From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: Choosing the right transformer
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Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2003 16:37:56 GMT
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Winfield Hill wrote:
> For example, the complexity and cost of a regulated power
> supply, whether linear or switching, rapidly exceeds that
> of a high-tech modulator and class-D output stage. But the
> alternate choice to use output feedback with an unregulated
> supply can spoil the high-quality class-D output that's
> otherwise possible with no feedback. Reading a few dozen
> papers written by experts on the subject, studying some data
> sheets and schematics, and thinking back on my experience in
> this area, makes the issue simultaneously clear and muddy to
> me. Reading a discussion of these issues would be welcome.
This actually diserves a new thread where the issues and tradeoffs are
actually discussed. There are significant questions here and there are
several possible answers depending on program material or other use.
A generally dictatorial answer is of no use. The questions of where and
how the amplifier is to be used are of critical importance.
Cost/performance tradeoffs can also be driving issues.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons email@example.com