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msxmsx
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Mar 4, 2018
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Is this a fully-balanced amplifier?
Mar 4, 2018
yes
Mar 6, 2018
Jimster480
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Mar 6, 2018
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Yes but no, but honestly the performance is so good (assuming it meets their claims) that "fully balanced" circuitry won't ever sound better.
Mar 6, 2018
EniGmA1987
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Mar 7, 2018
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What is your reasoning that you believe this is not a fully balanced amp?
Mar 7, 2018
Jimster480
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Mar 7, 2018
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The designers themselves said that its not a fully balanced circuit path.
Mar 7, 2018
mesaone
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Mar 7, 2018
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For context, the reply said:
"The signal path internally is fully differential throughout (per Putzeys), but is NOT truly balanced in a few sections. We preserve the full signal integrity but we avoid increasing the retail price for no measurable benefit. "
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-thx-aaa-789-linear-amplifier/talk/1990493
Mar 7, 2018
Jimster480
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Mar 8, 2018
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Yes, there you go. Either way it doesn't matter because its not like there is significant distortion..
Mar 8, 2018
mesaone
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Mar 8, 2018
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I agree with that. Just adding context because it's easy to lose track of the original replies when you get this deep into the thread.
Mar 8, 2018
Jimster480
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Mar 8, 2018
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Very true!
Mar 8, 2018
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