Introducing C5D, Amp+DAC

Today we’re pleased to release our new C5D Headphone Amplifier + DAC: On a related note, we pushed a major site update to JDSLabs.com last night. Please call, email, tweet, or reply below if you encounter any browsing issues. C5D Production Status Design: 100% Complete Benchmarks: 100% Complete Production: Ships by November 22 C5D is entirely complete […]

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Endplate Experiments & RCA Jacks for ODAC

** Scheduled Maintenance: We’re moving our server tomorrow night at 1:00AM CST, Saturday, July 14th. Anticipated downtime is 1-4 hours. JDSLabs.com may be difficult to access in some parts of the world for the next 24-48 hours while our new IP address propagates. ** CNC Experiments Nick has spent the past three weeks making noise, breaking […]

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On the ODAC, and Recent Reviews

Okay, this post is in reply to our full email inbox this morning. Regarding NwAvGuy’s upcoming ODAC: JDS Labs is an official distributor of the ODAC An ODAC preorder page is live ODAC production began late last week in the USA, and will take about 4 weeks (release = May 2012) NwAvGuy has not released specific information […]

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Sticky Bumpers

I bought a birthday card this weekend for my grandfather. When I handed the card and envelope to the cashier, he said “Thanks for doing that!” I asked, ‘Sorry, what do you mean?’ “You placed the barcode face up.” He shook his head and explained that not many customers realize the time he spends flipping cards […]

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Cyber Monday – O2 Front Panels!

It’s doubtful I can convey anything more worthwhile than the pictures, so here’s this week’s big news: Looks amazing, doesn’t it? Nick had a difficult time stepping away from the 3D model: Our JDS Labs branded O2 front panels and fully assembled O2’s are available now for preorder. c421: Quality Inspection 3 Continuing from our last update, the third batch of […]

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O2 Boards, c421 Reviewed

It’s time for a few short updates. First, we’re helping out with NwAvGuy’s do-it-yourself O2 project. Bare O2 circuit boards are in stock: The O2 has created a stir in Head-Fi.org’s do-it-yourself community. After posting one too many “objective” (or possibly stubborn) comments, NwAvGuy found himself banned from the forums. He proceeded to design O2 for […]

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c421 Pre-order Goes Live

Someone reminded us that we haven’t posted a c421 update in “forever”. Today’s your day: The c421 preorder page is now up! Note that the release date is tentative, so the page cannot yet be found through our store, and the formal announcement e-mail has not been sent out. We’ll send the official message when […]

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Preview of c421 Enclosure

While we eagerly await the release of c421, here are a few rough, rendered previews. The enclosure will be composed of black anodized aluminum with black or natural brushed aluminum end panels, unless we’re persuaded differently! Screws, light pipes, and the battery are not shown…   We expected to have real samples in hand by […]

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New Products for May

We have three great additions to the store this month. After our recent opamp swapping article, we received several requests for pre-soldered opamps. Therefore, Analog Devices AD8620 opamps are now available for purchase. Also new is a 9V NiMH charging accessory. This small board fits into the cMoyBB’s enclosure (or other cMoys) to provide battery […]

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