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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After widening some of the holes, I dremeled away excess metal and washed the tin.

CMoy Portable Headphone Amplifier – Altoids!

The aaltoids design is quite simple. NJM op amp, features exceptionally low noise and distortion values. Specify your headphones during checkout and we’ll optimize gain, bass boost, and output power for best performance with your headphones.

With the bigger Sennheisers gone, but not forgotten, the HD 25’s have had big shoes to fill.

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The default cMoyBB produces output power similar to a smartphone. This has been designed and built by hand in the UK. Final Product Obligatory final product zmp first!

This is a very capable amplifier that will effortlessly open up your headphones. When I first put this amp in place and fired up the player, I was rather pleasantly surprised. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Neoteck Headphone Amplifier Portable 3. This version comes with a JRC op amp and 4X Gain setting better suited for use with lower impedance headphones.


Panasonic 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. Just gonna hang out in my office with headphones all night. For warranty information about this product, please click here. Use old embed code. Optional charging support also provides convenient, integrated 9V NiMH battery charging.

I started out with a schematic from tangentsoft.

Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Even without an amp change. If you build your own hardware, give these a listen.

Please try your search again headphon. That’s a good sign. The other large factor is being able to use line level output from your source, compared to plugging in your phones into the dedicated phone jack.

Simply specify your headphones during checkout. Purchased a couple devices from JDS.

Finished Here it is mounted inside an Altoids tin. Buy the selected items together This item: Customers who bought this item also bought. Great, sturdy little powerhouse. As you turn the volume clockwise it ‘clicks’ on and the volume increases as you turn. No matter where in the world you are, these guys will take great care of you.

JDS Labs – cMoyBB v Headphone Amplifier

But with a new Fiio X1 it’s not necessary. Though I probably use it more often as a power boost for my MP3 players more than I do on my headphones though I do still use it for those when at the beach. Atloids Rail Splitter chip for stable power supply. Using a headphone amplifier will not only allow you to listen at increased volume levels but will provide you with much more dynamic, full sounding audio. They are absolutely exemplary in quality.


Had to listen to the whole 21 tracks before trying something else.

The CMoy headphone amplifier can be fit into Altoids tins and can often be found for sale on eBay by searching for “CMoy”. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I figured out a long time ago that there are some differences in cable Works great with my TV.

Decoupling capacitors are placed as close to the amplifier IC as possible in ascending order of capacitance. There was a problem completing your request. These give me more than enough power. Get to Know Us.

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This is your man if you want portable audio and high end headphones not to sound like tin garbage. Would you like headphonee tell us about a lower price? This amp will do best with some fairly neutral sounding cans. Be better if you could see when it’s powered on.