Why do different headphones have different "impedance" levels? – Question of the Day

To suit different purposes, of course! High impedance headphones (around 100 ohms or less) are ideally suited to the more powerful pro-audio systems that pump out more powerful signals than standard home electronics. Low impedance headphones are ideal for portable audio devices to get the volume pumping without consuming too much precious battery power.

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