 [Re: wjgypsy]
keeppracticing Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 07/13/12
Posts: 1095
Loc: Atlanta
You could try buying a (cheap) used headphone amp (or headphone distribution unit) and run your master outs from the VS into it, then plug your headphones into the headphone amp unit. For very cheap you'd get to bypass the VS headphone jack.
Top
#1558356 - 01/18/18 03:13 PM Re: Sound quality (Phones out) 2400 vs 2480 [Re: keeppracticing]
Bran Offline
Planeteer


Registered: 07/15/14
Posts: 52
I am comparing a later version 2480CD already fixed and the 2400CD. Maybe I'll put them side by side to AB just for the fun of it.
Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Hop to:
Shout Box

Who's Online
2 registered (Doofie, 1 invisible) and 84 anonymous users online.
Top Posters
48983
Jazzooo
43828
Al
40001
Silversmith
38183
Timster
32942
Tom Mix
28693
NOK
26839
gonzo
26732
Ismellelephant
26690
Popmann
25568
Doughboy
25011
Mooseboy
24629
moontan
23691
paulb
23267
flatcat
23063
RGR
21809
Marty Gilman
21125
fonts
20762
C Jo Go
19979
Gretsch 6120
19598
vvvm
19464
fabulousthunderbird
19382
String Jammer
18956
glensimonds
18937
Vanillagrits
18923
T57Strat
18894
GAMBLE
18791
Jammer
17600
GAWZDigitalUnderground
17592
SteveW
17522
Geo
17259
Hano
16245
JazAddict
16175
Delso
15818
LakeStone Karl
14986
Liquidirt
14958
virtualan
14908
kid-surf
14906
Dave Morris
14843
Dan Barnes
Forum Stats
20653 Members
30 Forums
132330 Topics
1523713 Posts

Max Online: 226 @ 03/21/16 07:30 AM
Newest Members
Gavlar, adriaanhendrik, profnick, stretch7, Music4Life
20653 Registered Users

Generated in 0.01 seconds in which 0.004 seconds were spent on a total of 13 queries. Zlib compression disabled.