Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Solid State Talk all about solid state amplification.

DIY equivalent to Bryston PowerPacs?
DIY equivalent to Bryston PowerPacs?
Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 14th February 2003, 06:39 PM   #1
dc is offline dc
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: NYC
Default DIY equivalent to Bryston PowerPacs?

I'd like to build small amps for the top 3 drivers into the rear of a 5-way system I'm building. The subs will be monopole but upper bass through super tweeters will be dipole. Subs and upper bass will probably be driven by a K2 on each side.

My goal is to be able to produce 111dB at the listening position, which is 1m high, 2.5m away from source. Amplifier goals (perhaps too idealistic) are:
1. fully balanced
2. low distortion (preferably < 0.05% worst case)
3. at least 50W per channel (100-150W would be better for squawker)
4. small footprint

I've been looking at the Gainclone (especially the Gainclone-X and Bridged threads), and thinking this might be a great place to start. I'd place the power supplies in separate enclosures in my rack with power cords and Mogami balanced interconnects together in a tube out to the amplifiers, mounted to the speaker. I saw comments on the Peter Daniel thread re his Gainclone that indicate there is a need to damp these units from vibration.... Maybe they would not perform so well mounted to a baffle?

Attached is a table with some specs related to the chosen drivers.

Any thought would be appreciated.

Thanks.

Brad
Attached Files
File Type: zip amp suggestions table.zip (9.8 KB, 60 views)
  Reply With Quote

Reply


DIY equivalent to Bryston PowerPacs?Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: Bryston 4B NRB akunec Swap Meet 0 12th December 2006 11:18 PM
FS: 2 Bryston 4b's dunderchief Swap Meet 1 14th October 2005 09:27 PM
Let's Get Back To Bryston hienrich Solid State 0 2nd January 2005 01:45 PM
Off Topic but need help on a Bryston 4B ST Amp zhangtony Solid State 3 9th June 2004 09:06 AM
Bryston VS Pass XA LBHajdu Pass Labs 88 22nd February 2004 09:07 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:58 PM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 15.79%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki