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RPi Reclocker

Post by Ray P » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:11 pm

Here's an interesting looking project that might be of interest to RPi users; should result in a worthwhile uplift in performance.

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/digital- ... -sbcs.html

Will be interesting to see the price point they pitch it at.

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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by jack » Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:02 am

In post #8 they state less than USD 80.

Interesting...
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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by IDM » Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:21 pm

I bought a Kali re-clocker about a month ago and finally got round to building a linear PSU with 3A* capacity to try it out.

The difference with and without is not subtle. The Kali offers a big leap forward in terms of micro-detail and imaging. I strongly recommend for anyone using an RPI.

System it has been put into is RPI 3, Kali re-clocker, Home-brew Non-Os TDA1541A double crown DAC with passive I/'V and ECC88 output, software is Volumio 2.

I bought the board via the Volumio shop and elected for the EU stock in order to avoid the custom fees (as the board is manufactured in India). IFIRC it cost about £80 all in.

* Interestingly alot is made of needing a 3A supply, but when I measured the current draw for the RPI +Kali it never exceeded about 0.45A. Admittedly, I don,t have anything on the USB, just the ethernet connected.

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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by Mudshark » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:24 pm

Sorry but in layman's terms, wtf is a........ FIFO BUFFER for a RPI /FPCs. :?:

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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by Mudshark » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:25 pm

Sorry but in layman's terms, wtf is a........ FIFO BUFFER for a RPI /FPCs. :?:

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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by Nick » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:29 pm

Its like a graphic equaliser.
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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by Mudshark » Mon Jan 23, 2017 5:57 pm

Cool. 8)

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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by Michael L » Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:12 pm

Doesn't the quality of circuit design in the DAC make these reclockers redundant? I would have thought a decent DAC would compensate for many / all shortfalls.

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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by Neal » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:21 pm

I’ve just got around to fitting the Allo reclocker to my RPi feeding my reworked TDA1541a based DAC. The result is very positive, reminds me of when I fitted a Tent clock to a SB Mk2. Much more musically engaging and easier to listen to with less siblance and more detail...
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Re: RPi Reclocker

Post by advr61 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:22 pm

IDM wrote:
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:21 pm
I bought a Kali re-clocker about a month ago and finally got round to building a linear PSU with 3A* capacity to try it out.

The difference with and without is not subtle. The Kali offers a big leap forward in terms of micro-detail and imaging. I strongly recommend for anyone using an RPI.

System it has been put into is RPI 3, Kali re-clocker, Home-brew Non-Os TDA1541A double crown DAC with passive I/'V and ECC88 output, software is Volumio 2.

I bought the board via the Volumio shop and elected for the EU stock in order to avoid the custom fees (as the board is manufactured in India). IFIRC it cost about £80 all in.

* Interestingly alot is made of needing a 3A supply, but when I measured the current draw for the RPI +Kali it never exceeded about 0.45A. Admittedly, I don,t have anything on the USB, just the ethernet connected.

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Ian
Hi Ian,

I know it's an old post but which version of the Kali reclocker did you buy as there are two versions: 22/24kHz and 44/48kHz.

At the moment I connect the i2s signal from a HifiBerry Digi+Pro direct into a tda1541aS2 but I want to replace the Digi with a Kali reclocker. But don't know which version.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
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