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Re: IRF510 sucks for distortion as amplifier

8/14/2000 12:17 PM
Doug H
Re: IRF510 sucks for distortion as amplifier
"the input cap of the devices is high so the lowpass action can be heard and "tuned" with the source R. "
"Lowpass" is the operative word here. The mosfets really roll the highs off. That's part of the uniqueness/coolness of the sound but it can get overbearing at times too. Like Gus said, the source resistor can tune that (the lower the better, if I remember), but I am also wondering if putting a low pf cap in parallel with the feedback resistor would help? Then, trade off rejecting noise/harshness with allowing more highs. I will have to try...