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Pump Your Tunes Through This Waveform Display Headphone Amplifier

Pump Your Tunes Through This Waveform Display Headphone Amplifier

Justin Yates, who has a degree in both electrical engineering and computer science, built a headphone amplifier with a waveform display.

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Turn the Analog World Digitial with Weekend Projects

Turn the Analog World Digitial with Weekend Projects

Convert your bulky vinyl record collection into long-lasting digital files while optimizing the record’s playback curve, using the Vinyl Digitizer Phono Preamp.

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Phonograph ring

Phonograph ring

Luke Jerram, familiar for his earlier works Glass Microbiology and Portrait-Projecting Ring, has now produced Talking Ring , which is essentially a silver Edison cylinder, cut and played back using custom equipment, which records a 20-second message of affection for his partner Shelina. [via Hack a Day]

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MAKE 23: Ross Hershberger interview

MAKE 23: Ross Hershberger interview

Ross Hershberger is an audiophile and maker who has contributed two projects to the pages of MAKE: the Econowave Speakers in Volume 20 and Squelette, the Bare-Bones Amplifier in the current issue, Volume 23. Other than being talented and passionate, Ross is a really nice guy. I had the pleasure of meeting him and working […]

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Super Class A 30W amplifier

Super Class A 30W amplifier

I love ogling these crazed homebrewed audio power amps that people build. This one is based on Jean Hiraga’s 20W Class-A Amplifier, but it’s been tricked out further to become the “Super Class A 30W Amplifier.” Check out those monster caps. Those are six 220000 uF capacitors (1.2 Farads!) and (in the center) that’s a […]

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