anyone here ever build a highpower (200w+) amp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by patrickj, Jun 16, 2002.

  1. patrickj


    Aug 13, 2001
    Baltimore, MD
    One of my first DIY bass projects ever was building a simple 30w practice amp (mostly radio shack parts, 5 band EQ ripped from an old stereo tuner, 10" speakerhole speaker, Home Depot plywood, etc :D). It was a blast building.

    Once you get into the higher powered arena, most people just buy them. But has anyone here ever built a gig-worthy amp? Any links for good info about designing one?

    *edit* solid state *edit*
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  3. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    i really want to build a combo amp with a 12
    that i have.
    how would you do this?

    i have skills in electronics.'

  4. DBeall


    May 10, 2002
    Vancouver, Wa
    How much you looking to spend...? Can't really direct you to amps (unless you wanted to go 12v) but I know some good companies for woofers at a reasonable price....
  5. iplaybass

    iplaybass Guest

    Feb 13, 2000
    Germantown, TN
    If you look up Joris, he has a link to his website in his sig. There he has the stories behind some of his own home-built gear, and how to get into building your own stuff. Very good stuff, very nice guy. He knows his stuff, and will surely be able to help you out. Be sure and read his website first, though... building high end gear isn't for the faint of heart. Good luck!