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dude007 22nd May 2006 04:46 PM

F1 Mods
I've purchased a used First Watt F1. We have read the service manual on the firstwatt web site and viewed the schematics, however; I don't have the experience to understand how it can be modded to sound even better.

Anyone got any mods for the F1. I can solder.


MEGA_amp 23rd May 2006 04:14 AM

What speakers are you running it to? From what I understand, that can make it or break it for you. I guess you could raise the rails, but that would increase dissipation beyond what the stock heatsinks could handle. A specialty amplifier like that shouldnt be touched (you're in possession of a fine piece of history). If you can solder, I suggest you build your own F1 and experiment from there.


Nelson Pass 23rd May 2006 06:50 PM

You can tailor the amp to the speaker with loading as explained
in the written material. As such, there are many opportunities
to improve the performance, but none that I know of internal
to the amplifier.

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