Posts tagged with: resistor

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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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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Grayhill Rotary Switch as Stepped Attenuator

I have used several good brands of potentiometer. But once upon a time, I decided to stick with stepped attenuator. My first was DACT which using SMD resistor and configured in series. They were factory made, so just paid and...
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Texas Component TX-2575 Naked Z-Foil Resistor

Resistor is another interesting passive parts that could affect the sound. I used to be familiar with Vishay S102 Foil Resistor which well known as one of the finest sounding resistor. They are also very precise instrument grade resistor. Nowadays,...
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Aikido PreAmp Upgrade: IEC, Resistor, RCA, Hook-Up Wiring

The upgrade not yet ended. I still have something to finalize my Aikido PreAmp. I go to upgrade some section in order to make it firms before fitting it on the new chassis. Here we go. First, we will install...
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Resistor Orientation on the Oscilloscope

After reading my article about finding out capacitor inner-outer foil, some of my readers asked me to do the similar test on the resistor. Well, technically speaker, resistor shouldn’t have any inner or outer foil, since most likely it’s a...
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Duelund CAST Resistor on Test

Straight to the point. Just backed home tonight from a crazy traffic, then it was a great moment to payback! Let’s solder the new Duelund CAST Resistor. You can see brief information about Duelund CAST Resistor here and  my DIY...
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Duelund CAST Resistor

Not really published on the market (at least not well spotted around big online webstore), but I manage to get a pair of it. This is the CAST version of the Duelund Resistor. Well, for the Capacitor, the CAST definitely...
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Bleeder Resistor: Who the Hell Are You?

To simplify the answer, Bleeder Resistor is used to “short” the positive and negative rail on your High Voltage (B+) circuit. The main reason is safety. Without Bleeder Resistor, your capacitors will store some amount of electricity after your system...
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Resistors Upgrade on Aikido

I dig my parts bin and found some resistor values which I needed to upgrade my Aikido. I used three brands here, Riken RMG “Metal Film”, Shinkoh “Tantalum”, and Kiwame “Carbon Film”. Lets fire up the soldering iron 😉...
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What If…

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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“Out of Tradition” LM1875 Gainclone

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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