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Rupert Neve Designs RNHP Headphone Amplifier
- +4dBu line input with XLR/TRS combo jack for balanced professional devices.
- Unbalanced RCA input calibrated for -10dBV signals.
- Stereo 3.5mm input tailored for mobile devices.
- VESA 100 compatible mount for versatile placement options.
- High-power, low-output impedance design for various headphones.
- Precise level control and left-right balance.
- Rugged steel chassis with shock-absorbing feet.
- Powered by included 6W supply or 24V battery (not included).
- Dedicated amplifier for uncompromised audio quality.
- Multiple input options for source flexibility.
The Rupert Neve Designs RNHP Precision Headphone Amplifier is a high-quality, dedicated headphone amplifier designed to provide exceptional audio performance for a wide range of headphones. Here’s an overview of its key features and benefits:
The RNHP is engineered to deliver reference-grade amplification for any pair of headphones. It ensures that you hear your audio with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
Unlike integrated headphone amplifiers found in many audio devices, the RNHP is purpose-built solely for amplifying headphones. This dedicated design allows it to deliver uncompromised power and audio quality.
Multiple Input Options:
The RNHP offers three input options – +4dBu balanced line, unbalanced RCA, and 3.5mm (1/8″) stereo inputs. These inputs are carefully calibrated to provide the optimum level and impedance for various audio sources.
The rugged steel chassis of the RNHP is VESA-mountable, making it versatile for various mounting options. It can be mounted on poles, walls, tables, or articulating arm mounts, ensuring that it’s always in the perfect position.
The RNHP accommodates scenarios where you need to feed both the headphone amplifier and another device simultaneously, such as speakers, a second headphone amplifier, or a 2-track recorder. It can be done using splitter cables from the Left and Right line outputs.
High-Power, High-Headroom Design:
The RNHP is capable of driving high-impedance headphones (up to 600 Ohms) with ease, even during loud and dynamic tracking sessions. It offers a high-headroom design that ensures optimal performance.
Low Output Impedance:
With a near-zero output impedance of 0.01 Ohms at 1kHz, the RNHP’s direct-coupled amplifier design minimizes frequency-based reactive-load impedance shifts, ensuring excellent audio translation with any pair of headphones.
Precise Level Control:
The stereo potentiometer is highly damped, providing precise level control and maintaining perfect left-right balance for accurate audio monitoring.
The RNHP offers three input options, and they are all calibrated for specific signal levels and impedance, ensuring the best audio performance regardless of the source.
The RNHP can be powered using the included 6-watt power supply or a 24V, 0.25A min battery (not sold by RND), giving you flexibility in powering the unit.
Overall, the Rupert Neve Designs RNHP Precision Headphone Amplifier is designed to provide audiophiles, musicians, engineers, and listeners with a reliable and high-quality headphone amplification solution, allowing you to experience your audio with exceptional clarity and precision.
Maximum Input Levels:
- “A” XLR I/P: +22.8 dBu @1kHz
- “B” RCA I/P: +14.7dBu @1kHz,
- “C” 3.5mm I/P: +3.3dBu @1kHz
- As measured with typical headphones, Z=44 Ω: 3.617 VAC RMS @1kHz = 300mW RMS
- 16 Ω typical Load: 1.933 VAC RMS @1kHz = 230mW RMS
- 150 Ω typical Load: 5.108 VAC RMS @1kHz = 175mW RMS
- .08 Ω @ 1KHz, 16-150 Ω load, 0dBu input
- +/- .2dB from 10Hz to 120KHz
Measured with typical headphones, Z=44 Ω, BW 22Hz – 22kHz
- “A” XLR Input: -101.9dBV,
- “B” RCA Input: -100.9dBV
- “C” 3.5mm Input: -88.8dBV
- 6.5” wide x 4.6” deep and 1.9” tall
Power Supply Requirements
- 24VDC @ 0.25Amp (6 watt) minimum. Use with supplied power adapter, as this has been carefully selected for best output power and noise performance. May be used with a properly configured 24V battery as well.
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Single stereo channel
Single stereo channel
2 x XLR-1/4″ combo, 2 x RCA (Left, Right), 1 x 1/8″ TRS
1 x 1/4″
|Controls per Channel||