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Old 20th November 2012, 04:59 PM   #2991
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Wim DeHaan's design I posted is a complementary output design. Still a nice idea I will attempt...
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Old 20th November 2012, 05:07 PM   #2992
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This old bull will have to document the performance of the F6 with IRFP240's
so as to keep the DIYers happy.

It will need some output stage degeneration, and more bias voltage on the
voltage sources. Zeners will work fine.

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Old 20th November 2012, 05:18 PM   #2993
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This old bull will have to document the performance of the F6 with IRFP240's
so as to keep the DIYers happy.

It will need some output stage degeneration, and more bias voltage on the
voltage sources. Zeners will work fine.

In a past post regading ACA, this MOSFET was quoted to have a Gm = 2. Will additional voltage gain be needed in this version of diyF6?
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Old 20th November 2012, 05:48 PM   #2994
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In a past post regading ACA, this MOSFET was quoted to have a Gm = 2. Will additional voltage gain be needed in this version of diyF6?
I proposed in a past post of this thread the attached schematic in the event additional voltage gain was needed in diyF6. I already bought the PCBs from the DIYAudio store. I hope the schematic is useful for DIYers. One pending question hung: Where's one inject overall loop feedback in it?
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Old 20th November 2012, 05:55 PM   #2995
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I think I have the answer to that question and I am doing simulations right now.

Build the F6 using Nelson's "F6 with Variable 2ND Harmonic" schematic with "ordinary MOSFETs" and the lower (maybe upper too) source resistor with a higher value like 0R47. The FET degeneration will be determined by the Zen pots P3 and P4, not the source resistors. BUT the bias thermal stability will be improved by the DC drop across the source resistor(s). My guess is that this will work without thermistors in the same manner as the many F5s built without thermistors.
Ilquam. I think you should try this layout with lateral fets. I started with them. It would be interesting to gt your opinion.
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You could go either way pretty easily. The design with undegenerated
Jfets had open loop gain to burn at 39 dB.

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Old 20th November 2012, 07:30 PM   #2997
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This old bull will have to document the performance of the F6 with IRFP240's
so as to keep the DIYers happy.

It will need some output stage degeneration, and more bias voltage on the
voltage sources. Zeners will work fine.

Wow! Papa leaves no stone unturned in supporting his 'followers'.
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Old 20th November 2012, 11:39 PM   #2998
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Especially complimentary followers.

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Especially complimentary followers.

Is that a hint about the next circuit?
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