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.

Recomend me a project
Recomend me a project
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 10th February 2004, 07:38 PM   #1
audio_cf is offline audio_cf  Sweden
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: USA Dallas
Default Recomend me a project

I recently discovered that I had some 48VAC CT transformers in the basement of my house. (I have pile of stuff I have recovered from old telecommunications equipment at work)

I am looking for a solid state design. I have to use the transformers that I found because I am on a budget.

What can you recomend?

Preferably a good sounding class AB design ? I dont know if you guys think that that is a contradiction.

///CF
__________________
///CF
  Reply With Quote
Old 10th February 2004, 07:42 PM   #2
Fuling is offline Fuling  Sweden
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Sweden (Mora)
Tjena!

How many VA are those transformers (approximately)?
If you´re on a budget, have a look at Rod Elliots P3A or some LM3886 gainclone.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10th February 2004, 07:44 PM   #3
audio_cf is offline audio_cf  Sweden
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: USA Dallas
Sorry I forgot I guess it would be kind of hard to recomend anything without knowing the VA rating.

The transformers are 2x24VAC CT 300VA
__________________
///CF
  Reply With Quote
Old 10th February 2004, 07:55 PM   #4
elizard is offline elizard  Canada
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Send a message via MSN to elizard
You can make either a p3a (sound.westhost.com), or a gainclone (check the chip amp forum for schematics/etc)
  Reply With Quote
Old 10th February 2004, 09:18 PM   #5
Greg Erskine is offline Greg Erskine  Australia
diyAudio Member
 
Greg Erskine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Sydney/Australia
Recomend me a project
I believe elizard choices are good ones.

IMO, using budget components, the p3 will sound a little better than the gainclone but will end up costings a little more.

If you can increase your budget, I'd recommend an AKSA 55.
__________________
Greg Erskine
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Recomend me a projectHide 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
Can you recomend me batteries? lagoausente Power Supplies 6 27th December 2006 06:18 PM
recomend an 8" sub for me lolojr1 Subwoofers 10 28th April 2006 09:30 PM
recomend a tweeter Chris8sirhC Multi-Way 10 15th October 2004 06:28 PM
Can any one recomend a good cd player jleaman Digital Source 2 14th August 2002 07:06 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:22 AM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 16.67%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2018 diyAudio
Wiki