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Old 1st September 2011, 05:05 AM   #1
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Default Best Gainclone lm3886

i make stereo lm3886 and very proud the sound. without tone control my gc not produce enough treble. i dont know how to overcome this problem without add tone control. But for this time i using apex tone control to increase treble. below for more detail about my new gc.

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Old 1st September 2011, 10:04 AM   #2
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Abandon GainClone.

Build a good inverting or non-inverting AC coupled version with all the National "optional" circuits added back in, for improved reliability.
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Old 2nd September 2011, 05:10 PM   #3
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The original Gaincard is AC-coupled, so a veritable Gainclone should also be.
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Old 3rd September 2011, 03:56 PM   #4
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why do you add 0.22R at the output? Are you doing parallel?
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Old 3rd September 2011, 05:12 PM   #5
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That's what some people use in place of the output inductor for stability, I prefer the inductor.

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Old 4th September 2011, 06:35 AM   #6
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I prefer the conventional coil/resistor in parallel.
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Old 4th September 2011, 05:40 PM   #7
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That's what I'm talking about. For some reason some people think that putting the coil-resistor combo in will cause a major audible impact, when in fact it's small fractions of a dB at frequencies most of us can't really hear. I 'm willing to sacrifice those fractions of a dB for amplifier stability.

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Old 5th September 2011, 01:14 AM   #8
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Yup, they never count the cable impedance. Well, the cable may cost thousands for one feet. So, it must be perfect!
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