Monthly Archives: June 2008

Tube Heater and B+ Power Supply Plan

Due to parts shortage on some components, I can’t complete the assembly of my DIY project. So I just write down the idea on my scratch book. Here is the plan. For the filament/heater supply, I plan to use LT1083...
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Some Components for My New Project

Hmm.. Today I receive some components which I’ve been waiting for 😉 Can’t wait to assembly it… BlackGate, Orange Drop, Sprague, Mallory, Wima FKP, Riken RMG, Vishay L6C, and Kiwame. Some Teflon also have arrived on previous day. Some M-Lytic...
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PCB Made in America

Well, this is a surprise news for me (at first). A “Made in America” PCB? Seriously? Few months ago, my friend introduced me to TubeCAD (and finally led me to John Broskie). Actually, I knew his TubeCAD Journal and even...
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European Triode Festival (ETF) 2007 Photos Gallery

European Triode Festival (ETF) has been a yearly event for several years (since 2000, I think). It’s an event where (most likely) all vacuum tube lover will gather from around the world. And off course, all are DIY product, from...
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Aluminum Foil to Wrap Your PC Power Supply Cable

I was involved in the discussion about “Good PC Power Supply“. Then, I suggested a small trick to wrap the power supply cable with aluminum foil (you can find it a local food store, usually to wrap food on the...
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