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Old 3rd April 2012, 11:07 PM   #1
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Default How does changing coil DCR affect sound?

I was wondering how going with a larger gauge coil, and thus a lower dcr, actually changes the sound.

I see opinions saying that the dcr should stay the same but can anyone say how the sound is affected?
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It depends on where and how the coil is used. In general, you'll get frequency response changes if you change the DCR, but what the changes are and how big they are will vary from case to case.

Unless you're replacing iron core coils that are run hard enough to saturate, there's little to be gained from "upgrading" inductors.
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