Posts tagged with: tube

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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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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I have some spare time during this Christmas and New Year. Before I continue, I think I should say Happy New Year 2015 to all of you. All the best for us in the upcoming year. More fun stuff to...
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As a DIY, I think it’s important to have a dedicated power supply module. I have tried several design, but finally got tired if I have to finalized the build into something complete. Not to mention that space might be...
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After a long time waiting, finally I got this transformer on hand – myself. This is the Ultimate Level 4 Power Transformer from J&K Audio Design. You can read some detail here and here. My first impression was: Heavy! Each...
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Ken sent me more pictures. It would be interesting as the production is entering the final stage. I will not write much about this transformer as I have done that in my first post here. Feel free to check the...
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I have spent quite a lot of time to find a good transformer maker who can build something “beyond ordinary”. That means something standard (or a bit above standard) is no longer interest me. I spend hundreds of emails to...
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Yes, I’m kind a lazy guy when it comes to realization (or finalization) of my DIY project. But I think I’m gonna (or I have to) be serious to finalize this… Well, at least I have finished the component layout....
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Today, 1st of September 2012, located on ACA Matraman, Indonesia High End Audio Club (IHEAC) hold a Solid State Amplifier Blind Test session. So here is the audience and (some) also the contenders. Actually solid state amplifier is kind of...
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A picture is worth a thousand words…...
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I break one of my tube (in purpose) to take this shoot. It’s an EF184 made by Philips. I don’t have any use for this tube anyway. So just enjoy the weekend shoot meanwhile I’m soldering my DAC 😉 EF184...
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I always enjoy the beauty of vacuum tube, especially when the heater is glowing bright on thoriated tungsten tube and in a dimmed room. The photo below only taken for fun. I power up the EIMAC 8165/4-65A tube with 4x...
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