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Old 4th December 2011, 01:55 AM   #1
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You might get away with it if you don't have a load connected and you have the bias current turned right down. But why would you do that?
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You might get away with it if you don't have a load connected and you have the bias current turned right down. But why would you do that?
I guess is the "RUSH" syndrome lol.
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I get away with testing class d amps without a heatsink.
I test them at full volume for a few seconds then turn it down.
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I get away with testing class d amps without a heatsink.
I test them at full volume for a few seconds then turn it down.
Ok, now try a class A amp and let me know if your transistors can take it.
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