Friday, January 28, 2011


Some pics from the share your workspace thread on hackaday

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Audio Amp Build

Finally getting around to building a chassis for my latest amp; its based on this design ( I had most of the parts kicking around; so I'm finally going to build a decent amp for my Mission V62 speakers.  Nothing too crazy +-30VDC Rails; 33000uF cap bank; running the LM4780 in bridged mode to keep distortion low.  Gives 120W RMS per channel while keeping distortion under 0.01% across the spectrum at full power(at least according to the guys at

I got the heatsinks and main chassis supports cut; I'm going to get some sheet metal cut and powdercoat it some fancy color.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

The Wooden Pickle: Linear Bearings & Ball Screw

Something a friend of mine is working on...

The Wooden Pickle: Linear Bearings & Ball Screw: "Slides: 30mm diameter, ~33' length THK Bearings: blocks are 5.5' and 2.75' in length Screw: 15mm diameter, ~22' usable length 20mm/rev. tra..."

Wednesday, January 5, 2011