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Old Yesterday, 11:25 PM   #4871
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Great idea, ZM, Thanks! Keeping a little off balance seems a very balanced way to go. Will do just that.
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listen mono (proper L+R) at one speaker for few days , to accommodate brain

then convert to balanced mono , using both amp channels

hear can you feel difference

if yes , go for stereo
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I believe all are plenty satisfied with smps AFAIK.

Just wanted to understand the reasoning behind your question: why a 19v smps would be better than a 24v smps? Would you rather have 24v battery than a 24v smps, but you’re not concerned if the smps is 19v?
Though I read recently that the SMPS that comes with the kit is 19v, I read somewhere else (or thought I did) that it would take 24 volt. My experience with my Virtue M-901 is that a 24 volt battery supply is a superior option to SMPS. I was wondering if that might be the case here as well. I am sure if it takes 24vdc that someone must have tried it by now and has an opinion.

I also understand that Mr. Pass decided to design this kit with a SMPS because of safety concerns for people new to the kit building process, as well as to make it less complex.

At any rate, I just happen to have a fairly robust battery supply handy so this is me inquiring with the experts before I do something that may damage it.

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Though I read recently that the SMPS that comes with the kit is 19v, I read somewhere else (or thought I did) that it would take 24 volt. My experience with my Virtue M-901 is that a 24 volt battery supply is a superior option to SMPS. I was wondering if that might be the case here as well. I am sure if it takes 24vdc that someone must have tried it by now and has an opinion.



I also understand that Mr. Pass decided to design this kit with a SMPS because of safety concerns for people new to the kit building process, as well as to make it less complex.



At any rate, I just happen to have a fairly robust battery supply handy so this is me inquiring with the experts before I do something that may damage it.



Thanks for your replies,

Tris.

Got it!

I believe all 1.6 complete kits are being shipped with a 24V smps.

Battery will always be the purest source but I remember reading on one of the ACA threads that there is barely any noise using a good smps in this project.
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Yup, 24v. Meanwell SMPS now with complete kits. But it’s listed as a separate item too, so if you have a PSU already you don’t have to buy it. Much better specs than our old (19v) supply, and much more expensive, but Nelson has tested it and it’s quieter for one thing.
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