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    Transformer advice

    Bought a 20-0-20 200VA transformer from Farnell (not a toroid). Bought it for a power amp (amp5 from 41Hz) which I am building. I have tested the transformer for its output voltage and for checking the amp's power supply. Today the transformer started humming when I turned it on. Is it...
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    Causes of DC offset

    I have built several CMOYs and 2 Pimetas. Never had problems with DC offset. I have also built a few amps using Sijosae's design of the 74HCU04 chip without problems. However the latest one I built has DC offset of 30-50mv on one channel, the other channel is perfect. The amp has an input...
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    74HCU04 amp

    Just built this amp using two stacked 74HCU04 chips following Sijosae's schematic, using stripboard. Sound's not bad, very similar to the CMOY with BB OPA2134. A little too dark for my taste but I liked the idea of it running off two AA batteries in an Altoid tin. Seems the batteries last a...