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Advantage to constant current draw from power supply?
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Old 25th December 2010, 07:06 PM   #1
jerluwoo is offline jerluwoo  United States
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Default Advantage to constant current draw from power supply?

I've been playing with a circuit that keeps the current drawn from the power supply constant in an SE amp. Sims show that it eliminates the ac signal currents from the filter capacitors and resistors (simple RC type supply). Just wondering if there is any real world benefits to such an approach.
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Old 25th December 2010, 07:46 PM   #2
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Sounds similar to a shunt regulator
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Old 26th December 2010, 12:00 AM   #3
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exactly what you noted - shunt regulation is an effective way of removing ripple
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