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11/24/1999 9:53 PM
Doc
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Is this roughly the input impedance of the circuit?  
 
In other words, if you are trying to maintain a high impedance, such as in a tube circuit, you would select FET technology because they have better S/N performance in this region than a bipolar device? Conversely, a bipolar device is basically a low impedance (wrt/ tube circuitry impedance) device, and operates with a better S/N ratio in circuits of nominal impedance 10k and below. When trying to use a bipolar device at higher impedances, it would exhibit a higher noise figure than an FET.  
 
Do I have the general idea?

 
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Gus Yes. This is explaned in one of th... -- 11/26/1999 4:37 AM
Dave James Thanks Doc, you cleared up my quest... -- 11/30/1999 4:45 PM