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Old 8th March 2007, 06:39 PM   #51
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As I can see, the bias current trough the resistors network for the mosfets gates is about 1.4mA. Some wold say that`s funny! You have to drive the gate`s capacitances (3*IRFP240).
Of course that is the DC value, but the JFETs are capable of
sourcing quite a bit more AC. How much do you think you need
here in order to sound good?

As to the matching thing, please note that the parallel devices
are matched - we have been referring to the (mis)match between
P and N types.

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Old 8th March 2007, 06:41 PM   #52
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Nelson, with his greater experience, may be better able to describe all of these amps.
Not likely. I think I'm just going to quote you from now on.

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Old 8th March 2007, 06:45 PM   #53
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Old 8th March 2007, 08:38 PM   #54
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Sorry my mistake. Sometimes a man can`t see a tree even if it`s in from of him...

I`m working right now on my own design (voltage amplifier + current amplifier(follower) and I`m wondering wath is the best choise for voltage amplifier. I need 18V peak to peak and input impedance of follower is about 50K. I was experimenting in simulator with a one stage nfb single ended voltage amplifier with heavy local feedback working with +250V and results are very very good. I made it in practice and the sound is magnificent. The only "problem" is that is capacitor coupled.

I could post the schematic here if anyone interesed...


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Old 9th March 2007, 01:12 AM   #55
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Hi , i like to make some mod on this amp ,will anyone like to help me ? i have a lot of amplifier transformer ( Marantz ,Hk pioneer) most of them have ~ 45-0-45 vdc @ 4A , can i use on F4 ? and i like to reduce the bias to class AB and use only 1 or 2 pair output mosfet . possible ?



btw ,to be honest , i like all the diy amp design by Mr Pass , but that kind of amplifier not practical , waste too much . (u can build it but u cannot enjoy it ) !!! and how many people on earth can afford big horn speaker ? i rather stick with Class AB and not all in this Class are rubbish .Some are better than Class A .
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Old 9th March 2007, 01:34 AM   #56
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TJ,

You are an old member, and have learned that most all amps on this side of the forum are class A. What you are proposing is a completely different animal and IMO not recommended.

On the Solid State forum you will find hundreds of nice class AB amps with those rail voltages, if I were you I would stick to those. No offence intended.
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Old 9th March 2007, 02:08 AM   #57
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btw ,to be honest , i like all the diy amp design by Mr Pass , but that kind of amplifier not practical , waste too much . (u can build it but u cannot enjoy it ) !!! and how many people on earth can afford big horn speaker ? i rather stick with Class AB and not all in this Class are rubbish .Some are better than Class A .


There are many good speakers offering high efficiency.
Many music lovers like such speakers and want to drive them
with good amp.

Papa is offering us elegant amps free.

Why a devil should complain?



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Old 9th March 2007, 02:28 AM   #58
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There are many good speakers offering high efficiency.
Many music lovers like such speakers and want to drive them
with good amp.

Papa is offering us elegant amps free.

Why a devil should complain?




you are (same as really You are) right with these..........
but I can't to not see that you are grumpy lately?
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Old 9th March 2007, 03:19 AM   #59
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but I can't to not see that you are grumpy lately?

Thanks, Choky, for making me look back myself.
I agree that I have been grumpy recently here and there.
I apologize to all nice and friendly people here.

And, I hope this thread will be no more polluted after this.


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