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post #1351 of 5874
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Originally Posted by Cryok95 View Post

Just use an alps potentiometer.
I'm not in a soldering mood so I ordered those Harrison Labs in-lines with an amazon gift card. If they do what I want I will give this rig my endgame stamp of approval. I just sold my HD800/WA2 rig. I love the 650s on Crack presentation and rarely want to listen to anything else.
Edited by Draygonn - 12/17/12 at 9:14pm
post #1352 of 5874
I love it DG! I can't get right with the 800's. Love to hear the Crack one day to compare with my CSP2+ on my 650's.
post #1353 of 5874
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Originally Posted by Draygonn View Post

I'm not in a soldering mood so I ordered those Harrison Labs in-lines with an amazon gift card. If they do what I want I will give this rig my endgame stamp of approval. I just sold my HD800/WA2 rig. I love the 650s on Crack presentation and rarely want to listen to anything else.

 

Whew.  redface.gif  I have the same view of my HD600's/Crack vs. my LCD-2/WA6-SE.  Glad I'm not the only one killing giants here.

post #1354 of 5874
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Originally Posted by irishsammy View Post

Whew.  redface.gif   I have the same view of my HD600's/Crack vs. my LCD-2/WA6-SE.  Glad I'm not the only one killing giants here.

Love the crack vs. WA6 in driving my 600 ohm DT880:)
post #1355 of 5874
My crack just shipped together with the other Cyber Monday batch!! Hopefully I will be getting it soon smily_headphones1.gif can't wait!!
post #1356 of 5874

Yes, we did a marathon session yesterday when the chassis panels we had been waiting for arrived, and we got all Cyber Monday Crack orders (equivalent to about a full month's worth of orders) shipped. Actually all Crack kits ordered up through December 5th shipped. 

post #1357 of 5874

If you bought the crack and speedball parts together, is there an updated manual that shows you how to assemble it in one go rather than unsoldering and replacing parts?


Edited by networkn - 12/22/12 at 6:20pm
post #1358 of 5874

I too would like to know that. I have standard Crack circuits in a very small footprint chassis which makes speedball upgrade impossible. This is it next to a Lyr ...

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ScvbclqB5rysDnp9SvRWLdMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink

So I wouldn't mind having another diy session and get Crack + Speedball (in another custom chassis of course ;) to hear the difference. 

post #1359 of 5874

I've built one with the speedball upgrade.  Honestly, you want to start with the normal crack built and then add the upgrade... you only have to remove a few things from the crack before applying the speedball.  Plus, as an added bonus, you can listen to your crack while you do the three little boards for the speedball upgrade.

post #1360 of 5874
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Originally Posted by themusic2 View Post

I too would like to know that. I have standard Crack circuits in a very small footprint chassis which makes speedball upgrade impossible. This is it next to a Lyr ...

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ScvbclqB5rysDnp9SvRWLdMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink

So I wouldn't mind having another diy session and get Crack + Speedball (in another custom chassis of course ;) to hear the difference. 

 

Oh that's nice! I've seen a build like that before some time ago... maybe it was yours?

post #1361 of 5874
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Originally Posted by networkn View Post

If you bought the crack and speedball parts together, is there an updated manual that shows you how to assemble it in one go rather than unsoldering and replacing parts?

 

Well basically you just omit four resistors during construction of the Crack and install the speedball components when you get to it. 

post #1362 of 5874

I would really like to find a nice Black Finish on the wood. Anyone able to recommend something?

post #1363 of 5874
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Originally Posted by themusic2 View Post

I too would like to know that. I have standard Crack circuits in a very small footprint chassis which makes speedball upgrade impossible. This is it next to a Lyr ...

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ScvbclqB5rysDnp9SvRWLdMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink

So I wouldn't mind having another diy session and get Crack + Speedball (in another custom chassis of course ;) to hear the difference. 

 

Wow that looks awesome man! I'd love to see some more pictures and also an idea on that  finish for the wood.

post #1364 of 5874
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Originally Posted by themusic2 View Post

I too would like to know that. I have standard Crack circuits in a very small footprint chassis which makes speedball upgrade impossible. This is it next to a Lyr ...
https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ScvbclqB5rysDnp9SvRWLdMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink
So I wouldn't mind having another diy session and get Crack + Speedball (in another custom chassis of course wink.gif to hear the difference. 

Beautiful job on the Crack. I had originally planned on doing something very, similar with the layout on mine. I got anxious and built it stock. Very, nice job.
post #1365 of 5874
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Originally Posted by themusic2 View Post

I too would like to know that. I have standard Crack circuits in a very small footprint chassis which makes speedball upgrade impossible. This is it next to a Lyr ...
https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ScvbclqB5rysDnp9SvRWLdMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=directlink
So I wouldn't mind having another diy session and get Crack + Speedball (in another custom chassis of course wink.gif to hear the difference. 
Man that does look clean! Post some more pics on that and give us some build tips!
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