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Old 10th July 2012, 12:09 PM   #1
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Default Belated hello from Northants, England

Iíve been registered on here for a few years now but never posted. I was originally toying with the idea of building a Krell KSA50 clone using the boards from Jimís Audio but decided against it.

Now I fancy a go at building an F5 but not sure on which variant yet, although I am looking along the lines of more output devices and more power than standard trim.

Iíve done a little messing around with Naim equipment and Iím just finishing a new dual rail PSU to replace my old SNAPS to power my much fettled with NAC32. Also Iíve put together a dual mono NCC200 that sounded good to my ears, just fancy something a little different.

Iíve just about got half a clue of what Iím doing but plenty yet to learn!
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Old 10th July 2012, 12:36 PM   #2
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Hi and a belated welcome to diyAudio make sure you check out the store if you are going to build an F5. The quality of the boards is excellent (I've a set of BA3 boards that I'm yet to find the time to start on).

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Old 10th July 2012, 12:44 PM   #3
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Thanks Tony, I've already been checking out the "cviller" version. Just need to read some more of the documentation on the F5 and F5 Turbo to get a better understanding.
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Old 12th July 2012, 01:06 AM   #4
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Hello Johnny.
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Old 12th July 2012, 01:23 AM   #5
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Hi Johnny,
Nelson Pass has an F5 article on the First Watt website.
There are also many articles on the PassDIY website.
I got some red PCBs from Jims Audio and they were quite good. The parts in the kits are fair.
I'm planning to build a pair of balanced F5 turbo monoblocks to heat my home this winter.
Good luck with your project.
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Old 12th July 2012, 02:19 AM   #6
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Welcome to the forum Johnny.

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