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This thread is so cool this really gets me interested in making myself one of these!
That was the sole purpose of making this thread! Glad its working, enjoy it
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That was the sole purpose of making this thread! Glad its working, enjoy it
Are there any cool kits not too expensive but with one of those old bulb resistors they look so awesome!
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Are there any cool kits not too expensive but with one of those old bulb resistors they look so awesome!
What kind of kits would you like to assemble?
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post #154 of 498
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What kind of kits would you like to assemble?
To be honest I have no idea lol. Something involving sound and those bulb things. Sorry to be such a noob on this subject but what would you reccomend to start with?
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Bulb resister, like Nixie clocks?
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Bulb resister, like Nixie clocks?
Yeah but dont they also use them in sound systems you can build? I heard they give better sound quality but I may be wrong.
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Yeah but dont they also use them in sound systems you can build? I heard they give better sound quality but I may be wrong.


Those? They're referred to as tubes or valves

They don't necessarily give better sound, they can sound different to solid state amps though.
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They're tubes. Tubes vs. solid state is mainly personal preference. Tube amps will usually cost more. Tube amps match better with some headphones and are worse with others. They generally have a warmer and more colored sound.

And the Millet Starving Student is a great low cost beginner amp. Beezar sells kits.
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Well I am building a subwoofer. I don't currently have the funds, but this is the potential outline.
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=300-742

I am just thinking that 500w's may be a bit to much, so could you help me out?
They will be used with a pair of Studio Monitors (likely the KRK Rokit 5 G2's). This audio system will be used in my bedroom, albeit the bedroom is large. I would say about a small to medium size. I want to be able to rock my house, but I don't want it to overpower my speakers.
    
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You can adjust the gain and crossover point on the sub amp, 500W certainly isn't too much, I advise you to go with the BASH amps.
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