AkitikA GT-101 STEREO Assembly Manual

AkitikA

Amplifier


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Table of Contents
  • Table of Figures

    3
  • Section 1: About This Manual

    4
  • Project Overview

    5
  • Section 2: Building the Power Supply PCB

    6
  • Figure 2-Installing resistors

    7
  • Install the Diodes

    8
  • Install the Last Resistor

    10
  • Install the Integrated Circuits

    11
  • Final Inspection of the Circuit Board

    12
  • Figure 7-Placing thermal compound on Q5

    13
  • Section 3: Assembling the Amplifier Circuit Boards

    14
  • Install the Resistors

    15
  • Install the Small Capacitors and the Diodes

    17
  • Last Capacitors and the Transistors

    18
  • Winding the Output Inductor

    19
  • Installing the LM3866 and Mounting the Amplifier Board to the Heat Sink

    21
  • Figure 20-a completed amplifier module

    22
  • Section 4: Wiring it All Together

    23
  • Attaching RIGHT Module Wires

    24
  • Build the Ground Harnesses

    25
  • Install the Feet

    26
  • Install the Speaker Binding Posts

    27
  • Figure 30-Wiring IEC power connector

    28
  • Installing Amplifier Modules into the Chassis

    29
  • Figure 33-I/O Connector wiring

    30
  • Transformer Preparation

    31
  • Points

    32
  • Transformer Installation

    33
  • Testing the Power Supply

    34
  • Final Amplifier Wiring

    35
  • Visual Inspection

    36
  • Section 5: Testing It Out and Installing the Top

    37
  • Section 7: Specifications and Schematics

    38
  • Figure 43-Power Supply Schematic

    39
  • Figure 44-Amplifier Module Schematic

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  • Figure 45-Overall Wiring (powering transformer is wired for 120 VAC)

    41
  • Appendix 1 - Resistor Color Code

    42
  • Appendix 2 - Preparing a Shielded Cable End

    43
  • Figure 47-Shield wired end prep completed

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