Posts tagged with: Capacitor

Just what I’ve promised before, finally today I do the most awaited Capacitors Battle. Actually the “real battle” will be done within next few days. Let’s say, this is as first impression to “hear” how good they would sound ๐Ÿ˜‰...
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Still remember my capacitors break-in session? After passing a long 150 hours break-in time, today, I add another session with XLO Test Disc, track #9 “System Burn-In”. I repeat the track for around 3 hours. Actually, I don’t recommend to...
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Most of the time, money could buy anything – except time (and sometime, love ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). Like this Duelund CAST-PIO capacitor. You have the money, but you have to wait around 6-8 weeks (not including shipping time), before you could...
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I have received so many emails asking about how to do the mods. Why I do this? Why I do that? Etc… Ok, I will spend my lazy evening to use one good example and write a simple tutorial here....
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After around 20 hours testing of my previous Asus Xonar U1 Mods, I think I need to add some more mods here. I have some plans here: Old Blu-Tack tricks PSU capacitors bypassing Since 20 hours is not enough to...
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Yesterday, it was at 00:00 am at the morning and I just couldn’t close my eyes. I’ve planned to mod my Asus Xonar U1, but never thought I would do it yesterday, in the middle of the night ๐Ÿ˜‰ Asus...
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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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As I’ve promised before, my Gainclone project will be supplied with special smoothing capacitors. Welcome, the Black Gate F Series 680uF/65V. Each rail (positive and negative) will have 30 pcs of Black Gate capacitor, with total around 20.000uF capacitance each...
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Still remember my “silly” project, this one and this one? I think I will make it even more “sillier” than before. Watch out. First, I’m thinking of testing my new Mundorf Silver/Gold/Oil on my Gainclone. This top of the line...
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Some of people on the net says that Gainclone is one of the shortest amplifier in the world. Some people could make it less than 32 mm on the signal path. Check it here! But I don’t have any intention...
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I’m thinking of… a full Black Gate Power Supply ๐Ÿ˜‰ Well, it’s not a dream sinceย 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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From my previous Aikido project, I’m still thinking of improvement of my B+ PSU. Well, I still hear a small hum. There are several possibilities to be tried, but I’m thinking of improving my B+ PSU first. If it fails,...
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