Monthly Archives: May 2007

Single Ended Amplifier Audio Blind Test

Last week (last Saturday, 26 May 2007), Indonesian audio DIY community held a blind test session. The blind test was held at Rich Audio, ITC Permata Hijau. This time, the subject was Single Ended Amplifier. All were DIY products (except...
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Capacitors for Onkyo SE-90PCI Mod Project

As I’ve mentioned on my previous thread here, I plan to modify the components on the Onkyo SE-90PCI. So, some of the parts have arrived. Some are still on the way. I think I will use the Elna Cerafine as...
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ASUS Xonar: A HTPC Companion?

It’s no surprise to see a motherboard, vga, notebook, or even a barebone PC from ASUS. But, wait a second, a sound card? Yes, a sound card. ASUS introduced Xonar D2 (PCI) and D2K (PCI-E) sound card on CeBIT 2007,...
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Teresa Teng: Volume I (LPCD45)

Artist: Teresa Teng Album: Volume I Publisher: Universal (works together with Hugo Productions) Recording Technology: LPCD45 About this album: This is my first LPCD45 album. I bought it around S$ 39 (forget the exact price) at Singapore. Currently, there are...
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LPCD: A New CD Audio Technology from Hugo Productions

Around last year or two, I heard about LPCD. Term “LP” itself is commonly used for Vinyl (or turntable, got the point?). So LPCD means a CD with “vinyl” taste or quality. Most people consider CD to be a digital...
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Onkyo SE-90PCI: Removing All the Capacitor

I decide to mod my “3-weeks” old Onkyo SE-90PCI. The basic sound is good actually, but I think I can add more taste for it. I have checked my parts bin and see that I have enough parts to upgrade...
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Luxeon III Star Project

I’ve finished my Luxeon III project. It contains two Luxeon III Star (Lambertian). I design a simple voltage and current regulator based on two National Semiconductor LM317. You can adjust the current and the voltage by using few resistor or...
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A Night View at Losari Beach, Makassar

I just returned from Makassar, South Sulawesi, yesterday (after delayed around 3 hours). I arrived around 01.00 in the morning. I got a small shoot at the Losari Beach, Makassar, South Sulawesi. Taken with EOS 10D, Tamron Lens, F/2.8, 4...
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Creative ALchemy: EAX Magic on Vista

I’ve just downloaded Creative ALchemy from here. I install the Windows Vista with X-Fi Elite Pro and F.E.A.R. Screenshot above shows the F.E.A.R on Vista. Hey? All the HW acceleration and EAX function are not available!...
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New Google’s Feature?

See the picture below. This page will be shown when you are accessing “considered forbidden” website from Google’s search result. I don’t know the criteria of a website that will be considered “harmful”, better ask Google for it 😉 But...
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