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Old 23rd December 2003, 10:34 PM   #1
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Question toroids

This is probably a very dumb question,

but what exactly are the point of toroids in an amplifier? Are the placed somewhere along the output line or are they just used to drop the wall voltage down to a level that the amp circuitry can handle while maintaining as much juice as possible?

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Old 24th December 2003, 08:31 AM   #2
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or are they just used to drop the wall voltage down to a level that the amp circuitry can handle while maintaining as much juice as possible
Yes, that's the main use. You can have transformers on the output of some devices as well or even used as volume controls.
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