Behringer HA400 headphone amplifier review for podcasting

Every cohost in your audio podcast needs their own headphones, but they may have completely different kinds with different amplifications. This 4-channel headphone amplifier will give each cohost their own volume control for their headphones. Watch this video to see why you and your cohosts will love the Behringer HA400.

Cheap headphone splitting

You can get a cheap adapter to split your audio output (under $3) so you can connect two headphones.

If you have several cohosts, you could consider the Belkin Rockstar Multi Headphone Splitter, which connects up to five headphones.

Both of these splitters give no control over the volume. In fact, the more headphones you plug in, the lower the volume gets.

Headphone splitting with volume control

Behringer HA400 headphone amplifier review for podcasting

The Behringer HA400 Headphone Amplifier is the perfect addition to any podcast studio with more than one person. It has separate volume controls for each 1/4-inch output. This gives each cohost the ability to control the volume of their own headphones.

Connect the HA400 to your mixer with a high-quality 1/4″ male stereo (TRS) to 1/4″ male stereo (TRS) cable from Monoprice.

The HA400 is a powered amplifier, so make sure you have an extra AC outlet nearby.

Please the HA400 headphone amplifier somewhere within reach of everyone, or at least one person who can adjust for others.

Don’t forget these important adapters

Get four 3.5mm to 1/4-inch adapters so your guests and cohosts can plugin in any pair of headphones.

I also recommend a couple 3.5mm headphone extension cables for headphones with short cables.

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As an award-winning podcaster, Daniel J. Lewis gives you the guts and teaches you the tools to launch and improve your own podcasts for sharing your passions and finding success. Daniel creates resources for podcasters, such as the SEO for Podcasters and Zoom H6 for Podcasters courses, the Social Subscribe & Follow Icons plugin for WordPress, the My Podcast Reviews global-review aggregator, and the Podcasters' Society membership for podcasters. As a recognized authority and influencer in the podcasting industry, Daniel speaks on podcasting and hosts his own podcast about how to podcast. Daniel's other podcasts, a clean-comedy podcast, and the #1 unofficial podcast for ABC's hit drama Once Upon a Time, have also been nominated for multiple awards. Daniel and his wife, Jenny, live near Cincinnati with their son, "Noodle Boy."

One comment on “Behringer HA400 headphone amplifier review for podcasting

  1. J. Christopher Guritz says:

    Daniel, Thanks for the tip! I just added to my amazon wish list! 🙂

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