Aleph Jzm

I now have both the F5m and Jzm kits. I wanted to use what metal I had on hand but looks like the panels might result in a small box. Also are the heat sinks adequate for one stereo channel? I have four pairs of them, I could double but do not have the real estate for large footprint ampls.

Regards, Vinay

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Another Aleph Jzm has been born into this world and playing glorious music! Part Deux sounds just as good as the first, although this one has significantly more capacitance. Part Deux will remain in the land of 10,000 lakes so those here can enjoy it's oh so wonderful sound.

I only hook up the finest 1998 vintage Bose Acoustimass satellites for this lovely amp :rofl:
[Ok, that was my test speakers before given it something with a little more range.]

Not much else I can say other than I love this amp. Will there be a "Aleph Jzm Part III: Return of the ZM" in the future......time will tell.

As always, Thank you to Papa, Zen Mod, ItsAllInMyHead, and so many others!

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@vinay There are Metal Supermarkets locations in Kent and Everette. They stock loads of suitable perforated sheet in steel and aluminum but they're pretty pricey. You may get better pricing as a walk in customer than online. It's likely cheaper to order a prefabbed bottom plate from modushop, even with shipping involved. I'd agree that you're probably in the 1-1.2A bias range with those HS depending on how cool you keep your place. 10"x 6" x 2" fin HS work for me but I need to dbl check where the bias landed after I moved them inside. Originally I set them at 1.3A but my shop is several deg cooler than the house
 
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Another Aleph Jzm has been born into this world and playing glorious music! Part Deux sounds just as good as the first, although this one has significantly more capacitance. Part Deux will remain in the land of 10,000 lakes so those here can enjoy it's oh so wonderful sound.

I only hook up the finest 1998 vintage Bose Acoustimass satellites for this lovely amp :rofl:
[Ok, that was my test speakers before given it something with a little more range.]

Not much else I can say other than I love this amp. Will there be a "Aleph Jzm Part III: Return of the ZM" in the future......time will tell.

As always, Thank you to Papa, Zen Mod, ItsAllInMyHead, and so many others!
Thank you for these close up pictures... this gives me hope that I can get this together.
 
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You most definitely can do it @Jdubs73. It's a fantastic kit, with a top notch build guide, and you've got access to all sorts of wonderful folks who are willing to help out as they all want you to succeed. All you need is to take the first step....then take another, and another. With each step your knowledge and confidence will grow more. Occasionally you'll take a step back, then forge on. It's right there in front of you, you got this!

Tallyho!
 
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Hi @Jdubs73, I was 1 0f the guinea pigs who built an early A Jzm. This was 1 of 9 kits I have attempted to build, 2 ACA Minis, A Jzm, Pearl 3, Bottlehead Eros 2, Tubes4HiFi, Elekit TU 8900 and an Audio Note DC 1.1. My P3 is waiting for some higher value resistors to replace R27, which was giving too much current, other than that everything seems fine, should know later today. My Eros 2 has been working nicely and both ACA Minis and A Jzm as well, the others all need troubleshooting.

I did some on the TU 8900, but I found Victor's support to be less than helpful, seems as though he is more interested in $$ to fix rather than help, the others are waiting for inspiration. All the Pass kits came together nicely, in no small part thanks to the excellent build guides and support here, and have worked from the get-go! Not saying there won't be hiccups, but having the support of some of the best designers in the industry, yes that is you @Zen Mod, all but guarantees success!
 
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