What is LM386 IC?
The LM386 is an integrated circuit containing a low-voltage audio power amplifier. It is suitable for battery-powered devices such as radios, guitar amplifiers, and hobby electronics projects.
How good is bottlehead crack?
The Bottlehead Crack is not the most technically proficient headphone amplifier in its price range, but for this reviewer it is among the most enjoyable. It’s usable with a narrow range of headphones, but for those that it works well with the listening experience is warm, smooth, fun, and very enjoyable.
Can you use an amp without a subwoofer?
Your head unit will typically provide a low-power signal (RCA output) that can be used for an amplifier to power your subwoofer. But without the amplifier, you basically have a 2 or 4 volt (sometimes higher) system and that’s not nearly enough to power a subwoofer.
What tubes does the bottlehead crack use?
The Bottlehead Crack circuit uses two tubes. A 12AU7 input tube serving as a voltage amplifier, directly coupled to a 6080 power tube as a cathode follower output. The two stereo channels each use half of the tube. The included tubes are of decent quality and can be expected to provide years of great sound.
What is CMoy headphone amplifier?
CMoy Headphone Amplifier (CMoy Amp) CMoy is a term derived from its inventor, Mr. Chu Moy. He was the founder of the first headphone forum, HeadWize (now defunct). It was where he published the famous article – “ A Pocket Headphone Amplifier ”.
What is included in A CMoy DIY kit?
A complete CMOY DIY Kit will include the following components: The Op Amp (Operational Amplifier) is especially one of the key parts in your headphones amplifier. This is the component that does the actual amplification in the CMOY circuit.
What is an op amp (operational amplifier)?
The Op Amp (Operational Amplifier) is especially one of the key parts in your headphones amplifier. This is the component that does the actual amplification in the CMOY circuit.