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audioXpress: May 2003, vol.34, No.5

audioXpress: May 2003, vol.34, No.5

CONTENTS

THE SPP AMPLIFIER
This author unearths a long-forgotten, high-quality amp design of the '50s that you can easily build. By Helmut Otte

A MOSFET UPDATE OF THE FORTE 1A AMPLIFIER, PT. 1 
Based on the popular Pass/Thagard A75, this amp design retains the all-MOSFET approach and produces an "interesting," "lifelike" sound, By Joe Berry

BUDGET MILLIOHMMETER BRIDGE 
Build this bridge circuit for accurate, electrical measurements of low-value resistances. By Charles Hansen

THE LEGEND OF EL PIPE-0 
Rattle the rafters with these large woofers and even larger cylin- drical transmission lines, By Kent English and Nelson Pass

SIMPLE SATELLITES, PT. 1
This research team shows you how to build some fine-sounding small satellites to complete your audio system. By G. R. Koonce and R. 0. Wright, Jr

DISPOSABLE CAMERA = TUBE POWER
You may be able to extend your Kodak moments with this practi- cal recycling idea for your next tube project. By Graham Dicker

AUDIO USES OF TRANSFORMERS
Here's a list of applications in which the audio transformer could provide potential solutions. By Peter Buddee

SHOWCASE
A headphone amp by Klaus Noll

NEW CHIP ON THE BLOCK
AKM AK4663 and AK4364 by Charles Hansen

BOOK REVIEW
Loudspeaker and Headphone Handbook, reviewed by Richard Honeycutt

  • KEY TOPICS
  • SSP amplifier
  • Forte 1A amp update
  • low resistance meter
  • audio uses of transformers
  • headphone amp design
  • AK4363 and AK4364 explained
  • BOOK SPECIFICATION
  • paperback
  • black and white print
  • 72 pages
  • 205mm x 267mm
  • 170g

Price; £5.50 +p&p

 

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