High-Power Audio Amplifier Construction Manual by G. Randy  SloneHigh-Power Audio Amplifier Construction Manual by G. Randy  Slone

High-Power Audio Amplifier Construction Manual

byG. Randy Slone

Paperback | May 22, 1999

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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.
G. Randy Slone is an electrical engineer with nearly two decades of experience in data processing and industrial electronics. A private engineering consultant, his clients have included DuPont, Champion International, and Ralston Purina. Also a former college instructor, Slone spends much of his time working in his state-of-the-art hom...
Title:High-Power Audio Amplifier Construction ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:476 pages, 9.3 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:May 22, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071341196

ISBN - 13:9780071341196


Table of Contents



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.