KAEI TAP-1 Portable Hybrid Balance Headphone Amp
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So I pulled the trigger and put a smile on my face. OOTB the high is harsh as hell.

Been on for several hours and the harsh fades away. The tonality definitely around warm type, smooth high at solid state(2x muses02), tube is even warmer tonality. Powerful indeed. Tin P1 is full driven at 11 o'clock at battery and 4.4 bal mode.
The PSU does adds juice and somehow quieter environment.
Happy day
 

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Jun 21, 2021 at 12:16 AM Post #9 of 272

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OTB, what you get ? can you elaborate... :ksc75smile:
 
Jun 21, 2021 at 11:11 AM Post #10 of 272

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So I pulled the trigger and put a smile on my face. OOTB the high is harsh as hell.

Been on for several hours and the harsh fades away. The tonality definitely around warm type, smooth high at solid state(2x muses02), tube is even warmer tonality. Powerful indeed. Tin P1 is full driven at 11 o'clock at battery and 4.4 bal mode.
The PSU does adds juice and somehow quieter environment.
Happy day
Just pull the trigger on the amp without LPS on Aliexpress Summer Sales, will consider custom 230V LPS later. Also ordered Oracle ll opamps to roll in it as well .

So far have you rolled any opamps?
 
Jun 21, 2021 at 9:39 PM Post #11 of 272

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Just pull the trigger on the amp without LPS on Aliexpress Summer Sales, will consider custom 230V LPS later. Also ordered Oracle ll opamps to roll in it as well .

So far have you rolled any opamps?
not yet, I am happy with house sound as for now.
 
Jun 21, 2021 at 11:48 PM Post #14 of 272

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Wow it's like 50% off now, wish there were more reviews though. This looks interesting and for the current sale price looks more tempting than the normal MSRP
 
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