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Originally Posted by bowei006 View Post

Yesterday :/ was on sale

 

I named my first few ships

 

Bamboozled

 

ahh.....that's why i dislike the cold

UGH! Too slow to get bitcoins, and yet I only need 0.52 now for a $20 gift card. Still at 0.05 BTC. *facepalm*

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Originally Posted by EveTan View Post

Numbers-kun...remember when you started associating people with their avatars? Hybu-nyan wasn't happy...

 

Ah...back in the past of this thread. Good times. tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by Tangster View Post

WAHHHH. I get nothing.

 

 

LOL.

 

R;N 21: That was sort of lame...I don't really have any hope for this anime anymore.

post #65267 of 152147
Thread Starter 

Started having fun trying to make some wallpapers I found more suitable to my liking to the older 8-bit and 16-bit games. The background of the game Risk of Rain (still in alpha but ridiculously polished for the alpha stage) sort of made me want to do this.

 

 

post #65268 of 152147

Can't believe I'm saying this but....

I think I'm going with a discrete power supply for my new amp after experimenting all day with ICs.

 

(Yeah, after I said all that crap about how discrete sucks and all)

 

Discrete designs certainly have its place because ICs are complex and it's very hard to control some of its behaviors.

 

So here's my new design with all the components:

 


Edited by akiroz - 3/16/13 at 6:51am
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Mondaiji made me look up the Pied Piper of Hamelin. LOL.

Quite interesting... the show kinda makes sense now...

 

Nooooooooo!!!!!! 10 eps only??

I want more!!!! frown.giffrown.giffrown.giffrown.giffrown.gif


Edited by akiroz - 3/16/13 at 7:36am
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post


R;N 21: That was sort of lame...I don't really have any hope for this anime anymore.

False. You're the lame one.
post #65271 of 152147
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Originally Posted by bowei006 View Post

Tene Tenge or however you say it

 

Asu no Yuichi

Baki the Grappler

 

And many harem ones and or very old ones.

 


The fighting in Phantom Requirem is quite nice but a lot of hand to hand to gun action.

yar I've asked this question a few times my self

 

Katagatari is a really good one to, it's get's kinda ZOMG ZOOOM martialy artsy at the end. But for the most part it's pretty tight and ofc great story

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Originally Posted by Atominator99 View Post

Bad news for Bowei: http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/mating-season-over-for-pandas
Its actually funny. Because throughout this week. I was actually thinking about finding a mate soon, and what if time has already passed. Weird

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Originally Posted by TwinQY View Post

Panda-sama people want to know about your whereabouts in the TMAC thread.

Wait, friend just skyped me that it's spring break now? Is it? Merry spring break/reading week?
Ill go there then smily_headphones1.gif
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Originally Posted by Atominator99 View Post

Ah, ok.
Try papa no iukoto
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Originally Posted by DefQon View Post

I'm bored...anything insightful to read/watch?

My Girls (sahara Mizu)

Or check out my list. Its in my sig!!!!
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Originally Posted by deadlylover View Post

I believe in quality, not quantity.

I need some recommendations too, I'm bored.

I was thinking of buying a BHSE and a Liquid Lightning to have around for comparisons.
What genres? Or check out my sig
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Originally Posted by deloving View Post

Ahhh. Finished Ichigo 100%. The last 30 chapters were pretty amazing, no matter what I could not figure out what is going to happen next and that's what kept it interesting. Really, really well done. I'm also happy I was able to read it from start to finish. I remember when I read my beloved Good Ending all in one go, and then it suddenly stopped (at that time only 102 chapters were out). That was pretty sad.
I loved Ichigo 100%, its one of my most fav.

Most good romance are short or pre maturely ended.

But try
Unbalance x unbalance
Antique romance


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Originally Posted by b1o2r3i4s5 View Post

Can't believe I'm saying this but....
I think I'm going with a discrete power supply for my new amp after experimenting all day with ICs.

(Yeah, after I said all that crap about how discrete sucks and all)

Discrete designs certainly have its place because ICs are complex and it's very hard to control some of its behaviors.

So here's my new design with all the components:



Team Discrete! Ftw

You can be the next Kingwa(audio gd designer)
post #65273 of 152147
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Originally Posted by b1o2r3i4s5 View Post

Can't believe I'm saying this but....
I think I'm going with a discrete power supply for my new amp after experimenting all day with ICs.

(Yeah, after I said all that crap about how discrete sucks and all)

Discrete designs certainly have its place because ICs are complex and it's very hard to control some of its behaviors.

So here's my new design with all the components:


I have some specs you need to beat... xD
post #65274 of 152147
Specs are on here:

Mark,

I am happy to see some interest being generated about the headphone amplifier I designed!

Let me start by answering a couple of your questions.

"Hey, I've heard some about this amp you will be releasing, do you have any information on it or a sample I could review?"

