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Ruby Amp

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Started by BrianQ.

6 May 18, 2020
Reply by BrianQ.

Smokin' amp (literally)

I bought this amp for $40 at a thrift shop. It sounded great till last night. I smelled something burning, and saw smoke coming out of it.…

Started by James Conder

4 Aug 27, 2019
Reply by James Conder

Simple Headphone/Practice Amp

Uses 9volt & 12volt versions of the LM386 chip, 12volt version gives more clarity & headroom, but 9volt version doesn’t like 12volt…

Started by BrianQ.

0 May 16, 2019

Problem with second-hand amp.

Hi All, I have a query about an amplifier I have just acquired, a second hand Roland Cube X20 .  It’s in really good condition and all it’…

Started by Arthur Payne

0 Mar 31, 2019

Artec Amp Help!

I'm building  a mini half stack using a C.B Gitty amp kit. Now what I am wondering is can I wire the speaker leads to a jack in the head an…

Started by Jesse Lively

0 Sep 10, 2017

LM386 N-4

I'm in the middle of building an amp using a basic LM386 with a 10uF cap on pins 1 and 8 to increase the volume. It's OK, in fact good, but…

Started by Denis U

4 Dec 3, 2016
Reply by Richard Haas

History Mystery--Orrtronic Tube Amplifier project

I found this interesting amplifier on Ebay. Not one bit of information was found online about the unit. Hmm... After further searching, I…

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted

0 Nov 17, 2016

Dual IM386 Chip amp

I built a nasty little dual chip-dual stage op amp based on the Ruby amp that turned out very good. Here's a schematic if anyone is interes…

Started by Paul Craig

31 Nov 3, 2016
Reply by Paul Craig

Amp Speakers

I'm installing a Honeytone amp into an old speaker box and want to increase speaker size to a 6 or 8 inch. Any suggestion on how to achieve…

Started by Primitive Acoustics

3 Mar 9, 2016
Reply by Primitive Acoustics

Grounding for Cigar Box Amps: Chassis Ground?

When making an battery-powered amplifier out of a wooden box, is it necessary to include a ground other than that coming out of the negativ…

Started by Erik Bell

4 Dec 20, 2015
Reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted


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Ruby Amp

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. May 18, 2020. 6 Replies

Smokin' amp (literally)

Started by James Conder. Last reply by James Conder Aug 27, 2019. 4 Replies

Simple Headphone/Practice Amp

Started by BrianQ. May 16, 2019. 0 Replies

Problem with second-hand amp.

Started by Arthur Payne Mar 31, 2019. 0 Replies

Artec Amp Help!

Started by Jesse Lively Sep 10, 2017. 0 Replies

LM386 N-4

Started by Denis U. Last reply by Richard Haas Dec 3, 2016. 4 Replies

History Mystery--Orrtronic Tube Amplifier project

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted Nov 17, 2016. 0 Replies

Dual IM386 Chip amp

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 3, 2016. 31 Replies

Amp Speakers

Started by Primitive Acoustics. Last reply by Primitive Acoustics Mar 9, 2016. 3 Replies

Grounding for Cigar Box Amps: Chassis Ground?

Started by Erik Bell. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted Dec 20, 2015. 4 Replies

Neat amp components

Started by Surly. Last reply by Alan Steeg Oct 27, 2015. 1 Reply

can a dab radio be turned into an amp

Started by Coventry Halfpenny guitars. Last reply by Pickedmoor Jon Oct 20, 2015. 3 Replies

SDA-T Questions

Started by alectron. Last reply by Zac Ray Sep 2, 2015. 10 Replies

HI - New guy & And speaker question

Started by Henry S. Last reply by Henry S Mar 25, 2015. 4 Replies

Are Pre-fabbed LM386 Moduals Worth Trying?

Started by Scott W. Last reply by Henry S Mar 24, 2015. 6 Replies

Powered sub to amp ??

Started by wormil. Last reply by wormil Sep 2, 2014. 2 Replies

Amp and speaker INSIDE the guitar?

Started by Greg Potts. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jul 1, 2014. 1 Reply

trying to hack an old valve radio, into a guitar amp,

Started by GARAGE HERMIT. Last reply by GARAGE HERMIT Apr 29, 2014. 108 Replies

Best mini amp KITS

Started by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars. Last reply by Henrik Johansson Mar 10, 2014. 34 Replies

amp wiring help

Started by HarleyTodd. Last reply by Bernie Mango Feb 26, 2014. 18 Replies

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