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mbskeam

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Post Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:36 pm

Re: Bob Carver's Cherry 180's!

I bet both.....
form and function
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Post Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:43 pm

Re: Bob Carver's Cherry 180's!

mbskeam wrote:I bet both.....
form and function
Well, in that case, the material would be as important as the size.
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
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Post Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:45 pm

Re: Bob Carver's Cherry 180's!

BillD wrote:I've been curious about transformer covers for some time. In the M-500 days, the field coils had covers which were dispensed with on the M-500ts (except for some very early ones, one which I worked on).

Are the covers just decorative or do they shield EMI? In other words, is the composition of the cover important to the functioning of the amplifier?


I would say both Bill! Here is a pic from Bob's last one on Ebay with one of the covers off!
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