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December 5th, 2020 16:08
Just received..  a package from Lithuania containing a pair of mc step-up transformers! These are meant to be THE soulmate of Darius' fieldcoil cartridge. 
The DaVa FC-A1 mc-cartridge is from ano 
November 23rd, 2020 19:56
And so this project ends. Installing the mighty 845's in a preamplifier. Running at little less than 450 Volts on the plate at 46mA, good for little over 5 Watts output power when driven correctly.
November 22nd, 2020 17:50
Finished the innards. All is wired and tested. Ready for use..  Tomorrow final pictures.
Left input and selector. Top left the Coleman heater modules mounted indirectly to heatsinks on top of the cabinet
November 21st, 2020 18:56
Installed the input transformers, the very musical Tamura TD-2. Vintage cathode resistors at a value of 1K2 at 6 Watt with Silmic II cathode bypass capacitor. Wiring is old Western Electric 20GA..
Tamura TD-2
November 18th, 2020 21:52
The Coleman heaters just arrived and were mounted just beneath the copper faceplate with on top a pair of heatsinks. The Tamura line out transformer s are mounted on top and the TVC's by Audio Consulting
November 16th, 2020 20:47
Awaiting some components to be delivered.. these are the parts to be used for the amplifier part. Looking forward to put it together and testing the design.
See the parts, AudioConsulting TVC's, heatsinks,
November 15th, 2020 22:20
Really enjoying experimenting with the bolt that secures the fingerlift and cartridge to the Wilking 16" tonearm. Originally delivered with a stainless steel allen screw but now trying some brass and c
November 15th, 2020 9:43
The power supply is tested thus finished. That is, of course, if it does it job sufficently when put to use. On the left you can see a pair of 1616's, a big power transformer on the back with a choke up fr