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Old 14th January 2007, 11:16 PM   #1
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Hi All
Iplan to build a tube/mosfet power amplifier in the range of 150-200watts per side. What i want to know is can i use this soft-clipping circuit to prevent the nasty ss overload on my amplifier. www.tube.com/2006/05/blog90066.htm is the web site. Can someone let me know.
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ps this will be a amplifier for a guitar rig.
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Old 15th January 2007, 05:16 AM   #2
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You mean here?

http://www.tubecad.com/2006/05/blog0066.htm

Sure, it would work.

You can also set up a tube stage to clip well before the power stage. It's a little harder and is normally somewhat assymetrical unless you are doing a push-pull circuit. All these things will give you differing sound at clipping.

This is the appeal of hybrid amps in my opinion.

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Old 15th January 2007, 09:52 AM   #3
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Thanks Pmillett
sorry , for the wrong web site everyone, this is the right web site as pointed out by the keen eyes of Mr Pmillett http://www.tubecad.com/2006/05/blog0066.htm
also, Pmillett this will be a push-pull power amplifier circuit
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