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Old 30th April 2003, 02:52 PM   #1
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Talking Yep, another Aleph5

Afetr months planning and afterwards building I finished my Aleph 3 weeks ago. Upon connecting it to the net there was smoke !!! After a small repair (a bad solder on one of the IRFP240 which resulted in a very hot resistor and a blown up transistor), here is the result:

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2x500VA 28V
12x10000uF p/ch
kristians aleph 4 main boards
irfp's p2p

still with a MDF front (from keeping my cat having shock therapy) which will be replaced by a 1 cm thick frontplate

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Old 30th April 2003, 03:01 PM   #2
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Yep, another Aleph5
Hi Ralph,

Nice piece of kit you've made there.

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Old 30th April 2003, 03:18 PM   #3
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Very nice, did you made the panels yourself?
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Old 30th April 2003, 03:28 PM   #4
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The panels are designed /order with this handy program/company:

http://www.schaeffer-apparatebau.de/English/index.htm

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Old 30th April 2003, 03:35 PM   #5
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very nice work!

How much did those panels cost?

did you make the audiostand yourself? it looks good!

is it stable?

last Q: what is that tivoli radio doing in there? do you use it as a radio source?

one last word. Why did you put L/R letters in both speaker bindings?

keep up with the good work!
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Old 30th April 2003, 03:43 PM   #6
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Pedro,

I really do not want to calculate what it cost me in all. I order them in several stages.... but the top and backpanel were 124 in total, they are 4mm thick.

Yes I do use the tivoli as source (I barely listen to radio)

The rack I just made it in a couple of hours, is it stable....my 25kg heavy Alpeh is supported just nicely without any bending of the wood. Is it audiophile, I don't think so but it looks good. I have a great idea with a maglev plateau but I cannot find lineair ball bearing which I need for that idea.

l/r oh well everybody makes some mistake which you'll notice only when it's to late
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l/r oh well everybody makes some mistake which you'll notice only when it's to late
just use a black felt tip pen and paint over the wrong letter!!
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Old 30th April 2003, 05:16 PM   #8
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Nice work.
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Old 30th April 2003, 08:54 PM   #9
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still with a MDF front (from keeping my cat having shock therapy) which will be replaced by a 1 cm thick frontplate

Ralph

Hi i have also have played with that panal disinger but i only can select 4 mm thickness. Where do you order that huge 10mm front panel. ????

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Yep, another Aleph5
Very nice work. ( All that counts is that you spelled my
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