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im trading for a pair currently, do you guys think a diy amp would be a good idea, or should i buy one, and if so which one, im just a babe in the woods here
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im trading for a pair currently, do you guys think a diy amp would be a good idea, or should i buy one, and if so which one, im just a babe in the woods here
If you have the ability, DIY for sure. The value for money is much, much higher. I've compared my DIY amp to mass produced (for want of a better term) amps and it stands up amazingly well considering the price differences, it's as good as and better than some amps costing twice as much.
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where'd you pick up your parts, or whats a great site to learn how to, im not afraid of a little solder
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My future plans involve buying a turntable and building a tuba ht.
    
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where'd you pick up your parts, or whats a great site to learn how to, im not afraid of a little solder
I had mine built for me by Soloz.

There's plenty of info here including a BoM/list of parts.
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The planning stage for my audio setup has been on going for about a year now. I'll decide something, then I'll be saving up, then a few months later, I'll decide on something else. That just goes on and on.
I think I have finaly found the perfect setup though

Cambridge Audio Azur 550A (Int Amp) > Monitor Audio Silver RX1's (Bookshelves)
> Elemental Designs A3S 250 (Subwoofer)

For now, I'll be running this off my onboard sound from my computer, but when I have the money I'll add an Asus STX Essence soundcard.
    
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I'm moving into our (converted) garage soon, 20' x 17' approx with concrete floors. Really can't wait to get my setup into there, it's detached from the house

Unfortunately I have to leave my PC in the house but I hope to use a laptop as the base for my music system (as well as a CDP), my DAC and headphones (and amp) will be going with me into the garage.

I'm hoping to upgrade my speakers before the year is out I have the Quad 21L2 firmly in my sights.
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I'm moving into our (converted) garage soon, 20' x 17' approx with concrete floors. Really can't wait to get my setup into there, it's detached from the house

Unfortunately I have to leave my PC in the house but I hope to use a laptop as the base for my music system (as well as a CDP), my DAC and headphones (and amp) will be going with me into the garage.

I'm hoping to upgrade my speakers before the year is out I have the Quad 21L2 firmly in my sights.
Im doing the same thing basically. well actually we are moving with the intent to make the garage a studio workspace. just got some NL8 cable today and a new 100ft snake. Just found out i get to mix a concert i have coming to in with phil keggey one of the best guitarist in the world should be fun. As for my rig 2 more double 18s are next and then ill work up to my AlanHeath Ilive mixer and then a JBL line array.
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I almost finished renovating my summer house so I might put some stereo there as well.
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I plan on building a gamma y2 this fall. As soon as I decode their complicated BOM.
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