Re: 5 channel Class A, Class AB, Class D amp?
The only vacuum tube Class A configuration I've used was transformer coupled.
Originally Posted by LeadSlinger
Solid state is different, they run a psuedo complimentary/symmetry topology that's transformerless. You can bias Class A into the most linear region of the output device's characteristic curves. With the output devices conducting for the full 360 degrees of signal, you get lower harmonic and intermodulation distortion, better transient response, and less phase shift than A/B.
The question is are those advantages worth the extra heat.
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