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Is this any good? Considerations
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Old 27th September 2004, 11:42 AM   #1
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came across with this a couple of years ago.
Is this for real? What do you think?

http://home3.netcarrier.com/~lxh2/lowpsch.html

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Old 27th September 2004, 02:27 PM   #2
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Yes, Carver uses a similar system by where they overdrive an EL34, load it into a 5W resistor, then amplify the resulting sound with solid state.

But, 80mW? I get 3W from a SE EL-84. You should get LOTS more in PP.
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Old 27th September 2004, 10:48 PM   #3
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Originally posted by KECl88
came across with this a couple of years ago.
Is this for real? What do you think?

http://home3.netcarrier.com/~lxh2/lowpsch.html
It will sound like crap, unless you want it for a distortion generator for guitar. Build a gainclone instead.
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Yes, Carver uses a similar system by where they overdrive an EL34, load it into a 5W resistor, then amplify the resulting sound with solid state.
I use a similar system for my bass guitar rig.
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But, 80mW? I get 3W from a SE EL-84. You should get LOTS more in PP.
Yes, except that it uses the +15V rail for the EL84 B+ too. Blech!
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NO, IT IS NOT ANY GOOD!!!



Sorry, just had to say that

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