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Forum: The Coffee Bar 25th December 2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By The Shadow
Forum: WD Amplifiers 28th May 2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,559
Posted By The Shadow
Re: KEL84 in pentode mode.

Aye....straight pentode operation really does sound the biz, when implemented properly.
It's nice to see somebody else appreciating the virtues of five electrodes :thumbsup:

Steve.
Forum: DIY Pictures 11th October 2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,480
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Kt120 pp

Aye...I like hidden OPTs.
The OPTs are on loan from NickG and are a drop through type made by BLS.
Not wanting a pair of big holes in the top plate I removed the end bell
and hung the transformers...
Forum: DIY Pictures 10th October 2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,480
Posted By The Shadow
Kt120 pp

I've not posted on here for a few years but having read the thread on the 50 Watt amp. I thought I'd post a pic of my 30W KT120 push pull.
...
Forum: Amplifiers 14th November 2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,998
Posted By The Shadow
Re: 6AS7/6080 PP amp?

The amp is long since dismantled
Forum: Amplifiers 14th November 2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,998
Posted By The Shadow
Re: 6AS7/6080 PP amp?

Hi
I was alerted to this post by a member of another forum. I have not visited WD forum for a few years.

I'm sorry but I no longer have any documentation or schematics for this amp.
It was a...
Forum: General 17th May 2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,228
Posted By The Shadow
Re: DIY meet sat 13th june

There'll be plenty to plug things into:)

Steve
Forum: General 7th April 2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,228
Posted By The Shadow
Re: DIY meet sat 13th june

here's the link to my website
http://web.mac.com/scress1958/iWeb/Steves_Tube_Trials/Home.html

It has not been updated in a while but there is still plenty to see about the Eggborough meetings.
...
Forum: General 21st February 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,459
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Icon Audio Stereo 25

Yeah
I'll second that.

I build all my own stuff now, but it was their Stereo 40 push-pull EL34 amp that first got me into valve amplification.

David Shaw is a very nice guy, extremely helpful...
Forum: General 4th December 2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,504
Posted By The Shadow
Forum: General 3rd December 2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,504
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Hello from Minnesota!

Sounds good Stuart.

Unfortunately I was born too late. To give you a clue as to how old I was in the late sixties, I thought Leapy Lee was the epitome of cool.

Steve
Forum: Amplifiers 2nd December 2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,183
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Direct-Coupled PX25 Amp

Well I had another play around with the amp this evening to iron out a few issues that have been with this amp from the first time I decided to go with the DRD concept.

Strictly speaking with one...
Forum: Loudspeakers 26th November 2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Thanks for the offer George,
however South Wales is a bit far from Yorkshire. :)

Steve
Forum: Loudspeakers 26th November 2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Nope no measurements except what my ears are telling me.

Descending acoustic bass runs reveal no emphasis of some notes at the expense of others. Bass pedal work on organ music is similarly even...
Forum: Loudspeakers 26th November 2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Hi George,

Here's a pic of the final versions of these baffles:

http://homepage.mac.com/scress1958/.Pictures/finalbaffles.jpg

The finishing touch was the fitting of a grille, to protect the...
Forum: Loudspeakers 23rd November 2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

They don't sound half bad either:)

Steve
Forum: Amplifiers 20th November 2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,276
Posted By The Shadow
Re: any ideas for a BOBA type amp.... calling DTB

I agree there Andrew
An excellent article.

Steve
Forum: Loudspeakers 16th November 2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Here's a plate amp from one of my subwoofers, fitted and connected up to the 12 inch Eminence bass unit loaned (soon to be bought from) Mr Ivimey.
...
Forum: Loudspeakers 16th November 2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Well here's some more of the story.

The subwoofers have been cannibalised for their plate amps and a nice big bass driver is about to be fited at the base of the bafle
...
Forum: General 3rd November 2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,301
Posted By The Shadow
Re: meet on 8/9th Nov at Owston

Hi Early

Just turn up and introduce yourself.
Steve usually takes the money about half way through the day.
It's a good do.

Steve
Forum: Music 3rd November 2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,621
Posted By The Shadow
Re: It Bites

" Calling all the heroes,
Shooting up the town boys!"

I still have a soft spot for that one and "The Big Lad in the Windmill" album:)

Steve
Forum: Loudspeakers 31st October 2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Hi Cobblers
The front slot is something I've been toying with but have not got around to yet. I want to make the slot more aesthetically pleasing than a simple 2 inch x 10 inch; more like a set of...
Forum: Loudspeakers 30th October 2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 28,279
Posted By The Shadow
Re: Small Room Open-Baffle Speaker

Well we have certainly come along way on the baffle front since I last posted on the lash up I had.
Here are some photos of my finished project.
Some of the design aesthetic was nicked from Steve...
Forum: Loudspeakers 27th October 2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,316
Posted By The Shadow
Re: anyone built any of their own speakers?

Rhythmik also do good plate amps

you could try emailing or phoning these guys

http://www.mcaudio.co.uk/audio-amp.htm

Steve
Forum: Loudspeakers 27th October 2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,316
Posted By The Shadow
Re: anyone built any of their own speakers?

Hi Lee

The bass end of the baffles will be handled by a pair of MJ Acoustics Pro 50 sealed box active subwoofers. These are bolted to the base of the baffle through the feet, which are tapped to...
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