Dutch Audio DIY listening day 2017
by Maarten van Druten
This is my impression review of the Dutch Audio DIY listening day:
The Dutch Audio DIY (zelfbouwluisterdag) was held in 18 November in The Netherlands in Alphen a/d Rijn.
There was a lot interesting DIY creations to see and listen, like loudspeakers, amplifiers, dac's and even streamers.
Very nice build, and the XO looks very good, I like air-coils :-)
The same loudspeaker from two different members, one with leather front and one with a wooden front baffle
Nice amplifier with EL84 tubes
This DIY DAC was very popular among the
club member I have to read more about it, it sounded very musical and
This was a network streamer based on a Rasperry Pi with PiCore player (squeezelite with webshell) with three different output modes:
- PCM1794A NOS DAC (DDDAC variant)
Then we were presented with something
special, an open baffle design with vintage Philips fullrange
loudspeakers together with an AMT tweeter!
The XO looked like this:
Also (tube)headphone amplifiers were
The last speaker I listened to that day was this one, they had nice sounding carbon speaker units
Unfortunately I couldn't listen to all sets that day, but for this day was very interesting and enjoyable This event was very well organized and the people were very friendly and willing to help each other, I want to thank everybody for this great day! till next time!
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