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Finally, an affordable CD Transport: the Shigaclone story
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Old 8th February 2013, 12:07 PM   #6681
endia is offline endia  Turkey
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I donīt see any laser light. This should be seen as a white light trough the camera.
Have you removed CD laser diode static protection ?
Hi Tibi,
yes i removed.. we can't see the white light maybe because of the camera angel? i will check that at the evening..
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Old 8th February 2013, 06:45 PM   #6682
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Finally, an affordable CD Transport: the Shigaclone story
Instead of posting to the flea market, I think I have a bigger chance to ask here.

I have a couple JVC transports and main boards but no CD display and control board/module. I wonder anyone has a spare to sell? If not, maybe I can buy this part
from Tibi and modify the connector to fit.

Any suggestions?

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Old 9th February 2013, 05:14 PM   #6683
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To write CD's I'm using a PlexWritter Premium unit.
Best medium for blank cd-rom is Taiyo-Yuden. Sony and TDK are also OK.

Under Windows use EAC for CD ripping.
Under Linux use cdparanoya or Asunder and write with cdrecord by Jörg Schilling

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Hi Tibi,
I am using a Plextor Premium CD writter to burn CDs now and everyone of them can be read by the Sanyo laser. The Shigaclone is working nicely.

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Old 9th February 2013, 07:37 PM   #6684
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I donīt see any laser light. This should be seen as a white light trough the camera.
Hi Tibi,
its barely visible even in the dark. captured this photos from different angels in a very very low light. also i can't see any laser light when the lights on. is this a problem?
thanks..
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Old 10th February 2013, 07:04 AM   #6685
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Hi endia,

Have you took these pictures while initial CD TOC reading sequence ?
PLease check flat cable.
Please check main power supply to be 8V.
Measure potential al V1,V2,V3,V4.
Do the CD door button initiate TOC reading ?

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Old 10th February 2013, 10:32 AM   #6686
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Hi Tibi,

Quote:
Originally Posted by tvicol View Post
Have you took these pictures while initial CD TOC reading sequence ?
yes, sure..

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Please check main power supply to be 8V.
Measure potential al V1,V2,V3,V4.
main power supply is 7.94V
and test points are in order 4.95 - 4.95 - 4.96 - 4.96

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Do the CD door button initiate TOC reading ?
yes, it does.. also re-checked the flat cable, seems ok..

thanks a lot..
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Old 10th February 2013, 12:34 PM   #6687
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Has anyone measured the power needs of the kit?
I m thinking to try a salas PSU with it but my meter is fubar at this point...
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Old 10th February 2013, 08:35 PM   #6688
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Today I made a little progress..
Soldered the SPDIF line (Mundorf silver/gold) and a Allen Bradley 300 in serie and a Caddock in shunt..

Also a nice alu rail for my WBT digital out (will soon be Nextgen) and Neutrik 6 pole female

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Old 11th February 2013, 01:35 PM   #6689
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Hmm, revisiting the oscillator subject. Tent Labs offers a a XO, a VCXO, and XO2.2 and XO3.2 clocks that seem to require matching XO power supplies. Not quite sure how many of these are applicable for consideration on the Shiga kit.
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Old 11th February 2013, 01:41 PM   #6690
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You need a XO at 16.9344 MHz
XO

In the BOM you have a link to the product https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...xSldyUUE#gid=0

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