Posts filed under: DIY Audio

DIY Power Distributor with All Furutech NCF Socket

Power distributor (or commonly known as power strip) is nothing new. I believe we can find this power strip everywhere – in our home, office, even in our desk or wall. But this one is not just an ordinary power...
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ATP Quantum Disc for Schumann Resonator

There is always something new and interesting in DIY audio world. That’s why this sort of endless journey for me. Meeting new friend, trying new setup, testing new “invention” (or tweak), sharing new combinations, and so on. This time, I...
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Tin Solder Experiment: Mixing Gold, Silver, and Tin

I have been waiting for quite some time to try this experiment: To try my own formula for tin solder. I own, test, and use a lot of tin solder from various brand, so this is the time to try...
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Schumann Resonator Made in Indonesia (Continued)

I understand that I didn’t put too many photos on my first article regarding this Schumann Resonator here. I was too excited (and too lazy) to edit the photos. So here is the 2nd article to share some more guidance...
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Spatium Audio Clavis Power Filter Module

I got email from Anton Mehl, owner of Spatium Audio few weeks back. He told me he used to be a regular long time reader of my blog. He has been specialized himself in improving sound of instruments and human voice....
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SMD to DIP Converter

As part of my modification plan (for my Korg MR-2000S), I will need to convert the SMD to DIP. That’s because all the original components on the Korg MR-2000S mostly are SMD, like below opamp. I’m not saying those kind...
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Korg MR-2000S: Looking What’s Under the Hood

I have some spare time on this weekend, so I continue the pending journey from last time: Disassembling Korg MR-2000S. Before we continue, you might want to check this link if you haven’t read my previous brief introduction with Korg...
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Grayhill Rotary Switch + Texas Components TX2575 Resistor = Ultimate Volume Control?

One thing that might have been my habit is I like to go with ultimate option. Not necessarily to be the most expensive, but more on the top quality and near perfection product. Unfortunately, most of top quality product is...
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Korg MR-2000S: 1-Bit DSD Recorder

My second post of the weekend. This is my new source gear, Korg MR-2000S 1-Bit Studio Recorder. I have been looking for a very good source and I’m a believer in high resolution audio format (and proper DSP for re/upsampling...
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HP Agilent 3561A Dynamic Signal Analyzer

HP Agilent 3561A Dynamic Signal Analyzer. Finally I managed to secure this interesting device. But unfortunately, shit happens! The unit came ok from outer physical appearance, but inside, seemed like someone has smacked this unit down. I saw some cracks...
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Testing J&K Power Transformer

I have some spare time during this Christmas and New Year. Before I continue, I think I should say Happy New Year 2015 to all of you. All the best for us in the upcoming year. More fun stuff to...
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Sanwa PC510 Battery Replacement with Panasonic 9V Extra Heavy Duty

Do you realize that your measurement device also need a battery replacement? Some might not aware about this. Not only your digital device, but also your analog “needle” based measurement device. They do need battery replacement. I bought this Sanwa...
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