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Old 18th February 2013, 05:53 PM   #1361
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Nice suggestions.
Can you explain the implementation on the 5A switches?
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Old 19th February 2013, 07:10 AM   #1362
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Those look very Professional,I wish I had that midas touch!
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Old 19th February 2013, 07:36 AM   #1363
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NS, maybe post a photo of your VU meter. I'd like to add some visuals if they are cool and not too complex.
Hi Nrg2009,
I didn't forget about the plasma vu meters see the pics ,just been busy built 2 Salas Riaa and the shunt supplies for Riaa for my old turntable ( had nothing to plug it into) and also built 2 Salas DCB1's board for a preamp, I will run them Balanced,My F5'ss are water cooled,I am doing a layout for the cabinets to put them all in,Lol,got to have fun,lol
Happy Listening!
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Old 19th February 2013, 10:57 AM   #1364
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NoSmoking,
If that is the folded, you are going to like it very much. Be forewarned, it is good enough that it dissapears and is largely defined by the cap at the output. Rush coupled the secondstage to a DCB1, dropping the buffer, and was able to use high quality .1uf cap vs 2+uF recommended for the standard layout. Luckily i was feeding high Zin tube and was able to use a SIO. I wi ll be trying K75 bypassed by teflon next.
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Old 19th February 2013, 04:18 PM   #1365
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Anyone have some "cool" power switch suggestions for the front panel of a V2?
Push button round would be nice. I have been looking at Digikey but not really found anything.
Folks:

I was wondering about finding large (25mm) illuminated anti-vandal switches myself; I have a preference for blue ring variants and found the following: http://www.langir.com/46FC2DAD-28AF-...ant-switch.pdf

These are rated at 250VAC/5A, which I assume would be suitable for an F5T V2 (120VAC and presumably less than 10A). My attempts at locating a commercial retailer of these switches was unsuccessful, but Langir apparently offers them directly at volumes of at least 20 units. Is there enough interest to justify a group buy?

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Old 19th February 2013, 04:34 PM   #1366
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Hi Buzzford,
Thanks for all the info I'll give it a try and see how it sounds!
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Old 19th February 2013, 06:00 PM   #1367
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@ noSmoking. care too tell/show more of your water cooling rig??
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Old 19th February 2013, 07:23 PM   #1368
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The extra heatsinks arrived today...( see pictures) pfff.. that's a whole new ballgame...
Construction of the case and lay-out inside the case must be reconsidered with this much of height...
And that for "only" 50 Watts of class A into 4 Ohms
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Old 19th February 2013, 08:44 PM   #1369
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Good heatsinks! Looks like Fischer SK157 profiles.
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The extra heatsinks arrived today...( see pictures) pfff.. that's a whole new ballgame...
Construction of the case and lay-out inside the case must be reconsidered with this much of height...
And that for "only" 50 Watts of class A into 4 Ohms
Where did you order the heatsinks from?
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