Chapter 4 of 4 in the Biamp Expert Series on Loudspeakers, entitled “Is Your Amplifier Designed To Drive A Loudspeaker Or A Heater?” is now available for free download (below).
This is a rather strange question to be asking. The audio business has no application needing an amplifier connected to a heater. Except that’s exactly what we do when we test amplifiers, we connect them to resistors and heat, air, water or oil. My goal today is to point out how our normal amplifier testing procedures can lead to inappropriate design choices.
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