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Old 12th April 2008, 10:14 PM   #21
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> Such a smarty-pants.

I take that as a compliment.




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Old 12th April 2008, 10:25 PM   #22
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As it was intended.
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Old 12th April 2008, 10:32 PM   #23
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The first time I saw the circuit (Profet I meant), I was quite impressed by its simplicity. The only concern then was the relatively low gain, espscially with lateral FETs. I guess using high transconductance FETs would solve part of the problem.

There are not that many true complimentary FETs around, which is why I have so far shy from building anything complementary other than a pre with all K170's / J74's.

Maybe I shall try this some time.


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Old 12th April 2008, 10:39 PM   #24
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Is it class AB? (Vgs 3.6V)
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Old 12th April 2008, 10:41 PM   #25
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It is biased at 1.3A, and leaves Class A at 2.6A.
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Old 12th April 2008, 11:44 PM   #26
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It reminds me to the ZEN V5....tarted up with an input buffer..

Nelson is still able to eliminate parts from something I thought was already minimalistic... http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...792#post613792

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In case you haven't already seen the square wave....
Current feedback is fast, eh??

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Old 13th April 2008, 12:06 AM   #27
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It reminds me to the ZEN V5....tarted up with an input buffer..

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...792#post613792

Current feedback is fast, eh?
The output stage looks like the ZV5 (MOSFET complementary
Common Source) but the input system is Common Source also.

And yes, "current feedback" is pretty fast.

Early on I put together a power amp with the topology of your
reference, but I found that if you're going to go to the trouble
of dual-diff pairs, you may as well go all the way, as with the
post that followed it. Logically, joining two of these at the hip,
that is to say the Source junctions of the JFETs, and using power
MOSFETs you create a power UGS.

Now I've done it. The F5 isn't even out and some of you will
already be scrambling to build the two balanced versions.









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Old 13th April 2008, 12:07 AM   #28
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talking about Profet ;
NFB is bloody different


Returning the feedback to the cathode is quite common in the tube world, but for some reason it never quite caught on with the solid state folks. As a result, I expect we'll see a couple of variations on the idea show up in the Pass Labs forum over the next month or two. Just remember one thing when you're trying this: You're running the feedback into a low impedance node. It makes a difference.

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Current feedback is fast, eh??

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Papa - cascodes are referenced to gnd , or to some other funny place(s) ?
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Oh OK...I "think" I get the 10A@1R spec...it's for the bridged option?
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