[sdiy] what opamp for "warmth"? (I know, I know...)

Neil Johnson neil.johnson71 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 08:40:05 CEST 2023


Neill Harper wrote:
> i know this is going to be controversial, and I'm grabbing my popcorn..
> i have a digital effect that I'd like to "warm up" in the last dry/wet
> mixing and output buffering stage. So wondering if there's any choice of
> opamp that might give some favorable non-linearity quality to the output
> sound. Would be running them with a single supply +9V.
> as for what specs constitute "warmth", I'll leave that up to you.. :)

Run it through an NE5532 on +/- 20V rails.  It'll definitely be "warm"
to the touch!


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