Basic Electronics

  • Volts, ohms amps, AC and DC circuits.
  • Ohm’s Law explained in simple forms anyone can understand
  • What resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers, tubes and transistors do.
  • Meets 4 times for 2 hours per class.
  • Tuition: $160

Preamplifier Circuits

  • From a single gain stage to a full function preamp.
  • Phono and tape EQ, line amps, filters, tone controls.
  • How noise, distortion, frequency response, input/output impedance affects what you hear.
  • How to manipulate these parameters for the best sounding preamp.
  • Tuition: $240

Power Amplifier Circuits

  • Classes of operation, output stage topologies (Single Ended, Push-Pull, Output TransformerLess, Single Ended Push-Pull) and their applications.
  • How to determine bias, load impedance, power output, output transformer specs, distortion, noise and damping factor.
  • Learn how these output circuits behave into different loads.
  • Driver topologies, drive and gain requirements, feedback, input impedance.
  • Tuition: $320

Power Supplies

  • Choosing transformers, caps and chokes for optimum performance.
  • High voltage regulators, filament regulators, where to use DC heaters and where not.
  • Choke input, Pi and multiple stage filters.
  • How to make good supplies without regulators.
  • Tuition: $160

Course tuition depends on enrollment. Get your friends to enroll and reduce the costs for everyone. For class enrollments of 8-12 students, tuition is discounted 25%.