anyway, if anybody who knows how these amplifiers work can clue me in, it would be much appreciated!
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audioguy1 wrote:I'm no expert (former drip under pressure ) but what I do know is that instead of having huge capacitors to store energy for high demands and a medium sized transformer, magnetic field amps use a huge transformer that can supply all the power the amp could possibly use at one time then the input to the x-former is current controlled (not voltage) so that it only uses what it needs at any time. More efficient and way more powerful!! It controls the current going into the transformer by means of a triac and optocoupler arrangement that switches on and off twice each cycle of AC. That's how it controls the current and maintains a constant voltage.
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