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raoultrifan

Location:

Iasi, Romania

Forum Post Count:

464

Join Date:

12/30/13

Last Online:

15 hours, 46 minutes ago

About Me:

Computer Engineer, passionate about Hi-Fi and music.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Hi-Fi, electronics, IT gadgets, computers, movies.

What I do for a living:

Computer Engineer

Headphone Inventory

- AKG K550 [Balanced with CMK ROAD 250 & Amphenol 4-pin XLR]
- AKG K701 [Balanced with CMK ROAD 250 & Amphenol 4-pin XLR]
- Apple Beats Solo2
- Beyerdynamic DT880/600 [Balanced with CMK ROAD 250 & Amphenol 4-pin XLR]
- Grado SR60i/L-Cush
- SONY MDR XB600
- Technics RP-HT300

Headphone Amp Inventory

- ASUS Essence One MKii MUSES (DIY Muses edition + BURSON SS V5 in LPF and VAS, G.O.S.S. metal shield around the transformer + EMI/RFI filter + linear PSU upgraded)
- O2 DIY (BURSON SS V5 + 2xNJM4556, 3.5mm & 6.3mm jacks, front & back power plug, jack + RCA + input source switch, additional bypassing with WIMA MKP + tantalums)
- DIY with LME49720+BUF634 (based on reference TI test-board schematic)
- Matrix M-Stage HPA-3B (BURSON SS V5, G.O.S.S. metal shield around the transformer + EMI/RFI filter, JB JFX Premium input caps, bigger heatsinks, additional bypassing with WIMA MKP + tantalums)

Source Inventory

- ASUS Essence One MKii MUSES (DIY Muses edition + BURSON SS V5 in LPF and VAS, G.O.S.S. metal shield around the transformer + EMI/RFI filter + linear PSU upgraded)
- ODAC XL
- ASUS U7
- Cowon iAudio7

Cable Inventory

- [20 AWG] CORDIAL CMK ROAD 250 interconnects
- [20 AWG] CORDIAL CMK ROAD 250 balanced cable for headphones (PVC outer sheet stripped an replaced by mash sleeving)

Power-Related Components

- Regular EMI/RFI (NetzFilter) + surge protector power stripper.

Audio-Related Tweaks

- DIY tweaks (OPAMP rolling, improve PSU ripple & noise etc.)

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

- PicoScope 2204A

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Objective 2 (and O2+ODAC) Impressions Thread
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Yesterday at 9:30 am | 66 replies | 16882 views
Asus Essence One Headphone Amp/DAC (CeBIT 2011)
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Computer Audio Yesterday at 6:13 am | 3450 replies | 446150 views
Introducing the Matrix M-Stage HPA-3U and HPA-3B, review to follow!
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/6/17 at 1:05am | 245 replies | 36900 views
The Opamp thread
raoultrifan posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 2/28/17 at 12:21pm | 5604 replies | 774168 views
Conductor Air pocket sized USB DAC, Headphone Amp, Remote Controlled Preamp
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/21/17 at 9:13pm | 136 replies | 7373 views
GUSTARD H10 High-current Discrete Class A output Stage Headphone Amplifier
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/7/17 at 12:37am | 5289 replies | 468180 views
$299 Roland Mobile UA - USB DAC/amp with S1LKi 1-bit DSP
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 1/12/17 at 1:00am | 121 replies | 11666 views
Asus Xonar U7 DAC/AMP Impressions Thread
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Computer Audio 1/9/17 at 11:10am | 659 replies | 279583 views
O2 AMP + ODAC
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/4/17 at 11:01am | 5402 replies | 559579 views
Burson Supreme Sound Audio V5-OPA-D,V5-OPA-S Review
raoultrifan posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 1/1/17 at 11:34pm | 168 replies | 42890 views

 

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