All posts by: Auw Jimmy

The vintage classic player Technics SL-1200 was well known as one of the legendary DJ turntable. Build like a tank – though maybe not designed specifically for audiophile market – still many non-DJs are using this turntable. The first Technics...
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First post in the year 2016 (still on Jan 1st). Happy New Year everyone! I have 2 major updates this year. First, JimmyAuw.com will have a major face lift. The old theme (SimpleWP) which has accompanied me for since July...
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As part of my modification plan (for my Korg MR-2000S), I will need to convert the SMD to DIP. That’s because all the original components on the Korg MR-2000S mostly are SMD, like below opamp. I’m not saying those kind...
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I have some spare time on this weekend, so I continue the pending journey from last time: Disassembling Korg MR-2000S. Before we continue, you might want to check this link if you haven’t read my previous brief introduction with Korg...
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One thing that might have been my habit is I like to go with ultimate option. Not necessarily to be the most expensive, but more on the top quality and near perfection product. Unfortunately, most of top quality product is...
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My second post of the weekend. This is my new source gear, Korg MR-2000S 1-Bit Studio Recorder. I have been looking for a very good source and I’m a believer in high resolution audio format (and proper DSP for re/upsampling...
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This is my first post after been absence for quite some time. Frankly speaking, I have tons of project on hand, but simply no time. Again, all this audio and blog stuff are purely my hobby and I’m not making...
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Always interesting to play with a high quality build vintage equipment, especially this famous Japanese brand Accuphase. The ‘A’ suffix on E-210 model means it has phono preamp inside. Overall, this is a perfectly working amplifier. But it thinks it...
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PC based sound card. Thing that I have left long time ago. Just got a time to visit my friend’s with his new toy, a PC based audio source equipped with the latest PCI-E sound card, ASUS Xonar Essence STX...
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HP Agilent 3561A Dynamic Signal Analyzer. Finally I managed to secure this interesting device. But unfortunately, shit happens! The unit came ok from outer physical appearance, but inside, seemed like someone has smacked this unit down. I saw some cracks...
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I have some spare time during this Christmas and New Year. Before I continue, I think I should say Happy New Year 2015 to all of you. All the best for us in the upcoming year. More fun stuff to...
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Do you realize that your measurement device also need a battery replacement? Some might not aware about this. Not only your digital device, but also your analog “needle” based measurement device. They do need battery replacement. I bought this Sanwa...
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