"I would also like to try some other amp modules. I like the way the CBGITTY 2.5W Artec is pre-assembled but what to they sound like when cranked up? but The LM386 amps distort nicely but not all solid state amps do"
"thanks Pete. Yes the chip-amps I got are in fact LM386N-4.Think I'll buy 100 in case they go out of production. I did another one in a fudge tin with master volume and gain pots - played into a smallish amp which I use as a cab…"
"Nice work. I love me some amps. I love working with the LM386. If you get LM386N-4 you get 1 watt of output. If you put a pot off pins 1 and 8 you can control the gain. All the amps I build have master volume and gain."
"Thanks all. I am reluctant to cut or drill the beautifully made hardwood box so mounting everything on the front panel. Theres not much room there so jack acts as a switch. Might add Power LED as Ive already left it on and drained battery. Also has…"