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Old 30th August 2006, 02:57 PM   #11
Klimon is offline Klimon  Belgium
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Thanks for the abundance of replies !!

Since the consensus seems to be that the difference will be minimal or non-existant I'll stick with the trusty HG-10s

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Old 30th August 2006, 06:09 PM   #12
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...Unbypassed, the non inductive types (all but the regular WW and metal film) had a slight edge above 30KHz, especially on the squarewave response into complex loads.
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Man, I think you just posted the answer to something that has been puzzling me for a while in a test amp I have!

Now to the bench to swap a couple resistors and put it on the scope!

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Edit: I can't hear the difference but I can see it.
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Old 30th August 2006, 10:19 PM   #13
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Hi,

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Edit: I can't hear the difference but I can see it.
Yup, pretty much what I found too. They all sounded the same to me, but the 'scope saw a difference.

I ended up using metal composition in my designs simply because they were the smallest for the 3 watt rating that sufficed.
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