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You can hardly classify them as transformers, technically yes they are, but a pair of crap wallwarts does not amount to any sort of respectfully recognized transformer section. As Pars from HF and HC said, "it's about as skanky as you can get".

They aren't serving any purpose right now, the amp is not functioning, just as it has not been for the past half year. Mikhail has failed on every level of service possible with Icarium's amplifier, even on the edge of criminal activity (attempting to force payment without shipment of the amp, which was complete disregard of documented agreements, etc.).
Oh my
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wow... singlepower just ripped that dude of BAD.
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Yo guys, my Creative Fatal1ty Headphones seem to be getting quiter since i got them. is this the headphones or just me?
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post #5864 of 37678
Yeah, essentially the power supply consisted of a couple wallwarts, with a bit of additional regulation and that fed a battery, then to the amp. I didn't study the pics, but that's about what it looked like.

Honestly, I had problems following that mess...

I'll have to post a nudie shot of the latest amp I built for the newbs to compare.
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yes you will
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wooooot the dx is in and i am liking it.... for as long as i lisented to it atm 10min
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post #5867 of 37678
I've got some ATH-A700s hooked into an X-FI Xtreme Music (with the PAX drivers) and listen to my FLACs via ASIO out in WinAmp.

Sign me up, Scotty!
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post #5868 of 37678
Alright, this is simpler as the Max has everything on one board and the amp uses a wallwart for the power source. But I left room for a transformer and a USB DAC to be mounted in there as well .





more pics in this post: http://www.overclock.net/5392165-post5813.html
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Now, I know this is the headphones club... but anyone know of any good entry-level soundcard that has a just somewhat decent instrument and microphone input? I looked at the E-MU 0404, and I was going to get that, until I saw it was something in the range of $250, which I can't afford. I have about $100 right now, I can possibly push it to $150.

If anyone wants to send me stuff used, remember that I live in Denmark and shipping should be about $40.
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Now, I know this is the headphones club... but anyone know of any good entry-level soundcard that has a just somewhat decent instrument and microphone input? I looked at the E-MU 0404, and I was going to get that, until I saw it was something in the range of $250, which I can't afford. I have about $100 right now, I can possibly push it to $150.

If anyone wants to send me stuff used, remember that I live in Denmark and shipping should be about $40.
If you can do without XLR inputs ... then just use a decent Creative or Auzentech card with adapters to the "Line in" mini jack ...

I've recorded with the likes of an EMU 0404 (straight in to XLR's) and also, much more and for many years, with a standard Creative card ... and I just used adpaters on my mic cables and guitars ... worked very very well. But I always used the "Line in" versus the "Mic In" as the Mic in on the soundcard was always too hot and sensitive of a signal ...

Also, you could check out the less expensive EMU 0202. It's 100 bucks at newegg and just lacks some of the inputs of the 0404 (also some different DAC/IC work internally): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-MU-_-29110007
    
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