Project Woodwind is in the final stages of electrical design completion and verification. This means that the design has been built, tested and repeatable results (across 10 boards) have been verified. At this point we are looking to complete the mechanical design to finalize our product. We have also sent out some of our tested boards to a few reviewers (ClieOS being one of them) to get some feedback on the audio characteristics of the amplifier (so far the preliminary reviews have been excellent!). 

Here are some of the measured performance numbers, specifications (measured on an Audio Precision Analyzer at an output level of 125mW, driving 32 ohms), and features:
SNR: -109.2 dB (A-Weighted) L&R
Dynamic Range: 109.4 dB Right, 109.6 dB Left (A-Weighted)
THD+N: 0.0023% (-93 dB) L&R
Freq Resp: +-0.14 dB 20 - 20000 Hz L&R
Max Output Power: 125 mW
Can drive headphones up to 1k ohms of impedance with up to 3Vrms
18+ hour battery life (850mAh lithium polymer battery)
Supports TRRS headphones allowing headphones with a microphone to operate while connected through the amplifier
Supports battery charging through mini usb port (500mA) and 5V wall adapter (1A)
Battery level and charging indicators
fixed gain level (volume was intended to be controlled on the device sourcing the audio), the sample boards have 6dB of gain (2x volume) which seems to be just right for android and apple phones
projected price of ~$85
Attached are several plots showing the results of our Audio Precision Analyzer testing results. Also, I would be more than happy to send out a unit for you to review. It would be the amplifier without the housing, but like most audiophiles, I'm sure you are mostly interested in the performance. Just a note on the performance specs. The numbers I listed above are tested at the maximum output power level, whereas the competition (Fiio to name one of the many companies) tests their products at lower output powers to improve their numbers and we still come out ahead!

"Any pictures or the priority you guys have this amp at?"

Attached is a picture of the amplifier without the housing along with a ruler to help you judge the size. We have several other projects in development right now but as of right now Project Woodwind is taking priority with us. I have been playing with the idea of selling a limited run of just the boards with the battery for people depending on the interest of an option like this (similar to how JDS Labs offers some of their products without the case). If this option goes forward we would be able to have boards shipping in ~ 1 month ($65 for amplifier board + battery) and 4-5 months for the amplifier with housing.

As we are trying to generate some interest, feel free to pass this information along if you would like. 

Thanks for your time and interest!

Jonathan Epstein
Critical Point Engineering
Co-Founder and Lead Design Engineer
post #65275 of 152147
NSFW

http://neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=524808
post #65276 of 152147
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Originally Posted by jgray91 View Post


False. You're the lame one.

Needs proof.

post #65277 of 152147
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Originally Posted by gopanthersgo1 View Post

Specs are on here:

Mark,

I am happy to see some interest being generated about the headphone amplifier I designed!

Let me start by answering a couple of your questions.

"Hey, I've heard some about this amp you will be releasing, do you have any information on it or a sample I could review?"

Project Woodwind is in the final stages of electrical design completion and verification. This means that the design has been built, tested and repeatable results (across 10 boards) have been verified. At this point we are looking to complete the mechanical design to finalize our product. We have also sent out some of our tested boards to a few reviewers (ClieOS being one of them) to get some feedback on the audio characteristics of the amplifier (so far the preliminary reviews have been excellent!). 

Here are some of the measured performance numbers, specifications (measured on an Audio Precision Analyzer at an output level of 125mW, driving 32 ohms), and features:
SNR: -109.2 dB (A-Weighted) L&R
Dynamic Range: 109.4 dB Right, 109.6 dB Left (A-Weighted)
THD+N: 0.0023% (-93 dB) L&R
Freq Resp: +-0.14 dB 20 - 20000 Hz L&R
Max Output Power: 125 mW
Can drive headphones up to 1k ohms of impedance with up to 3Vrms
18+ hour battery life (850mAh lithium polymer battery)
Supports TRRS headphones allowing headphones with a microphone to operate while connected through the amplifier
Supports battery charging through mini usb port (500mA) and 5V wall adapter (1A)
Battery level and charging indicators
fixed gain level (volume was intended to be controlled on the device sourcing the audio), the sample boards have 6dB of gain (2x volume) which seems to be just right for android and apple phones
projected price of ~$85
Attached are several plots showing the results of our Audio Precision Analyzer testing results. Also, I would be more than happy to send out a unit for you to review. It would be the amplifier without the housing, but like most audiophiles, I'm sure you are mostly interested in the performance. Just a note on the performance specs. The numbers I listed above are tested at the maximum output power level, whereas the competition (Fiio to name one of the many companies) tests their products at lower output powers to improve their numbers and we still come out ahead!

"Any pictures or the priority you guys have this amp at?"

