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Old 30th April 2008, 02:44 PM   #521
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Thanks Dennis. Good news to me as I have a small stash of SK170's already.
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Old 30th April 2008, 02:56 PM   #522
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Default Re: F5 is great poweramp

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Few days ago, I complete my F5 project based on only this thread's info.
Now I use it, I can simply say it's great amp!!



Glad to hear that...
I have thought I'm only one feeling so...
I already said that I would not give up both F4 and (F5)...
Yeah, sure I am...
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Old 30th April 2008, 03:12 PM   #523
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Question Why?

This could be the coolest amp ever!

If it's push-pull, how does it comapre to the single-ended stuff?
Aside from some pretty nice specs, how does the F5 sound? Not many can comment on this right now, but can anyone explain why this PP is worth building besides the simplicity, higher power and gained effeciency? That might be enough for some, but the Zen series had a philosphy. Is this some new break-thru in PP technology?

I've heard some nice PP amps, but none of it compared to the SE amps I've heard.

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Old 30th April 2008, 03:51 PM   #524
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This could be the coolest amp ever!


I've heard some nice PP amps, but none of it compared to the SE amps I've heard.

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Very good point !!
I want to know also !!!
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Old 30th April 2008, 03:59 PM   #525
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Default Re: Why?

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I've heard some nice PP amps, but none of it compared to the SE amps I've heard.

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Vince
Nelson had released a ghost from a bottle, when he wrote about "single-ended nature" of air compression/distortion
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Old 30th April 2008, 03:59 PM   #526
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Is this some new break-thru in PP technology?
Yep: fewer stages plus mild feedback AND low distortion.
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Old 30th April 2008, 04:03 PM   #527
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Yep: fewer stages plus mild feedback AND low distortion.
Really new?
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Yep: fewer stages plus mild feedback AND low distortion.
My man Jacco!

That's what I mean...why is the F5 all of a sudden special? All known stuff with a twist!

Nelson has this ability to take known "techniques" or topologies and make You look at them in a completely different way. There's an open-mindedness and genius about that. Making something simple seem hard and visa-versa.
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Really new?
This cheap to build, yes.

Audio is like underwear, the color/fabric may vary but trend cycles keep repeating and it's hard to think up something really new for lowering Johnson's noise.
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