ModWright OPPO UDP-205

Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
edited October 29 in Electronics
Well it’s here, unfortunately I won’t really have time to spend with it till this weekend but here are some pics,
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    Power Supply

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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,628
    That is a sweet looking 205... look forward to your impressions.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,589
    Ok curiosity has grabbed a hold of me..
    I wonder who makes their film caps?
    That is some good looking stuff Larry.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 9,971
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    Ok curiosity has grabbed a hold of me..
    I wonder who makes their film caps?
    That is some good looking stuff Larry.

    They are built by specs by Dan. Each are measured to meet spec before installed.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,589
    VERY NICE!!
    thanks Ron.
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    Ok curiosity has grabbed a hold of me..
    I wonder who makes their film caps?
    That is some good looking stuff Larry.

    I wondered the same thing about the caps when I popped the hood, it is all very well done and built, I don’t see where any one thing was sacrificed for the sake of saving a buck..

  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    Thanks Ron!!
  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,168
    I've only heard positive things about Modwright work and their attention to detail.
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  • SCompRacerSCompRacer Posts: 6,957
    edited October 29
    Nice! Congrats and enjoy!

    Dan's tube regulated power supply is well designed and uses quality components. Clean power. I used upgraded tubes in the PS.

    I've owned his SWP 9.0SE, Sony 999ES with tube reg PS, Sony 9100ES with tube reg PS and his SWLP 9.0SE with Blue face, tube reg PS and built in phono. I had one issue with a PS which he corrected quickly.

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  • gmcmangmcman Posts: 1,273
    Very nice! Looking forward to hear your review.
  • dromundsdromunds Posts: 7,339
    Dang! Very very nice
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,336
    Sweet! Enjoy! :)
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  • SIHABSIHAB Posts: 315
    Way nice! Congrats!
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    Thanks Guys!!!! Can't wait to set it up...
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    edited October 30
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    And it’s supposed to only get better after 200 hours??? I can’t freakin wait!!!

    Talk about taking it to a whole new level, I have that feeling again like I did when I just got started in this hobby, it’s been a long time since I have felt this way..
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
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    You make loving fun, one of my favorite discs...
  • afterburntafterburnt Posts: 4,689
    Does the modification eliminate multi-channel analog out?
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    afterburnt wrote: »
    Does the modification eliminate multi-channel analog out?

    No..

  • honestaquarianhonestaquarian Posts: 2,093
    Do these particular mods only affect the audio performance?
    Or does the video get improved as well?
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 40,667
    Where's the blue goop?
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    Do these particular mods only affect the audio performance?
    Or does the video get improved as well?

    Audio only, 2 channel side...
    F1nut wrote: »
    Where's the blue goop?

    Blue goop?? I know nothing of blue goop..

  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,138
    F1nut wrote: »
    Where's the blue goop?

    Or the black RFI tape :wink:
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,196
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    edited November 1
    Ok, someone fill me in... :#

    Edit: a little search and I caught on.. LOL!!! I never saw that thread, glad Dan dosen't do work like that..
  • GlennDogGlennDog Posts: 1,602
    I’m curious if you ever let the stock 205 fully run -in prior to sending to Dan...
    . . I just hooked mine up and it’s bright and harsh, but smoooothing out slowly ....

    Did you get the full Monty? ie MW balls-to-the-walls treatment?
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,950
    edited November 2
    GlennDog wrote: »
    I’m curious if you ever let the stock 205 fully run -in prior to sending to Dan...
    . . I just hooked mine up and it’s bright and harsh, but smoooothing out slowly ....

    Did you get the full Monty? ie MW balls-to-the-walls treatment?

    The first one I purchased yes I did, the second one I purchased that I was lucky to get during their last runs is the one I sent to ModWright, no I did not let it fully run, but it now has about 100hrs on it, and still sounds fantastic..

    I did everything but the region free upgrade, I will never use it....

    Also I figure I can apply my own blue goop, and hockey tape for better sound... :wink:

  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,607
    Toolfan66 wrote: »

    Also I figure I can apply my own blue goop, and hockey tape for better sound... :wink:

    Don't forget to cover every square millimeter of the inside with a green Sharpie, just to be safe. :p
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,138
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Ok, someone fill me in... :#

    Edit: a little search and I caught on.. LOL!!! I never saw that thread, glad Dan dosen't do work like that..

    Your right, I dont :wink:
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