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Old 21st December 2008, 09:48 AM   #1
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Default Zen vs ZV9

I've a Zen amp the second edition and happy with the sound.I also want to build a ZV9 .I like to know what sound is of the ZV9 compared with the Zen.
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Old 21st December 2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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It's a lot better....

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In what way do you mean?
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I mean that it's better by just about any criteria you name except
that it's a little more complicated.
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Default Re: Zen vs ZV9

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I've a Zen amp the second edition and happy with the sound.I also want to build a ZV9 .I like to know what sound is of the ZV9 compared with the Zen.
MeanMan -
There is a group buy for F3 pcb boards at the below link, The F3 being a very close relative of the Zen V9. You may want to it out.

F3-F5 PCB Group buy
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Well I shall build the ZV9 then I'll know.I already have the boards of Peter Daniel and I also have the LU's and ZTX's
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Do the output fets of the ZV9 need to be matched?
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No.

There is only one per channel.


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The ZV9 has 3 IRFP240 fets
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Old 30th December 2008, 07:18 PM   #10
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One is the supply voltage filter, one is the current source from the
supply, and one is the cascode for the Jfet.

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