Category Archives: Construction

Documenting the building of the first complete unit for demonstration purposes.

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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Dual Amplifier CV1460 Incandescent Lamp to LED Conversion

How to convert an amplifier or receiver from incandescent lamps to LED lamps I use a Dual CV 1460 amplifier for my office/workshop and not just because it sounds good; I like the looks too. Mostly the reason I like … Continue reading

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Woodwork drawing in for production

The drawing for the Box Construction Jig is with Stalite Signs of Exeter.  I have accepted their quote and they have sent the drawing to their production department.  When cut I will have woodwork for the jig but also one … Continue reading

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Slight Redesign of 10W High End Amplifier

Having found what appears to be a good company to cut my MDF for cabinet making, I now need to redraw my cutting information to suit their needs.  They need the files as PDF (Portable Document Forma). But they also … Continue reading

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How to Effectively Solder Joints

A friend of mine asked me about soldering and I thought the conversation may be useful to others.  Here is is. My friends email: “Hi, Finally I have soldered all the connections to my new digital speedo on the bike! … Continue reading

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MDF Cabinets Cutting

Having found a potential MDF cutter, I had to redo the drawings again! This will be the third time I’ve redrawn them. This time it is because the potential cutting company does not use DXF files and I need to … Continue reading

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First Order for Portable HiFi!

I now have my first order; for one of my Portable HiFi systems. Many thanks to Frank. For complicated MDF cutting reasons, I will also build my Headphone Amp at the same time. The build of both will be blogged … Continue reading

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