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Peter Daniel 27th March 2008 06:05 PM

The 'B' means Black, and it's not important.

Here are the pics of the chips:

This are the mods I did (47n replaced now by 10n):

And here's the Shigaraki board:

Peter Daniel 27th March 2008 06:09 PM

If you are not able to find JVC EZ31 model, find some other cheap stereo with similar chips, same mechanism and digital output. Chances are, it will sound equally good. ;)

Tea-Bag 27th March 2008 06:44 PM

will this bad boy work?

luvdunhill 27th March 2008 06:47 PM

Re: amazon

Originally posted by mithomas
will this bad boy work?

geez, the thread is only one page :) anyways, no do a search on this page Peter said it's not the same.

Peter Daniel 27th March 2008 06:51 PM

EZ35 has different chips and no digital output on board (like with EZ31). However, it may be possible to extract the output directly from one of the chips. One of them is LC7869 0N


kevinkr 27th March 2008 06:52 PM

Re: Re: amazon

Brand new for $85.00 with shipping from:

I bought one.. Can't wait to get started on this project.. It will be just like my $150 dac project, ultimately ending up costing something like 3 - 4 X that amount by the time it is done.. :D

Tea-Bag 27th March 2008 06:53 PM

Thanks Peter,

There is an ez31 referb here,

Someone might want to grab it. I want to learn more about what I really need before diving in deep. Like reading the thread a few times. :rolleyes:

okapi 27th March 2008 07:20 PM

modification pdf
Here is a PDF that contains all the necessary modifications.

Please let me know if you find any errors and i will try and correct the document quickly.


kevinkr 27th March 2008 07:22 PM

Hi Tim,
You just need to give it a .pdf extension and all will be well. I renamed the download to cd_transport.pdf when the save option popped up and was then able to open it.

More comments later if I find any errors. Good work and thanks for sharing. My RC-EZ31 is on its way, now to demolish it before my wife sees it. :D

okapi 27th March 2008 07:24 PM

changed the link. i hope it works correctly now.

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