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Old 27th September 2005, 08:38 AM   #11
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depends on if you are running inverted or not doesn't it...
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Old 27th September 2005, 10:37 AM   #12
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It is the inverting layout.
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Old 27th September 2005, 10:43 AM   #13
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Ideally, the inverting input should "see" the same DC resistance as the non-inverting. If so you have eliminated pretty much DC offset.

The gain should be 20-30 if you have normal signals but my recommendation is to start at 20. Don't have more gain than necessary. You will only get more noise.

Rf = 220 K
Rin = 10 k

These are common values but you can choose to have lower.

The only thing I don't like about this configuration is the rather big electrolythic cap at the input. I myself prefer an extremely good buffer AD8620 and a direct connection to the LM3886, see my SMD Gainclone, OK a bit more complicated but why make simple things

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Old 27th September 2005, 11:06 AM   #14
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Ok, thanks for the input, I will check out the input buffer.

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Sure, but I still don't like it
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Ok, I found it,

I think Jacco agreed to your idea with the input buffer PA. Does an input buffer like that help to keep the feed from being 'drained' if you use long interconnects? Or is it just a better DC blocker?

P.S. I read your deal on your homepage about the engineering approach to hifi-electronics. I can only agree that less is not always more. I guess people start to rant about this since if less is added then less is too be understood, which I assume is the hard part. D.S.
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