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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Announcing Codename “c421”

We’re past due on several announcements, but not due to a lack of content. In fact, we’ve been exceptionally busy this spring. After returning from Silicon Valley last week, I was thrilled to see a package from Advanced Assembly at my office. Inside were two recently completed “c421” prototype headphone amplifiers:

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Opamp Rolling and New Kits

New to our store this month are Brown Dog SOIC-8 to DIP-8 adapter sockets. A great number of fantastic opamps are only available in surface mount form. These adapters allow you to enjoy noteworthy chips such as the AD8620, AD8599, etc. Below are two cMoyBBs with freshly seated SOIC adapters. Powered from a mandatory 10V+ […]

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