Attached is a picture of the amplifier without the housing along with a ruler to help you judge the size. We have several other projects in development right now but as of right now Project Woodwind is taking priority with us. I have been playing with the idea of selling a limited run of just the boards with the battery for people depending on the interest of an option like this (similar to how JDS Labs offers some of their products without the case). If this option goes forward we would be able to have boards shipping in ~ 1 month ($65 for amplifier board + battery) and 4-5 months for the amplifier with housing.

As we are trying to generate some interest, feel free to pass this information along if you would like. 

Thanks for your time and interest!

Jonathan Epstein
Critical Point Engineering
Co-Founder and Lead Design Engineer


Mind telling me what on earth Project Woodwind is?

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Originally Posted by Accoun View Post

NSFW

http://neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=524808
umm... Bowei... Y u no do it in captivity?
post #65279 of 152147
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Originally Posted by b1o2r3i4s5 View Post


Mind telling me what on earth Project Woodwind is?
a portable amp the size of a matchbox.
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Originally Posted by b1o2r3i4s5 View Post



LOL looks like his head is about to come off....
Haha
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Originally Posted by jgray91 View Post

@mechy, oh right you subscribed to me now. Oh well.
Yup tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post

UGH! Too slow to get bitcoins, and yet I only need 0.52 now for a $20 gift card. Still at 0.05 BTC. *facepalm*
Ah...back in the past of this thread. Good times. tongue.gif


LOL.

R;N 21: That was sort of lame...I don't really have any hope for this anime anymore.
R;N 21 was good, just overshadowed by psycho pass.
Quote:
Originally Posted by b1o2r3i4s5 View Post

Can't believe I'm saying this but....
I think I'm going with a discrete power supply for my new amp after experimenting all day with ICs.

(Yeah, after I said all that crap about how discrete sucks and all)

Discrete designs certainly have its place because ICs are complex and it's very hard to control some of its behaviors.

So here's my new design with all the components:


Lol, but there is a difference between going fully discrete and only having a discrete power supply...
That phono preamp I built has a discrete PSU, right?
Quote:
Originally Posted by gopanthersgo1 View Post

Specs are on here:

Mark,

I am happy to see some interest being generated about the headphone amplifier I designed!

Let me start by answering a couple of your questions.

"Hey, I've heard some about this amp you will be releasing, do you have any information on it or a sample I could review?"

Project Woodwind is in the final stages of electrical design completion and verification. This means that the design has been built, tested and repeatable results (across 10 boards) have been verified. At this point we are looking to complete the mechanical design to finalize our product. We have also sent out some of our tested boards to a few reviewers (ClieOS being one of them) to get some feedback on the audio characteristics of the amplifier (so far the preliminary reviews have been excellent!). 

Here are some of the measured performance numbers, specifications (measured on an Audio Precision Analyzer at an output level of 125mW, driving 32 ohms), and features:
SNR: -109.2 dB (A-Weighted) L&R
Dynamic Range: 109.4 dB Right, 109.6 dB Left (A-Weighted)
THD+N: 0.0023% (-93 dB) L&R
Freq Resp: +-0.14 dB 20 - 20000 Hz L&R
Max Output Power: 125 mW
Can drive headphones up to 1k ohms of impedance with up to 3Vrms
18+ hour battery life (850mAh lithium polymer battery)
Supports TRRS headphones allowing headphones with a microphone to operate while connected through the amplifier
Supports battery charging through mini usb port (500mA) and 5V wall adapter (1A)
Battery level and charging indicators
fixed gain level (volume was intended to be controlled on the device sourcing the audio), the sample boards have 6dB of gain (2x volume) which seems to be just right for android and apple phones
projected price of ~$85
Attached are several plots showing the results of our Audio Precision Analyzer testing results. Also, I would be more than happy to send out a unit for you to review. It would be the amplifier without the housing, but like most audiophiles, I'm sure you are mostly interested in the performance. Just a note on the performance specs. The numbers I listed above are tested at the maximum output power level, whereas the competition (Fiio to name one of the many companies) tests their products at lower output powers to improve their numbers and we still come out ahead!

"Any pictures or the priority you guys have this amp at?"

Attached is a picture of the amplifier without the housing along with a ruler to help you judge the size. We have several other projects in development right now but as of right now Project Woodwind is taking priority with us. I have been playing with the idea of selling a limited run of just the boards with the battery for people depending on the interest of an option like this (similar to how JDS Labs offers some of their products without the case). If this option goes forward we would be able to have boards shipping in ~ 1 month ($65 for amplifier board + battery) and 4-5 months for the amplifier with housing.

As we are trying to generate some interest, feel free to pass this information along if you would like. 

Thanks for your time and interest!

Jonathan Epstein
Critical Point Engineering
Co-Founder and Lead Design Engineer
Pic or GTFO! Haha
Sounds good for the price, but it really needs a volume control.
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NSFW

http://neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=524808
LOL
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