ray-samuels-emmeline-ii-the-raptor-headphone-amp
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    [No title]

    This is a limited edition Sennheiser HD 800, in glossy black with Sennheiser-blue accents. The custom coloring was applied by Colorware, but this specific color scheme (the Sennheiser-blue in particular) was only available for this very limited run. Also in the photo: Ray Samuels Audio Raptor OTL t
  2. [No title]

    [No title]

    This is a limited edition Sennheiser HD 800, in glossy black with Sennheiser-blue accents. The custom coloring was applied by Colorware, but this specific color scheme (the Sennheiser-blue in particular) was only available for this very limited run. Also in the photo: Ray Samuels Audio Raptor OTL t
  3. [No title]

    [No title]

    This is a limited edition Sennheiser HD 800, in glossy black with Sennheiser-blue accents. The custom coloring was applied by Colorware, but this specific color scheme (the Sennheiser-blue in particular) was only available for a very limited run. Also in the photo: Ray Samuels Audio Raptor OTL tube
  4. [No title]

    [No title]

    This is a limited edition Sennheiser HD 800, in glossy black with Sennheiser-blue accents. The custom coloring was applied by Colorware, but this specific color scheme (the Sennheiser-blue in particular) was only available for this very limited run. Also in the photo: Ray Samuels Audio Raptor OTL t
  5. lockjaw

    McIntosh MHA-100 headphone amplifier review

    4500 dollars, are you kidding me, for a headphone amp? Why would anyone spend that kind of money?   I started my journey into the world of headphones with the goal of putting together a system to maximize that elusive price vs. performance ratio curve.  Given the lack of local high-end stores...
  6. SEABREEZE

    RSA Raptor

    Selling in excellent condition an RSA Raptor w/ Tubes   Payment method: PayPal Item condition: 9+ Shows little or no signs of wear Shipping instructions: Ground >>> ships from 34945 or local pickup Selling due to upgrading Best to PM me.   Shipped and PP $900 Only confirmed PP...
  7. buson160man

    I have I believe an essential tweak for the ray samuels raptor head phone amp

     I have owned and enjoyed the raptor for the better part of three years now and have been rewarded with many hours of pleasurable listening. But recently I have purchased a pair of cable pro reverie power cords to use on my emotiva powered monitors.  I was curious to see how it worked with my...
  8. stevepinkcity

    any tube amp with cage to protect children ?

    Hello guys,   I'm quite new to headphone world (while experimented in hifi), and want to go for a tube amp for a HD650.   Reading this forum a lot, I started to select one, and then basically choose: - Schiit Lyr, - Woo WA3, - Woo WA6 (or WA6-SE), - eventually Ray Samuel Raptor...
  9. azynneo

    Want your opinion amping / sourcing hd800

    I do have an HD800 with my old anedio d1 atm, I sold a few things to be able to get higher end amping / source   My budget is gonna be 2k~3k   Should I get a ZDSE and upgrade my dac OR should I get a Cavali LF and keep my anedio?
  10. Riggaberto

    5687 tubes: WA vs WB?

    I recently picked up a used Ray Samuels Raptor from head-fi, which I love. I was researching possible tubes to experiment with and I noticed that there is one called Raytheon 5687WA. I currently have some GE tubes in the amp and they're designated 5687WB.    I'm new to tubes and wondering if...
  11. buson160man

    harmonic technology ac-11 power cord with the ray samuels raptor headphone otl amp

     I have recently purchased a new harmonic technology ac-11 power cord with the latest connectors from furutech.The new cord has further elevated my opinoin of this amp.I have had this amp for over two and a half years and it has never sounded better.The new harmonic tech cord makes the amp more...
  12. coinup

    Darkvoice/La Figaro 336 Buying Advice

    Hi All,   I've looked thought various posts, and I am asking can anyone recommended where or who should I buy the above mentioned Headphone Amp(s).   From my research, Its seems I should avoid 'shenzen audio store' because he/she dos not sell an authorised version, I thought about taking...
  13. RTF

    Need help deciding: The Raptor, WA2, RPX33 with a poll

    This is the first time I've made  a thread like this.  I'm in the market for an amp to compliment my rather neutral Amphora(which I really like) and am having trouble deciding which to get.  My main prerequisite is that it be musical, powerful, and full sounding. I've read lots of impressions...
  14. actuary616

    RSA Raptor vs WOO WA5 LE with parts upgrade for HD800

    Currently, I am using Raptor to drive HD800. The performance is fine. But I want to upgrade it. I am thinking about WOO WA5 LE with parts upgrade. If you have listend to both, can you confirm if WA5 LE with parts upgrade is significantly better than Raptor for HD800? BTW, I live near...
  15. Philski

    Earmax Silver vs Raptor vs WA6E

    Suffering a very bad case of upgraditis right now, and I'm mulling my last purchase for a while. I'm powering my K701s with a LD MK IV SE right now and I'm very happy, although I'm worrying that they might still be underpowered. Sooo... from an extensive search through the forums, I'm...
  16. dasmodul

    RSA Raptor DAC Synergy?

    Raptor owners, do you recommend any stand-alone DACs that have great synergy with a Raptor?
  17. cifani090

    How does the Emmeline II "The Raptor" Headphone Amp stack up against a Woo Audio 6 amp

    Has anyone compared a Emmeline "The Raptor" against a Woo Audio 6 amp?
  18. Aquanote

    Tube Amp for a maximum of $300

    Hi there.   So far I´ve been using the amp out of my Asus Essence but want to try something new.   There´s just too many amp models right now which gets praised and it hard for me to differeciate   Why tube? because I like the looks.   right now I´m using my DT880 250OHm but will...
  19. jude

    JH Audio JH16 Pro First Impressions

    JH Audio JH16 Pro First Impressions This is a photo of the actual JH16 Pro I'm using. (Photo courtesy of JH Audio) I received a production sample of the JH Audio JH16 Pro last week. And, yeah, I was excited. When something's this new (especially at the level of performance of this...
  20. Mr.Sneis

    FS: RSA Raptor

    ***SOLD*** Looking to sell my RSA Raptor.  This amp is nothing short of awesome with the HD800 and T1 in my experience, a pleasant surprise!  Condition is clean and excellent, comes with two sets of tubes not shown in pics; the stock tubes + what is shown below (YSF 5687, Telefunken 12au7). ...
  21. Ray Samuels Emmeline II The Raptor Headphone Amp

    Ray Samuels Emmeline II The Raptor Headphone Amp

    The Raptor was designed with two goals in mind, first an amp with a small foot prints, secondly an amp capable of driving any headphones available in the high end whether being high or low impedance. The Raptor is an output transformer less amp “OTL”; it is designed using a single 12AU7, a...
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