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Can you make a homemade amp??

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by nunk6, Nov 2, 2000.


  1. nunk6

    nunk6

    Jul 29, 2000
    I'm wondering it its possible to make a simple homemade bass amplifier, and if so where i can get information on such a thing......
    if anyone knows anything about amplifiers like whats in them or any other technical such stuff please share
     
  2. You can do it. As I found out, you don't save any money. It's just fun and informative. I wanted to build my own amp 10 years ago, and it turned me into an electrical engineer! So be careful.

    Seriously, electricity will kill you. So read a lot and know what you are doing before you even buy your first part.

    Here's a dinky one I built:
    [​IMG]

    There are tons of sites around. This is a simple tube guitar amp build-it-yourself site that will give you an idea of what you are in for:
    http://soundcorecords.com/ax84/

    And this place has a lot of do-it-yourself info:
    http://www.firebottle.com/ampage/

    Chris
     
  3. VicDamone

    VicDamone

    Jun 25, 2000
    That's a great piece you built. Wayv to go.