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Pioneer SX-5580 Power Amp Module

Here are some photos of the power amplifier module.  As you can see, it’s big.  But then it would be at 120 watts per channel RMS. This is before cleaning and changing of the electrolytic capacitors.  Given heat, electricity (generating … Continue reading

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Kicad Footprints: One step at a time …

See what I did there?  Clever huh.  A bit cheesy so I’m cringing. Making good progress at the moment. I have now finished the schematic and am now creating the Kicad Footprints for the amplifier’s printed circuit board. The first one … 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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