I have been trawling ebay for a metal take up spool to improve the looks of my Sony reel to reel.
Agfa metal spool
They are really expensive. £40 -£60. This one was advertises at £14, so I snapped it up. Nice.
Continue reading “Metal take up spool, a bonus and an unpleasant discharge”
I do like the clean simplicity of the aesthetics of my Mission Cyrus One amplifier.
However a nice big pair of mechanical VU meters also looks good. So, I built this.
Continue reading “A Meter bridge too far.”
My Mission Cyrus One amplifier is great, but it doesn’t have a headphone socket. I now use an external headphone amplifier, driven from the tape out RCA sockets. Before I made that investment I got great results from this modified speaker switch box.
Headphone and Speaker splitter
Continue reading “Connecting Headphones to speaker output”
The acquisition of a new test record from a charity shop prompted me to take another look at the speed on my Dual 505 turntable, which I thought was slightly slow.
HiFi Sound test record
Continue reading “Set correct speed on Dual 505 turntable with test record and software.”
So, 3 recording devices and only one tape loop on my amplifier. What’s a man to do.
Get one of these.
Continue reading “Sony Tapecorder Selector SB-300”
JVC TA10 HiFi timer
Audio Timers are basically glorified alarm clocks. Indeed most are based on the very same chips and circuits used in your bed side clock radio.
Continue reading “Audio Timer. JVC TA-10”