- Jul 19, 2012
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Transistors are just like tubes, except rather than voltage, they regulate cuuur-entI'm not very smart when it comes to transistor amps. I can sound smarter than I really am.
Transistors are just like tubes, except rather than voltage, they regulate cuuur-ent
The base is the grid, the collector is the plate, and the emitter is the cathode.
All your grid are belong to us
Cool, (well, more likely hot), how much does this weigh? Is that front panel 1/4" thick aluminum?I've done a few SS projects over the years, but not enough to create any depth of understanding. I did build a pair of monster bridged power amps (800WPC if I remember correctly). Fun projects. The chassis design/fabrication was a serious undertaking. Shedding that much heat was a real issue! What I haven't done is design any transistor circuits of any consequence. For me, that's the sort of thing that really creates knowledge. That and reading.
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I thought that was for the video game thread, haha. There's a ColecoVision under the CRT TV that's to the right of my stereo sitting on top of a VCR. Pretty old school in my family room.
I'm not surprised. When I looked at your photo I thought...that is a small room for that much gear.Finally tried out the new (old) Phase Linear. I was please to see all the VU meter lamps work. It's not always these case with the old amps. And it pounds my subs!!
My office is WAY TOO small to enjoy the system. The room is barely large enough for a 20hz quarter wave-form to set up, and the standing waves reflected by confined space. In English that means you can't hear the bass. But in the living room below my office it sounds like the ceiling is coming down. As well, the hi-freqs peal the skin off my face because I can't get far enough away from the sound stage. Overall it's a system that's designed to come alive in a big room.
It's like standing in front of the stage at a Blue Cheer concert. But it makes me smile!