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by Dave the bass
Mon Feb 19, 2024 7:18 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: On My Bench.
Replies: 93
Views: 33899

Re: On My Bench.

Quite interesting. Apparently tants can be more prone to failure. ESR and leakage can be good, but may be non-linear over a frequency range. Aaah, now that I didn't know. Ta Mike. Here's a few pics of it. Its a 'Narco HT 830' made by Narco Avionics. https://i.imgur.com/huorFJF.jpg Erks... https://i...
by Dave the bass
Mon Feb 19, 2024 10:18 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: On My Bench.
Replies: 93
Views: 33899

Re: On My Bench.

Ta for your thoughts all, I was wondering if there were any specific characteristics that Tantlum caps had that electrolytic don't, or vice versa. Ta for the offer Phil but I think your caps are 0.22uF if I'm reading that correctly. The transceiver works without that cap but obviously it's there for...
by Dave the bass
Sun Feb 18, 2024 2:23 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: On My Bench.
Replies: 93
Views: 33899

Re: On My Bench.

Next project, a 1985 small handheld Airband radio, a mate found it in a WEEE bin at his workplace whilst electro-wombling and thought of me. He's kind, I'm a sucka :) Dead, wont power up, fault found a fuse soldered to a pair of wires (!) blown due to short across the supply rail. Found a 22uF 15v T...
by Dave the bass
Fri Feb 16, 2024 9:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: Damo Suzuki
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Re: Damo Suzuki

Oh bum.

Ok, Mushroom on the playlist tonight.
by Dave the bass
Fri Feb 16, 2024 9:53 am
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Fg810 - A Working Title
Replies: 44
Views: 22002

Re: Fg810 - A Working Title

Nearly missed this one.

Shoddy
by Dave the bass
Mon Feb 12, 2024 7:55 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: More RTZ DAC Fun.
Replies: 18
Views: 3001

Re: More RTZ DAC Fun.

Pffffffttttt.

Shoddy!

P.s. 8)
by Dave the bass
Mon Feb 12, 2024 1:43 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Fg810 - A Working Title
Replies: 44
Views: 22002

Re: Fg810 - A Working Title

Cressy Snr wrote: Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:33 pm
BTW, your tension’s a bit slack. :wink:
^^^ Thats an Audio-Talk diss if ever there was 🤭 Biff him up Mike, I'll hold your pint!
by Dave the bass
Mon Feb 12, 2024 10:47 am
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 6180
Views: 1955207

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Top notch Dave! I award you the DIY Extreme Merit Award. How do you like the Sowter TVCs? :) Thank you very much. "I'd like to thank my support team, the pub, the local cafe, my publicist... " Apart from a range of shunted and un-shunted pots I've got nothing else to compare it too tbh, i...
by Dave the bass
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:22 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: General health matters.
Replies: 794
Views: 214175

Re: General health matters.

Self immolation isn't recommended, be careful!
by Dave the bass
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:19 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Latest vinyl 'finds'.
Replies: 546
Views: 331103

Re: Latest vinyl 'finds'.

I haven't updated in ages, got kazzilions (ish) to upload. Latest bric-a-brac finds are... US import of Al Stewart's Past Present and Future on the Janus label for £4, whahey! https://i.imgur.com/BFpBE3u.jpg https://i.imgur.com/8FURVPM.jpg ...and an Audio-Talk must-have for £8.... https://i.imgur.co...
by Dave the bass
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:13 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 6180
Views: 1955207

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Sorry for the delay, we've been away. (Can we have a tour of all your boxes with knobs and labels? Looks fascinating.) Yes, though its not very exciting! Top box is a source and output selector, HA = Headphone Amp, PA = Power Amp, SB = Squeezebox and PH = Phono. Big box below is a stereo Sowter TVC....
by Dave the bass
Tue Feb 06, 2024 8:01 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 6180
Views: 1955207

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Even Dubber than Dub side of the Moon.

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by Dave the bass
Mon Feb 05, 2024 9:41 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Quackery Thread
Replies: 360
Views: 198079

Re: The Quackery Thread

Mike H wrote: Sun Feb 04, 2024 9:34 pm Sounds like them. Some had like a lightning bolt symbol printed on, I remember. :D
That was to remind the electricity which way it had to go.
by Dave the bass
Sat Feb 03, 2024 7:15 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 6180
Views: 1955207

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

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Really like this album.

I don't usually like having any Beatles messed around with (matron!) but this is good.