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Old 9th July 2013, 10:56 PM   #361
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I used axial leads on mine but so long as the leads are long enough on those radial ones it should be fine.
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Old 12th July 2013, 12:59 PM   #362
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Hi HoneyBadger,

You may consider to buy 0.22 from mouser
CP0005R2200JB14 Vishay / Dale | Mouser

I am using this type in diyab amp but stock will be in middle of Aug:
LVR05R2200FE12 Vishay / Dale | Mouser

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Old 15th July 2013, 07:54 AM   #363
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Hi,
I've just found that this project fond its way to the shop. I think I'll try to build it from what I have.
What would be the best input transistors? I have some Fets (sk170 and 370) and plenty of 2sa970/2sc2240BL and none of the 2sa992/1845 or mpsa18. I have plenty of BC550c/560c and 2sa1370-71E and 2sc3467-68E.
Instead of 2sa1381/sc3503 I'll use 2sa1406/sc3600 as I have enough of these.
Probably I'll have to get mje1503x as 2sa1930/sc5171 are not as powerful but I used them to drive triplets.
I'll appeciate any comments and suggestions.
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Old 15th July 2013, 10:33 AM   #364
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I've just found that this project fond its way to the shop.
Really? I can only find the circuit boards
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Old 16th July 2013, 02:27 AM   #365
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Really? I can only find the circuit boards
Circuit boards are enough. Parts may come from anywhere, be it Mouser or B&DEnterprises (including hard to find transistors), DgiKey etc ort one's spare parts box.

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Old 19th July 2013, 07:07 AM   #366
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Well itís finally done and here are the pics. I wasn't particularly picky about which brand of components I used and stuck to the prescribed values in the build guide. The only exception is the power supplies where I splashed out a bit on making sure that there was no shortage in that department, using a dedicated toroidal and smoothing capacitor bank for each channel. Basically 2 monoblocks in a single chassis. The outcome is surprisingly good Ė someone on this thread previously used the term ďauthorityĒ to describe the amps performance and thatís probably the best way to describe it Ė it exerts tremendous authority over my speakers. The sound is quite forward with great low end performance and soundstage. If I compare it to my Arcam FMJ (which was a bit underpowered for my speakers) Iíd say it sounds the same (i.e. very neutral) but X 2 for the authority and ďsizeĒ of the sound. A very pleasing outcome and Iím dead happy!
Anyone contemplating the build I suggest go for it - itís a whole lot of fun but take your time, do it carefully, donít skimp on the Power Supply side and enjoy!
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Old 22nd July 2013, 09:47 PM   #367
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Would these work for D 4,5, 8 and 9? The build guide says any 3 amp diode, these are 4 amp.

http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/...nR7LSnSXQGY%3d
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Old 24th July 2013, 04:45 PM   #368
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Default Hello all....

Glad to see things are still going on !

I really did not mean to abandon the thread .... Much has happened lately.

My PC died , had to build a new one . Come back online , my yahoo email was hacked (compromised) for the 3rd time. So .... new quad core HTPC ,new house,
new ISP = no money for audio .

All is better now , found a pair of Mission 763i's and replaced the bass drivers.
Now I can REALLY hear the full fidelity of my badger prototypes.

I now just about have what I need for 3 amps.

1. Subwoofer amp - I found a 40-0-40VDC PS (below - free!!) This amp will be maxed out , all 3 pair , lower voltage (SOA 4amp per device). This amp will be "down and dirty" MJE340/350 VAS running at 12ma , have to run a 3.2R load in a sealed enclosure.

2. A new 2 channel full range amp. If I cannibalize my present amp , I'll have a nice shielded trafo , 40Kuf , and 60-0-60VDC to work with. These amps will use just 2 pair el cheapo MJW1302/3281. I just have to power the missions ,and my present power stage does so admirably.

I was very surprised to see the Badger actually reviewed . Integrated Amps: An Addicts Guide. - Page 7 - Product Reviews & Personal Opinions (Moderated) - StereoNET Australia
I KNOW this amp outperforms mass produced OEM stuff , but I was amazed to see it auditioned by someone who listens to $$$$ real amps !! Of course Niss's build was awesome and contributed to the outcome.

So , My Email works and has a VERY strong password . I am amazed as my former passwords were quite unique. Anyone spammed by my account ,I am truly sorry. In this increasingly insecure online world ,one must be MUCH more careful .

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Old 24th July 2013, 05:02 PM   #369
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Ok, OS, I'll bite. Why amp bits on a cart with a box of kitty litter, cigarettes and a quart or two of oil?
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