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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You can use a normal disposable or rechargeable one. The output power coming from most devices is inadequate to power larger hifi headphones. I also took the time to get a better interconnect Please try again later.

Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. 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.

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There’s just a very small level of detail lacking, but for the most part it’s not missed. When I first put this amp in place and fired up the player, I was rather pleasantly surprised. This sound technology article is a stub. Please try your search again later.


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It’s also used to drive headphones that require more power than your output ampp provide, and it allows you to adjust the volume of an output that is line-out such as a record player or a CD player. Use old embed code.

The good news is this can easily be fixed by using a headphone amplifier power levels needed to power larger hifi headphones. I 3D printed a guide in order to drill the holes in the altoids tin properly. I have not included hsadphone LED as this can dramatically reduce battery life.

Pages with related products. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Just the way a nice pair of loudspeakers needs a quality amplifier to sound their best headphone’s also need quality amplification to sound their best. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. As the op-amp directly drives headphones some care should be given when choosing an op-amp, some op-amps are not suitable for such low impedance loads and will result in poor performance.

CMoy Portable Headphone Amplifier – Altoids!

Just gives you more power loudness at a lower volume from whatever source you input. This has been designed and built by akp in the UK.


Finished Here it is mounted inside an Altoids tin. After a lot of work I ended up finishing the other 9!

These high-quality, Japanese made potentiometers feature smooth, noise free operation. More Amps And since I had 10 boards, I decided to make the other 9 too!

Now that I bought the Fiio X1 I don’t have to do that since it has a switch for either headphones out or power out which is significantly louder than HO. Designed and made in the UK by a BEng. The power supply element of this amplifier has had a lot of effort put into its design.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. With the boards done, it was time to test them! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Why use a headphone amplifier? You know you need them for the smoke detectors anyway.

I didn’t bother to change them from the footprints I found, so the IC has the wrong name and I mixed up the pins on the 3. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. For warranty information about this product, please click here. Also shop in Also shop in. Even was caught off by the esd bag it was contained in.