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ADAU1772 driving 8 ohm headphone

Question asked by a4speaker on May 30, 2017
Latest reply on Jun 2, 2017 by DaveThib

I need to drive an 8 ohm (differential) headphone with ADAU1772. Datasheet mentions specifications for headphones with impedance as low as 16 Ohms. 

Datasheet mentions headphone output power at AVDD = 3.3V for 16 Ohm load = 189.2mW (DAC differential output).

My question is, can I use 8 ohm headphone with this chip?

If yes, will I get more power using 8 Ohm headphone?

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