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Old 12th March 2019, 06:31 PM   #8811
multi is online now multi  Australia
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Even a standard box amplifier can look very good, stainless steel bolts good layout and thick metal to minimize vibration..
Not very one wants a punk design

Not that I am against artistic designs if you like this.
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Old 18th March 2019, 10:20 AM   #8812
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Two of my toys:
- Aikido LV 48V with added headphone out
- S-5 Electronics K-16LS
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Old 18th March 2019, 10:39 AM   #8813
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Very smart.
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Old 18th March 2019, 11:05 AM   #8814
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Two of my toys:
- Aikido LV 48V with added headphone out
- S-5 Electronics K-16LS

That second picture: looks very, very good!
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Old 18th March 2019, 11:36 AM   #8815
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That second picture: looks very, very good!
Thanks. It took some 3-4 tries to get it right. And about 10 years, lol. Whatever enclosure I built was never quite right. What you're seeing is a mashup of 3 failures . I did learn how to hide the mistakes and imperfections.
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Old 18th March 2019, 02:54 PM   #8816
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Here’s some photos of my 01A preamp based off Ale’s design. I’m using similar components, russian teflon output caps and russian wirewound resistors, rod coleman regulators with filament bias, and surplus military connectors for the umbilicals. I’ve gotten one channel tested and wired into my system, but am putting testing the other channel on hold for a couple more days until I finish up the chassis. This has been my first project not from a kit, and I’ve learned so much about layout, chassis work, and grounding. My wood shop teacher got some old cherry from a barn a friend of his tore down, I think they’re going to make beautiful chassis, I’m just worried my college dorm room won’t let me bring my stereo.Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.
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Old 18th March 2019, 10:33 PM   #8817
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That looks great, adam1016! What connectors are you using between power and signal chassis?
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Old Yesterday, 03:55 AM   #8818
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Sodacose, they’re Military surplus connectors from ebay, using a 4 pin for filament +/- on each channel, and then 3 pins of a 12pin(?) for HT+, gnd, and earth. The actual cables are from McMaster.
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