My Useful? Threads
Sun, Jun 28 2009, 7:37PM
I'm going to use this thread as a place to hold the links to my useful threads. This gets over the limitation of the signature. Hopefully, it will be of use to someone.
I'll try and keep it up to date.
AV Stand Cobbling. This was my first DIY thread. If you need a a very robust AV stand, then this thread is for you.
DIY Headphone Amplifier. My first amplifier. A Tangent variant of the classic CMoy headphone amp. All DIY beginners start here.
DIY Headphone Amp #2 - Graham Slee Novo. A guide to building the discrete headphone amplifier kit by Graham Slee.
DIY Headphone Amp #3 - Starving Student Hybrid. Fancy building a valve headphone amp without the scary voltages? Try this kit. Complete.
DIY Headphone Amp #4 - Design, Modelling and Prototyping. Build a headphone amp from the ground up. Underway.
Modifying the Beresford TC-7510 DAC. A guide to performing upgrades recommended by Stanley Beresford to the TC-7510.
DIY Dual Mono Power Amps. A brace of power amplifiers based on the humble LM3886 integrated chip. Underway.
DIY Passive Preamp - The Lightspeed Attenuator. The best preamp on the planet? Let's find out. Underway.
HOW TO...Setup Foobar2000 to use WASAPI. Vista users only. Probably worth taking a look at the "How To...Optimise Windows Audio Playback" before reading this thread.
Foobar2000 - UI Configuration Primer. The first steps to a nice front end.
Foobar2000 - User Interface Gallery. Nice front ends.
Foobar2000 - UPnP Media Server. Using foobar2000 to stream your music library to DLNA devices, specifically the PS3.
Format Posting Primer. There was a time when it was difficult to do anything in the forum unless you knew a bit of HTML. I still use the techniques described in this primer. This was my first useful thread. It used to be a sticky.
Lossless streaming to PS3 - Lessons Learnt. This was written before the UPnP media server offered by foobar2000. It focuses on TVersity, which was a bit of a pig to get working. Some useful stuff on EAC too. Perhaps I should dig the EAC bits out and stick them in a separate thread?
Audio File Hierarchies, Naming Conventions and Management Strategies. Mainly to wind up JoelSim as much as anything....but still provides useful recommendations on the organisation of your music library.
How To...Optimise Windows Audio Playback. Want a bit of background on KMixers, ASIO, Kernal Streaming and WASAPI? Then look no further.
Western Digital Live 1080P Internet Media Streamer. Want bit perfect playback of .flac files without the hassle of a PC or NAS? Then check out this baby. A quick, high-level canter through the configuration of this cool piece of kit. A primer may follow.
Humax PVR 9200T - Solving recent problems?. Some simple tweaks to restore the Hummy to its normal good behaviour.
By Other Posters
Palmer's Cable (and speaker) Cobbling. By RayPalmer. This is the one that got me thinking about DIY hifi. Ray, you've got a lot to answer for. And we never did see the speakers finished.
HOW TO... Upgrade your PS3 Hard Drive. By Professor Hat. The definitive guide to upgrading your PS3 HDD.