Monthly Archives: June 2009

Aikido PreAmp + RGN Rectifier + Duelund = Poison!

Just returned from a tired yet “deadly poisonous” DIY Gathering. We held an extra session with RGN 1054 Mesh Plate Rectifier and Duelund Capacitor installed on Aikido Pre-Amplifier (6N1P and 6N6P tubes). Before, the Aikido used Obbligato Capacitor bypassed with...
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Mini Regulator Continued…

I will continue my journey assembling the Mini Regulator. Now it’s the time for easiest part, the resistors and capacitors. To be honest, it’s not that easy – I mean, not as easy as I thought before 😉 After around...
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Mini Regulator for TentLabs XO2 Reclock Module

Although Guido from TentLabs said his XO2 Reclock Module already equipped with “enough” power supply filtering, but I insist to use extra regulator. Double filtering should be better than one (I hope so). So here is a regulator module from...
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Some More “Deadly” Collections

After some “crazy” capacitors here, I keep adding some more items on my collections. I call it, rest of my life collections. First, some N and NX series Black Gate. Best located at tube Cathode/Feedback position, since it’s only rated...
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Passive Preamp with DACT Stepped Attenuator

I plan to separate my system volume control with dedicated passive preamp. Before, I planned to take one attenuator from Goldpoint but due to some reason, I changed my mind and took one from DACT. A stepped attenuator has advantage...
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TentLabs XO2 @ 27 MHz

I need some touch for my old Toshiba SD-2960 DVD Player. So here is the TentLabs XO2 @ 27 MHz, a perfect yet affordable reclock solution for my wallet. This is actually a simple PCB. Not all parts used, since...
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Be Prepared for Extreme Capacitors Battle

Most of the time, money could buy anything – except time (and sometime, love 😉 ). Like this Duelund CAST-PIO capacitor. You have the money, but you have to wait around 6-8 weeks (not including shipping time), before you could...
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