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Today is the birthday of Bodhisatva Kwan Im (Quan Yin) Pousat. And here’s the picture of my altar. Taken last week on 5th November (15th on Chinese Moon Lunar). She is well known as Goddess of Mercy. She vowed to...
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I have 2 days holiday yesterday, so I decided to continue my suspended hobby 😉 Picture below is the audio boards of my Toshiba DVD Player SD-2960 (most people will know this as SD-3950 or SD-3960 on America). I have...
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We have seen a lot of CD Audio with “Audiophile Recording” logo. What does it mean? Well, this short article will explain it to you. First, let’s check what does “Audiophile” term refer to. Audiophile (literally, “one who loves sound”)...
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Last Sunday, I visited Car and Home Entertainment Expo or CHEX 2006 at Balai Kartini, Jakarta, Indonesia. That was an annual expo for car, home theatre, and high-end audio in my country. I got chance to audition the Kharma CRM...
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I’ve just finished building my new speaker cable. Nothing special here. Just want to post the photo. I will test it soon and post the result....
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I’ve just received one comment from someone at one of my post. Then, I replied the comment. Suddenly, I got error on my reply. Not a catasthropic error, it’s just a backslash error. All of my comment that contains non...
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I’ve just bought few parts for my stock yesterday. Now, I gather all of my stock components list them here. I found some unique, vintage “well known” good components, and expensive one (some old, some new). If you need assistance...
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I was asked to be a speaker at Makassar. The topic was “Blogging for All”. The event was held at MTC Karebosi on 9 September 19:30. The audiences were quite newbie about blogging, so they asked a lot about this...
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Well, a friend of mine, Donovan told me about AutoStitch software few weeks ago (thanks Don!). I gave it a try and got very satisfactory result. The original photo was taken with Canon EOS 350D, 1/30s, f/6.3, and ISO800. Few...
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I’ve heard about Toshiba SD-3950/3960 DVD Player from many modders on the web. Sadly, the SD-3950/3960 is only available on the US. For sure, the voltage is going to be 110 Volt. Here, in my country (Indonesia), we use 220...
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Have you ever checked the capacitors on your motherboard? If not, then check it now. You might see some “overweight” or “fat” capacitors. They seem want to blow up (eat too much hey Miss Capacitor?;)). Prepare to get new motherboard...
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I visited the monthly audio blind test held by DIY community in my country last Saturday. The topic was interconnect cable. Very interesting 😉 Why? Because, not many people believe and put a lot of interest in cable. They think...
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