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Everyone has different preferences and priorities, so to make choosing easier we have attempted to give a frank review of the products. Let's start with the Monoprice 611502 Mini Headphone Amplifier. When you're a musician, you're well aware of the fact that you have to constantly practice to improve your skill level. For those times you need to practice quietly, the Monoprice 611502 Mini Headphone Amplifier is perfect and will cater to the needs of pros and music enthusiasts alike.

Now we will have look at an alternative, the Creative Sound Blaster E1 Portable Headphone Amplifier with Integrated Mic and Dual Headphone Jacks for PC and Smartphones. If you want a headphone amp that's able to support impedance up to 600 ohms, this is the one for you. The extent to which the Creative Sound Blaster E1 Portable Headphone Amplifier with Integrated Mic and Dual Headphone Jacks for PC and Smartphones can increase the sound quality of your headphone is totally unbelievable. This is because of the 106dB SNR (Signal-to-noise Ratio) that this amp is equipped with.


HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Monoprice 611502 Mini Headphone Amplifier Creative Sound Blaster E1 Portable Headphone Amplifier with Integrated Mic and Dual Headphone Jacks for PC and Smartphones
KEY FEATURES

+ Specially designed for those more quiet moments when you want to practice without anyone even hearing you.

+ Designed to suit electric or bass guitars.

+ It derives its power from two AAA batteries and also comes with a 3.5mm TRS output so you can easily connect your headphones.


+ When you want a studio grade listening experience from any of your headphones this amp is the right option; it supports headphones having impedance up to 600 ohms.

+ Comes equipped with a lithium battery.

+ The battery can last up to 25 hours when fully charged.

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
When you have such a gem of a product as the Monoprice 611502 Mini Headphone Amplifier, there;s no point in looking elsewhere. The Creative Sound Blaster E1 Portable Headphone Amplifier with Integrated Mic and Dual Headphone Jacks for PC and Smartphones has so much to offer, it's definitely worth its higher price tag.


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Also see Music Critic's article 10 Best Headphone Amps for 2018 which includes even more information.


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