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Old 6th May 2003, 03:08 PM   #1
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Default 2x25 V tereoid for aleph 3?

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Can i use 2 25 V tereoids for an aleph 3 ? Or is it too much with the voltage? They will probably run hotter than with 18 Volts. I'm using 2 haetsinks, 0.3 C/W each for stereo. Would it be enough heatsinking?
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Old 6th May 2003, 04:20 PM   #2
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You can do it, but then you have more like an A5.. And your HS will be above 60'C.... I'm using 18VAC in mine and 2*0,25C/W HS -> a little more comfortable at about 50'C
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Old 6th May 2003, 04:27 PM   #3
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hi,
i think i will use the 18v tereoids then. >60 degrees is kinda too much i think.
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Old 6th May 2003, 08:08 PM   #4
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Well, I did exactly the same mistake and ended up with +-30V and 80C on the heatsinks... But after all, it may be not that bad: I will put some chokes to form CLC, lower the voltage and the ripple

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