Hosted projects which have been graciously contributed, but that may
have differing usage restrictions from Classic AX84 Projects. Generally
for your personal use only, but if you aren't sure, ask before you
build. Please read our terms and conditions.
NOTE: These projects are contributed by their designers for use
by members of the AX84 community. Complete documentation,
such as layouts and drill guides, may not be available or may
have been withheld by the designers for any of several reasons. In some
cases, such documentation may be provided with the
purchase of a kit or a complete amp from the designers. Please
respect the project owner's wishes and employ these project
documents "as-is" for your personal use. If you need a complete
set of documentation, these projects may not be for you.
Guitar Amplifier Projects
|A touch sensitive, dynamic,
agressive LEAD amp in every sense of the word. This amp is very
sensitive to layout and component placement and should not be attempted
as a "first build".
inexpensive amp suitable for your first push-pull build. The
Comanchero has 3 12AX7 preamp stages followed by a 12AX7 cathodyne
phase splitter. The poweramp has a pair of cathode biased EL84's
in it that deliver about 15W. The preamp is unusual in that the
tone controls are not in the signal path so the amp has more gain than
one with a traditional lossy tone stack. This amp is touch
Soundclips can be found here.
|A design for an 18 watt,
push-pull, EL84 based amp contributed by Randy Fay.
|An amp with a bit more of a
modern flavor, and capable of a variety of tones from country
to alternative and all of it
is available at a twist of the guitar's volume with virtually no
of amp volume. This project is also available in three
sub-variatations by AX84 contributors.
||An amp with a classic "rock and
roll" tone reminescent of the
late 60's thru the early 80's. Available in a variety of output
Stereo Amplifier Projects
simple, 6V6 based stereo amplifier suitable for the shop, or for your
den, if you don't need bone-crushing volume. Contributed by
Michael Gorsich. More info is available at Copper Amps.