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by karatestu
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: DIY thoughts of the day
Replies: 69
Views: 7331
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Re: DIY thoughts of the day

savvypaul wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:22 am
Room for a drinks cabinet?
Brilliant idea. Why didn't i think of that. Which spirits go best with hifi?
by karatestu
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: DIY
Topic: DIY thoughts of the day
Replies: 69
Views: 7331
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Re: DIY thoughts of the day

Been thinking a lot about my diy audio projects. Done lots of thinking but zero doing. At least i am thinking about it as for a while all i could think about was drums, drumming and bands. Once i start thinking then i know it wont be too long until something gets done. I am going to build a music ce...
by karatestu
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Savvy System Blog
Replies: 52
Views: 687
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Re: Savvy System Blog

Still in thinking mode but once it kicks off you will all know about it :grin: I go in cycles of no activity and then a huge frenzy.
by karatestu
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Forum Errors
Replies: 227
Views: 18976
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Re: Forum Errors

Forum is a bit quieter since everyone realised NVA is dead. Memory lives on though. If you want a second hand bargain then now is the time as all the nervous types are off loading.
by karatestu
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Savvy System Blog
Replies: 52
Views: 687
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Re: Savvy System Blog

What happened to the system blog on AA ?
by karatestu
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wanted P20
Replies: 3
Views: 260
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Re: Wanted P20

If none come up why don't you build your own Peter ?

Diy projects don't come any easier than a passive. You get to use any pots or switches, wiring, sockets and resistors you like
by karatestu
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Flat Earth - what does it mean in Hi-Fi terms?
Replies: 46
Views: 1148
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Re: Flat Earth - what does it mean in Hi-Fi terms?

Go ask flatpopely what it means, he knows all about it. :grin:
by karatestu
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Another DIY SS Amplifier with NVA Boards
Replies: 236
Views: 18936
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Re: Another DIY SS Amplifier with NVA Boards

NVA power amps must be pretty unique in the hifi world by not using any regs. They are definitely unique. No output inductor and parallel damping resistor, no output zobel, no input coupling cap, input stage designed for passive preamps. Rather than use regulators and filters Richard thought they w...
by karatestu
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Another DIY SS Amplifier with NVA Boards
Replies: 236
Views: 18936
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Re: Another DIY SS Amplifier with NVA Boards

Actually most amps don't have regulators. Naim regulated the Nap 250 and 135's. Avondale regulate the front end only on some of their amps leaving the driver and output stage unregulated. Some other manufacturers regulate front ends too but i cant remember what they are. Output stages generally (on ...
by karatestu
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: DIY
Topic: Another DIY SS Amplifier with NVA Boards
Replies: 236
Views: 18936
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Re: Another DIY SS Amplifier with NVA Boards

There are no regulators on NVA amp boards or in NVA power amps for that matter.