Nov 242013
 
Sneak Peek: The Making of Duelund CAST Silver Capacitors!

A little while back Frederik Carøe – the founder of Duelund Coherent Audio – asked me if I would like to try a set of his exotic Duelund Coherent Audio CAST Silver Capacitors in the Duelund-Westminster Royal SE High-Frequency Crossover, and of course I said yes! Frederik asked me which of the capacitor positions in the [...]

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Nov 232013
 
The Duelund-Westminster External Crossover Project: Part 4 – Rewiring the WRSE Loudspeaker

As I’ve promised in earlier posts, I’m archiving the Duelund-Westminster External Crossover article here at Jeff’s Place so you can find everything in one place for reference purposes (Part 1 – Intro, Part 2 – Breadboarding, Part 3 – Final Design). The full version of the article was just published in Issue 70 of Positive [...]

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Nov 082013
 
The Duelund-Westminster External Crossover Project: Part 3 – The Final Version of the Duelund CAST External Crossovers

As I promised in earlier posts , I’m archiving the Duelund-Westminster External Crossover article here at Jeff’s Place for reference purposes (Part 1, Part 2). The full version of the article was just published in Issue 70 of Positive Feedback Online here so be sure to check it out if you haven’t already. Here is the next installment [...]

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Nov 082013
 
Today's Fresh Catch: The Soundcoat Company GPDS Damping Sheets

The Soundcoat Company has been providing specialized noise control solutions for aerospace, medical, and industrial applications since 1963. I first became aware of The Soundcoat Company through Steven Klein at Sounds of Silence (who imports the New Valve Order Audio electronics to North America), when he told me about the superb results he experienced through applying .070 GPDS vibration damping material [...]

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Nov 012013
 
The Duelund-Westminster Project is Live on Positive Feedback Online!

The Duelund-Westminster Project is live on Positive Feedback Online in Issue 70! As I mentioned in an earlier post, the article is huge with over 40 pages of text and 137 photographs. Editor Dave decided to break it up into two parts to make it a little more manageable to read on the website, and [...]

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Oct 262013
 
The Duelund-Westminster External Crossover Project: Part 2 – Breadboarding the Duelund Crossovers

The full Duelund-Westminster External Crossover Project article has been submitted to the Ye Olde Editors Dave and David of Positive Feedback Online for publication in the November 2013 issue next week. The article is 41 pages long and includes 137 photographs – it is a doozy! As I mentioned in my Part 1 sneak peak, [...]

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Oct 202013
 
Today's Fresh Catch: Vintage Johnny Smith 'Phase II' LP on Verve

Today’s Fresh Catch is a vintage Johnny Smith Phase II LP on the Verve label that my buddy Leo picked up for me while cruising the record stores – thank you Leo! Wait until you hear it on the Westminsters, Leo, it’ll blow your mind – it is an awesome album! I’m sitting here listening [...]

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Oct 062013
 
The Week In Review and a Look Ahead! McIntosh, FM, Duelund, and Vinyl

This has been quite an eventful week (and weekend!). Yesterday the the restored vintage mint+ McIntosh MX110Z tuner-preamplifier that I purchased from vintage vacuum-tube specialists Tom Manley & Terry DeWick in Knoxville, Tennessee, arrived. The MX110Z was in pristine condition (mint+ actually) and needed hardly any restoration, with only a few internal components needing to be [...]

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Oct 052013
 
The Duelund-Westminster External Crossover Project: Part 1 - An Introduction

I’m working hard writing the Duelund-Westminster External Crossover Project article for Positive Feedback Online right now. I can’t even begin to guess how many hours I’ve got into this project between doing the project and writing about it – a lot – and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it! I thought it would be fun [...]

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