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Old 7th December 2005, 05:44 PM   #481
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Peter,

Boo!! You're not making your own speaker cables/interconnects?!

just kidding.. But considering all the other stuff you've DIY'd, I'm a little disappointed to see manufactured gear in your setup
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Old 7th December 2005, 05:55 PM   #482
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What other gear?
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Old 7th December 2005, 06:27 PM   #483
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Peter,

Have you ever considered doing a tube DAC?
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Old 7th December 2005, 07:30 PM   #484
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My DAC has passive output stage and it works fine without tubes. If anything, I'd rather build tube preamp, especially if it seems to work well with chip amps.
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Old 7th December 2005, 07:54 PM   #485
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How's that USB DAC coming along?
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Old 7th December 2005, 07:59 PM   #486
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I got sidetracked a bit experimenting recently with those drivers: http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...&highlight=fal
but I will look into USB DAC soon.
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Old 7th December 2005, 11:43 PM   #487
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peter when i order that kit next week can i get a LM4780 ic off of you? i think i have been a victim of static damage. i was moving the amplifier to another room and i have electric heat so its very dry here. and there was a spark from my finger to the left rca when i was pluging in the source. i powered it up that channel is dead everying tests good just no input weird. this is a first for me
working with chipamps .

extra few bucks?

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Old 8th December 2005, 01:08 AM   #488
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No problem. So far it never happened to me yet.
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Old 8th December 2005, 09:35 AM   #489
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Quote:
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What other gear?

In your picture on post 474, aren't those cardas cables?! Sorry Peter, just giving you a hard time. I better not push you too hard, because next thing you'll be making a die and drawing your own wire just to shut me up
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Old 8th December 2005, 02:26 PM   #490
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Default shorting the input resistor

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Originally posted by Peter Daniel

You can try to short the input 220R resistor (I'm doing it presently with my amps). The advantage would be less coloration that this resistor inevitably introduces. [/B]

How do you do that Peter? And what is the risk of doing it? Even if I am very satisfied with your kits, I still want to have more (music) out of the amp ;-)

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