Posts tagged with: Audio

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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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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Indonesia Hi-End Audio Club IHEAC Show 2014

Last week, located at Hotel Menara Peninsula, Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia Hi-End Audio Club or IHEAC held a high end Audio Video show. This is the 3rd show held by IHEAC and frankly speaking, it has a lot improvement compared to...
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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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Nippon Chemi-con RWE 820uF/550VDC

I digged my old boxes and found this old vintage capacitor, Nippon Chemicon RWE 820uF/550VDC. Very big in size (a little bit bigger than my ASC 40uF/440VAC and surely a giant compared to AA battery). This electrolytic capacitor is a...
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Weekend Audio Session at DWA’s House

It was a nice session at DWA’s house located at Bintaro. We held a long session, from morning to night, from amplifier, preamp, DAC, to speaker. The event was started with a lunch 😉...
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“Poisonous” Sound

Mercury: a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element. That’s what I get from Google or common dictionary. Well, as long as it has good sound, it’s deserved to be auditioned. Presenting, JAN/RCA NOS 83 Tube Rectifier. Thanks to...
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Extra Ammunitions for Gainclone Project

I’m thinking of… a full Black Gate Power Supply 😉 Well, it’s not a dream since I have enough Black Gate F Series stock on hand. One value only, 680uF/65V. I need to use at least 10 pcs each (symmetrical power...
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Solid State Blind Test Session

It was a nice day, a little bit rainy at the morning. I went to Bintaro (Mr. Didik home) to enjoy a Solid State Blind Test session. After around 1.5 hours traffic, finally I arrived there. We used equipments as...
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iPod “Budget” Tweak

Actually, I don’t do iPod. But just for fun, why not? This is actually an “old” audio tweak, by using this “stuff” below. You can buy it at local bookstore. This removable adhesive could be place above your components, like...
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My Knight 600 Tube Tester

I went to my friend’s house to test my “old” Knight 600 Tube Tester. It was old, I got from eBay. I didn’t have step down transformer on hand, so I need to try it elsewhere. It was a nice...
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