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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by karatestu » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:02 pm

Alfi wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:54 pm
You need one like this Stu..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xPq-RWRTUM


Now that's a chainsaw :lol:

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That Blue Note track with the buzzing snares is Weasil by Donald Byrd from the blue break beats album. Listening to it again :dance:
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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by Alfi » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:10 pm

Thanks Stu.

I shall look out for a copy, it'll be interesting to listen out for on my system. I like a good drummer.

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Unread post by karatestu » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:47 pm

He's not a mind blowing drummer but solid and has feeling and the groove baby. My favourite track on the break beats vol 1 is Grant green - The final comedown. Delicious and funky :dance:

Check out Blue Funk as well and Blue Brazil. Awesome music and recording quality.
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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by valvesRus » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:56 am

I was thinking about trying to convince Richard that I was clever enough to make something from his amp boards, but I've changed my mind. I have another (potentially better) avenue to follow.

There are still 4 (four) 30v secondary toroids available from an Ebay seller if anyone else is interested.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x30V-300VA- ... 1438.l2649

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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by karatestu » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:00 pm

valvesRus wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:56 am
I was thinking about trying to convince Richard that I was clever enough to make something from his amp boards, but I've changed my mind. I have another (potentially better) avenue to follow.

There are still 4 (four) 30v secondary toroids available from an Ebay seller if anyone else is interested.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x30V-300VA- ... 1438.l2649
Go on then, spill the beans.

What could possibly be better than NVA amp boards ? :lol: :lol:
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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:58 pm

Don't you recognise a wind up :roll:

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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by karatestu » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:42 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:58 pm
Don't you recognise a wind up :roll:
Yes of course :grin: A username with two things in it that you dislike. Valves and anything with Rus in the title :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I just don't like not responding to a post in my threads.
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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by valvesRus » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:15 pm

Not a wind up at all, I'm looking at what Nelson Pass has to offer.

I've read some really excellent reviews of his F5 design.

At least Mr Pass will not need me to convince him of my worthiness to use his designs. ;)

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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:48 pm

That deserves some serious ad hominem but I will hold my keyboard. Get your fact right and don't tell porkies, I will not put up with it. You know perfectly well I do not do kits, Stu and Steve are special cases, it is all explained and you know that. Pass made a decision to be open source, I am a finished goods manufacturer who makes a living from his products, do you seriously think I want some feckin' eeediot messing them up and then probably blaming it on me. After the questions you have asked already and that daftness over the transformer you were not going to get a chance anyway, best of luck building the Pass with what you have shown us here - do you really think you are up to it.

Anyway more snide comments about me or NVA without ANY experience and your gone - personally I got a bad vibe from you from the start when you joined.

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Re: Building a DIY amp with NVA amplifier boards

Unread post by valvesRus » Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:15 am

Richard, you were quick enough to accept my offer to help you by machining the brass weight, and you presumed I had the skill to do it ?

Why then should you doubt my skill to build up an amp using NVA circuit boards ? I've had a lifetime of tinkering and building, having been involved with aircraft electronics as an apprentice so well trained in the necessary skills.

Even Steve nearly made a serious error with his wiring, so none of us are perfect.

I have heard an A20 on two occasions, and I must admit it was good, but not superb. Just my opinion of course.

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