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count
Intermediate Member
Username: count

Post Number: 136
Registered: 10-2003
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 11:00 am:   Edit Post

I'm contemplating taking the next step up and acquire an F-2b.
Looking at it there's TONS of empty space inside, which makes my modifimagination running..
I'd like to add the functions of the Series powersupply, and the guts of a GOOD stereo DI-box in the F-2B.
Has this been done before? Any opinions/advice?
slawie
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Username: slawie

Post Number: 591
Registered: 8-2002
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 11:46 am:   Edit Post

The only mod I have made to the F2-B is moving the on/off switch to the front panel.
You are right there is heaps of room in there. The only problems I could imagine would be electrical noise isolation difficulties and the amount of panel space available for the input socket. You would have to move the on/off LED.
count
Intermediate Member
Username: count

Post Number: 138
Registered: 10-2003
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 11:52 am:   Edit Post

Yes, that came to my mind as well. But to be honest, do we really need four input jacks, two for each channel?
Noice would obviously be a concern, but there should be ways to fix that. (Shielding?)
edwin
Senior Member
Username: edwin

Post Number: 1716
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 5:10 pm:   Edit Post

Noise shouldn't be a problem if you are careful with your wiring. As far as the DI goes, a couple of Jensen or equivalent transformers and you're pretty much set.

Also, there's nothing that says the input has to be on the front.
Sounds like a fun project, keep us posted!

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