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Old 17th March 2003, 04:18 PM   #1
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Default Bridging of the Gainclone ??

Is it possible to bridge two GC circuits - I'm thinking of bridging two LM3875 devices - is it possible, and how can it be done ?
Should it be driven by a balanced source ?
What would the power be - 150watts ?

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Old 17th March 2003, 05:06 PM   #2
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look at the app note at www.national.com

you can get up to 200 watts

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Old 17th March 2003, 06:13 PM   #3
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Default App notes

Take a look at the National Overture app notes - it describes bridging and paralleling up to 200w.
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Old 17th March 2003, 10:02 PM   #4
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Default Re: App notes

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Take a look at the National Overture app notes - it describes bridging and paralleling up to 200w.

do you have a link?
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Bridging of the Gainclone ?? Bridging of the Gainclone ??
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Try this:
http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...threadid=11133

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Old 17th March 2003, 11:53 PM   #6
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see my message above
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Old 18th March 2003, 02:29 AM   #7
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I believe they were referring to this application note:

http://www.national.com/appinfo/audi...ation_Note.pdf


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Look at part 7.0 (pretty much the same as above) at this link:

http://www.national.com/an/AN/AN-1192.pdf



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Old 18th March 2003, 08:00 AM   #8
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Default Bridging of the Gainclone

Thanks for all the replys - just what I was after !


Cheers !

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Old 18th March 2003, 12:56 PM   #9
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de er godt nok flotte dine "spader".....iøvrigt er jeg også igang med et lm3886 - projekt!!!!!!!
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Old 18th March 2003, 02:03 PM   #10
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Just a note... i get 220W out of my bridged LM3886s.
Just bridged (2 devices), not bridged+parallel (4 devices).
I run them at +-40V and they are VERY will heatsinked.
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