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Vacuum Tube (Valve) Audio Projects


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DIY Vacuum Tube (valve) Projects such as Tube Amplifiers and Tube Preamplifiers.

234 files, last one added on Feb 28, 2017
Album viewed 20 times

Speaker and Subwoofer Projects


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A photo gallery to show off your DIY Loudspeaker and Subwoofer projects and kits.

135 files, last one added on Sep 25, 2014
Album viewed 22 times

Chipamp, Gainclone, T-Amp and Op-amp Projects


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DIY audio projects that are based around a single integrated semiconductor chip or an opamp like Gainclone, Chipamp or T-Amp projects.

74 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2014
Album viewed 11 times

Solid State Audio Projects


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DIY Audio Projects that are based around discrete (solid state) components, such as transistors, MOSFETS, J-FETS ...

57 files, last one added on Dec 20, 2015
Album viewed 11 times

Audio Cable Projects


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DIY Audio Cable Projects - Interconnect (RCA) Cables, Speaker Cables and Power (mains) Cables.

11 files, last one added on May 19, 2009
Album viewed 5 times

Other DIY Audio Projects


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Photographs of DIY Audio Projects that do not fall into any of the previous categories such as DIY turntables, power supplies, pictures of your listening room setup ....

19 files, last one added on Jun 16, 2013
Album viewed 15 times

S-5 Electronics Tube Amplifier Kits


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A photo gallery of the various inexpensive Tube Amplifier Kits from S-5 Electronics that have been built by DIYers. The kits include the K-8LS, K-12, K-16 and the similar K-502.

51 files, last one added on Sep 03, 2013
Album viewed 11 times

Commercial Hi-Fi Audio


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Photos of Commercial Hi-Fi Audio Gear, Components and Products.

33 files, last one added on May 15, 2012
Album viewed 5 times

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614 files in 8 albums and 1 categories with 5 comments viewed 2,897,369 times

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DSCF1666~0.JPGTransmission Line for Jordan JX9256511 viewsThe Jordan JX92S fullrange drivers look great in this beautifully made transmission line enclosure. Pat from the Melbourne Audio Club drives them with either a pair of valve monoblocks or other SS amps he owns. These including a Sony vintage VFET power amp preamp combo.

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Pass_Aleph_4_DIY_Amp_Project.jpgVariant of the Aleph 4, a true 100W Class-A amplifier4490 viewsBuilt on a budget of less than £200 (mostly E-Bay). It generates some 400W of heat so the heatsinking is massive as are the power supplies. It uses 24 x IRFP244 MOS-FETs which are closely matched into groups of 6. This is the most exhaustive part of the build. Other than that the design is incredibly simple. PCBs are available from www.kk-pcb.com, although my article at diyAudio.com details the process and patterns that I used for my own build.

In the guise that you see in the photo, this amplifier runs at an internal temperature of 45 degrees C on a warm British Summer day, which is well below the 70-80 degrees that Nelson himself allows for his commercial products. The sound quality is simply STUNNING. I’m running an Arcam CD36 / Pumpkin-Shuntky Pre-amp / Passive Attenuator / B&W DM633 with Chord Chorus Silver Interconnects. The bass slam is accurate and endless, the sound stage perfect and the midrange just sweet as a nut. This replaced my A700, itself a clone of a Mark Levinson design, and absolutely knocks the ML into the ground.

The full project build can be seen at http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/pass-labs/172276-aleph-4-strickly-diy-project-build.html

Andy Freestone
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Don_SE_300B_Tube_Amp.jpgDon's single-ended 300B amplifier2101 viewsThis is Don’s (a friend) 300B. It uses EH 300Bs plus a dual driver stage 6SN7. The top plate is 4mm ABS plastic. The timber base Don makes himself and are extremely elegant. Absolute first class craftsmanship. The transformers are wound locally by Dyne. Don has no formal training in electronics and doesn’t understand how the circuits work but he has no problems following a schematic. Don has also built a 6C33C SE and EL34 SE and a few others. This 300B has a big solid sound.

Mark - retro-thermionic
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DIY-Two-Way-Speaker-VoXDeuX.jpg2481 viewsUsing inexpensive components from the local electronics shop I constructed these small bookshelf two-way speakers. They comprise a 5” paper cone mid-woofer and dampened silk done tweeter. On the sides and back is wide internal vertical bracing and bitumanised heavy aluminum foil. This forms bass chambers within the box to control rear reflection. The passive crossover sits external to the speakers and is a Linkwitz-Riley 2nd order with a crossover point set at 3 kHz. The boxes and crossovers are bi-wired using Cat5 cable from the amp to driver. They sound excellent for an AU$350 build.

For more info, see the Simple and Cheap Two Way Speakers thread in the forum.

Mark Houston – retro-thermionic

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DIY-6AS7-Tube-Headphone-Amplifier.jpgDIY 6AS7 Tube Headphone Amplifier382 viewsMy name is Laurie. I have been building and DIYing for 45 years now and happily will never stop. This tube headphone amp is from a thread in the Form.

The power connecting cable comes from a European Travel Iron I bought for $1.00 at junk shop. (220v/6A) They will be shortened when I find a perch for the amp and me. The sound is better than my ears have ever heard so I will be keeping this one for my retirement entertainment should such a time ever come. Wink It has worked from day one and continues to please me every time it is turned on. The tubes are JJ ECC88 / 6AS7 with a 5V4 rectifier tube. To spite it's small size the parts are quite easily accessed. I over built most components so it will outlast me I fear. The only change I anticipate may be the 6AS7 to a bottle neck glass to match the rectifier tube. I do have and use a 6080 tube, but i can tell no difference in sound. It will take more then a few hours of listening to get my ears better tuned.
Feb 28, 2017
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4-channel-400W-amplifier.jpg 4 channel, 400 W amplifier1404 viewsThis 4-channel 400 W amplifier uses Hypex UcD400HG modules together with the corresponding power supply.
The whole is mounted inside a Galaxy 330 x 230 x 80 case.
For building instructions, have a look at this project's wiki.
Two such amplifiers has been working for over 2 years in my lounge, driving Linn Komponent 110 loudspeakers which each have 4 speaker inputs.

Francois Corthay - Switzerland

Project Page: 4 channel 400 W amplifier using Hypex UcD400HG modules
Dec 20, 2015
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E88CC-SV83-SET-Amplifiers.jpgDual SV83 SET Amplifiers1671 viewsA mirrored pair of SET amplifiers, presently being used in bridged mode. All P2P construction using silver solder. I included a "Hazen grid" capacitor and input tube bias change switch. The single mA meter displays individual output tube bias current with a Left/Right switch. Edcor XPRW178 power transformer and GXSE10-6-8K output transformers. Upgraded caps to Jantzen Audio 1200V Z-Superior. Upgraded resistors to PRP PR9372 Audio for metal film and TAKMAN REX for carbon film. ALPS Blue 100K attenuator. The power supply uses a RCA 5U4GB rectifier and Hammond 156R choke. Matched pairs of Svetlana SV83 for power and JJ E88CC for the input tube.

Billy Whiten - Georgia, USA
Dec 20, 2015
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6V6-Push-Pull-Amplifier.jpgPush-Pull (PP) 6V6GT Tube Amplifier1315 viewsThis 6V6 amp was built following the DIY Push-Pull (PP) 6V6 / 6V6GT Tube Amplifier Schematic. Power Supply transformer and Output transformers are handmade in Argentina by NavasBaccino. I'd like to thank Brad S. for the help. The sound is amazing and clear, free of distortion.

Gabriel Rofrano, ARGENTINA

Video link

Dec 20, 2015


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