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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    It IS an ultralinear topology. FYI, the ST-70 always had an ultralinear topology. My next version is going to use a pair of KT88s and...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    In other words, many guitar players are almost deaf. Scott A. Novak
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    25 pages of people mostly whining. Me thinks that you all doth protest too much. Scott A. Novak
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    I've often wondered why so many guitar players seem to prefer the bridge pickup. It always seems too bright to me. Apparently this is...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    For whoever wanted to see photos of my "non-existant" amplifier, here it is. This is a non-existant proof of concept prototype. It's...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    Dave, Be my guest and show us what you know. It's hardly a trade secret, but amazing how many times people don't load matching...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    Mahogany!!! Scott A. Novak
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    I don't see the need. But I could show you folks how to correctly load an impedance matching transformer so that it isn't bright or...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    And you've done listening testing to prove this? I've actually done the listening testing to prove that it does make a difference. One...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    I have already designed and built a great sounding and reliable power amplifier stage. The power supply has been designed so that there...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    That is a process that takes time with a lot of hurry on and wait in the meantime. I had been thinking about making low impedance...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    Gotta start someplace. But what I design will handle both low or high impedance pickups. Essentially, I'll be giving people more tonal...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    To put it simply, tube rectifiers suck and have been obsoleted by fast soft recovery rectifiers. Dual tube rectifiers only suck 1/2 as...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    I also plan to make preamplfiers, power amplifiers, and integrated amps with both high and low impedance inputs. The high impedance...
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    Scott A Novak replied to the thread Antigua.
    There are guitar players that never use their volume or tone controls and some guitars without any tone controls at all. Of course...




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