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Re: DIY tube amplifier workshop in Gauteng - October 2019
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2019, 10:25:00 AM »
Hi All

We are moving the workshop date on towards 15&16 November to allow more people to come on board. Ideally we would like to have two hifi and two guitar amp projects. But the choice is yours. Book now to build your own Christmas present.


Photo from previous workshop in Pretoria.

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Re: DIY tube amplifier workshop in Gauteng - October 2019
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2019, 10:57:28 AM »
Our kits are wired "point-to-point". Here is a great article on the technique:

http://mmiworks.net/sprc/SP11-Sawyer.pdf
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Re: DIY tube amplifier workshop in Gauteng - October 2019
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2019, 10:02:37 AM »
Someone is doing similar courses in Great Britain.

http://vyseamps.com/training-courses.html

From the page:

The most important thing is to select a suitable project. There is a huge range of amplifier kits to choose from, with multiple options, so you really can design your perfect amp. However, take care not to be too ambitious. You must get the most out of the teaching time. Experience has shown that one needs to focus on learning the basics. Get the electronics right and at first build the core model from which your amp derives. Having mastered the ground skills you can then go on to add extras like reverb, effects loop etc if required. You should leave the course with a fully working amp, but for some projects you may have homework to add extra features. You will have learnt the skills to do this work and support is always on offer.

and maybe something to look at for me...

Beginners can also be sent a practice kit to try some soldering etc before the course.
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