NPAudio - WM1A EXPMv5 Upgrade (Christian Conde)
NPAudio WM1A/Z EXPMv5 (Extreme Performance Mod v5)
Double thickness copper shielding / grounding over the amplifier section. (Stock WM1A/Z is plastic)
3.5mm Single Ended cables upgraded with Neotech 7N OCC solid copper cable.
Neotech 7N OCC solid copper to a new Pentaconn 4.4mm (Ground connection also added)
Neotech 7N OCC solid copper (ground return)
Both 3.5mm and 4.4mm outputs connected directly directly to the inductors bypassing relays and IC switching
Relay removal, bypass and circuit board precision cut to allow for larger caps
Single Ended caps upgraded to Audio Note Standard
Balanced out using Audio Note Kaisei Bipolar bicapped with ultra low ESR Kemet KO caps.
Twin Supercharged! An additional SuperCap installed for a total of 1 Farad
Capacitors: Audio Note Kaisei and Standard, Kemet Tantalum Polymer, Kemet SMC film.
SS47 Solder (Contains 4.7% Silver)
2 x custom laser cut copper full back plates for better shielding and grounding.
The outer backplate has a leather effect coating with a gold Walkman logo.
Internal relocation of Bluetooth Antenna
3200 mah Battery (stock battery is 1860mah Battery)
An NPAudio customised MrWalkman ONE firmware with new gold GUI