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Finally, an affordable CD Transport: the Shigaclone story
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Old 26th May 2008, 04:58 PM   #1061
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anybody has good idea for DIY CD CLAMP ?

because the EZ31 bare CD clamp looks ugly

thanks !

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there have been some good ideas posted here, look through the thread
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Old 27th May 2008, 12:47 AM   #1062
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I have a Shigaclone size problem I have to sort out. I successfully had all the smd's removed and ran the wire from 5a to 5b. I also successfully removed all the R's on the palyermods.pdf. Now, I installed all the BG's and the new crystal and I now have an inoperable shigaclone. It spins up and reads "00" on the display. Hints anyone where I might have went wrong?

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Old 27th May 2008, 02:06 AM   #1063
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This could be due to lack of caps with a new crystal. I mentioned that in this post: http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...08#post1474508

Try to install the old resonator and see if it works properly. If that's the case you might need to add capacitance with a new crystal.
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Old 27th May 2008, 02:08 AM   #1064
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Another thing, the jumper from 5A to 5B is not really required, I installed it only because I had traces cut through when I was experimenting with additional PS.
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Old 27th May 2008, 02:21 AM   #1065
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This could be due to lack of caps with a new crystal. I mentioned that in this post: http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...08#post1474508

Try to install the old rezonator and see if it works properly. If that's the case you might need to add capacitance with a new crystal.
Unfortunately the old resonator was destroyed in the removal process.

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Old 27th May 2008, 02:50 AM   #1066
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Another thing, the jumper from 5A to 5B is not really required, I installed it only because I had traces cut through when I was experimenting with additional PS.
yes, but things seem to sound better with it. I'm compared both side by side with 2 separate transports. I used silver with unbleached cotton insulation.
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Old 27th May 2008, 02:52 AM   #1067
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I had my 31 lock like this once. It seems like it powered up in a strange state. Had to hit the TOC button a couple of times and hit stop and play and it came out of it. Maybe something on the door open button was not quite right.
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Old 27th May 2008, 02:57 AM   #1068
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yes, but things seem to sound better with it. I'm compared both side by side with 2 separate transports. I used silver with unbleached cotton insulation.
That is actually possible, as you replace dubious quality PCB trace with a good quality wire. In that case, it may be recommended to cut the PCB trace which is in parallel with a wire.
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Old 27th May 2008, 03:04 AM   #1069
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http://www.hififever.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1823

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Old 27th May 2008, 07:07 AM   #1070
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I would like to thx Peter for sharing with us this great transport.

I would like to share my experience with the RCZ31.

I removed and exchanged most of the part as Peter recommended. I initially used small 12-0-12V with 700mA with BGN1000/25V parallel in Super-E configuration with BGN1000/25V after the LM7808, first listening feel that the sound is not better than my CD-Pro2M unit. They certainly have more air but details that I like in the CD-Pro2M. I change the transfomer to 12-0-12V @ 6.3A......Walla....details, bass control, depth is certainly improved. I would recommend using big transformer, do not waste your time in using small one.!!!!
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