Krell KSA-50 Clone

This guide is a compilation of the information from [wiki=Krell_KSA-50_clone_Building_Guide]%[/wiki]

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| Name || Krell KSA 50 Clone (by Jan Dupont)
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| Type || Solid State
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| Application || High Bandwidth Amplifier
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| Class || A
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| Approx Cost || $2,000 USD (new)
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| Designer || Dan D'agositino (from Krell); clone by Dan Dupont
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| Thread || [wiki=Krell_KSA-50_clone_Building_Guide]%[/wiki]
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[h=The Project]%1[/h]

[h=Introduction]%2[/h]

This is a clone Krell's KSA 50 amp which helped put the company on the map during the late 80s and early 90s. It is a pure class A amp and delivers a very sweet sound.

[h=Goals]%2[/h]

N/A

[h=Specifications]%2[/h]
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| class="tcat" | Description
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| Volatge Gain || value
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| Bandwidth || Value
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| Phase || Value
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| Sensitivity || 8 Ohm: 50 (17 dbW), 4 Ohm: 100, 2 Ohm: 200W
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| S/N Ratio || Unknown
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| Rated Consumption || 100W
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| Idle Consumption || 100W
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| Harmonic Distortion || Unknown
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| Harmonic Spectrum || Unknown
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| Square/Step response || Unknown
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| Stability || Unknown
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| Output configurations || Can it be bridged? Parallel drive?
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| Output Impedance || Unknown


[h=Schematic/Blueprint]%2[/h]

PDF Version of Schematic

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[h=Bill of Materials]%2[/h]

Bill Of Materials

[h=Simulations and Analysis]%2[/h]

Note yet complete

[h=Construction (Steps / Tips / Notes)]%1[/h]

Is there anything peculiar about the design that a builder might want to know about? List them here? Or do you just want to give us a step-by-step build plan; that works too.

[h=Project Modifications]%2[/h]

Do you have some small modifications to suggest for the project that could improve it? Please list them and tell us why they improve the design. If this is discussed in a thread, please link the thread URL here....

[h=Modification 1]%3[/h]

Cross the streams!

[h=Modification 2]%3[/h]

Install a flux capacitor!



[h=Reviews]%1[/h]

[h=Review 1]%2[/h]

Rock on!

[h=Review 2]%2[/h]

Duuuude.....


[h=Build Threads]%1[/h]


Have you built this project? If so, please add the URL to the thread that you started to show off your build.
  • URL to my uber build 1 thread
  • URL to my super dooper build 2 thread!!!

[h=Related Group Buys]%1[/h]
  • Thread 1234
  • GroupBuy:pSU
 

Attachments

  • Krell-Clone_KSA-50_Schematic.pdf
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  • Krell-Clone_KSA-50_Combined.pdf
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  • Krell-Clone Comp Lists 05.02.2005.pdf
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  • Krell_KSA-50_Gerber_Files.zip
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