Archive | 2013

Altmann Tera-Player

I picked one of these recently to use as my portable source.  If you’re not familiar with the Altmann Tera-Player, it’s a portable audio player from German company Altmann Micro Machines.  The man behind Altmann Micro Machines is Charle’s Altmann and if you read some of the forums online you’ll soon find that there’s a […]

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Portaphile V2^2 Maxxed

I just serviced one the earlier Portaphile Amplifiers, a V2^2 (read V2 Squared) Maxxed.  This amplifier is a predecessor to the 627 line of amplifiers where  there are three channels (L, R & G) plus two buffers per channel (for a total of 6 BUF634u).   It was powered by a single 9V battery which provided […]

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Portpahile 627 on Youtube

Just saw this video on youtube…..

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Potaphile 627X Orders will ship this week

All pending 627X orders will ship this week.  Here is a pic of the final version of the amplifier. I will email shipping tracking information when your amplifier ships.  If you don’t receive anything by 5pm USA central time Wednesday please send me an email requesting this information.

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Portaphile 627X Bare Aluminum

I am  still working on finishing enough faceplates to send out to my annodizer to annodize to black.  If you prefer bare aluminum, let me know and I can get an amplifier out to you sooner.  Every front faceplate takes three hours to mill and each back takes one hour.  I hope to have the […]

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Portaphile 627X Teaser Pic

I am almost done finalizing the face plates.  I am doing these in house so bare with me :).  Here is a teaser pic of what the 627X will look like.   I still need to accomodate the knob dimensions but I think you can get a good idea of what the final amp should look […]

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Pre-ordering the 627X

I have just began testing the first batch of amplifier boards for the upcoming 627X and the results have exceeded my expectations.  I now expect to have the 627X available sooner than expected.   I am looking at a three month wait time to those interested in taking advantage of the preorder discount.  Preordering will close […]

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627X – New Addition to the Portaphile Lineup

I am currently working on meeting the demand for a longer running amplifier.  The new amplifier will have a runtime between 8-10 hours.    The amplifier will require  a larger case.  The dimensions of the current 627 are 2.82 x 3.97 x .75.  The new longer running amplifier 627 will be 2.75 x 4  x 1.12.  […]

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