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Re: [Amps] IM distortion and such

To: Colin Lamb <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] IM distortion and such
From: Bill Coleman <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 21:39:21 -0400
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On Jun 26, 2006, at 3:21 PM, Colin Lamb wrote:

> There are other quick ways to bankruptcy so I am not sure that No.  
> 4 is the quickest way.  Businesses have found all sorts of way to  
> reach bankruptcy and I would not want to even guess on the quickest  
> way.  I have a friend who was an excellent engineer.  He bought  
> into an audio amplifier company then redesigned the amp to be the  
> highest quality.  It was one of the top rated amps and used top  
> quality components.  Unfortunately, he had no concept of a business  
> plan.  The company ate all of his money then went bankrupt - all  
> the time making a quality product and outstanding customer  
> service.  But, that bankruptcy was not quick enough.

The single quickest way to bankruptcy for a manufacturing  
organization is excess capacity. There are many ways to get there,  
not all are in the hands of the engineers.

There are a number of greatly engineered products that failed. The  
Tucker automobile comes first to mind.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail:
Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!"
             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901

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