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Forum: Music 25th May 2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,573
Posted By Rob042
Re: Perception of The Doors

Have just had a look at the HMV pages - is it the one marked " remastered and expended" ( I know Jim got big but isnt that rude ) , going for £4.99.
Have the orginal vinyl and would like to...
Forum: Sources 14th February 2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,013
Posted By Rob042
Re: Getting obsessive about alignment

just to slide to one side-
does anyone have any pointers on setting up with a decca?
I used to have a martin Bastin protractor esp' for deccas but cant find the thing anywhere.
I s there some one...
Forum: Sources 14th February 2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By Rob042
Re: Acrylic Platter

Pink Triangle decks use an inverted bearing, and I have not seen a pump or oil bath on my deck.
Nor have I have a problem with the bearing.
Still - nice looking deck.......
Forum: Sources 14th February 2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By Rob042
Re: Acrylic Platter

thought it rang a bell....
Forum: Sources 14th February 2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,775
Posted By Rob042
Re: Acrylic Platter

thats a nice looking deck...
hmmm
Forum: WAD General 5th February 2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,723
Posted By Rob042
Re: Best ECC83 for PhonoII?

hi
eh 5751's
lower gain, but bloody fab sonic.
works wonders with a decca.

Rob
Forum: DIY Pictures 30th January 2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,596
Posted By Rob042
Re: Monica 2 DAC

Martin
thats very kind but would like to have it in the metal case work you have.

I have a tried a couple of caps on the output, but keep coming back to the russian jobies - they cost pence!...
Forum: DIY Pictures 30th January 2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,596
Posted By Rob042
Re: Monica 2 DAC

Martin
"much that I can't stop listening for long enough to tidy it all up!"
now there the a good sign.
mine is still in half a plastic box,with battery under the transport,and the valve section...
Forum: DIY Pictures 29th January 2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,596
Posted By Rob042
Re: Monica 2 DAC

Martin

found any psu so sound a touch muddied conpared to a battery with a couple of caps. ( adding caps to work with the battery does add a certain something which I feel gives the set up the...
Forum: DIY Pictures 26th January 2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,596
Posted By Rob042
Re: Monica 2 DAC

Martin
looks good - have the 1543 outputing via a pair of 12b4a's and have to say its one of the best sounding diy dacs I have put together.

Have you tried battery supply for the dac?

Rob
Forum: Amplifiers 14th December 2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,977
Posted By Rob042
Re: Buzzing mains Transformers

Have a PAT (portable testing ) unit at work and am looking at the mains as I type

243VAC
0.9 VDC
at 49.9 hz

Thats not bad - I have seen the dc get upto about 1.8vdc and the frequency wobble...
Forum: Amplifiers 14th December 2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,977
Posted By Rob042
Re: Buzzing mains Transformers

Though not a causing a txt buzz at the mo - what do people think about the internet and music networks finding their way onto our household mains.
Anyone come up with a suitable blocker? or will a...
Forum: General 7th December 2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By Rob042
Re: Kt90's

Interesting Link in general.
Have stepped away from the tungsol idea ,but will be keeping my thoughts open and once the wrapping paper is cleared away I'll have a better idea on what direction I'll...
Forum: General 4th December 2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By Rob042
Re: Kt90's

Richard
I lowered the bias after going through a number of the jj's wad supplied -
am using the EH kt88 and was thinking of using the 90 and returning the bias to the jj killer point or leaving...
Forum: General 4th December 2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,729
Posted By Rob042
Kt90's

Hello All
just a quick review question - those that that use KT 90's in place of 6550/kt88's could you give a general comment on how they compare,and which brand?

Thanks

Rob
Forum: General 19th October 2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,419
Posted By Rob042
Re: Tips (might be useful)

my tip

don't let the wife distracted you when you are wiring up a psu.
the result for me was major damage to a pcb,chips and a handful of black gate caps!!

Rob
Forum: General 12th October 2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 49,190
Posted By Rob042
Re: Jokes from another site

part 2

THE BRITISH VERSION:

The squirrel works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building his house and laying up supplies for the winter.

The grasshopper thinks he's a fool, and...
Forum: General 12th October 2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 49,190
Posted By Rob042
Re: Jokes from another site

A tad political but it makes me smile -

The story of the squirrel & grasshopper part1

REST OF THE WORLD VERSION:

The squirrel works hard in the withering heat all summer long, building...
Forum: Music 9th October 2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,790
Posted By Rob042
Re: Desert Island Discs

Hells teeth - only having enough battery to play 10 tracks. That would be even worse.
when would you play the tracks,would they be one first arrival, half way through your time there ( and how long...
Forum: Music 3rd October 2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,790
Posted By Rob042
Re: Desert Island Discs

this is very difficult, but after much burning of grey matter -

Joy Division - Still ( as it has good tracks from closer and unknown pleasures)
Crispy Ambulance - Plateau Phase
Pink Floyd...
Forum: General 18th September 2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,018
Posted By Rob042
Re: Recommended dac

Try

http://www.audiodiylab.com/modules/news/

http://www.scott-nixon.com/dac.htm (very good)

http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/2004/0428/nitda1541a_1fs_v10.jpg
(to build next)...
Forum: General 18th September 2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,172
Posted By Rob042
Re: Russ Andrews gone DIY!

just a small point -
pliers/ cutters I use at work are £44 a pair and I use three different ones.
the ones I use at home cost about £30 each when I bought them a few years ago.
There is no...
Forum: General 11th September 2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,574
Posted By Rob042
Re: new member hello

what sort of birds?:D



(rspb member )

Rob
Forum: Sources 11th September 2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,791
Posted By Rob042
Re: The Agony of Surface Noise

whats surface noise?

am to busy enjoying the music I seem to tune it out.

a very happy decca user

Rob
Forum: General 11th September 2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,500
Posted By Rob042
Re: Favourite signal and power resistors

Kiwame for both ( not had a noisey one yet). for high wattage wirewounds (mills etc )

Rob
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