I'm looking to do this for 30 machines, and preferably i want to do it without amp box. The space is not too big so no oversize gaming headphones.. Question is should i use Usb or aux headsets? Im a bit torn here, Usb headsets that are within my budget usually have oversized diameter, only aux headsets hace ideal diameter, but if i use aux I've tried y splitters before some of my clients have reduced volume... is there anyway to split with aux without reduced volume?

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You need analogue headphones with a suitable headphone amplifier. You cannot do this any other way.

  • I have specific budget limit for each client, and amp box is just too overkill. I'm just looking for ways to prevent reduced volume. It's not gonna be used for anything audio intensive.. – denywinarto Jan 13 at 2:09
  • The only thing you can try is to purchase lower-impedance headphones or to simply split the signal and supply a mono feed. Each output is stereo, so you could supply a splitter that sends Left to client 1 and Right to client 2 – Mark Jan 13 at 2:21
  • Sorry, should have been more clear, it's 2 headsets per client. So each client must be able to split audio into 2 headsets. (thats why amp box is overkill) Is there any guideline on how many impedance values i'd need? – denywinarto Jan 13 at 2:33
  • lowest possible impedance. 4 ohms if possible. – Mark Jan 13 at 3:14
  • Hmm..Looks like most headphones in my country is 32 ohms.. what about this, 2 analog headsets + 2 cheap 3.5 to usb converters, would there be a volume reduction? – denywinarto Jan 13 at 4:21

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