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DIGITAL amp or ClassAB to drive a bass only speaker?
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Old 12th August 2006, 10:16 AM   #1
AndrewT is online now AndrewT  Scotland
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Question DIGITAL amp or ClassAB to drive a bass only speaker?

Hi,
I have just bought a big pair of woofers in a cabinet. Tannoy B950.
http://store.teleconsystems.com/PDF/tan_b950.pdf

Should I consider ClassAB or the newfangled Digital power amp to drive it?

Once I have this decision made, then it's over to the sub woofer forum to attempt to modify the sub-bass response (none at present).
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Old 12th August 2006, 02:26 PM   #2
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I have a rythmikaudio plate amp, and some UCD180 amplifiers. From a total cost perspective, its nearly impossible for me to put together a ucd sub amp for anywhere near the cost of a well made cheap import. Got to love the efficiency though of the class d amps.

If you go for a turnkey solution, a lot of the hypex range of products have aux 12 volt, so you could power your sub crossover/input stage.
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