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Old 5th April 2008, 05:34 PM   #131
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I've been working on a display last evening and this is what I came up with:
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It comes from Tascam DAT D-60 front panel section, heavily modified.
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the " tascam " signature of that piece was suddenly evident
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Old 5th April 2008, 08:20 PM   #134
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I've managed to sort out the control buttons for mine. Just the display to fit now, not that concerned because I'm used to no display with a Playstation (modded), as source..
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Old 5th April 2008, 08:23 PM   #135
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wow ... so nice
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Old 5th April 2008, 08:24 PM   #136
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I found this in an Alba CX430, trouble is it's older and rarer than the JVC ..
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Old 5th April 2008, 10:11 PM   #137
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So I did try MIT RTX 0.01uF today and got similar impression as previously. It is fine cap, but for my taste it sounds a bit "extreme": the highs are exagerated, the bass is overblown, the ambience noises do not sound natural and overall it's a bit edgy. It sounded better in my setup with outer foil on + (C906 location).

Now, ERO 1830 do sound nothing like audiophile cap: it's a bit flat, does not impress in highs or bass (although it's not bad either), and while it does not excell in presentation of specific sounds, it portrays very well the atmosphere of the musical event. I couldn't get it right with RTX.

ERO is also sensitive to orientation: I choose the position with less forward highs and more emphasis on the midrange.
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Old 6th April 2008, 12:11 AM   #138
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Thanks for the heads up on this project Peter. After the pleasant surprise I had using the PS1 as a CD player (with a couple mods) a while back I'm looking forward to this one.

Does anyone know if there's a place in England I can order that Citizen crystal, and the LM7808 regulator from or - better yet - one they could send me if I paypal them the cost?

I know Farnell stock the LM7808, but not the crystal and I don't want to order just one item. The RS website appears to be down as well.

Many thanks.

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Old 6th April 2008, 01:39 AM   #139
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ERO is also sensitive to orientation: I choose the position with less forward highs and more emphasis on the midrange. [/B]
so, I looked through my parts to get all the .01uF caps to play with, and found a yellow cap that says:

REL-CAP
.01uF+-5%200V
RT103J2A

looks to be a polystyrene and tin foil, according to Percy's catalog. I remember playing with these in a RIAA filter and they had a very sweet sound to them. Any experience with these?
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Any experience with these?
Not personally, but check this post: http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...01#post1476501
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