Welcome to Hificollective, to create an account please register here

x

Blog

The next few blog posts come from Hungary, sent in by Gábor Horváth.

Watch this space as over the next few weeks we'll be showing a few more of G.H.'s projects, starting with his speaker upgrades. In his own words:

"It is DF3-160 kit with D21, D54 and 30W54 speakers.
I applied the original Heybrook HB3 stand to raise the loudspeaker to the proper position.

I...

Following our visit to the Warsaw 2018 Audio Video Show, we came across a demonstration room featuring Cube Audio Nenuphar Loudspeakers. My head was turned. I have never heard full range drivers sound so good. Being high efficiency they suited valve amplifiers.

So I set to work and after a lengthy conversation with Grzegorz Rulka we secured the distribution on not only their incredibly...

 

Here we have some photos from a customers Lenco Record Player; in use currently is a Lyra Delos cart on the AudioMods arm, although he has a SME M2 12R arm as well with either a SPU or AudioMods cart fitted.

 

...

One of our customers has sent in a write-up of his journey modding an ANK EL34 Level 4 C-Core amplifier, from initial build through to its current state, along with images of the different build stages!

With no further ado, heres R.T.'s words on the process:

 

"Ok. Off the bat let me say my journey with this amplifier has at times been a rocky one. Don’t get me wrong I...

Following the launch of The Duelund Precision woofer see https://www.hificollective.co.uk/components/duelund-8-inch-precision-audio-driver.html

Humble Home Made Hi-Fi have developed a loudspeaker speaker kit featuring their woofer and the Duelund Precision 1 inch dome tweeter. The...

 
A customer, RT, build a burn in circuit using bits and bobs he had lying around, here's what he said:
 
"Further to our conversation regarding a capacitor burn in circuit please find enclosed a few pics of a circuit I've put together. Still in testing hence the Mundorf sitting in there.
 
...

We recently had a client purchase some of the ABS Expandable Sleeving cable sheilding, and to our delight he had a very similiar reaction to ours when we first tested it out!

G.S. wrote:

"Just a quick note to say I received the cables, listening right now
and I'm BLOWN AWAY guys!

Have to say that when I got the parcel I was struck with strong buyers
...

This week we had a customer leave an instagram review of a capacitor test they created, for some amazing photos of an array of hifi's from start to finish, check out jaudioresearch's instagram  PAGE

...

Miflex KFPM-01 Copper Foil Polypropylene Film Capacitors

I was introduced to Miflex capacitors over a year ago by a customer of ours - the finders fee was a couple of free samples for him, hand selected from the first batch, many thanks PT...

Since then we haven't looked back. We started with their copper foil paper / polypropylene in oil (KPCU) and their aluminium foil paper / polypropylene in oil (KPAL). They have been well received and we...

Glasshouse Ladder stepped, mono Charcroft / Seiden

Here at Hificollective we always welcome requests for products that are not standard. So following on from the stereo Glasshouse Seiden / Charcroft ladder stepped attenuator over 3 years we were recently asked to build up a pair of 100K mono versions.

No problem - let's warm up the soldering iron!

To those of you unfamiliar with stepped attenuators, they are generally used to...

Subscription to Hifi Collective