headphone amplifier

  1. pma

    PM-H2 headphone amplifier + distortion test files added

    PM-H2 headphone amplifier 1. Introduction PM-H2 is a kind of modification of my Dispre 2-JFET preamplifier. It was designed in 2011. The main difference is that PM-H2 uses one pair of Toshiba 2SK170 devices in the differential input stage, not the complementary-differential input quadruple...
  2. HionHiFi

    Interview with Tom Christiansen of Tom Christiansen Audio (TCA)

    I posted a video interview with Tom Christiansen on YouTube. Enjoy.
  3. jtwrace

    The Intellectual People Podcast - Tom Christiansen of Neurochrome

    Please be sure to watch, like and subscribe to the YouTube Channel!
  4. EchoChamber

    SOLD[US]: Schiit Magni Heresy headphone amp/pre-amp with short RCA cables

    Bought new directly from Schiit Audio in March 2020. Very little use. Includes a set of short RCA cables for a stack configuration. SINAD of 119 dB per Audio Science Review measurements. Asking $90 + $20 shipping - local pickup available in Northern NJ (Montclair area). US Only, Paypal Only...
  5. EchoChamber

    SOLD[US]: Topping A90 Balanced Headphone Amp/Pre-Amp

    In excellent condition, bought new from Apos Audio in May 2020. SINAD of 121 dB per Audio Science Review measurements. Includes a short stereo pair of Canare L-2T2S with Neutrik XLR connectors balanced cables. Asking $400 + $30 shipping - local pickup available in Northern NJ (Montclair...
  6. M

    Audiophonics HA-B6120 balanced amplifier

    Hi there, i was interested in buying a balanced headphone amplifier and i found this one interesting https://www.audiophonics.fr/en/sedentary-headphone-amplifier/audiophonics-ha-b6120-full-balanced-headphone-amplifier-tpa6120-muses8920-p-14573.html There is a photo of the interrnals. Is it...
  7. E

    Desktop DAC/Headphone Amp Combo Under $150

    Are there any good recommendations for a DAC/Amp combo for under/around $150. I would prefer in one device, but two devices are also a possibility. Going to be using on a desktop, and will be eventually used with a He4xx. Won't be upgrading past those headphones for a while, so don't need insane...
  8. Aubergine

    Thoughts on the NuPrime HPA-9

    I decided to make a thread for a headphone amplifier that i recently purchased i might post some updates and information about it over time here and other people can chip in :) I decided to start by talking a little about power consumption One thing i almost always do is plug in anything i...
  9. WoodyLuvr

    Topping L30 HeadAMP

    Topping L30 Update Pic kindly provided by the headAMP's designer @JohnYang1997 *** @WolfX-700 Preliminary Measurements HERE! *** *** @WolfX-700 Full Measurements & Review --- HERE ***
  10. R

    Which new Headphone Amp should I buy

    Hi everyone, I'm pretty new to this forum and hope to get some honest advices or opinions here ;) I'm planning to buy a new headphone amp and a dac. My current headphones are: - HifiMan HE400i - Sennheiser HD 598 - AKG K530 limited edition - Sony 1A I'll probably go for something like the HD...
  11. Veri

    Headphone amplifier with balanced pass-through?

    Just wondering if anyone knows of any... for example, the THX 789/887 have SE passthrough but not balanced. So far haven't found any that offer this. Thanks for any tips :)
  12. Thunder

    What DAC/Headphone Amp combo or separate DAC and Headphone Amp should I get?

    I'll be using it/them with my gaming PC and a pair of Edifier Studio R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers and Sennheisers HD 600 First I'd like to know if it's better to get a DAC/Headphone Amp combo or separate ones. I don't use my headphones pretty much for comfortabilty reasons, I always use my...
  13. chriskilbourn

    Neurochrome HP-1 Headphone Amplifier (Limited Edition) Black : $895 Free Shipping in USA

    Designed by and built by Tom Christiansen, The Neurochrome HP-1 solid-state headphone amplifier was an incredible amp – and still is for the fifty lucky buyers of the circuit boards or fully assembled amplifiers. Learn more about it here: https://neurochrome.com/pages/hp-1 Audio Science's...
  14. R

    SMSL SH-8 or SP200

    I have been looking at both the SH-8 and the SP200 headphone amps. I have the SU-8 as my main dac and have a darkvoice 336se currently but want a solid state amp (don't want to wait for my tube amp to warm up anymore). I have looked into both and it seems the SP200 is the better option with the...
  15. orchardaudio

    PecanPi® USB - DAC and Headphone Amplifier

    Introducing the PecanPi® USB Implementation DAC chips: Dual flagship Burr-Brown PCM1794As in monaural mode Reclocking Crystek CCHD-575 oscillator -- ultra-low clock jitter of 82fSec SRC4193 for reclocking Output stage: True balanced dual different output stages Uses OPA1612s 0.1% low...
  16. pma

    Audio Buffer – unity gain link stage/headphone amp with ultimate output drive capability

    Audio Buffer – unity gain link stage/headphone amp with ultimate output drive capability I have been using a similar circuit in measuring instruments for HV tests since 1980's and later decided to use it for audio, for its excellent output drive capabilities. I described the reasons in my web...
  17. M

    Cayin Iha-6 for sale

    Hi, I would like to sale my headphone amp. I had been taking care of it really well, it still looked very new. The price is $500. Everyone in the Bay Area would be great.
  18. H

    Yulong Canary II (DAC+AMP)

    I'm seeing on Ali, it seems well buit and it claims to have a class A headphone amp, what would make it a bargain for the price around 250 dollars. They claim the DAC section has been upgraded with some fancy FPGA, femtosecond, etc...
  19. ishouldbeking

    Considering diving in: amp vs. amp/DAC question

    (Apologies if this is a double-post; I borked the last one.) Hi all. Long time reader, first time caller. I've been dabbling with headphones for years without taking the plunge into dedicated headphone amps or DACs, but as I start to consider more power hungry cans, I'm thinking it might be...
  20. ishouldbeking

    Considering diving in: amp vs amp/DAC question

    Hi all. Long time reader, first time caller. I've been dabbling with headphones for years without taking the plunge into dedicated headphone amps or DACs, but as I start to consider more power hungry cans, I'm thinking it might be time to upgrade my source. I'm familiar with the various brands...
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