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Amp Cabinet and Component Position / Layout.

Whilst I am waiting for the PCBs to be delivered I am designing the layout of the amplifier cabinet / enclosure using Inkscape, a free and open source piece of software for vector drawings. Here is the layout: And here … Continue reading

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Quad 405-2 Service and Upgrade

At the moment I am working on a friend’s Quad 405-2. ¬†It has never been serviced and is well over 30 years old. ¬†Electrolytic capacitors have a limited lifetime, mostly 2000 hours, special ones more (the ones I am using … Continue reading

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Quad 405 Component Service / Upgrade

A good friend of mine, a HiFi buff and keen music listener and drummer, has asked me to service his Quad 405-2. This amp has a great reputation for a good reason – it sounds great, especially for its time … Continue reading

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Component Stock Control

One job always leads to another. Having tidied my work space and put all the components into their respective plastic bins, I have realised that I need to keep a better record of components; which ones I need, where to … Continue reading

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