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Ultimate “Cost No Object” Elekit TU-8900 Upgrade

This will be my ultimate Elekit TU-8900 “cost no object” upgrade project. I have collected the parts for quite some time. Some are new, some...
December 23, 2022
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Book Review: Sakuma’s Articles Collection from MJ Audio

This piece of art (book, I mean) consists of articles, photos, and information about the famous audiophile/DIY from Japan, Sakuma. Though it’s not cheap (7700...
December 15, 2022
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Takatsuki TA-300B: Made in Japan

Just bought new 300B tubes from Japan, Takatsuki TA-300B. This Japanese made tube should be one of the top line for 300B tube on the...
December 7, 2022
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Testing 2A3 Tubes – Matched Pair

This round, I’m testing tubes which claimed to be “matched pair” by the seller. I’m using uTracer 6 for this purpose. In general, it’s not...
October 30, 2022
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Building Tube Tester/Tracer: uTracer V6

Construction video of my new uTracer V6. Previously, I built uTracer V3+ which also very good Tube Tracer/Tester. Only somehow voltage and current is a...
October 15, 2022
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Ultimate Transformer for Elekit TU-8900: The One and Only?

My new Ultimate Transformers have just arrived. Power Transformer: HiB Double C-Core & OCC Cu/Copper Wire Output Transformer: NanoCrystalline/Finemet Double C-Core & OCC Ag/Silver Wire...
August 25, 2022
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Construction of Elekit TU-8900: 300B/2A3 Amplifier

Here is the construction video of Elekit TU-8900. There are 3 videos: Two are the construction and one is the testing session. Enjoy!  ...
April 25, 2022
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Elekit TU-8500 Tube Pre-Amplifier

I just purchased an tube pre-amplifier kit, Elekit TU-8500.  This is quite small and compact tube pre-amplifier. Considered very reasonable in cost and eventually good...
March 26, 2022
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“The Ultimate” MyRef Rev C – A Tribute to Mauro Penasa

I will start moving out from this WordPress platform to YouTube. The main reason because I feel the video could “talk” more than photo, though...
January 31, 2021
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Sad News from Jensen Capacitors…

It’s a sad news when I read this on Duelund Coherent Audio (DCA) Instagram post....
September 1, 2019
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Duelund Standard Resistor with Tinned Copper Lead

The development of boutique component seems never end. Although doesn’t necessarily to be on top...
August 19, 2018
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RIP Glenn Frey, Guitarist and Singer of The Eagles

When the time has come, no one can refuse to go. Glenn Frey, guitarist and...
January 19, 2016
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Manley Labs Headphone Amplifier

CES 2016 seems like the returning of vintage audio gear. After several turntables, next is...
January 7, 2016
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Technics Grand Class SL-1200G and SL-1200GAE Turntable

The vintage classic player Technics SL-1200 was well known as one of the legendary DJ...
January 6, 2016
DIY Corner
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Ultimate “Cost No Object” Elekit TU-8900 Upgrade

This will be my ultimate Elekit TU-8900 “cost no object” upgrade project. I have collected the parts for quite some time. Some are new, some...
December 23, 2022
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Book Review: Sakuma’s Articles Collection from MJ Audio

This piece of art (book, I mean) consists of articles, photos, and information about the famous audiophile/DIY from Japan, Sakuma. Though it’s not cheap (7700...
December 15, 2022
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Takatsuki TA-300B: Made in Japan

Just bought new 300B tubes from Japan, Takatsuki TA-300B. This Japanese made tube should be one of the top line for 300B tube on the...
December 7, 2022
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Testing 2A3 Tubes – Matched Pair

This round, I’m testing tubes which claimed to be “matched pair” by the seller. I’m using uTracer 6 for this purpose. In general, it’s not...
October 30, 2022
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Building Tube Tester/Tracer: uTracer V6

Construction video of my new uTracer V6. Previously, I built uTracer V3+ which also very good Tube Tracer/Tester. Only somehow voltage and current is a...
October 15, 2022
Exotic Parts
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Ultimate “Cost No Object” Elekit TU-8900 Upgrade

This will be my ultimate Elekit TU-8900 “cost no object” upgrade project. I have collected the parts for quite some time. Some are new, some...
December 23, 2022
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Takatsuki TA-300B: Made in Japan

Just bought new 300B tubes from Japan, Takatsuki TA-300B. This Japanese made tube should be one of the top line for 300B tube on the...
December 7, 2022
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Testing 2A3 Tubes – Matched Pair

This round, I’m testing tubes which claimed to be “matched pair” by the seller. I’m using uTracer 6 for this purpose. In general, it’s not...
October 30, 2022
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Ultimate Transformer for Elekit TU-8900: The One and Only?

My new Ultimate Transformers have just arrived. Power Transformer: HiB Double C-Core & OCC Cu/Copper Wire Output Transformer: NanoCrystalline/Finemet Double C-Core & OCC Ag/Silver Wire...
August 25, 2022
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“The Ultimate” MyRef Rev C – A Tribute to Mauro Penasa

I will start moving out from this WordPress platform to YouTube. The main reason because I feel the video could “talk” more than photo, though...
January 31, 2021
Friend / Event Visit
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Indonesia DIY Audio Gathering at Bintaro

It’s been quite some time since last gathering at Bintaro (although I have to admit that I missed some of...
March 13, 2016
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Testing Korg MR-2000S with Mr. AS at Serpong

I will start documenting my visit to some DIY friend. Due to privacy issue, I prefer not to document exact...
January 17, 2016
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Indonesia DIY Audio Gathering Bintaro XIV

It has been a while since the last gathering (Bintaro XIII). So finally at December 21st, the 14th Bintaro gathering...
December 23, 2013
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Amplifier Measurement Day at Bintaro

It’s a sunny Saturday. It has been agreed to have a measurement of some amplifier to check their power output....
July 14, 2012
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Bintaro DIY DAC Competition

As usual, local audio DIY group in Indonesia held a routine group meeting and gathering. This time, the topic is...
March 19, 2012
In-House Project
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DIY Power Distributor with All Furutech NCF Socket

Power distributor (or commonly known as power strip) is nothing new. I believe we can find this power strip everywhere...
August 7, 2016
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Tin Solder Experiment: Mixing Gold, Silver, and Tin

I have been waiting for quite some time to try this experiment: To try my own formula for tin solder....
July 8, 2016
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‘No Name’ Capacitor Reviewed on DHTRob.com

I used to review a lot of stuff, including capacitor. But it comes upon a time when I have to...
February 9, 2014
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‘No Name’ Capacitor: Nearly Final…

It’s almost perfect. Only need a final touch. Thanks for the great work of the manufacturer (which I can’t disclose...
October 31, 2013
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‘No Name’ Capacitor Revision 2: To Know More (and To Review a bit)

Here is short review of  my ‘No Name’ Capacitor Rev. 2. Before, I have given short introduction here. So here...
June 6, 2013
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