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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