Tag Archives: volume

Pioneer SX-5580 Broken Pot / Switch Shaft Repair / Fix

The Pioneer SX-5580 I am renovating was not looked after very well at some point, surprising considering how prestigious a piece of equipment it is and how much it would have cost. ¬†One of the problems was some bent volume … Continue reading

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Broken / Stuck iPod Touch Home Button Fix / Workaround

This post has nothing to do with the top-end, low-budget HiFi I am designing for sale. It is to do with my iPod Touch’s Home button which stopped working. The problem didn’t seem to be anything to do with being … Continue reading

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Amp Unit Panel Layout

Now the internal topography of the amp unit is fixed (for now?) the positions of the controls and connections have been fixed. The following diagram shows them. Far left is the mains/power knob. On the right, the smaller top one … Continue reading

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Front Panel Layout V2

It is very important to me to keep left and right channels symmetrical and with signal wires as short as possible. For this reason both the input selector switch and volume control need to be centrally aligned, this solving both … Continue reading

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Control Switch Saga

I’ve just noticed that having straightened up the alignment of the Volume and Input Selector knobs, the Input Selector’s connection rod will now run right through the middle of the Amp Board connector. So that’s why I had it over … Continue reading

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Amp Cabinet Control View

The new amp board design is coming along nicely and it won’t be much longer now before its design is finished. I’m very pleased with the way it is going and in completing its design I have had to look … Continue reading

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