Building Chernobyl & Stopping a Meltdown (7hr+) Video Series

The original Soviet video from the 1970’s on how Chernobyl was built. Starting from the outer frame, all the way to building the reactors. This is now a case-study of what not to do. This video has never been made public (internationally), to my knowledge. Finding this on YouTube was not possible, prior to today. If you are interested in understanding the worst nuclear disaster, “straight from the horse’s mouth”, here you go!

ES9038 DAC Overhaul: Sockets, Capacitors, Resistors (Video Included)

HL tears the ES9038 DAC down to the bones for a full hardware upgrade! In stage 1 of upgrades, I worked on the analog side of the board, replacing nearly all the stock parts, including: resistors, DIP-8 sockets, and capacitors. The results have been impressive, giving a much more reference leaning tone. (ELNA SILMIC Super Gold included)

**Streaming Again Today 3/28, Later On** Far Cry 5 + the Burson Play DAC Review/Comparison to my ES9038Pro (PC HiFi Gaming Section)

Update: stream is up! http://hallmanlabs.com/hallman-labs-live-game-stream/     Thanks to those who came to watch the stream today, Far Cry 5 truly is breaking new ground for the demands on PC hardware that isn’t even VR yet! I know that VR was a huge thought in this game based on how well they integrated the Tobii […]

Making Custom I2S Cables

Note: I abandoned further work on this, because I no longer use an Amanero or XMOS module which require this sort of connector. Instead, now I use Belden CAT6 CatSnake between my Singxer SU-1 (clone) and my ES9038Pro DAC. You can find the article on that, right here. I am working on uploading a video […]