I’ve got an upcoming review that I’ve been waiting years to finally have a chance to try. Custom molds for my IEMs (Westone UM30) by a company called “In Your … Continue Reading Upcoming Review of “In Your Ear” (IEM) Custom Molds (For Under 80$)
An overview of how I changed my BYOC ESV 2 Knob Bender into a modular design with regard to capacitor swapping.
Dedicated Page: Here Cost of Mod: $17 Replacement Parts: 2x Bourns 500k 10% accuracy potentiometer with DPDT switch (logarithmic/audio taper) A step-by-step video showing how to change any single tone … Continue Reading Modding A Single Coil-Tap Guitar to A Dual Coil-Tap (Step-by-Step Video)
First off, I want to give a big thanks to Kale Brown and Johnathan Pope for helping me out with this recording demo. Kale handled the guitar playing, Johnathan … Continue Reading Fender Blues Jr Page Updated With Sound Clips of Amplifier!
You can find the complete C-2 page here. Capacitors Used Include: ELNA SILMIC-II/SILMIC-II ARS/ToneRex, Nichicon Muse/Muse-ES/Fine Gold/FW and a Siemens/EPCOS 1uF MKP output capacitor. Previous Mod: 16V Zener Diode Mod … Continue Reading Update to Kenwood C-2 Pre-Amp Page (Re-Cap Complete)
The first part of my Sansui AU-517/717 restore guide, from recapping to finding those pesky shorted diodes. Not to mention how daunting it is just to remove and then rewire all the PCB’s! Here I hope to help shed some light on the subject.
As you may already know, I started the Hallman Labs Vintage Store a few months back. I am currently using EBay to sell these items and I came across a … Continue Reading Tips and Hidden Rules for Creating EBay Ads – How to Make Sure Your Ad Shows Up in the Mobile App!
I want to introduce the latest release of vintage parts from Hallman Labs, the ultra-rare MiniWatt Mullard/Philips Mustard capacitor. I’ve never before seen these capacitors prior to my acquisition … Continue Reading The Mullard/Philips MiniWatt Brand of Mustard Caps! (Very Rare) Datasheets Given
Potomac AA-51 Audio Analyzer – Calibration Procedure, Service Manual, Ref Images — Early Version of Upcoming Page (Work in Progress)
I decided to go ahead and publish what I had ready in a blog post until it is ready for its own page. The AA-51 is what is holding me … Continue Reading Potomac AA-51 Audio Analyzer – Calibration Procedure, Service Manual, Ref Images — Early Version of Upcoming Page (Work in Progress)
XMOS : BlackGate vs. SILMIC ARS “Super Gold” Capacitors (& Others) Direct Comparison (testing in progress) – Photos and a Preview
I was able to acquire another USB XMOS FUN01 modules (SU-1 Clone), with the exact same HW as my BlackGate™ module (aside from a few little changes). From the various … Continue Reading XMOS : BlackGate vs. SILMIC ARS “Super Gold” Capacitors (& Others) Direct Comparison (testing in progress) – Photos and a Preview
Everyone who subscribes here gets notifications of blog posts, but not site pages! So, I wanted to let my readers know the ELEPAWL EP6 Headphone Review has been published. You … Continue Reading Latest Publishing: ELEPAWL EP6 Review
I apologize about the delay in announcing the winner (from what I said on FB), I’ve been hard at work on the EP6 headphone review. I will be publishing the … Continue Reading Burson Play Giveaway Winner – 2nd Attempt – Prize Claimed (1st Giveaway Finished)
Redrawing Winner for Burson Play DAC/Amp Giveaway: After contacting the original winner and giving ample time (over a week) to contact me, we are now drawing another winner of the … Continue Reading Update on Giveaway (Drawing Again) and Headphone Review in Progress
First off, let me apologize for the slight delay, as North Carolina is taking a pounding in lighting strikes right now and I lost power for a good bit … Continue Reading Burson Play v1.6 DAC/Amp Announcement : The Winner Is..
Just a reminder to anyone who has yet to sign up for the first Hallman Labs (review equipment) giveaway, the entry period ends at 12AM PST. You can find all … Continue Reading Last Chance to Enter Burson Play DAC/Amp Giveaway!
It is easy to miss a new site page being added and this being such an important page I wanted to make everyone aware of it who wants to know. … Continue Reading Vintage Parts Store Page Goes Live!