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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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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.  The cabinet will be of … 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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Pioneer SX-5580 Power Amp Module

Here are some photos of the power amplifier module.  As you can see, it’s big.  But then it would be at 120 watts per channel RMS. This is before cleaning and changing of the electrolytic capacitors.  Given heat, electricity (generating … Continue reading

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Pioneer SX-5580 Receiver Refurb

Here is what I’m working on at the moment, a Pioneer SX-5580 monster receiver (amplifier with built in tuner).  As far as I’m aware, it is identical to the SX-1050 but is in black instead of all aluminium. This photo … Continue reading

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Descriptive Name for Boombox / Ghetto Blaster

I need to think of a name for this first unit I’m making.  Ghetto Blaster has racist connotations so I don’t want to go that route even though everyone knows what it is. I’ve trawled the internet to try and … Continue reading

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Portable Music Player / Ghetto Blaster

Work on the Ghetto Blaster (is that the right thing to call it?  doesn’t sound very PC – any ideas on what to call it are welcome) is coming along very well indeed.  I’m not one for making deadlines as … Continue reading

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