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by jayman67
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Valves
Topic: john wood kt88 amp
Replies: 0
Views: 2715

john wood kt88 amp

any john wood fans on here?
as per title i have one of his integrated kt88 amps.

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by jayman67
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: one off gl69
Replies: 10
Views: 6365

Re: one off gl69

Well. Im decidedly not happy. Someone or something in this house has buggered the acos arm. The deck has been sat on the table waiting for me to do one last little bit to the arm board, and the arm has suffered some sort of impact. Looked at it this afternoon and noticed something odd about the wan...
by jayman67
Fri May 04, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Denon 103 retip
Replies: 23
Views: 13037

Re: Denon 103 retip

i would be interested to know what made you choose those guys in Germany?
by jayman67
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Denon 103 retip
Replies: 23
Views: 13037

Re: Denon 103 retip

i went the same way as you,i tried a decca c4e and then a cadenza black which sounded too relaxed,i then bought a new denon 103sa and i couldn't be happier,i dont miss the fine line or shibata tips at all.the denon is so easy to set up and is just so musical!
by jayman67
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

sweet as! or should i say yabba dabba dooooooo!
by jayman67
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

ive been using a denon ha-500 headamp so the poor little lentek hasn't had a look in,today i recapped it though which is a start :)
does anyone know if the wilmas are bipolar?
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by jayman67
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

ive been doing a bit more digging on line and the tin can type resistors can be bought new,i believe they are called a tq-39 can. https://www.silicon-ark.co.uk/bc461-silicon-pnp-transistor-by-rs-components?search=Bc461 https://www.silicon-ark.co.uk/bfx85-silicon-npn-transistor-by-philips?search=BFX8...
by jayman67
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

cheers ant,
yes the denon 500 and 1000 sut's are most definitely on my radar.
by jayman67
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

I did mine many years ago now with assistance from an AOS member - I forget who and apologies if they remember, as they sent me some Oscons to fit in replacement for the tants originally fitted. My board wasn't potted so easier to modify. Any better for it? Nah, it's still hissy and brightly lit to...
by jayman67
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

thanks for confirming,ive been reading up on cap markings and got there in the end,already ordered :)
looking at suitable enclosures now to put it in.
by jayman67
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

im getting a bit confused with regards to replacing these capacitors,nf,pf or uf??
i need 2 of these,
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and 3 of these,
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nick if you see this,please check with the ones you linked too
by jayman67
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

Anyway i intend to replace the electrolytics ,looking for recommendations please, Sanyo OsCon?? and can any one suggest a good quality replacement for the ceramics? there are 3 used,2 marked N22 and 1 marked 10n. Ah yes the ceramics are 'bad' because they have variable 'k' with frequency, IIRC. ('k...
by jayman67
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

I did mine many years ago now with assistance from an AOS member - I forget who and apologies if they remember, as they sent me some Oscons to fit in replacement for the tants originally fitted. My board wasn't potted so easier to modify. Any better for it? Nah, it's still hissy and brightly lit to...
by jayman67
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

Re: lentek head amp upgrade

thanks,they seem ideal,i might have grief finding suitable values for the ceramics.
by jayman67
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: lentek head amp upgrade
Replies: 27
Views: 15272

lentek head amp upgrade

I original ask if Nik would do this for me but being the type to have a go i thought id jump in. Nik has modified these head amps before in the past, see here , http://theartofsound.net/forum/showthread.php?8431-Nick-G-modified-Lentek-Head-Amp So here we go, First off the pcb is potted in silicone s...