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hose of us who were around in the 1960s like me will remember the great interest we took in the advent of transistor amplifiwers. A cutting-edge design from that period came from the semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments. This was published in the April 1964 issue of Hi-Fi News, in a review of the latest circuits by L N Hulley. The TI amplifier used very fast output transistors and had a simple stabilised power supply,

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