Category Archives: Amp Cabinet

Headphone Amplifier Design Nears Completion

The headphone amp design is now complete, all I have left to do is finish adding the dimensions to the drawing.  Then I can input all that information into CAD/CAM to give me ‘.dxf’ files to send to the laser … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I’m feeling guilty for not saying anything on this blog for such a long time, so will write something quick now. I took some time off to decorate the sitting room; laying a parquet floor and a vintage looking HiFi … Continue reading

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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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