Category Archives: Amp Cabinet

Basic Media Amp and Speakers Idea

I finished working out the Box Construction Jig and found I had some 12mm MDF wood left over on the sheet.  I have some nice parts left over from the design of the Boombox and coming system so I thought … Continue reading

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DXF v SVG files – What he said!

I had problems with exporting files so the laser cutter company can understand them and they are accurate.  The reason behind it is me using the free, open source software Inkpad (and my lack of knowledge in this area).  It’s a … Continue reading

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Amp Cabinet Front Layout

I am working on laying out where things go on the front of the amplifier cabinet. What font to use for the legends, where they go, what wording is used. The position of many of the control knobs is set … Continue reading

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Amplifier Cabinet V 3

This image shows the latest thoughts on how the amplifier will look. This has taken ages so the black discs as placeholders for the knobs will have to stay for now – having just learnt Blender (3D image creation and … Continue reading

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Amp Cabinet Re-design (again)

I have only just made the cabinet mock-up from a couple of blogs ago and the design has already changed again! Looking at vintage hi-fi on eBay (and occasionally buying one or two items) it occurred to me that an … Continue reading

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Big design changes happening!

Just when you think the design is as good as it’s going to get and can’t progress much, some small part (relatively) changes and the ripple effect is felt right through the design: The PSU has moved to a separate … Continue reading

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KiCad EDA Software on a Mac using OS X

It is a very good piece of software. It has some strange quirks but once you get used to it, there is a lot of powerful stuff going on. Being totally new to it, I spent a while getting comfortable … Continue reading

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