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Old 15th October 2009, 04:49 AM   #1
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Not that I am bored with this amp or think it's not good enough. It is beautiful for my nearfield monitors.
I am wondering if I could benefit by recapping this amp with Elna Silmic or similar because I like amp so much that it is worth the attention.
Also is there a good way to reduce level by about 20% with losing dynamics? I run direct from a DAC in my computer and don't want to reduce digitally but it is too loud on my desk.
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Old 15th October 2009, 06:22 AM   #2
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to reduce level, use Vishay S102 resistors. There is no resistor more transparent.

http://www.vishay.com/docs/63001/s.pdf
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Use Vishay S102 in line or in series with speakers? -14dbfs(digital) is about the right volume but sound is mushy when attenuated digitally.
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Old 15th October 2009, 08:21 AM   #4
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Neither. Use them as voltage divider at the input of your amp.

You may want to try this with cheap metal film resistors first, though.
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Old 15th October 2009, 09:36 PM   #5
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Could you please clarify voltage divider? What value should i use and will I still have dynamics? I have some very good resistors here from Solen for high end crossovers.
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