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Built a set of Zaph BM4...

AKG K81 Headphone Recable

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Ultimate Ears Super.fi 3/5 Pro Recable

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Recabled with 4 strands of 26AWG cotton insulated copper wire (SOLID CORE, litz braided). Word of advice, never, ever use it again for flexible application...the cotton insulation unravels and the wire fatigues (since its solid core) and you have a useless cable afterwards. As well, the insulation, because its easy to unravel-too easy, the wires may develop a short at a point where the insulation is gone. Also, kudos to those that do UE recables...the ffing UE connectors are a PITA to solder onto the wire...DON'T ATTEMPT UNLESS YOU HAVE A CRAPLOAD OF TIME. *!^%$*%!$*!$%*&^!$*^!$*

Anyhow, I'll let the pics speak for themselves.

















Yeah, I was pretty pissed at this point…..this really sucks. Trip back to UE imminent, my third time back, maybe they’ll let me upgrade to a better pair?

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Sub I made couple years ago, was actually my 1st DIY project and I went big straight ahead
I wanted to use Plexiglas as the stand but I lack the experience working with plexi I decided to use wood. I ordered the bass speakers made out of airplane aluminium from Germany and bought a 200 RMS sub amp here. Its made from hi density MDF boards and I also put some absorbent cotton on the inside to make the sound a bit softer. I sounds very well- deep soft bass, its how I like it. I calculated how much volume 3 speakers need and wired everything by myself.









More pics on my FTP:
http://515.neonatus.net/arhiv/Sup/Subwoofer/

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Sub I made couple years ago, was actually my 1st DIY project and I went big straight ahead
I wanted to use Plexiglas as the stand but I lack the experience working with plexi I decided to use wood. I ordered the bass speakers made out of airplane aluminium from Germany and bought a 200 RMS sub amp here. Its made from hi density MDF boards and I also put some absorbent cotton on the inside to make the sound a bit softer. I sounds very well- deep soft bass, its how I like it. I calculated how much volume 3 speakers need and wired everything by myself.









More pics on my FTP:
http://515.neonatus.net/arhiv/Sup/Subwoofer/

Do you mind getting a close up on the bottom and edges, would just like to see how you finished it. Great design, more for looks then SQ correct ? How does it graph ?
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post #34 of 499
I've made nothing special yet. Just 2 Cmoys. Am using them as a temporary portable amp for ipod and Sennheisers 650s. As soon as the rest of my parts arrive for a MINI³, I'll probably sell them.

Here are two pics of inside and outside.





And this is my following project. I ordered the tubes and I'm about to order the parts in a second. But I decided I could already just design the casework. It's inspired on someone's casework of head-fi though so credits mostly go to him.



Let's just hope I can finish the interieur with succes before starting to build the case

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that looks like a zkool design
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post #36 of 499
That's the name I couldn't find it.
Yep Zkool has AMAZING casework!!!! But I must admit that when I had the tools, I would do nothing else but trying to match his doing.

But eyah as I said, all credits to him
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post #37 of 499
hey there llama. Good to see you here. Might as well post up my latest completion here as well

My 2nd starving student build. Sounds really, really good. Better than my P2P. It's really made my HD 580s shine with metal....I've just started REALLY enjoying Sonata Arctica.

    
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Looking great gurusan. What made the inner casing so scratched?
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Thanks...that was me with a big wonky metal file, de-burring the drilled holes. Could have taken my time and made it look prettier but it's just the inside of the case.
    
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Hey there gurusan, glad to see you here as well. I've been longer on ocn then on head-fi allthough just ain't big of posters. You planning on putting rubber rings around the holes of the tubes? Imo it'd look better. Very nice built, I hope my SSMH will work just as well.
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