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raoultrifan

Location:

Iasi, Romania

Forum Post Count:

446

Join Date:

12/30/13

Last Online:

1 hour, 58 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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The Opamp thread
raoultrifan posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 1/14/17 at 10:41am | 5524 replies | 746819 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 | 10432 views
Asus Xonar U7 DAC/AMP Impressions Thread
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Computer Audio 1/9/17 at 11:10am | 650 replies | 268384 views
O2 AMP + ODAC
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/4/17 at 11:01am | 5286 replies | 544856 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 | 159 replies | 38596 views
Asus Essence One Headphone Amp/DAC (CeBIT 2011)
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Computer Audio 12/31/16 at 4:41am | 3424 replies | 439796 views
Superlux HD662 Evo
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/24/16 at 9:29pm | 17 replies | 2630 views
Introducing the Matrix M-Stage HPA-3U and HPA-3B, review to follow!
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/24/16 at 2:16am | 229 replies | 33937 views
Objective 2 (and O2+ODAC) Impressions Thread
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/22/16 at 11:05pm | 62 replies | 15721 views
Audeze Deckard - class A amp, USB DAC
raoultrifan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/9/16 at 9:59am | 403 replies | 101529 views

 

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