[sdiy] Diode Matching

AlanP alan.p at orcon.net.nz
Sat Apr 11 20:44:26 CEST 2020

On 11/04/2020 10:50 AM, Adam Inglis (sdiy) wrote:
> I love the sound of diode ring modulators.
> I seem to recall germanium diodes give better results?

They have a lower forward voltage, and therefore less signal loss. They 
are also very temperature sensitive and have a big variation from diode 
to diode. I've also seen the likes of BAT85 used, for low Fv.

Alan Podjursky
"When in doubt, use brute force." -- Ken Thompson

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