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  • jim@fmtunerinfo.com
    Hi Dennis, Monday sounds good. 1:00 PM. Multi turn pots huh? I would love to try a couple of 100K. Thanks! Talk tomorrow. jim... ... the new ... front ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 30, 2005
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      Hi Dennis, Monday sounds good. 1:00 PM. Multi turn pots huh? I would
      love to try a couple of 100K. Thanks! Talk tomorrow. jim...
      --- In dallasaudioclub@yahoogroups.com, "Dennis Boyle"
      <chimeraone@w...> wrote:
      > Jim,
      >
      > Either Monday or Tuesday would be best for me. I think 1:00 PM for
      > Raul's would be best, it gets a bit crowded earlier.
      > Ken's cabinet for you new preamp is outstanding. When you get
      the "new"
      > knobs send me a picture. Personally I think a large radius on the
      front
      > edge and a diameter of 1.5" plus would look nice.
      >
      > I have found a great multi-turn potentiometer available in 25K, 50K
      and
      > 100K. It provides superb gain resolution and it sounded better than
      all
      > the stepped attenuators and transformers we tested. Plan to use it
      on
      > the Axiom amp. Cedric, the digital designer that I am working with
      on
      > developing a DAC, has designed a motor drive board for remote
      control.
      >
      > Next time I order some I would be happy to buy a few for you to try.
      >
      > Take Care,
      >
      > Dennis Boyle
      > Chimera Laboratories
      > Website: HYPERLINK
      > "http://www.chimeralabs.com/"http://www.chimeralabs.com/
      > Website: HYPERLINK
      > "http://home.att.net/~chimeraone/index.html"http://home.att.net/~chi
      mera
      > one/index.html
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: jim@f... [mailto:jim@f...]
      > Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 9:35 AM
      > To: dallasaudioclub@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [dallasaudioclub] Mahogany Foreplay Preamp
      >
      >
      > New home page photo. Sorry but I had to show of my latest Bottlehead
      > Foreplay preamp. Finished yesterday. The flash photo doesn't do it
      > justice. I've added a larger photo in the files section. It's
      burning
      > in now but I'll send a pic of the insides later, a lcoal wood
      > craftsman, Ken did the chassis per my specs. He did a wonderful job
      > with the thick mahogany. The knobs will be changed to something of
      my
      > and Ken's design later. I used Chimera Lab's solder, CCC copper wire
      > (in the audio paths)and output RCAs. It has the Camille constant
      > current source circuit boards added and a trick or two of my own in
      > the power supply. Sounds faster and cleaner than stock Forplays I've
      > built or listened to. jim...
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    • Dennis Boyle
      Hi Jim, Look forward to it. Dennis Boyle Chimera Laboratories Website: HYPERLINK http://www.chimeralabs.com/ http://www.chimeralabs.com/ Website: HYPERLINK
      Message 2 of 4 , Jan 30, 2005
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        Hi Jim,

         

        Look forward to it.

         

        Dennis Boyle

        Chimera Laboratories

        Website: http://www.chimeralabs.com/

        Website: http://home.att.net/~chimeraone/index.html

         

         

        -----Original Message-----
        From: jim@... [mailto:jim@...]
        Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2005 2:07 PM
        To: dallasaudioclub@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [dallasaudioclub] Re: Mahogany Foreplay Preamp

         


        Hi Dennis, Monday sounds good. 1:00 PM. Multi turn pots huh? I would
        love to try a couple of 100K. Thanks!  Talk tomorrow. jim...
        --- In dallasaudioclub@yahoogroups.com, "Dennis Boyle"
        <chimeraone@w...> wrote:
        > Jim,

        > Either Monday or Tuesday would be best for me. I think 1:00 PM for
        > Raul's would be best, it gets a bit crowded earlier. 
        > Ken's cabinet for you new preamp is outstanding. When you get
        the "new"
        > knobs send me a picture. Personally I think a large radius on the
        front
        > edge and a diameter of 1.5" plus would look nice.

        > I have found a great multi-turn potentiometer available in 25K, 50K
        and
        > 100K. It provides superb gain resolution and it sounded better than
        all
        > the stepped attenuators and transformers we tested. Plan to use it
        on
        > the Axiom amp. Cedric, the digital designer that I am working with
        on
        > developing a DAC, has designed a motor drive board for remote
        control.

        > Next time I order some I would be happy to buy a few for you to try.

        > Take Care,     

        > Dennis Boyle
        > Chimera Laboratories
        > Website: HYPERLINK
        > "http://www.chimeralabs.com/"http://www.chimeralabs.com/
        > Website: HYPERLINK
        > "http://home.att.net/~chimeraone/index.html"http://home.att.net/~chi
        mera
        > one/index.html


        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: jim@f... [mailto:jim@f...]
        > Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 9:35 AM
        > To: dallasaudioclub@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [dallasaudioclub] Mahogany Foreplay Preamp

        >
        > New home page photo. Sorry but I had to show of my latest Bottlehead
        > Foreplay preamp. Finished yesterday. The flash photo doesn't do it
        > justice. I've added a larger photo in the files section. It's
        burning
        > in now but I'll send a pic of the insides later, a lcoal wood
        > craftsman, Ken did the chassis per my specs. He did a wonderful job
        > with the thick mahogany. The knobs will be changed to something of
        my
        > and Ken's design later. I used Chimera Lab's solder, CCC copper wire
        > (in the audio paths)and output RCAs. It has the Camille constant
        > current source circuit boards added and a trick or two of my own in
        > the power supply. Sounds faster and cleaner than stock Forplays I've
        > built or listened to. jim...
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >    _____ 
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