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Why do some audio amps use AC while others use DC

Is AC current fundamentally better as a working current when it comes to amplifying audio signal? No. If anything, using an AC power supply makes it more difficult to have low noise. The circuits ...
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Why do some audio amps use AC while others use DC

The type of current is actually completely irrelevant as all transmitted power is AC. Unless you are driving your amplifier from batteries, everything has to be converted at some point to DC. The end ...
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Oktava or Audio-Technica for Omni Ambience Recording?

Oktava MK012 have a reputation for being not as quiet as most similar microphones. Both the electrical self-noise and the mechanical handling noise are weak spots in the Oktava's reputation. If I had ...
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