External CD-ROM headphone amp

Music Technology
External CD-ROM headphone amp


Gio over at diyAudioProjects writes:

This is a small headphone amplifier that I built into a dead external CD-ROM. The enclosure works real well as it already had a switch, inputs and an output. The circuit is a simple single-ended circuit using a small mosfet as the output device. Most importantly, the amp sounds very good!

The site has very detailed instructions for making your own replica of this cleverly-encased amp. Not a bad choice of headphones, either.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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