Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby ory_zm » Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:24 am

Well depends what you are after? The DAC by itself runs of USB as far as I can remember.
The O2 is no big deal, just get it from wherever and buy a suitable plug pack. Pretty simple IMO.
Xonar STX | EKS Otus | SGS II | Sansa Fuze =>
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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby Antihippy » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:01 pm

Which plug pack would it need? Do you mean this kind of plug pack?

http://www.tortech.com.au/category/plug-packs/

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby ory_zm » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:35 pm

If I remember correctly there are a few suggestions in this thread, the best one for you would be the one that is easiest to get. There are a few available that match the required specs from JayCar, Fishpond and Altronics.
Xonar STX | EKS Otus | SGS II | Sansa Fuze =>
Shure DJ750 | Beyer 770 32ohm | Brainwavz M3
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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby Manni » Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:06 pm

I just had a go at the O2 and it's not a bad little amp. It certainly has a lot of power for a little unit. If you do try to attach something like the Audio Technicas to them, make sure you put the volume low otherwise you will blow your ears off.

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby ory_zm » Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:51 pm

Xonar STX | EKS Otus | SGS II | Sansa Fuze =>
Shure DJ750 | Beyer 770 32ohm | Brainwavz M3
So basically half way there :D

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby Mansunz » Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:05 pm

Hi all, I have the o2 for over 2 myths now (DIY built) and added the odac to the same housing over a mth ago. I am using a beyerdynamic dt-990 600 ohm with it, no problem powering this beast. Just wandering if any had any experience with the o2 + hifiman he-500 combo?

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby billbro » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:44 pm

Just picked up the O2 and ODAC myself... time to go to Jaycar to pick up an adapter though.

Gone nuts of late, picked up the Senn Momentums, HD 650 and AT 3000ANV in the course of a few weeks. Will probably pick up the AT ES11LTD from headphonic in the next few weeks depending on pricing as well... dododo

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby ory_zm » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:06 pm

Geez that is a list of some pretty good headphones! won the lottery recently? :eek:
Xonar STX | EKS Otus | SGS II | Sansa Fuze =>
Shure DJ750 | Beyer 770 32ohm | Brainwavz M3
So basically half way there :D

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby ory_zm » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:15 am

Ha ha yeah that's what I tell myself... (Beyer DT770 32ohm $230 FTW!!!)
Xonar STX | EKS Otus | SGS II | Sansa Fuze =>
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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby Manni » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:10 pm

Currently, testing the O2 with the HE500. It does sound rather clear and go loud but since I've never heard the HE500s before, I'm not sure what it's meant to sound like.

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Re: Objective 2 DIY amp under $100

Postby Nosaj » Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:20 pm

Just got my O2+DAC combo today. From my own limited perspective, it's better sounding than the iBasso D7, FWIW.

2000000000 hours burnin kgo. :P

My Setup: Spotify Pro -> JDS C5D -> AD900 / Koss 75
Own: iBasso D7, oDAC+O2
My Wishlist: Event 2030, T90, HE500


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