Posts tagged with: Amplifier

Indonesia DIY Audio Gathering at Bintaro

It’s been quite some time since last gathering at Bintaro (although I have to admit that I missed some of the gathering due to schedule conflict issue), so finally we have another round of gathering again few weeks ago. As...
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Manley Labs Headphone Amplifier

CES 2016 seems like the returning of vintage audio gear. After several turntables, next is we will see tube headphone amplifier from Manley Labs. Okay, Manley Labs is not common audio brand which we can find in common electronic audio/video store. Manley...
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Accuphase E-210A Integrated Stereo Amplifier

Always interesting to play with a high quality build vintage equipment, especially this famous Japanese brand Accuphase. The ‘A’ suffix on E-210 model means it has phono preamp inside. Overall, this is a perfectly working amplifier. But it thinks it...
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Online Triode Loadline Calculator

There is an interesting website which allows us to simulate the triode loadline, or in other words: Triode Loadline Calculator. The link is here. You can easily drag-and-drop the curver inside the chart to simulate the impact on other parameters....
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News: Kharma Exquisite P1000

When enough is never enough! I think that would be a proper statement for this new approach from Kharma. Welcome, the Kharma Exquisite P1000 amplifier. I have no plan to talk about its specification. You are free to visit Kharma’s...
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F5T (F5 Turbo) PCB

This is indeed a nice F5T (F5 Turbo) PCB. Well designed one, good option and flexibility, and surely good quality fabrication. Time to shop for the parts? 😉...
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Sony 2SK82 for SIT Amplifier

After a session on Bintaro, I decided to purchase this Sony 2SK82 for SIT Amplifier project. Don’t know when I will (ever) build this amplifier, but surely it’s nice to have some key parts on hand first....
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Amplifier Measurement Day at Bintaro

It’s a sunny Saturday. It has been agreed to have a measurement of some amplifier to check their power output. Located at Bintaro, I bring my Rigol Oscilloscope and Sanwa True RMS Multitester. Both should be enough to give rough...
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Class A Amplifier Blind Test Session

Last week, we held a simple DIY Blind Test session. The contenders were all Class A amplifier (we can see F5, J2, Aleph, TUMOS, and some others…) This was a hot session. Not just because the contenders were very good...
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Tiny Amplifier

I’m thinking to create a first gift for my newborn (ooopsss… he is not yet here, just about to). A small MP3 Player with tiny amplifier to drive a small speaker should be a nice idea. I will introduce him...
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Dual Pairs of Duelund CAST Capacitors!

A pair of Duelund CAST is enough to rob your wallet. How about two pairs? Well, sometime money is not an object – when you are pursuing the ultimate sound. No sky is high enough 😉 I welcome, two pairs...
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Single Ended Amplifier Weekend Benchmarking Session

It’s time for Single Ended amplifier benchmarking session. Located at Bakmi Margonda, Sarinah, Indonesia. Here is some shoot from the event. The system was very simple, Tannoy speaker, Audio Aero Capitole CDP, and AirTight 300B as Reference Amplifier....
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