Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wiring Up Again So Far

Not a pretty sight I know but the final product will look much cleaner.  I have deliberately left the wires long so I can experiment with the position and orientation of objects. Next I will add some old output transistors … Continue reading

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“… an ambulance is on its way sir…”

The time has come to start wiring up again and I do so with trepidation. I am only human and faintly open to the possibility that I might make a mistake and connect two wires that short out a battery … Continue reading

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Next Job

I won’t be installing the new connectors yet, first I have to update my drawings to incorporate them. This will take a little time as it is not so straight forward and I want to get it right so I … Continue reading

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Relay Board Connectors

It takes a long time to choose components, there are all sorts of parameters to take into consideration. I now have the connectors I want to use in front of me, thanks to the speedy delivery from RS Components (as … Continue reading

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What is happening now

Taking into account what has been said in ‘Upgradability’, I am looking at which multiway connectors to use. They need to be inexpensive, reliable and have as low a connection resistance as possible. Plus, in keeping with my belief in … Continue reading

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Upgradability

There will be three amplifier quality levels. Level 1, the lowest quality level, will be powered by the mains via a filter and then a d.c. regulator with electrolytic capacitors. This is the standard way of providing power for virtually … Continue reading

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Hot Melt Glue

I am starting to really like this stuff. It has zero resistance so there is no chance of shorts through it (though how it works with high voltage I do not know), it is easy to apply locally, reduces microphony, … Continue reading

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