The Arch Nemesis
This article is available on-line for free! Nelson Pass' designs invariably give excellent sound quality from a simple, class-A based design. The large idle dissipation in such designs has always been accepted as worthwhile for the performance. With the Arch Nemesis, Nelson pays tribute to the classical single-ended triode amp, but replaces vacuum state with silicon carbide, delivering another great design that is simple and high-quality, with good efficiency.