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Old 4th June 2011, 01:55 PM   #1041
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Those resistors look good, but might not be enough: trim the value after power up xfrm and filament (just those two) and check V AC at cathodes. Keep a couple of 0.1-0.22/2W handy.

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Old 4th June 2011, 02:17 PM   #1042
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Thanks again your sun has illuminated me, still I'am waiting your congratulations to win F.C. Barça the Football Champions League...
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Old 6th June 2011, 02:42 PM   #1043
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I found this interesting 4 pole 22 position Alps Switch for $26.95, what values to do a 100K ladder because I don't trust in the included Java calculator?

4 Pole 22 Position Alps Switch

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Old 12th June 2011, 05:12 PM   #1044
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Hi all
I finished reading through this interesting thread
I was hooked from beginning to end
I am prepared to enter the community of # 26
I'm gathering all the pieces to mount the preamp # 26

thanks to all

saludos---------------Pedro
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Old 25th June 2011, 02:14 PM   #1045
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Advice for chassis / box for 26 pre amp without PSU, thanks in advance for suggestions.
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Old 25th June 2011, 03:16 PM   #1046
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I'm gonna use two HiFi2000 Galaxy Maggiorato, one for the #26s, one for PS. Dimensions: 23 (W) x 8 (H) x 28 (D) cm
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Old 25th June 2011, 03:59 PM   #1047
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I use the modular alu extrusions from Penn Fabrication.

Penn Elcom : MSB - Frame Extrusions

I use the 2U versions - they come in different widths. Then I put two wooden pieces on each side and screw them into the holes on the extrusions. I make everything like this, except when I use Rittal Rackmount subrack parts, which are similar but have better facilities.

Horizontal rail
42 HP RP 3684.560
84 HP RP 3684.562
Threaded insert, M2.5
42 HP RP 3684.608
84 HP RP 9901.816

Rittal RP 9901.816 Threaded insert M 2.5 84 HP (5X2)

I use a pair of horizontal rails for the front panel, top and bottom, with a piece of nice metal in between, and screw the top plates and bottom plate in with M2.5 screws which go into the threaded insert. That way I can use any combination of top plates. My top plates are 275mm front to back, which I find is excellent.

Love playing with this stuff - it's like building meccano.

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Old 25th June 2011, 04:22 PM   #1048
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Here are some photos of my 26 preamp in 3 boxes - PSU is AZ1 mesh, the filament supply for filament bias has two large chokes, and you can see the large 10 ohm resistors (4 in series parallel per side) on top of the preamp!
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Old 25th June 2011, 04:24 PM   #1049
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And here's the whole setup, together with a Dac-Pre which illustrates modular construction.
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Old 25th June 2011, 06:46 PM   #1050
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Nice work congratulations, modular looks remember Cello stuff.

@massimo
Thanks to remember me I forgot moudshop I bought other chassis, surely I will buy a couple like you due to the fact that I hate drill surely I will buy drilled both chassis PSU & pre-amp.
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