Why use a headphone amplifier? Just the way a nice pair of loudspeakers needs a quality amplifier to sound their best headphone’s also need quality. This amplifier is housed in an Altoids tin with a Texas Instruments TLE opamp (regarded as the best implementation of the 08x IC). Each amplifier is built to. Chu Moy designed a very popular headphone amplifier that’s easy to build, and it can be built small enough to fit in a pocket, power supply and all. It’s powerful.

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Here’s my first test of the boards. On the left is the output, atloids the right is the input, and in the center is the volume knob. I’m very impressed by their performance – this is certainly a tangible increase in audio clarity over my previous choices in my ear’s opinion and nicer than more expensive components I have tested too!

Just get a supply of 9V batteries. Absolutely recommend this shop for high quality audiophile equipment.

Here you can see the DC jack. This amp was the heacphone choice. Customers who bought this item also bought. Please try again later. It can drive lower resistance gear to high resistance gear without an issue. Switched off, your original audio signal is amplified. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The default cMoyBB produces output power similar to a smartphone. The good news is this can easily be fixed by using a headphone amplifier power levels needed to power larger hifi headphones.


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Music I listen to most: This is your man if you want portable audio and high end headphones not to sound like tin garbage. Designed and made in the UK by alroids BEng.

Mint Tin Headphone Amp I Designed and Built

Decoupling capacitors are placed as close to the amplifier IC as possible in ascending order of capacitance. The silkscreens are wrong, by the way. Alotids AM capacitors are a new one on me – I had to try them out as they were billed by Panasonic to be used in high performance audio applications.

Power System cMoyBB handles more than twice the voltage of most cMoys and supports dual rail splitters. Please remember to mention your headphones in the Order Notes field during checkout so that your amplifier will be customized for best performance!

Be careful with your ears though. Great way to make your amp yours! Use old embed code. Optional charging support also provides convenient, integrated 9V NiMH battery charging.

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The Front On the left is the output, on the right is the input, and in the center is the volume knob. Audio amplifiers Sound technology stubs. I had to change out the DC jack for one that could be panel mounted, but other than that I didn’t have too much trouble. That’s a good sign. And since I had 10 boards, I decided to make the other 9 too! But with a new Fiio X1 it’s not necessary.


Item is in your Cart. It consists of only a few components, can be assembled on a small section of protoboardhas a lower parts cost than other headphone amplifiers, and can run for many hours on a single 9 volt battery.

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Hide old embed code. View Cart Proceed to checkout. Just wltoids you more power loudness at a lower volume from whatever source you input. As a result plugging hifi headphones directly into these devices will yield underwhelming, flat-sounding audio.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These high-quality, Japanese made potentiometers feature smooth, hedphone free operation. Don’t use generic cable to connect this amp with a good source.

NJM op amp, features exceptionally low noise and distortion values. Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Shipping resumes on Jan 2nd. After widening some of the holes, I dremeled away excess metal and washed the tin.

Can use rechargeable batteries. We just overhauled the audio part The emphasis on audio quality is present in every technical decision we