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Old 23rd April 2003, 05:29 PM   #1
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i have two power suplys, one is +/- 15v with 33000uf and the other is 35v with 2200uf, which power supply would be better with which amp?
How much trouble would it be to try both?

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what sort if speaker cable is best suited to gainclones? solid core or stranded cable?
So far, I have found the best results with a flat-braided OFC with a 1.5mm2 cross section. Speaker cables do seem to make more of a difference on the Gainclone than on other amps I have played around with!
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Old 23rd April 2003, 08:22 PM   #2
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How much trouble would it be to try both?
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So far, I have found the best results with a flat-braided OFC with a 1.5mm2 cross section. Speaker cables do seem to make more of a difference on the Gainclone than on other amps I have played around with!
what configuration of cat5 cable should i use? 1 pair per speaker? or all pair wired together?
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what configuration of cat5 cable should i use? 1 pair per speaker? or all pair wired together?
I don't have experience of Cat 5 but I would suggest starting with one pair and then maybe trying adding pairs.
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I use 3 runs of cat5 solid core braided together per speaker.

as in the Full Frequency Range Cable design at tnt-audio

FFRC

havent tried it with my gainclone yet. but with my old amp it was a definate improvement over crapola gale 79 strand.
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I don't have experience of Cat 5 but I would suggest starting with one pair and then maybe trying adding pairs.

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I use 3 runs of cat5 solid core braided together per speaker.

as in the Full Frequency Range Cable design at tnt-audio

FFRC

havent tried it with my gainclone yet. but with my old amp it was a definate improvement over crapola gale 79 strand.

ill try both
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Old 25th April 2003, 07:29 AM   #6
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Mattcatt, just to inform you that I had problems with the FFRC cable on my GC.
See post http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...858#post158858
..and forward.
Maybe you have better luck though...

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Mattcatt, just to inform you that I had problems with the FFRC cable on my GC.
See post http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...858#post158858
..and forward.
Maybe you have better luck though...

/Jan

i saw that post, how many pairs per speaker? i tried one speaker with a cable make with 6 pairs wired together and it worked fine, loads of bass too
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i saw that post, how many pairs per speaker? i tried one speaker with a cable make with 6 pairs wired together and it worked fine, loads of bass too

Three cat5 cables braided. Each cat5 has eight twisted pairs. That makes twelve twisted pairs per + and -

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Oops, Jan. CAT5e is 8 wires or 4 twisted pairs. That would be 12 wires or 6 pair per speaker cable. Did you keep the pairs together and braid them?
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Oops, Jan. CAT5e is 8 wires or 4 twisted pairs. That would be 12 wires or 6 pair per speaker cable. Did you keep the pairs together and braid them?
Sorry, you are right. 4 twisted pairs in each cat 5 cable. That makes 12 twisted pairs for 3 braided cat 5s, off course.
I separeted the pairs and braided all dark wires (12 total) for plus and light wires (12 total) for minus.

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