I’ve powered the 80-ohm DT770’s to loud levels just fine on my 2016 12-inch MacBook, so you shouldn’t have an issue unless you like the loudest possible volume!

I rarely listen for long periods above 85 decibels or so because I’m paranoid about noise-induced hearing loss. So I’m not ever looking to push things too far. I found the 770’s comfy around half volume on the Mac.

And I agree, the velour pads are really special.

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