Australian Sound Design Project - tubular speakers
- kits kits kits! (speakers)
A gallery of DIY Transmission Lines
Dynaco parts/mod sources
by Bob Schneider
- good article on checking out used tube equipment -
From ed's website
"To me enclosure and crossover are unnecessary evil." -ed
The Halcyon Loudspeaker
by Martin Garrish
Single Driver speakers vendor
Curcio Audio - Dynaco specialists - tech page
www.soundvalves.com - defunct, cached
This is a link to a CACHED page for a company called sound valves
, which appears to be defunt, but which carried hard-to-find Dynaco parts. It's a good reference.
Wicked Easy DIY speaker cables
"Some guitars lose high end when their volume control is turned down. One way to solve this problem is to solder a .001 mfd capacitor between the input and the output of the volume pot (the two tabs that AREN'T soldered to the pot's case). This trick, borrowed from old Telecaster wiring, actually makes the sound brighter when you turn down.
"Changing the pots can also change the tone. In general, going to a higher value pot will make the sound brighter (changing from a 250k to a 500k, or from a 500k to a 1 meg), and, conversely, changing to a lower value pot can roll off high end."
<-- this url has good guitar tweaking tips
Vintage Asylum post re: Dynaco SS
Some guy's Audio Project pictures
for DIY Speaker Builders
Speaker and Crossover design calculator
- Speaker Repair and Restoration -
The Classic Speaker Pages
- Specializing in New England area manufacturers -
Van Alstine OmegaStar Rebuild
kit for the Dyna Pat-5
3d sound similar in concept to my sound square. What if these were the speakers for the sound square?
Aural Gratification Ring
Do It Yourself with HUMAN
Make your own Horns
out of paper mache!
Great laid back site with lots of good diy projects
Suggestions so far from Bottlehead forum:
For the famous 40-1197s:
Make my own speaker cables
A site on the UBYTE
I stopped in at my local Radio Shack to see if they had any clearance speakers. I ended up walking away with 5 pairs of varying sizes for a grand total of $16.00!
2 3.5" dual cone 40-1325A
2 4" Full Range 40-1197 (they say "FE103" on the back - big magnets)
2 5 1/4" Full range 40-1241E
2 6" Full Range 40-1242E
2 8" Full Range 40-1271
" speaker design using 1197's and 2 tweeters
Electro-voice Vintage drivers info
Mapletree Audio Design
- supposed to have good kits
Ahhhh: 98 db means 1 watt of power through the speakers produces 98 decibels of sound at a distance of 1 meter.
The Cool Sound of Tubes
- in depth article on the whys and whats
Detailed Voight Pipe
plans and instructions
- voight pipes, etc
Duncan's Amps: Tube data sheet locator
Another link to boozhound labs
- good newbie stuff
Some nice cabinet re-designs
of the ForePlay
Dynaco Unofficial Home Page
= good info
- soldering, etc.
My ST-35 has arrived! I can't wait to get home and unpack it. Of course I have no pre-amp, so I'll probably try patching it through my integrated amp. Ideally, I'd like to build a Passive Attenuator
"DIY tube amp projects from around the world"
, and some cool guitar articles
In Reply to: opened up a record player - what is it? (pics) posted by total newbie on February 15, 2003 at 19:40:03:
this looks like a single ended 50L6. This is similar to 6V6 in perfromance. It looks like the whole bunch of heaters are a long series string. There's not much point( IMO) to trying to fix her much. It will never have much power. Put the speaker and the amp in a lmall cab and you'll have your practice amp.
This might be the most comprehensive basic electronics
Ok, I think this is a good electronics tutorial
that isn't just an ad for some guy's book.
And here's some circuit symbols charts I should print out once I get my printer working:
site - Edinburgh University
I LOVE this site
! All kinds good infor including most of the above links...
tips and guitar effects
AWESOME DIY and on-the-cheap INFO!
is really cool...
Homebrew guitar amp
- site has a simple guitar amp project I should try
Duncan's Home Brew
of tube amps, all kinds
World Tube Audio Portal
So, I opened up this old record player I found by the side of the road and pulled the amp out, plugged it in, and pluggd my guitar into it. It works! It's ALIIIIVEEE!!!! Now i want to find out what this thing is... is it a single ended amp?
Cheap Trick 164
- a nice version of the Buschhorn
I keep coming across this site
Another cool Buschhorn
Mike B's Tube Audio Page
has step by step pics and instructions for building Buschhorn MkII's.
Good plans and pics of the Buschhorn Mk2
plus single ended tube amps and other stuff.
Posted to Full Range Driver forum about using these Radio Shack speakers I found:
Full range speaker projects:
Das German site aboot ST 35
DIY tube amp site with schematics and stuff
Here's the ST35 I just bought on eBay:
The ST 35
is much more rare than the ST 70, and cheaper.
Here's some feedback from the Bottleheads
Creating an ST-35
clone using available tubes.
Good article about Dynaco equipment
and how to buy used
(aka Applied Thermoionics)
This looks like a great diy speaker project
Good Loudspeaker DIY
tips (tweaking factory speakers)
How a Vacuum Tube Works
<- this article rocks, if you can understand it
cool Journal - sorta insider
This guy's been doing it for years - cool gallery
Japanese parts company has all kinds of stuff including speakers and kits
By being resourceful, you could save money in virtually all
important areas of your electronics hobby.
MULTIMETER ULTRA BASICS
"A handheld multimeter is the most important tool you will use in electronics."