Tag Archives: construction

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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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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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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Construction Starts

Construction of the first Bluetooth Portable HiFi has started.  I am working on the power supply build. The photos above show the banks of power supply capacitors, one for the positive rail and the other for the negative.  They are … Continue reading

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PCB Tested and Working

Amplifier PCB tested and working. Continue reading

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Populating the PCB

The printed circuit board is now being populated.  As you can see I am having to pillage previous versions for parts to keep the cost down; there are some very expensive parts to be bought yet. It feels so good … Continue reading

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Lorlin Plastic Switches

I really do not like using metal switches for HiFi. Electric currents (including small signals) produce magnetic fields in surrounding metalwork. Even aluminium produces some bizzare effects when a magnetic field is introduced to it – look into this on … Continue reading

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