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No, it's just a mockup to make sure all my holes are the correct size. I'm actually getting going on the building now.
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is that the makings of a millet max starving student? I'm planning on build one up in the next couple months or so, but on the build list at the moment is a Mini^3 and an Alien DAC... may also rip my ipod apart and fix a direct line out connection...
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is that the makings of a millet max starving student? I'm planning on build one up in the next couple months or so, but on the build list at the moment is a Mini^3 and an Alien DAC... may also rip my ipod apart and fix a direct line out connection...
Indeed it is.
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Indeed it is.
It's been about two hours. How is the build coming along?
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No, it's just a mockup to make sure all my holes are the correct size. I'm actually getting going on the building now.
That's a beautifully retro looking build.

Love it.

EDIT: figured it out; thanks.

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It's been about two hours. How is the build coming along?
Slow but steady progress - I'm kind of teaching myself things I need to know as I go along. The right channel is almost all done, I just need to finish up with the mosfet. Pot and all inputs are wired for both channels.

It's a bit of a mess, but I suppose thats what I get for designing the layout around the cigar case logo rather than how it might be remotely practical to wire it.
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Slow but steady progress - I'm kind of teaching myself things I need to know as I go along. The right channel is almost all done, I just need to finish up with the mosfet. Pot and all inputs are wired for both channels.

It's a bit of a mess, but I suppose thats what I get for designing the layout around the cigar case logo rather than how it might be remotely practical to wire it.
Be sure to post pics the minute it is done!
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Finished up the left right channel. Here is what I've got so far.

I decided to disconnect the partially built left channel from power and see if just the right would run properly; however, upon connecting power and flipping the switch I got nothing. No sparks, smoke, exploding components, fatal electrocution, etc. Multimeter confims power is making it past the switch, so I went arwy somewhere. At least the lack of violent death probably means it's salvageable. I'll start fresh with the left later, see if it works, and if so compare to find my error.

EDIT: See one mistake already - I never ran from the 1/4" back to ground. Could that break circuit so as to not fire up the tube?
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the millet max starving student takes time to fire up the tubes due to the lack of a proper delay stage (to save some cash and components) so that could be part of the issue, also make sure you have no headphones plugged into it until the tubes are up and running, it can seriously hurt your headphones... (it throws alot of volts while it charges...)

Also When your finished post pics and your thoughts on it please this is on my to build list as I said after my DAC and mini^3... also compare it to any of the other millet max hybrids you've listened to in the past if possible...
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Just a point of clarification... It's a Millet Starving Student Hybrid amp. This is different from the original Millet Hybrid or the current Millet Hybrid Max.

the delay circuit just mutes the output, the tubes will receive power from the initial power up. It's probably to do with the ground as Chip mentioned.

Looks good btw. I've got something special on my workbench as well...
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