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PCB Tested and Working

Amplifier PCB tested and working. Continue reading

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PCB Ready for Production?

The layout of the PCB using Kicad is now done and I’ve passed the files over to Quick-teck for checking over. These guys are based in the UK and have an instant, online manufacturing quote widget so you can see … Continue reading

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Control Switch Saga

I’ve just noticed that having straightened up the alignment of the Volume and Input Selector knobs, the Input Selector’s connection rod will now run right through the middle of the Amp Board connector. So that’s why I had it over … Continue reading

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Amp Cabinet Control View

The new amp board design is coming along nicely and it won’t be much longer now before its design is finished. I’m very pleased with the way it is going and in completing its design I have had to look … Continue reading

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V3 Relay Board layout complete

The Relay Board now also contains the regulation circuitry and its layout is complete. I’ll print out the drawing to use as a template for drilling holes and mounting the components. I’m very happy with the layout though there is … Continue reading

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To rebuild the PreAmp or not to rebuild the PreAmp, that is the question.

In working out the earthing, I can see ways to improve the PreAmp topology to incorporate the earthing. My eye keeps wandering to the spare piece of Vero board on the PowerAmp that would be just the right size for … Continue reading

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Relay Board Layout

Speaking of documentation, here is the layout for the relay board.  I know you won’t be able to see much at this size but it gives an idea of what documentation I am talking about. Using this image I can … Continue reading

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