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Old November 15th, 2007, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Grounding questions

I'm soon going to start my first kit build...a 5e3.

I've been perusing the archives of the amp forum here and the first thing I need to address, conceptually, is proper grounding. I see that preamp and power stage grounding should be done separately, for instance...

Can anybody point me to any useful links on the web that explain about proper grounding and amp circuits? Anybody know any good amp building tutorials posted on the net...something pretty basic for the beginner?

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Old November 15th, 2007, 05:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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http://www.geofex.com/Article_Folder...nd/stargnd.htm
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Old November 15th, 2007, 05:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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There's tons of info out there. A true, step-by-step is hard to find though. Just start reading these:

http://www.el34world.com
http://www.aikenamps.com/
http://www.tedweber.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.pl
http://www.firebottle.com/ampage/
http://www.paulrubyamps.com/info.html

Specific to grounding:
http://aikenamps.com/StarGround.html
http://www.geofex.com/Article_Folder...nd/stargnd.htm
http://www.el34world.com/charts/grounds.htm
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Old November 15th, 2007, 06:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Good article, thanks!

No way I understand this well enough to actually apply to a first build, but atleast I understand the concept somewhat now...
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Old November 15th, 2007, 06:17 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Excellent! Much appreciated!!
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