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Sub-mini tube amps
« on: July 04, 2010, 05:55:27 PM »
Any interest in this kind of project? I've been considering one for myself for a while...even have the tubes and enclosure. I've just never gotten around to designing anything.
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2010, 10:11:52 AM »
Yes please !

If no one else is interested, i'll promise i'll order enough to justify a startup !

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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2010, 11:32:11 AM »
Heck yes!  Count me in.
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2010, 02:50:02 PM »
Like the ZVEX nano or  EH .22 caliber? Yes!

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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2010, 03:59:34 PM »
Yeah, I'd like to learn more about this too.  Sounds very cool!
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2010, 05:54:05 PM »
It would be an original design...most likely british-voiced, to start. I'm thinking something like a 12v input internally multiplied up to 70 or so volts, like most of the frequencycentral stuff. There are some safety issues to consider, though, since the higher voltages can definitely hurt you.
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2010, 11:31:21 PM »
When you say "British", does that mean Marshall or Vox?

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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2010, 12:27:26 AM »
Yeah, I mean something "Vox" like.
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2010, 11:32:07 AM »
There are some safety issues to consider, though, since the higher voltages can definitely hurt you.

Right, there's always a danger of someone getting zapped.  You should probably make a video outlining safety measures, and definitely illustrate a method for discharging caps.
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2010, 11:46:57 AM »
Have anyone ordering a board for such a project confirm reading a disclaimer before finalizing an order....

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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2010, 10:24:11 PM »
Yeah, I mean something "Vox" like.

In that case, I'm definitely interested.

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« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2010, 06:41:33 AM »
Cool. I'll start wrapping my brain around this one. Could be a super project!
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2010, 02:52:41 PM »
Brian- just out of curiosity do you think this amp would use 6021w subminiatures?
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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2010, 05:42:30 AM »
mmm yummy

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Re: Sub-mini tube amps
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2010, 06:51:04 AM »
Brian- just out of curiosity do you think this amp would use 6021w subminiatures?

Sure, why not!
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