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    That non-metered ESS amp sort of reminds me of a Bose amp!
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    The Bose amp I think you're thinking of has nicer, bigger meters, that was what I thought as well about the faceplate, very close.

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    Selling my ESS Eclipse 500A Amplifier

    I am selling my Eclipse 500A amplifier (along with a pair of made in USA vintage 70s handcrafted SLS HT805 floor-standing loud speakers) if anyone on this forum is interested. Here are some photos - DM or email andresjavdiaz@gmail.com if interested

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    About the 10 ohm 2 watt resistor; this is fairly standard practice. The resistor is in parallel with a small inductor, so for audio frequencies, the resistor is short circuited. At very high frequencies (below AM radio) the 10 ohm resistor acts as a load. The circuit helps keep the amp stable into electrostats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nakdoc View Post
    About the 10 ohm 2 watt resistor; this is fairly standard practice. The resistor is in parallel with a small inductor, so for audio frequencies, the resistor is short circuited. At very high frequencies (below AM radio) the 10 ohm resistor acts as a load. The circuit helps keep the amp stable into electrostats.

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    Oh, you must be replying to the year and a half old thread....
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