This is the Audiophile's Project Sourcebook. Build audio projects that produce great sound for far less than they cost in the store, with audio hobbyists' favorite writer Randy Slone.
In The Audiophile's Project Sourcebook, Slone gives you: clear, illustrated schematics and instructions for high-quality, high-power electronic audio components that you can build at home; carefully constructed designs for virtually all standard high-end audio projects, backed by an author who answers his email; 8 power-amp designs that suit virtually any need; instructions for making your own inexpensive testing equipment; comprehensible explanations of the electronics at work in the projects you want to construct, spiced with humor and insight into the electronics hobbyist's process; and complete parts lists. "The Audiophile's Project Sourcebook" is devoid of the hype, superstition, myths, and expensive fanaticism often associated with 'high-end' audio systems.
It provides straightforward help in building and understanding top quality audio electronic projects that are based on solid science and produce fantastic sound! The Projects You Want, For Less. Features: balanced input driver/receiver circuits; signal conditioning techniques; voltage amplifiers; preamps for home and stage; tone controls; passive and active filters; parametric filters; graphic equalizers; Bi-amping and tri-amping filters; headphone amplifiers; power amplifiers; speaker protection systems; clip detection circuits; power supplies; delay circuits; level indicators; and homemade test equipment.
Chapter 1: Establishing the Basics
Chapter 2: Beginning at the Beginning
Chapter 3: Audio Preamplifier Systems
Chapter 4: Audio Filter Circuits
Chapter 5: Headphone Amplifiers
Chapter 6: Audio Power Amplifiers
Chapter 7: Power Supplies
Chapter 8: Protection Circuits
Chapter 9: Miscellaneous Audio Circuits
Chapter 10: General Construction Information
Appendix A: Audio Electronics Terminology
Appendix B: Sources of Information and Materials
Appendix C: PC Board Artwork