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Old 10th December 2006, 10:37 PM   #1
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Default Diy noob want to build monoblocks.

I have for a long time wanted to build my own monoblocks, and I think I now is the time to start as I have some time to spare. The problem is that I know absolutely nothing at all about this. I Need the amps to run a pair of Martin Logan Prodigy speakers. What I need is an advice for an amp that can do the job and deliver the best sound for the bucks. I need a complete set, or a list of what I need of parts to pull this of. I hope some of you uys can help me out and help me make a proper high end component. Thanks.
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Old 11th December 2006, 01:51 AM   #2
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Seems that you need something high power to drive your Martin Logan.
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Old 11th December 2006, 02:57 AM   #3
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Take a look at the Krell KSA100 rev2 thread. This ClassA topology will drive over 200 watts into 4 ohms, and with the proper power supply, also drive the 1 ohm impedance minimum spec'ed by Martin Logan. The initial DIY listening impressions are positive, as were the original reviews for production KSA/KMA 100.


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Description: Hybrid electrostatic/sealed-box moving-coil loudspeaker. Drive-units: 48" by 16" curvilinear electrostatic HF/midrange panel; 10" long-excursion, aluminum-cone woofer; 10" high-rigidity, high-excursion fiber-cone woofer with cast basket. Bass-control switch: +3dB at 50Hz. Crossover frequency: 250Hz. Crossover type: quasi-second-order, 12dB/octave. Frequency response: 28Hz-22kHz, ±3dB. Dispersion: horizontal, 30 degrees; vertical, 4' line source. Sensitivity: 91dB/2.83V/m. Nominal impedance: 4 ohms. Minimal impedance: 1 ohm at 20kHz. Recommended amplification: 80-300W.
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Old 11th December 2006, 08:57 PM   #4
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Hi,
I have only heard a Krell once and I have no idea what model it was.
After following the KSA50 thread for the past year and now the KSA100, I can recommend the Krell Klone for extreme duty amplification.

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