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Old Style DCB1 information

Posted 1st January 2010 at 01:53 PM by Tea-Bag
Updated 13th October 2010 at 12:48 AM by Tea-Bag (updated some more timely info)

The basics on the boards....
The hypnotize is a 1 input/1 output Shunt regulated Direct Coupled Pass like B1 buffer. It has a relay delayed startup to avoid DC problems for the amps. This board (and even Mez) can be used just as a shunt power supply, and their is a thread for this also.

The Mesmerize can use up to 6 muting relay inputs, and is a larger board. All others matters being equal.

Here are some relevant threads.



Attached is a semi-built DCB1 mesmerize. Also the main schematics of the device, in case you need to troubleshoot. The below shot is a bare Hynotize PCB.
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File Type: pdf DCB1 BOM V4.2.pdf (44.6 KB, 5314 views)
File Type: pdf SalasDCB1shuntreg build guide v4.1.pdf (50.7 KB, 2861 views)
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  1. Old Comment
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    Check with Blues for matched 2Sk170's.
    Posted 11th February 2010 at 09:01 PM by Tea-Bag Tea-Bag is offline
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    I have some sets of takman's without the 220k resistors. They can be had for 3.50 with a board.

    I hope to get some 1/2 220k on a next exotic parts order.
    Posted 12th February 2010 at 04:08 PM by Tea-Bag Tea-Bag is offline
  3. Old Comment
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    I am without resistors now!
    Posted 24th February 2010 at 11:03 AM by Tea-Bag Tea-Bag is offline
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    Resistors are available from Audio Note,Shinkoh,Charcroft,Takman,Arcol,Mills,Takman,H olco,Allen Bradley,duelund resistor,Kiwame carbon film,M-resist supreme resistors
    Shinkoh's were unfortunately sold out in 220k values when i ordered.
    Posted 23rd September 2010 at 04:08 PM by janpo janpo is offline
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