Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scrap-lifier discussion thread.

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/solid-state/208506-hybrid-diy-cct-lm3886-6n11.html#post2956841

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Scrap-lifier Update.

Okay, so I was having some problems with the 20v transformer; all the expectable ones like no headroom and so on. So I installed (with some trepidation) the 35v 5A transformer that resided on my test-bench. This had the immediate … Continue reading

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Caterthun FULL-RANGE; Exclusive new pics!

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Translation of Recent News Item.

“When someone in the present circumstances, introduces a bookshelf speaker at a price of 1995 pounds, it had better have a good ace up it’s sleeve, and not just a comparative advantage in relation to existing and established competitors. Alacrity Audio is a kind of British underground audio manufacturer, with a different approach to making and marketing a distinctive speaker. The Caterthun Model stands proudly as a British product, with which they did not … Continue reading

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What is Hungarian for “Alacrity”? Oh, wait…

http://www.hifimedia.hr/audio/item/2727-alacrity-audio-predstavlja-caterthun-infrasonicni-bookshelf

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Scrap-lifier Project Pics

Here are some pics. I’ll give a brief description, but I haven’t got time yet to do a fully labeled diagram. Here you can see the volume control (centre-left), the smoothing caps (centre, 10,000 uF @ 50V) and fuses and … Continue reading

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More new stuff…

Hi to Paul, thanks for that. Yeah, I kinda feel that UK hifi lost it’s way after that period, becoming consumed with style and not moving on with the substance. I hope to change that… Anyway, to issue. Regarding the … Continue reading

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Loudspeaker Review Follow-up (2)

Alacrity Audio Caterthun Loudspeaker system – IIBonjour,I just did read your review for the Alacrity Audio Caterthun Loudspeaker system. When you say “Do remember though that these are not speakers that you can put into any old system” Does it mean that … Continue reading

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Loudspeaker Review Follow-up (1)

Alacrity Audio Caterthun Loudspeaker system – IHi, my name is Clyde Lindsay and I am in the States.What are your reference speakers? What amplification seems best suited to the above speakers, i.e., only valves or can a valve-like transistor so … Continue reading

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Open Letter to UK Hi-Fi Press

Dear Sirs. Thank you for taking this mail. I hope it finds you well. I write today on behalf of my company, Alacrity Audio. We are a small UK manufacturer of loudspeakers based on a remarkable new technology. We have … Continue reading

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