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Old 23rd January 2007, 10:57 AM   #1
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Hi, what are the best power mosfet for aleph 30 between these alternative?


IRFP044N seems good for their high transconductance, but i'm not so expert. (in english also!!)
What meens the final "N"?
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Old 23rd January 2007, 12:15 PM   #2
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What meens the final "N"?

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Old 23rd January 2007, 01:20 PM   #3
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A search in PASS LABS forum, and mosfet choices came up with this and many more links:

Power Mosfet Choices

another quick link about mosfet choices

Aleph 3/30 MOS-FET Choice?

i hope that helps.
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Old 23rd January 2007, 01:46 PM   #4
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Why don't you have a look at the Aleph-30 wiki?

It's here, you would also immediately know Nelson Pass' reply to this!

Have fun! Hannes
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Old 24th January 2007, 01:23 AM   #5
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Why don't you have a look at the Aleph-30 wiki?
ERrr.., thanks, I needed that!
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Old 24th January 2007, 03:42 AM   #6
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The IRFP044 is trending towards risky given the voltages involved. Assuming that I haven't slipped a cog, that's a 60V part. Running full-tilt-boogie, you're going to be approaching 40-45V on peaks.
Now that I've made my plea for sanity, and in the interests of full disclosure, I will confess that I am running an Aleph 3 with IRFP044s. So far I haven't popped anything, but then it's my tweeter amp, so there's just not a lot of voltage swing involved.

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