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    MAX OUT STEPS+MH, Questions

    Quote: Originally Posted by n_maher Separate will probably be cheaper. After that I think it's pretty much personal preference. Nate, I saw the 16x12x3 Par-Metal chassis case you used for an M^3 on headwize.com M^3 build discussion thread. Do you think electrical interference...
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    How to make a case without tools?

    Mine in a carton box enclosure sponsored by Mouser Don't laugh at me pls
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    How to make a case without tools?

    OH yes, that'll cost more definitely. I'll probably go for a temp plastic housing which I can cut/making holes with a knife, and pick up tools later for real casing. Thanks.
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    Do I need to solder down the heatsink?

    Oops, I didn't notice that AMB actually used a 70062 in his STEPS for M^3, mine does generate pretty much heat. I just soldered the heatsink down, pretty big bulby joint So seems that I need to tap the heatsinks of M^3 and solder them down too.
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    Do I need to solder down the heatsink?

    Hi there, I am assembling a STEPS PSU, a simple question here, do I need to solder the heatsink on the board, of course I have soldered down the pins of LM317. Thanks. BTW, following are the measurements I got on the board: TP1 and TP2: around 36.1V TP3 and TP5: around 47.3V PSU set at 27V...
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    Problem of Canadian online order from Mouser

    UPS is really evil. A hard lesson learned So, for ordering from US, I need to go with USPS or express services from UPS/FedEx, with which no brokerage fee is charged, am I right? Thanks AlanY! Edit: Or maybe another way is calling in at Digi-Key and have them special order parts not...
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    Problem of Canadian online order from Mouser

    Gosh, I have little experience with UPS, I chose UPS standard because it seemed to be the most cheap shipping method. Thank you for letting me know this.
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    Problem of Canadian online order from Mouser

    Hi Canadians out there, I ordered some stuff from Mouser some days ago, today the package is supposed to show up, the sad news is the duty charge is ridiculously high, I ordered some C$70+ parts, and I was told that the customs duty charge is around $40+ Oh my goodness, how can I live...
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    Cable for iPod to M³

    Thanks. Edit: BTW, do you mean Interlink® Portable 400 MkII Bandwidth Balanced Stereo RCA to 1/8" Mini in here: http://www.monstercable.com/productPage.asp?pin=135 There's another one called Monster Standard® Interlink® Portable 200-Stereo RCA to 1/8" Mini in here...
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    Cable for iPod to M³

    Hi there, I want to use my iPod as source for my M³ amp, so I need a mini to RCA cable, do you guys have some specific recommendation for it, brand and model? Or is it suggested to make one such cable? Thanks.
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    STEPS BOM list?

    Quote: Originally Posted by Windchill If you use the Amveco you wouldn't need to bolt it down. If you get another toroidal, Plitron for example, you'd need to bolt it. Soldering the pins of the Amveco holds it in place just fine. Thanks Windchill.
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    STEPS BOM list?

    A shame I didn't do enough homework before I ask question, Wow!you guys are so fast. Thanks a lot!
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    STEPS BOM list?

    Hi there, I am now sourcing parts needed for STEPS, Tangent's part list doesn't include resistors, I wonder if there is some more complete BOM list for STEPS online? Or can anybody tell me what the values R1 through R5 in STEPS should take? Thank you for you help
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    Good stranded copper wire to use for DIY?

    Should be: http://www.hndme.com/
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