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Question about Lm4780 kit
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Old 5th March 2005, 08:57 AM   #1
G.L. Tirebiter is offline G.L. Tirebiter  Canada
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Default Question about Lm4780 kit

Pardon my ignorance, but I'm very new at all of this. I want to build a chip amp(s) to use in a bi-amp setup. I'm a tad confused about the dual mono 4780 amp available at chipamp.com. I'm thinking that "dual mono" means two chips, each bridged. Is this correct?

Thanks in advance for the info.
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Old 5th March 2005, 01:43 PM   #2
Russ White is offline Russ White  United States
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Dual mono simply means 2 mono amps with individual power supplies.

Each amp board has both channels of the LM4780 paralleled making it a mono board.

If you share a common power supply then it is a "stereo" configuration as it is two channels sharing some common circuitry.

If you use two power supplies with two traffos then you have 2 distinct mono amplifiers, thus "dual mono".

I hope that helps clear it up.

BTW Brians LM4780 kit is the bomb. Enjoy it. I have built 6 of them.
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