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Old 29th September 2013, 03:01 AM   #121
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Best solder and wire for Pass diy amplifiers ?
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I'd rather build myself a Zen amp and contemplate different circuit ideas, and then hang out with ZM in the pub.
Have today make samples of this stranded wires from copper UTP cable

http://www.vishaypg.com/docs/11051/tn501.pdf

I try them in my amp prototype

L'Audiophile with schematics inside:

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Old 29th September 2013, 04:31 AM   #122
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Works extremely well, especially for small signals eg input wires on Pearl 2
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Old 30th September 2013, 03:11 PM   #123
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I don't agree with everything JC says but I am not going to waste my time arguing with him.
With respect to soldering, nobody is arguing with him. He described a methodology for cleaning leads which he introduced to techs building some product to produce product which looks prettier. He also mentioned their surprise on the procedure he showed them.

I pointed out the problems that can result, why it could be a problem, and how to solve the look issue while maintaining metallurgical integrity.

No arguing. A simple discussion of chemistry, metallurgy, process control, and visual criteria for soldering.

BTW, most large companies, especially ones where critical equipment is made, will not allow an electronics designer to simply walk into the production line and modify how the techs perform their work. There is a very good reason for that. More cases than not, problems will result down the line, either short term, or long term.

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I use a Met-Cal I bought on ebay. Special circuitry maintains tip temperature under load.
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Old 1st October 2013, 08:08 AM   #125
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Hi,

as for the initial Q of this thread:
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Best solder and wire for Pass diy amplifiers ?
Iīd say the solder and wire has to be marked īPASSedī.
Make, type and alloy donīt play any rule whatsoever ..... just let it pass.

jauu
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ps. no pun intended, just joking
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Old 1st October 2013, 01:47 PM   #126
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Well, I can't really explain it
Enough said.

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or wont
You just said you can't.

Two consecutive thoughts which are mutually exclusive.

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more than the ego scientific f$%^&s
Your diatribe does not belong on an intelligent forum.

toodles, lemming.

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Old 1st October 2013, 06:05 PM   #127
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Electro magnetic interfearance will modulate/effect the signal. it will also likely become magnetized itself. It is supposed to be a ground sheild.
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