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Title:
High-power audio amplifier construction manual 50 to 500 watts for the audio perfectionist
Author:
Slone, G. Randy.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiv, 476 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780071341196
Format :
Book

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Central Library TK7871.58.A9 S56 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Design and build awesome audio amps. Amateur and professional audiophiles alike can now design and construct superior quality amplifiers at a fraction of comparable retail prices with step-by-step instruction from the High-Power audio Amplifier Construction Manual. Randy Slone, professional audio writer and electronics supply marketer, delivers the nuts-and-bolts know-how you need to optimize performance for any audio system--from home entertainment to musical instrument to sound stage. Build a few simple projects or delve into the physics of audio amplifier operation and design. This easy to understand guide walks you through: Building the optimum audio power supply; Audio amplifier power supplies and construction: Amplifier and loudspeaker protection methods; Stability, distortion, and performance; Audio amplifier cookbook designs; Construction techniques; Diagnostic equipment and testing procedures; Output stage configurations, classes, and device types; Crossover distortion physics; Mirror-image input stage topologies.


Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 Fundamentals of High-Power Audio Amplifiers
Chapter 2 Misinformation in Audio
Chapter 3 Basics of Audio Power Amplifiers
Chapter 4 Input Stage Configurations and Analyses
Chapter 5 Voltage Amplifier Stage: Configurations and Analysis
Chapter 6 Output Stages: Configurations, Classes, and Device Types
Chapter 7 Stability, Distortion, and Performance
Chapter 8 Amplifier and Loudspeaker Protection Methods
Chapter 9 Audio Amplifier Power Supplies and Construction
Chapter 10 Building the Optimum Audio Power Amplifier
Chapter 11 Audio Amplifier cookbook Designs and Discussions
Chapter 12 Construction Techniques and Considerations
Chapter 13 Power Amplifier Diagnostic Equipment and Testing Procedures
Appendices
Index

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