Posts tagged with: tube

Since tomorrow is holiday, so I take this Sunday as a “long holiday”. So I pay a visit to my good friend, Mr. Paul a.k.a PJ. I also bring my DIY Speaker and my DIY Aikido. I don’t remember the...
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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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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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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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Finally, I put my Aikido Pre Amp on the chassis. Well, was a tough job since normally I didn’t do such thing (e.g. putting my DIY work on “little bit” neat chassis). I separated inside the chassis into 3 chambers....
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Last week, located at Audio Lifestyle Magazine office (also known as TubeLover showroom), held a Pre Amplifier Blind Test Session. If I could recall my brain correctly, we have 38 contenders, from Aikido 6SN7 Pre Amp, to antique #26/#27 Pre...
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Well, I have one week holiday and I’m almost dead because of doing nothing. Since I have a pair of Aikido 9-pin Preamp PCB, why don’t I build one? The main concern of this project is simplicity and cheap price....
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Just take a shoot of my Aikido Preamp (6N1P, 6N6P, and 5U4C/5Z4 rectifier). Will upload the details later. Enjoy this cute pics. Beautiful, isn’t it?...
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The time has come… Saturday, 6 July 2008… The Aikido Blind Test session at Tubelover, South Jakarta, Indonesia. Total we have 11 contenders today. All with John Broskie Aikido Pre-Amplifier design. Some use the original PCB ordered from here and...
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Due to parts shortage on some components, I can’t complete the assembly of my DIY project. So I just write down the idea on my scratch book. Here is the plan. For the filament/heater supply, I plan to use LT1083...
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Well, this is a surprise news for me (at first). A “Made in America” PCB? Seriously? Few months ago, my friend introduced me to TubeCAD (and finally led me to John Broskie). Actually, I knew his TubeCAD Journal and even...
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European Triode Festival (ETF) has been a yearly event for several years (since 2000, I think). It’s an event where (most likely) all vacuum tube lover will gather from around the world. And off course, all are DIY product, from...
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