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  1. stax t8000 clone (well sorta)

    If dual tube input. One tube as upper device and the other as lower like T2 or one tube each side?
  2. stax t8000 clone (well sorta)

    How about a “dual section” tube input similar to the T2?
  3. stax t8000 clone (well sorta)

    How about increasing the 6DJ8 plate voltage? Might need additional ksa1156, what else?
  4. I consider this is a fact.
  5. stax t8000 clone (well sorta)

    Kevin, function of switch in test position? Resistors in red circles below, have something to do with test?
  6. Happy Birthday jose!

    Happy Birthday!
  7. stax t8000 clone (well sorta)

    Thanks for schematic. Guess I'll stick to the t8000DR. The servo is interesting though.
  8. grounded grid

    Thanks for clarifications George and Michael. The servo (opto servo) I'm talking about needs both OP27 and 4N25 installed and the jumper next to the 4N25 shortened (do not shorten the other jumper). The trimmer must be set high enough. The opto servo is only capable of lowering the offset set by the trimmer.
  9. grounded grid

    I use a similar opto servo as on Kevin's boards. Differences are KSC2690A for PZTA06, VOL618A for 4N25 and no resistor/trimmer cross KSC2690A. This servo works instantly on my DIY T2, Carbon, Grounded Grid and Grounded Grid with tube input. The amplifiers also have balance servos. With multimeter one decimal resolution I read 000.0 at the outputs. My impression is that the opto servo works well. I've no idea what the problem with your Grounded Grid is. The servo works on your Carbon then it should work on the Grounded Grid as well. I'm sure you will solve this, might take some time though but it will be worth it.
  10. Happy Birthday Birgir-Biggie-spritzer!

    Happy Birthday!
  11. grounded grid

    After a second thought. Probably a bad idea put a test pin at pin2 OP27, might affect the servo. But the small variation at one output could very well be variation in the balance. +0.160V then you have -0.160V at the other output. I have four amplifiers with similar servos and they all have perfect offset behavior and the servos kick in instantly.
  12. grounded grid

    Turn trimmer up to max resistance. Measure voltage at pin2 op27 to ground with one decimal resolution and I bet you'll read 000.0 within a few seconds after applying the high voltages. That servo works.
  13. grounded grid

    Thank you pose, pixels appreciated. Give me the opportunity to steal good ideas. I like the led stax connector. Can that be bought somewhere? At the PSU, there seems to be something Arduino on the back panel - what's that?
  14. The Headcase Stax thread

    You wanna circlotron? This is a circlotron... ... just where I live.
  15. grounded grid

    Nice. Big knob is volume control? But the small one is? Is there some light in the Stax outlet or is it just look like it is? Nice indeed. More pixles, please.