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 Post subject: Re: "Lacewood" Amp V2.0
PostPosted: 01 Feb 2018, 07:55 
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Figured I would post up my version of the Lacewood V2. I used a chassis and a pair of Hammond 1628SEA transformers I had sitting around from another project that never got built. The enclosure is maple, which I ended up painting instead of finishing and staining because I got impatient...
Not the best wiring job to say the least, but it did turn out hum-free, even without shielding the power supply.

It's currently being fed by a "Bourbon Box" 4S preamp and pushing a pair of Mark Audio full range drivers.
I'm really happy with the setup. It sounds fantastic, even with the oversized output transformers.

Big thanks to Suncalc for sharing this design!


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 Post subject: Re: "Lacewood" Amp V2.0
PostPosted: 01 Feb 2018, 10:51 
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Unusual chassis design, looks really good. Color scheme works well too.


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 Post subject: Re: "Lacewood" Amp V2.0
PostPosted: 01 Feb 2018, 17:15 
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slack73 wrote:
Not the best wiring job to say the least, ...
Not sure why you'd say that. I think it's a awesome wiring job! :up:

I also like the chassis design with the angles and different levels. And the handles on the sides are a nice touch. Overall, very cool. Good job!

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 Post subject: Re: "Lacewood" Amp V2.0
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Fantastic work. I really love the color.

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 Post subject: Re: "Lacewood" Amp V2.0
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Thank you for the compliments. A friend used to have a 1950's Ford that was a similar color, so that is kind of where I was going with the enclosure.

Suncalc wrote:
And the handles on the sides are a nice touch. Overall, very cool. Good job!


At around 12 pounds per Watt, those handles come in handy!


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