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Old 27th May 2007, 10:36 PM   #1
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Default A great story...

Sometimes something really wonderful happens as a result of this forum. Someone gives completely of himself or herself, total altruism. I thought I would share just such an experience.
I have struggled over the last few months to finish a ZV9. Something I could not quite put my finger on kept shorting the one channel. I lack the experience to troubleshoot and as a result I felt like I was chasing my tail. As soon as I would correct one thing, I would see smoke somewhere else. So I posted a thread, asking no begging for anyone’s help. What I needed was for a kind soul to take my amp, pull it apart and help me finish this project. Within 24 hours Stuart Easson had offered his help. I shipped my amp down to him in Santa Cruz (I live in San Francisco) and he diligently and patiently pieced it back together. Yesterday I went down to visit him and behold my fully functioning amp. Today ha been blissful, a singing ZV9
It is these sort of generous offers and kind help that make DIY worth it.
Three cheers for Stuart. Thank you
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Old 28th May 2007, 01:42 AM   #2
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Three cheers for both of you.

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Old 28th May 2007, 01:52 AM   #3
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Thank yoy Mr. Pass.
For those who are interested the whole tale, along with images of the finsihed amp can be locate here:
http://web.mac.com/noteldov
click on Audio projects and then ZV9

Cheers and looking forward to the next project
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Old 28th May 2007, 07:51 AM   #4
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Congratulations Nice work and story on that ZenV9, (and a nice homepage too).

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Old 28th May 2007, 08:21 AM   #5
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What a gorgeous chassis, i'm in awe by the very smart raised top lid alternative.
It's so cool to see amp creations from all over the world, and cheers for Stuart.
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Old 28th May 2007, 10:29 AM   #7
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Very nice!

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Old 28th May 2007, 11:51 AM   #8
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Hi Neil

Finally!

As expected the best chassis design.... without using any chassis.

Next project is the Jfet X-Bosoz

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...82#post1196482

Just waiting for an unusual chassis design from you


Edit: many tanks to all helpful people in this forum for my ZV9 too!
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Old 30th May 2007, 10:34 PM   #9
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Neil,

I checked out your website. Nice designs.

On your chip amp, what is the display? Is this an outboard display that you added to the project. Can you supply a website or other info.

Thanks,

Dave
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Old 30th May 2007, 10:48 PM   #10
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Very nice projects and site.

Beautifull chasis, i specially like the LM3875 + reciever

cheers to Stuart
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