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Old 2nd February 2005, 04:47 PM   #1
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Default Transformer Type vs Sound


Anyone try to use the same power, same voltage but
different type of transformer to power up the same

I trired the followings:
Toroid - build from Z9/M4-0.3mm core
seem that the sound become clear......but listen to it
for longer time, feel that somthing is missing.
abit week in bass/mid-bass region.

R-core - build from Z9/M4-0.3mm core
close to the performance of Toroid but more powerful.

EI-core - build from Z11-0.35mm core
Feeling much more powerful, strong in bass,
good in human voice, good sound stage.

Nearly the same result when I try to insert a isolate transformer
between the power line and the amplifier.

Anyone try to do this test too?
hope that someone can share their experiences.

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Old 2nd February 2005, 05:01 PM   #2
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There seem to be more factors at play than merely the core type. Per example I have experienced widely different sound between identically sized EI types. Still, i agree with some of your observations.
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