kaimaitron 4 channel amplifire

custom kaimaitron 4 channel  mic/instrument amplifier with internal /external source control room or headphone monitor section. built all of  transistor amps into a 1960s brown leatherete portable case . also features an insert-able   germanium amp stage which can be sweet or stinging.

kaimaitron telefunken V372 amp

james duncan guitarist creationist-contortionist for dimmer and sjd  and punches  bort a telefunken V372 module off of ebay and asked me to add a preamping stage to it.  so i made a neever preamp with a handmade mic inputting  transformer AND a switchable germanium transistor stage as well , the germ amp  does a  smoothe…

cat visconti arriving

the cat visconti channel is almost gasp. complete.  just waiting now for a final bit of metal worked rear ass covering solution . sounding perfect . it’s made to be a best quality mono recording channel with mic/di/line stages and 4 way eq and filters with processor insertabilty. the output of that can mix (or…

new mini fenk

a new minifenkner contol room monitor ‘special’ dog. .  this little guy has been borned  inside a  pretty tight upgrade budget   so i found a suitable sized hammond industries cut folded & spotwelded chassis .. costs way less than my first   ‘built like a hummer’  styling. .   this  little bugger still has the…

vortex valve spring reverb

all valve amplifiers.  the vortex is designed to be used in a control room situation.   fed from an aux send and equalizer –  either outboard or ITB –  so as to tailor the signal that hits the spring . and then the vortex output should feed another eq to feed the reverb back into the…

spooning catvisconti trident totally ekadeked

mind altering breakaway holiday? no freaking way.  the wiring is set and a power supply is made and its been running perfectly hot! . after sorting a couple of easy sorted  errs.  (its kind of difficult thing to photograph cos it lies on it’s side.  spooning).  really does work well tho. set  to try it…

catvisconti due any day now

the catvisconti gogo5 channel is about half wired. the custom power supply and cabinet has to be made. and it’s almost christmas .. and getting into the lab to do it more is becoming increasingly more and more uneasy. the kids are home from school and the wife is being paid busy flogging at the…

phono roger eq one

ive been experimenting with a valve mag phono stage for a while and have at last nailed it. the mysterious circuit had suspicious boobitraps and ommisions, pfff.   i think by marrying it with the fabulous roger eq one …  your record player can  now drive a truck!   so fat and powerful.  u can pop your…

catvisconti’s big toe

i’ve been designing a piece of wood today . a big toe to go at the front below the faders of the cat visconti gogo five’s boot shaped sound shaper slash recording monitoring channeling. hope-ing the photos do this project justice. the electronics has been fitted commando style to a frame connected behind to the…

inside the cat visconti

the cat visconti gogo prototype channel is completely rocking. but it looks a bit strange.  it is just the  test bed of amps so far. even with its all unshielded looopey connecting wires and floating switches,  the sound is crystal clear and clean of noises or interferences.  the trident tsm 4 way -with filters eq …