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post #581 of 979
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Just got my extremeMusic modded, I am loving it! The improvement was very noticeable even just after it was done, I'm burning it in now and enjoying it very much.
Another successful mod! Good job!!
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post #582 of 979
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Originally Posted by DJ.BigBear View Post
i really need ERS paper now... the sound is too detailed and bright...
Yeah, I had some ERS in there for a while before I got my soldering wizard friend to mod the card. It helped out on its own too

Report after burn in on the mod:
The sound of the card is much mellower and what I can only describe as more natural. Very much worth the few bucks for the mats and bribing your friendly local EE major to do the soldering!

Thanks d3daiM btw
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post #583 of 979
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Very much worth the few bucks for the mats and bribing your friendly local EE major to do the soldering!
I'm a CE/EE graduate... and my now defunct X-fi is proof of my soldering failure.

Duckie FTL.
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Ouch, that's a bummer... The guy who did mine was soldering stuff before he got ever got into EE and I'd trust him to solder pretty much anything after seeing some of the stuff he's done just for fun, crazy guy that one.
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Ouch, that's a bummer... The guy who did mine was soldering stuff before he got ever got into EE and I'd trust him to solder pretty much anything after seeing some of the stuff he's done just for fun, crazy guy that one.
Does he want to do mine?
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I'm sure he would be happy to, he's a nice guy. If you're serious PM me
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post #587 of 979
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The LM4562 will eventually be renamed to the LME4986. Just giving you guys a heads up.
Since National Semiconductor only allows orders of 3 for one part.... can I just use LM4562MA and then some LME49860MA?
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you'd have to read the spec sheets to make sure it is a suitable replacement. I'd say to just spend the $15 or so to buy another 2. Digikey sells them for between $5-6ea, I think they have a minimum order of $25 though. If you're having trouble I probably have 2 I could send you
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Cool find. Really useful to know. Might give it a go myself sometime. REP
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Cool man.

Tell us how it goes.
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