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Old 27th August 2012, 01:58 AM   #21
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One chassis is almost ready... It is a nightmare doing metal works using only hand tools seating on the kitchen floor. I promise myself: No DIY chassis for my next Pass amp! :-)

P.s. It will look better in the end, do not judge now ;-)

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Old 27th August 2012, 10:43 AM   #22
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How did you do the slots in the top plate?
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Old 27th August 2012, 03:23 PM   #23
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One good man helped me with the water jet cutter, thanks him a lot!
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Old 31st August 2012, 03:09 PM   #24
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Oooh!! Very nice chassis! Can you show any more photos? And perhaps with a CD or something similar for scale?
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Old 31st August 2012, 07:51 PM   #25
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I will be out for the next two weeks, but after I will post more photos!
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Old 19th September 2012, 04:17 AM   #26
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I am assembling PSU and would appreciate our coiners on how I am about to place everything inside.
Here are some photos, what do you think?
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Old 19th September 2012, 05:11 AM   #27
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Old 20th September 2012, 09:45 PM   #28
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Hello

You`ve said 6L6, Zen Mod, Jacco Vermeulen and Nelson Pass converted me to make an Aleph 60.

What was so interesting / good at the aleph 60 that you prefer it?

I also think about to build the aleph 60 but have also another candidate.
The BurningAmp1.
But i have no idea what will be the main difference (soundwise) between this two amps.

In the past i also build an Aleph J which is a direkt successor of the aleph 30 so all the same Family.
Could it be that the sound of the Aleph 60 is in the same direction as the aleph J but with more power?
I have only Parts for 1 Amp left and have to make a decision maybe its easyer with help

many Thanks

greets alex

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Hello!

I was in the process of building an Aleph 5 amp, but reading and discussions with forum members(thank you folks: 6L6, Zen Mod, Jacco Vermeulen and Nelson Pass) converted me to make an Aleph 60 instead!

Here is a thread about Aleph 5 for reference(I can delete it after):http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/pass-...aleph-5-a.html

These are what I have:
1) Chassis: 2 monoblocks with(per each): 2x 210mmX300mmX40mm 0.2c/w heatsinks, 0.19(~5mm) face, 0.125(~3mm) back, top and bottom.

(Will assemble and upload photos soon, waiting for some screws from "online").

2) PSU: 600VA, 25V 2x12A toroidals and 4/ch 100k uf 50v United Chemicon caps.

3) BrianGT aleph boards(photo bellow).

I will be using ZVP3310 as inputs and IRFP240 as outputs, which I will order(as soon as he has them in stock) form other forum member h-a.

Right now I have couple of questions which stops me and would really appreciate your help:
1) Which wires should I use for high current(non signal) purpose? Will any (from let say ebay) 12-14awg with teflon insulation work or you can recommend something better?

2) and major. I have an pdf(sorry can't upload excel, so include a link on it) file attached with schematics, board layout and parts number for the boards I have. I've tried to match parts number from this list to original schematics, but still have many gaps. I would appreciate if you be so kind to help me with this, because I can't proceed without knowing this correspondence. Please! :-)

Thank you in advance!

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/12499320/Aleph60.xls
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/12499320/Aleph60.pdf
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Old 21st September 2012, 12:17 AM   #29
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the alephJ have not much in commen with the aleph30


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Hello

You`ve said 6L6, Zen Mod, Jacco Vermeulen and Nelson Pass converted me to make an Aleph 60.

What was so interesting / good at the aleph 60 that you prefer it?

I also think about to build the aleph 60 but have also another candidate.
The BurningAmp1.
But i have no idea what will be the main difference (soundwise) between this two amps.

In the past i also build an Aleph J which is a direkt successor of the aleph 30 so all the same Family.
Could it be that the sound of the Aleph 60 is in the same direction as the aleph J but with more power?
I have only Parts for 1 Amp left and have to make a decision maybe its easyer with help

many Thanks

greets alex
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Old 21st September 2012, 12:33 AM   #30
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