Monday, August 1, 2016

DIY Quad PRE/POWER DIN-RCA interface

While awaiting parts for the Proac clone to arrive, I finally had the need to make the following for myself (after making a few for clients).

It's a simple interface converter to enable old Quad models to be connected to other equipment. Pin-outs are at

Plastic case from EBay
4-pin DIN for Quad pre/power amp connectivity to RCA
RCA from Ebay
Decided to try using a solid copper core for transporting the LHS and RHS signals, as the previous units were completed using normal cables. Earth connectivity remain unchanged.
Solid core copper cable used for connectivity
Been using it everyday for the past week ... so far, so good