Making a 1987 closer to a hiwatt dr504 ?

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Tone Slinger
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Making a 1987 closer to a hiwatt dr504 ?

Post by Tone Slinger » Tue Jul 07, 2020 11:55 am

Is there any little value swaps, etc, than can get a 50 watt 1987 closer to a 50 watt hiwatt dr504 ?
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Re: Making a 1987 closer to a hiwatt dr504 ?

Post by wdelaney72 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:42 pm

I"m no Hi-watt expert, but their preamp circuits are drastically different.
https://hiwatt.org/Layouts/DR504_Complete.pdf
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Re: Making a 1987 closer to a hiwatt dr504 ?

Post by Tone Slinger » Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:30 pm

Great, thanks, i'm sure the transformers are different in this scenario, but it would be interesting to see what can be done 👍
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