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For those running Lightstar amps~

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TNRabbit

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Post Wed Feb 10, 2010 10:23 am

For those running Lightstar amps~

A little something I found & wasn't aware of:

Lightstar Power Amp utilizes a Carver digital transformer which provides built-in line conditioning.
You plug the amp into the wall not a power conditioner.
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Post Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:03 pm

Re: For those running Lightstar amps~

Thanks Gary!! Bob did tell us at CF'08 that they also make more power if line voltage goes up. 125 volts should equal the same power as a Sunfire 600X2. IIRC

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Post Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:08 pm

Re: For those running Lightstar amps~

What does a digital transformer look like? Does it do digital floating point multiplication or division based on the winding ratio :-k
It should sound like it isn't there!
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