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well it is pretty nice and transparent. when hooked up to my titanium HD its very pleasant. i did have a couple of problems tho. i have the rca's are wire backward so the left is on the right and vice versa. another is if i turn the knob higher then 75% i get a buzz but that may be taking super application of the interference from the computer to the rca. last i had one problem after listening for 5 or so hours it stated to make weird noises but when fiddling with it it went away..
the temps of the amp chips dont get hot, just warm to the touch. i have to say that its a nice starter amp and good to learn on.

How's this coming along? Any 'off' solder joints maybe?
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How's this coming along? Any 'off' solder joints maybe?

its pretty much done. all the joints should be fine as i already re flowed them. its more RF interference when turned up now. you wont hear it unless its dead silent and most of the time i dont have to turn it up past 50%.
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its pretty much done. all the joints should be fine as i already re flowed them. its more RF interference when turned up now. you wont hear it unless its dead silent and most of the time i dont have to turn it up past 50%.

OK, getting there. How about some ferrite couplers on the internal wire leads? You can get them for pennies at Radio Shack - should completely eliminate any floating RF garble. Glad to hear its coming along so nicely.
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Finished JLH amp:
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Some almost sten II's - I have modified the crossover for different tweeters and have used thicker MDF. Veneer is stone maple.
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I should update my thread about them:

They're still to be sanded, painted and cleared a dozen times.

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I should update my thread about them:
They're still to be sanded, painted and cleared a dozen times. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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i was wondering about your project a while back. tongue.gif

its been almost 2 years hasn't i?
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i was wondering about your project a while back. tongue.gif
its been almost 2 years hasn't i?

worriedsmiley.gif now now, not even a year tongue.gif. Yeah it's been a while, They're running for a couple of weeks now, but exams and college is taking a huge amount of time. If I can even find an hour not behind the books in the weekend, I can score myself lucky.

Thing is... I finished them during exams tongue.gif, I just couldn't stand being home and not having them finished so I made them to working order.
They sound really good, I expected alot less from them. But they are holding their own against a 2k speakerset of the same magnitude and use as these.

I'm still busy drawing up paintschemes, because I don't want to do them glossy black like every speaker at home or ever made. Ideas are welcome wink.gif
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worriedsmiley.gif now now, not even a year tongue.gif. Yeah it's been a while, They're running for a couple of weeks now, but exams and college is taking a huge amount of time. If I can even find an hour not behind the books in the weekend, I can score myself lucky.
Thing is... I finished them during exams tongue.gif, I just couldn't stand being home and not having them finished so I made them to working order.
They sound really good, I expected alot less from them. But they are holding their own against a 2k speakerset of the same magnitude and use as these.
I'm still busy drawing up paintschemes, because I don't want to do them glossy black like every speaker at home or ever made. Ideas are welcome wink.gif

veneer them with wood of choice, all the way or just the front and have the sides and back a hammered black.
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yet my woodskills are abysmal. I'd also like to bezel the edges (like yours, but I can't find the english name for the tool used to do it). I'll just stick to painting and maybe next time try veneering. I have thought of it before, but it seems to much of a risk.
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