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Old 20th May 2003, 08:45 PM   #21
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Unhappy No Interest

Obviously there is no interest in measurements concerning the aleph diy clones. Probably these should not be judged at all based on square waves and this may be the truth, but I am concerned a bit about the square wave looks at high frequencies. Maybe Mr Pass alone, can make a simple comment about if these waveforms are the normal behaviour of aleph amps, or its just mine??

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Old 22nd May 2003, 07:47 PM   #27
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The amp has a slight high-frequency roll-off, which may be is the reason for what you see on your scope when square waves are measured. Filters are easy to be seen in square waves.
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Default Re: No Interest

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Obviously there is no interest in measurements concerning the aleph diy clones. Probably these should not be judged at all based on square waves and this may be the truth, but I am concerned a bit about the square wave looks at high frequencies. Maybe Mr Pass alone, can make a simple comment about if these waveforms are the normal behaviour of aleph amps, or its just mine??

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I haven't my Aleph here (borrowed by a fiend) but if I remember well wavwforms were quite similar.

You can't expect a perfect 10 or 20 kHz square wave because its harmonics go well over the power bandwidth of the amp.

PS what's the impedance of your speakers?

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Dear Andrea,

I thought I cannot expect perfect 10&20khz square waves, but my squarewaves seem to be way too bad at least to my limited experience with audio amplifiers. But every other simple push pull I have measured got better figures! Even a 20 year old pioneer I had in storage!
Anyway, all measurements were done on 8 ohm wire wound power resistors. The sound is very good on my Tannoys HPD385s in 90 lt ported cabinets, but very uncontroled and harsh on my mission 762s. As a pre I use my aleph-P clone and source is a heavily tweaked pioneer PD-S707.
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I have experienced some lack of control in the bass region (B&W DM604) , and this evening I'm going to a friend's house to listen to it with a audax TL kit, the "Nausicaa"; my friend reported some problems, probably due to the low impedance of the speakers, tomorrow I'll be more precise....

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