Author Archives: Matal

About Matal

Hand made HiFi, photos, a friends poetry.

Quick update – Retronics UK

Retronics RWTM – a windscreen wiper delay timer for vintage cars. Continue reading

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Testing Begins

The printed circuit board I used for testing the preamp and power amps is now back on the test bench to be prepared for Frank’s Portable HiFi:

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Portable cabinet – some bits missing

The jig is ready to use.  I will coat it all in varnish as soon as I can as the MDF will absorb moisture and warp which would not be useful at all.  But I need to get the Portable … Continue reading

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Box Construction Jig now Faced

Box construction jig: the faces are now glued in place. All three faces need to be perpendicular to the other two; not so easy to do in practise. As I adjusted one set another face would be pushed out of … Continue reading

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Box Construction Jig is now being built

The emergency decorating is now finished, we are through Christmas and it is time to start building the box construction jig so I can start the build of the first Portable HiFi thanks for your patience Frank! I made a … Continue reading

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Portable Stereo HiFi development

The MDF has now been cut by Stalite Signs of Exeter, to produce the Box Construction Jig.  There are one or two problems, basically mistakes I have made and need correcting before I proceed. But that aside, our outside wall … Continue reading

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Why do you need Lasting Power of Attorney?

There comes a time for all of us when the people who are closest and dearest to us, reach an age where they are not physically and/or mentally as capable as they used to be.  This usually happens late in … Continue reading

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