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post #14566 of 17897
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Originally Posted by DarKen23 View Post


Everything about its aesthetics is gorgeous, especially the milky white color. Only thing that bothers me is the font or number font, it reminds me of a microwave timer.....

 

Seven-segment displays are pretty standard in a lot of electronics because of their simplicity.

post #14567 of 17897

Crack is up and running, after 8 hours of work, and two hours of troubleshooting. Gotta install the Speedball upgrade next. My soldering iron is taking a much-needed rest.

 

post #14568 of 17897

blink.gif How could you leave us hangin' confused.gif

 

 

Great job nonetheless!

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post #14569 of 17897
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Originally Posted by Silent One View Post

blink.gif How could you leave us hangin' confused.gif

 

 

Great job nonetheless!

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Problem turned out to be a backwards capacitor. It even said in the manual to double check it before soldering, which I thought I'd done. Must've had a dyslexic moment or something.

post #14570 of 17897
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Originally Posted by calipilot227 View Post

 

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Problem turned out to be a backwards capacitor. It even said in the manual to double check it before soldering, which I thought I'd done. Must've had a dyslexic moment or something.

 

Very cool calipilot! Congrats! I'm halfway there myself (I haven't soldered any of the wiring/caps/resistors yet)...

 

post #14571 of 17897

Love that top plate, powder coated?

 

I'll probably end up leaving mine stock, thinking piano black for the base. Easier said than done, I've heard...

post #14572 of 17897

Okay, now we're dancin' in the streets for you, calipilot227!

post #14573 of 17897

What? I can't hear you over the sound of Zeppelin II.... biggrin.gif

post #14574 of 17897
Nope, just spray painted. Rustoleum hammertone in dark bronze.
post #14575 of 17897
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Originally Posted by calipilot227 View Post

 

beyersmile.png

 

Problem turned out to be a backwards capacitor. It even said in the manual to double check it before soldering, which I thought I'd done. Must've had a dyslexic moment or something.

A backwards cap would've given a warning sign of off-smell and smoke.

post #14576 of 17897
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Originally Posted by DefQon View Post

A backwards cap would've given a warning sign of off-smell and smoke.

 

He said it was popping fuses. That probably prevented any real damage.

post #14577 of 17897
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Originally Posted by Stalker81598 View Post

 

He said it was popping fuses. That probably prevented any real damage.

Yeah I know gave him a bit of advice in the Crack thread so glad he troubleshooted it. But in case if the problem didn't trigger the fuse, the caps would've smoked up. Just enough time to turn it off before it goes pop or burn up completely from the high voltage (worse case scenario at B+ voltage).

post #14578 of 17897
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Originally Posted by calipilot227 View Post

Crack is up and running, after 8 hours of work, and two hours of troubleshooting. Gotta install the Speedball upgrade next. My soldering iron is taking a much-needed rest.

 

 

 

This is why I haven't tried my own build. Congrats on getting it up and going!! beerchug.gif

post #14579 of 17897

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Can you guess what's in the pic?

1. Headphone

2. Source(DAC)

3. Amp

post #14580 of 17897
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Originally Posted by kimvictor View Post

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Can you guess what's in the pic?

1. Headphone

2. Source(DAC)

3. Amp

Without googling, im going to guess;

1) Some type of newer Denon or Audio-Technica

2) Modi

3) AK100/120

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