Tag Archives: transistors

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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Battery fixings

Since I am creating Kicad footprints for components I need to know how I am going to mount the output transistors. That means making a decision about which side of the PCB they are soldered to (which side all components … Continue reading

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Circuit testing

The build has finished for the moment and I am about to start testing the circuitry to make sure I haven’t made any wiring errors. I know it looks a total mess but that is because the wires are a … Continue reading

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Wiring Up Again So Far

Not a pretty sight I know but the final product will look much cleaner.  I have deliberately left the wires long so I can experiment with the position and orientation of objects. Next I will add some old output transistors … Continue reading

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