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Old 11th June 2006, 01:31 PM   #31
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Hi Lostcause,

Thanks for the reply. It sounds like it is too much of a nightmare to attempt to fix. I have to say it sounds very good anyway for what it is, and for $56. I soldered two gold RCA connectors to some really good speaker cables, and have that running to the speakers. That really improved the sound.

I'm getting a Charlize soon!

I have had a 12V 7AH battery running my SI AMP for about a month. It is the best sound so far out of the SI. I will be buying a Samsung power supply next to see if it is better than the $20 SMPS that I purchased from SI.

Here is the link: I heard it sounded good from another thread.

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Old 11th June 2006, 05:06 PM   #32
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I really recommend the DELL supply I posted earlier. It has a Samsung made board inside and it is 14v as apposed to the 12v of the one you linked to. In my opinion 2v is a significant enough increase to make a difference.

The dell supply is also cheaper as you can get it for 9$ + $6 shipping + $2 shipping for each additional unit.

Here is a pic of the board removed from its case. I replaced the original two 470uf 35v output caps with Panasonics FC 560uf 35v caps that I just happened to have. I also modified the board a bit to make it rectangle, there was a tab coming off one side for the AC in. The N and L I wrote on the board is for the AC. There was also a metal shield soldered to the ground plane that wrapped around the board, but I took it off because I am putting it in an all metal chassis.

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And this pic is just to show how much I like the supply...... I have 5 of them.

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