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sweetspence

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discrete poweramp
« on: November 23, 2011, 12:21:40 AM »
any resources on this?

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Re: discrete poweramp
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2011, 03:28:08 AM »

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Re: discrete poweramp
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2011, 11:30:22 AM »
An old Class A power amp design that works surprisingly well for guitar. Power isn't very high and you will need a huge heatsink and/or a fan. But, the basic circuit only has four transistors.

http://www.tcaas.btinternet.co.uk/

Kevin O'Connor's TUT2 book has a chapter on solid state power amps. You can basically roll your own by matching a front end to various power stages. Lots of other info on tube amps and tube/transistor hybrids.

http://www.londonpower.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=3