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 Post subject: Bluetooth Passive Amplifier
PostPosted: Mar Mon 05, 2018 1:19 pm 
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I have a number of working Grundig stereo consoles and was just building a few bluetooth connectors so that I can connect my phone via bluetooth and play music through the old stereo. I've been following this schematic with good success:


I have a Grundig KS 752 ( that works perfectly with the above passive amplifier. This stereo is a solid state version.

I created two more passive amps for other non-solid state stereos (, but the sound sounds as if the gain is turned all the way up. There's some distortion, but the sound level is good. I suspect that I need to add a resistor to each channel on the output side.

Any guidance on if resistors are need and what value or what the problem might be?

 Post subject: Re: Bluetooth Passive Amplifier
PostPosted: Mar Wed 07, 2018 3:41 am 
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Could try this other circuit.

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