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21Apr/110

Chen 1/8 Trepang

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It's been a while since my last GK gallery post but the weather is improving and I can finally work outside which makes it all more enjoyable. So mayble I'll actually get something done. This time it looks like I'm running out of kits, there's one kit waiting to be finished and a few preordered (no idea when they're going to be released). I've waited for Chen about a year too, E2046 has a wide range of kits but that also means you have to wait quite long for a kit which is not so popular.

Chen is an easy kit with few parts but mind you, building GKs is a lot of work nonetheless so I've spend a full week building her.

A more detailed WIP post will follow tomorrow although I don't have as many photos as I'd like to have. I just happen to be too lazy when messing with tools and paint to wash my hands and fetch the camera.

So today here's Chen's gallery for you to enjoy 🙂 Nyan~

20Apr/113

Chun Plushie – more Mahjong madness!

Who doesn't like a good hanpai in a starting hand? Who wouldn't love a dora-kan in every hand? This article will help you getting the flow with a better starting hand - it will describe how to sew you own giant Mahjongg Tile Plushie (Chun)!

Please read on for a more detailed howto on how to sew one...

12Apr/114

DIY Ebook-Reader Cover (and how to choose a good ereader!)

I've always wanted a own EBook-Reader to read, well, mainly manga - the Sony PRS-650 Eefi's got is just gorgeous, it has all features that you can wish for in a good reader, everything in the firmware is just right - it's (speed)-optimized till the end, eats next to no battery (i suspect this is not some "general purpose" OS but a highly specialized firmware), the hardware is appropriately fast, very rugged and well-built - no gaps and whatnot to see!

If you want a Ebook-Reader just as good at a lower price you're gonna suffer - here are my experiences...

8Apr/110

Reimu’s Hat

Okay so I bought this straw hat last summer for a few Euros. I've always wanted one but it looks kind of plain....

Time for hat modding! o/

7Apr/110

PicPost: Headphones Amplifier

Since a long time i wanted to check out DIY Amplifier design and building (see http://ideas.kanojo.de/ for a rough timeline oO). As a first-tryer i opted for a Headphones amp as a friend is a real HighEnd-Headphones fanatic and well ... it's simpler and cheaper - you don't need large capacitors, big heatsinks, uber-powersupplies ... all nice n tiny.

The Amplifier itself is a TexasInstruments TPA1517NE Class-AB Amplifier that is driven at a voltage of 18V (to be able to supply a reasonable signal for high-impedance (600ohms) headphones. The Schematic is almost the application note except for enlarged output capacitors to lower the cutoff frequency of the output-filter. Both powersupply and amp reside on on PCB.

The casing is made from 15mm Multiplex, routered at the edges. The volume-control knob is also routered from the same 15mm MPX material. The edges are routered along with 45*

Buuut, as this is a picpost, here they come: