Monthly Archives: April 2010

Observing Inner and Outer Foil of Some Popular Capacitors

I just got my Oscilloscope, so I can play more fun with my DIY stuff. Ok, let’s start with some basic “game”, to find the inner and outer foil of a capacitor. Basically, most of the capacitor, has what we...
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Wear Out Tube…

The sign of a wear out tube? Time to grab some more… >.<...
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Duelund CAST Resistor on Test

Straight to the point. Just backed home tonight from a crazy traffic, then it was a great moment to payback! Let’s solder the new Duelund CAST Resistor. You can see brief information about Duelund CAST Resistor here and  my DIY...
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Vertical Mount Transformer

Finally, I change my main transformer orientation, from horizontal to vertical. Not really easy to mount this giant transformer vertically. But here is the result. I’m quite sure I love this new orientation than before 😉 Actually, the best solution...
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Transformer Mounting Position: From Vertical to Horizontal

Before, my main transformer was designed to be mounted in vertical position. As you can see, the L-Shape was designed to be bolted on the main chassis vertically. Due to some reason, after few hours experimenting, I didn’t really like...
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Duelund CAST Ag (CAST Silver) Early Hours Impression

Now it’s time to try the Duelund CAST Ag (CAST Silver) on my Aikido Preamp. You might be interested to read the installation process. Short words, here is the final installation photo. For the break-in purpose, I don’t use expensive...
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Measuring the Tube Glass Surface Temperature

My Sanwa PC510 multimeter has the capability to measure the temperature via small probe. So, I’m curious to measure my tube glass/surface temperature. I test the 6N1P, 6N6P, and 5U4G tubes....
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