Monthly Archives: December 2012

If you have read my previous article regarding the Sencore LC102, definitely you will notice that I have no power supply for this unit. After searching around, it seems quite impossible to get the original power supply (especially I’m living...
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Call me a perfectionist (or paranoid or retarded, like some people usually call the ‘audiophool‘), but I always keep my soldering iron only for certain type of tin solder. The first one is dedicated soldering iron for WBT tin solder...
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I was digging my component box to see if I can find some other opamp to be used in Xonar Essence One. Luckily I still have some obsolete (but my favorite) AD825. I also bought a couple of new one...
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Just to kill the curiosity, I hooked up ASUS Xonar Essence One to my QLS QA-660. Seemed the process didn’t click that easy. Xonar Essence One failed to capture the S/PDIF signal above 44.1 kHz sent by QLS QA-660. I...
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ASUS seems so serious to jump into sound card industry. Since the first Xonar sound card launched several years back, ASUS keeps doing a lot of innovative things. I think, ASUS tries to change the game play on this industry....
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During a lazy Saturday afternoon, there was a person asked on one of the mailing list about the orientation of the Bennic FPP capacitor. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any Bennic FPP on my shelves. Only XPP was available. So here...
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Indonesia High End Audio Club holds an audio show from 7-9th of December 2012. Located in Hotel Sultan (used to be Hilton Hotel), Jakarta, Indonesia. There are total of 4 floors + 1 ground floor used for this show. Here...
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Just looking around and found something that looked interesting. Hope I’m right 😉...
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QLS QA-660 comes with a standard PCB mount multi-secondaries transformer. This is probably not a bad transformer, but most of the time I would be more comfortable with a separate transformer for some application. We need 12V and 17V. The...
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I have been addicted with (vintage) measurement device for quite some time, maybe 5-6 years ago. This is not because of no reason. Vintage measurement device (mostly) uses high quality parts, because they were on ‘idealistic’ world. They were not...
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